Articles under "Makoplasty"

100 cases celebration with Mako Robotics: Dr Jeffrey Chew

Transmedic organized a “100 cases celebration” dinner on 29 November 2016 to celebrate the achievement of Dr Jeffrey Chew on his 100th case with MAKOplasty Robotic Knee Surgery. A plaque was presented by Mr Seah Kerk Chuan, Executive Director of Transmedic Group, to recognise Dr Chew’s professional accomplishment.

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Introduces Mako’s Rio Robotic Arm for Orthopaedic Surgeries

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital introduces MAKO’s RIO Robotic Arm for Orthopedic Surgeries. The Left Medial Knee Arthroplasty procedure was done by Dr Alan Cheung on 21 June 2016.

Mako can be used for partial knee replacement (PKR), which is a procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis (OA) in one or two compartments of the knee.