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These companies are bringing robots to orthopedic surgery

Two events in recent years especially signaled that robots were coming into their own in the orthopedic space: Stryker spent $1.7 billion for Mako Surgical in order to sell robotic systems to aid knee and hip replacement surgeries, and Medtronic acquired Mazor Robotics for $1.7 billion so that it could expand into the robot-assisted spine surgery space. Now all of the other big ortho device companies have either launched or are preparing to launch their own robots. Go to MDO and read about seven companies seeking to make a difference in the space. Read this story.