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BCH Offers Robotics-Assisted Knee Surgery

April 16, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney is performing robotics-assisted total and partial knee surgery using the NAVIO® Surgical System at Boone County Hospital. The first surgery using the unit is slated to take place some time this Spring.

Unlike other robotics-assisted platforms, the NAVIO system does not require a pre-operative CT scan. Instead, Dr. Mahoney will collect patient-specific data during the procedure to build a 3D model of the patient’s knee. This is used to plan the surgery. To perform the procedure, a handheld robotics-assisted tool is used to position NAVIO-specific cutting guides exactly as intended, based on the patient-specific data previously collected. This extra layer of precision and accuracy is designed to enable optimal implant placement for better patient outcomes.

For more information, CLICK HERE.  To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mahoney at the Boone County Hospital Specialty Clinic, call (515) 433-8300. 

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