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Knee Replacement with robotics

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At The Stone Clinic in San Francisco, if our patients have severe arthritis and can not be treated with a bioknee or with a partial knee replacement, we use a robotic arm to place the implants extremely accurately.

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We like to do everything possible to rebuild the knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help delay the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary.
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