Article Abstract

New technique: practical procedure of robotic arm-assisted (MAKO) total hip arthroplasty

Authors: Jianghui Qin, Zhihong Xu, Jin Dai, Dongyang Chen, Xingquan Xu, Kai Song, Dongquan Shi, Qing Jiang


Robotic-arm facilitated orthopaedic surgeons perform individualized and precise arthroplasty surgery. This system (MAKO) has been recently introduced into China and conducted total hip arthroplasty in several central hospitals. The pre-operative preparation and surgical procedures, together with some precautions for surgery, are outlined here to familiarize this technique to the orthopaedic surgeons in China.