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Port Huron Partial Knee Replacement Seminar Planned
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09/29/2011
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ST. JOSEPH MERCY HOSTS INNOVATIVE ROBOTIC KNEE SURGERY SEMINAR, FEATURING RAJESH MAKIM, MD


Minimally invasive robotic arm procedure treats early to mid-stage osteoarthritis, and can result in a more rapid recovery than traditional total knee replacement surgery.


Port Huron, Mi…St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron will hold a FREE public information seminar on Thursday, October 27, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in Port Huron exploring the advanced benefits of a minimally invasive knee resurfacing procedure offered exclusively at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. Rajesh Makim MD, of Orthopedic Associates, will provide the medical presentation. Free hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.


St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is the first hospital in region, and only the second in the state of Michigan, to perform MAKOplasty®, a minimally invasive robotic partial knee resurfacing procedure used to treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. MAKOplasty®, powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic system, offers a more precise and consistent result for partial knee resurfacing and is less invasive than its total knee replacement alternative. Featured medical speaker, Rajesh Makim MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, knee and hip replacement, and fracture care. He received his medical training from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Makim is one of a total of nine surgeons performing the new surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron.


For location information and to reserve your spot at this important free seminar; or for a referral to one of the qualified surgeons currently providing MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing at St. Joseph Mercy, please call toll free: 1-888-MERCYME (1-888-637-2963).  


To learn more about St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, visit us online at: mymercy.us, check us out on facebook or follow us on twitter.


St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. A member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.


 


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