Legacy Meridian Park implements robotic knee replacement procedure

Portland native Christine Poulsen got a new knee in April, thanks to what she calls "The Robot."

"The Robot" is a new robotic arm-assisted technology from medical technology firm Stryker Corportation. Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center was the first hospital in Oregon to implement the "Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Total Knee Procedure" for knee replacements after orthopedic surgeon Christopher Nanson was selected by Stryker for the limited market release of the technology.

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