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Seminar on MAKOplasty® surgery scheduled for Nov. 17

Posted: 11/9/2015

Do you ever wonder why your knees and hips often cause discomfort as you age? Health Quest will host a seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the Kaplan Family Library & Learning Center / Dominican Center, Room 218, of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. The seminar will discuss a robotic surgical system that can help ease the pain of common knee and hip ailments. The seminar is an opportunity to find out if MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing or MAKOplasty® total hip replacement is ...

Free seminar on innovative MAKOplasty® surgery set for Oct. 19

Posted: 9/29/2015

I will live with the pain. That phrase is commonly used by people who want to avoid traditional surgery to address hip or knee issues. Vassar Brothers will host a free seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, in the Vassar Ambulatory Surgery Center at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 4th Floor, 21 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie about robotic surgery for people who don’t want to live with the pain or other limitations with their knees and hips. Dr. David Stamer of Mount Kisco Medical Group and a member ...

Seminar on advancements in orthopedic surgery at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 9/4/2015

Putnam Hospital Center will host an orthopedic seminar from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 26 in the Michael T. Weber Community Auditorium, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. The seminar will feature an innovative robotic surgical system changing the face of orthopedic surgery and now being used at Putnam Hospital Center. The hospital saw its first MAKOplasty partial knee procedure in January using the RIO system, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm that offers a new level of precision to restore mobili...

Free seminar on innovative MAKOplasty® surgery set for Sept. 17

Posted: 9/3/2015

Bad knees and painful hips are a reality many of us face as we age and the wear-and-tear on our bodies takes its toll. Vassar Brothers will host a free seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County, 1910 South Road, Poughkeepsie, about a robotic surgical system that addresses these issues. Dr. Frank Lombardo of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County and the medical staff of Vassar Brothers Medical Center, will give the presentation. MAKOplasty® Hip Repl...

“Meet the RIO®” robot changing the face of orthopedic surgery

Posted: 5/21/2015

In January 2015, Putnam Hospital Center saw its first partial knee replacement utilizing an innovative robotic surgical system that is changing the face of orthopedic surgery. There have since been several MAKOplasty® partial knee procedures performed at the hospital, using the RIO® system, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm that offers a new level of precision to restore mobility to patients who qualify. The procedure allows for smaller incisions and quicker recovery times. It is also us...

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