LAS VEGAS — At the Knee Society Specialty Day at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Thomas K. Fehring, MD, FAAOS, and Simon Young, MD, FRACS, debated the use of robotics in knee surgery.
Fehring stated that this could be achieved manually, even though the use of robots allows surgeons to adjust parameters for alignment during knee surgery. Fehring added that robots used as training tools may make residents and fellows incapable of performing the procedures using conventional instruments.
“My concern is that we’re developing a generation of knee surgeons who are good at
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