Bone Bots: More Minnesota Surgeons Are Using Robots


screen-shot-2016-09-10-at-5-25-17-pmBy Joe Carlson, Star Tribune

“The bone bots are coming. A new wave of robotically assisted tools for knee and hip replacements is moving into specialty centers and hospitals around Minnesota, and the number of procedures appears poised to spike in 2017.

The surgical robots carry big price tags, but people who use them say the cost is made up in quicker recovery times and more predictable results, especially in complex cases.”

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