Does Stryker make knee replacements?
We offer knee replacement implants for partial and total knee arthroplasty for primary and revision procedures. Our implants feature our flagship cemented and cementless TKA solution, the Triathlon Knee System.
How long will a Stryker knee replacement last?
In 85% to 90% of people who have a total knee replacement, the knee implants used will last about 15 to 20 years. This means that some patients who have a knee replacement at a younger age may eventually need a second operation to clean the bone surfaces and refixate the implants.
What is the best knee replacement available?
A TKR is now among the safest and most effective of all standard orthopedic surgeries. During a TKR, a surgeon removes the surface of your bones that have been damaged by osteoarthritis or other causes and replaces the knee with an artificial implant that is selected to fit your anatomy.
How much does a Stryker knee cost?
Stryker is launching its Triathlon total knee on its Mako robotic system, reportedly priced at $1 million, at a time of bundled payments and cost consciousness in joint replacement procedures.
Is Stryker the best knee replacement?
The Triathlon TKR has been found to result in better outcomes than predecessor implants including the Duracon (Stryker)  and Kinemax (Stryker) .
How much does a Stryker Mako cost?
The Stryker Mako robot sells for $1.25 million for the robot itself, and an added $100,000 service contract is needed every year as well. The robot also uses $1,000 in extra disposable equipment for each case. The cost of the actual implant varies; however, typically the purchase price tag is around $5,500.
Does insurance cover robotic knee surgery?
Is Robotic Surgery covered by insurance? Any insurance that covers minimally invasive surgery generally covers Robotic Surgery. This is true for widely held insurance plans like Medicare. It is important to note that your coverage will depend on your plan and benefits package.
What metal is in Stryker knee replacement?
All implants were fabricated of a cobalt-chromium alloy femoral component and a titanium alloy tibial component.
Who is a candidate for robotic knee replacement?
Patients who have osteoarthritis may be good candidates for robotic knee surgery if their condition hasn’t progressed too extensively. If the swelling, stiffness, and pain around your knee have become so bad that you can no longer take part in regular exercise and activities, be sure to tell your doctor that.
Who is a good candidate for robotic knee replacement?