April 03, 2014
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has acquired the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System from MAKO Surgical Corp. This pioneering technology enables Providence orthopedic surgeons to perform MAKOplasty® robotic-arm assisted partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement surgery with consistent, reproducible surgical precision. Providence is the first hospital in the South Bay to offer this highly advanced robotic-assisted surgical technology.
MAKOplasty® potentially offers the following benefits to patients:
- Improved surgical outcomes
- Improved accuracy and alignment of implants
- Sparring of healthy bone