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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Orthopedics - August 2018

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8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 T here is no debate that the precision with which a sur- geon can position and align the implant with the assis- tance of a robotic arm makes robot-assisted knee replacements superior to conventional surgery where the surgeon seats the implant manually. Convincing surgeons that a robotic arm improves outcomes vs. "ocular navigation" — their naked eye, hands and experience? That's another story. And that's where the arthroplasty debate rages on. "The margin between where we are and where we need to be in joint replacement outcomes is greatest in knees," says Richard Illgen, Daniel Cook | Executive Editor Robotic Knee Replacements Ramping Up Now's the time to invest in optimizing implant placement and attracting new patients to your ORs. • EXACT SCIENCE Robotic assistance ensures implants restore the knee's natural flexion and balance. Cleveland Clinic

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