The world’s top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied.

(Reuters Health) – Total knee replacement can usually relieve pain and improve function, but a nonsurgical regimen can also be effective in some people without posing the complication risks that can plague people who choose surgery, according to a new study. The test found that while 85 percent of patients who underwent surgery showed clinically-significant […]

News that the Obama administration is shifting more Medicare dollars away from fee-for-service medicine when it comes to paying for knee and hip replacements could force device makers to become more competitive or lose sales. The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services last week proposed moving doctors and hospitals in 75 geographic areas to […]