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From self-driving cars to automatic vacuums, the field of robotics is exploding. this technology is also applied to healthcare, and specifically to knee and hip replacement. But how does that work? And is the robot or the surgeon in charge? On this episode of DocTalk, MedStar Health joint replacement surgeon Dr. Mark Hasenauer discusses this orthopaedic innovation. Learn more about robotic navigation, its benefits to patients and when you should see a specialist so that you can keep moving.
Dr. Hasenauer sees patients at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and in Timonium. He specializes in primary, partial and revision knee replacements. He has a special interest and expertise in anterior hip replacement, computer navigation, and robotic-assisted joint replacement. With so many treatment options available, Dr. Hasenauer's philosophy of care is to ensure that each of his patients receive the right treatment at the right time, including both surgical and non-surgical options. His goal is to return patients to their desired level of movement and function.
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