MAKO Surgical Corp. Aims for Big Cut of Medical Device Market

Published: Sep 30, 2011

By Senior Reporter - South Florida Business Journal, Brian Bandell

Mako Surgical Corp. .Mako Surgical Corp. Latest from The Business Journals OrthoSensor set to hire dozens after signing deal with StrykerMako Surgical revenue soars, stock plummetsHot Leads Follow this company ., one of the region’s fastest-growing companies, due to the debut of its robotic surgery device for knee replacements, now has an even bigger target in mind.

The Fort Lauderdale-based company (NASDAQ: MAKO), which topped the Business Journal’s 2010 list of fastest-growing technology companies, recently launched sales for its robotic arm interactive orthopedic (RIO) device for hip replacement surgery. It also ramped up staff in anticipation of more growth. Mako President and CEO Dr. Maurice R. Ferre said the market for hip replacements is about three times the size of the market for knee replacements. About 300,000 hip ...

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