Robo-doc: Are robotic knee surgeries better?

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams—February 4, 2009

With many surgical procedures relying increasing on robotic technology, Dr. Andrew Pearle demonstrates a major advance in robotics for partial knee replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery. His patient explains why he chose this procedure. Many see it as playing a bigger role in the operating room of the future.

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For more information about Dr. Pearle's robotic knee procedure, read Partial Knee Replacement: A Growing Alternative For Younger, Active People.

For additional information about who is appropriate for partial knee replacement, read Partial Knee Replacement.


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