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April 2018

MAKO Robotic Orthopaedic Surgery Technology

Mr Graham Forward is an early adopter of the MAKO Robotic Orthopaedic Surgery Technology. The robotic surgery is a major advance in precision joint replacement as the kinematics of the joint are restored. Uni compartmental knee replacement is back as the robot allows optimal sizing and component alignment. Patients are saying it feels like their […]

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Patient’s Pedal Power Tests Knee Strength

Five Orthopaedic Surgeons at St John of God Murdoch Hospital, including Mr Mark Hurworth and Mr Gerald Lim from Murdoch Orthopaedic Clinic, have embarked on a study that will get patients pedalling on bicycles to measure the recovery of muscle function following knee replacement surgery.

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Custom Knee Replacement

Mr Gerald Lim, Orthopaedic Surgeon, reviewed a patient he has been keenly following. He is a 66 year old man who is 195 cm tall.¬†¬†Initially the patient presented to Mr Lim over a year ago with severe osteoarthritis of both knees and a “windswept” deformity whereby one knee was severely bowed and the other severely […]

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