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.

Watch the full story at msnbsc.msn.com.

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.

 

Find a Physician

Conditions & Treatments

graphic: adult outline graphic: child outline
Select A Body Part
Conditions: Adult head Conditions: Adult spine Conditions: Adult shoulder Conditions: Adult elbow Conditions: Adult hand Conditions: Adult hip Conditions: Adult knee Conditions: Adult ankle Conditions: Adult head Conditions: Adult full body Conditions: Child spine Conditions: Child elbow Conditions: Child hip Conditions: Child hand Conditions: Child knee Conditions: Child ankle Conditions: Child full body

Complete Listing »

Media Contacts

Tracy Hickenbottom
Monique Irons
Sherry Randolph

212.606.1197
mediarelations@hss.edu

Social Media Contacts

Andrew Worob
Otis Gamboa
socialmediacontact@hss.edu