New Zealand carries out our first robot-assisted knee surgery

The country's first robot-assisted knee surgery has been carried out at Auckland's North Shore Hospital.

More than 7000 knee replacement operations are carried out in New Zealand each year, and new technology is about to make them even better.

The Mako Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR) system is considered a major game changer - enabling significant numbers of patients who would have had total knee replacements to have partial knee replacements instead with an improvement in patient outcomes.

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Newshub| Posted by Lucy Warhurst on September 26, 2017

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