Stryker gets FDA clearance to use Mako robot for hip replacement

Stryker-Logo-2Stryker announced FDA clearance to use the Mako robotic surgery system for total hip replacement, as well as the launches of a new bone matrix and spine-stabilizing cervical plate at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

The expanded indication for its Mako robot is a significant advance of the company’s strategy to differentiate itself by offering most of its implants via the platform, which is supposed to be more accurate and deliver better outcomes than traditional manual orthopedic surgery.

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About Peter Coffaro 1430 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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