Georgia hospital invests in Stryker system — 3 details

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Dalton, Ga.-based Hamilton Medical Center acquired Stryker's Mako system for total knee and hip replacements, according to TheChattanoogan.com.

What you should know:

1. HMC surgeons introduced the Mako in mid-July. It was used in a total hip replacement.

2. The technology enables surgeons to personalize procedures to a patient's specific diagnosis and anatomy, according to HMC orthopedic surgeon Mitch Frix, MD.

3. Mako also allows surgeons to make intraoperative modifications to the surgical plan.

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