In the past years, the robotic surgeries have gained enormous popularity. Robotic based knee replacement surgeries are coming up as one of the biggest developments in the field of orthopaedic surgeries.
However, it is important to note that any such development does not replace the need and presence of an orthopaedic surgeon. The robotic surgery is done by robotic arms which do not actually performing the surgery independently, rather work on an assistance basis. The robotic system can only work on the data fed into it to work by an experienced staff processing the machine.
Needless to mention, not all knee replacement surgeries may qualify for a robotic surgery.
Let us see some of the crucial Pros and Cons of a Robotic Total Knee Replacement Surgery:
It is up to the patients to decide whether they want to go for a Robotic or Traditional Total knee replacement surgery, though an experienced orthopedic surgeon is the best to advice on the type of surgery needed.