2 Must-Watch Stats on MAKO Surgical's Earnings

MAKO Surgical (Nasdaq: MAKO  ) , an up-and-comer in the robotic surgery arena, has had its fair share of stumbles recently. The company reports third-quarter results after the market closes, and investors will be focusing in on two major statistics. Follow along in the video below as Brenton Flynn runs through what they are and why they are so crucial to the MAKO story.

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  • Report this Comment On November 07, 2012, at 1:00 PM, kthor wrote:

    I read somewhere Mako's equipment doesn't help with efficiency of procedures to patients ..?

  • Report this Comment On November 07, 2012, at 5:49 PM, chris100000 wrote:

    Sorry, but a machine will always reduce error rates and improve efficiency over human hands. It is simply a matter of the amount of practice the surgeon gets on the machine. Machines are less invasive, less likely to cause infection, and procedures can be done faster as operators become more familiar with the system. Where I work I saw a resident practicing on a DaVinci machine, and the practice RIO was right next to it. I work at a large hospital system that does offer these procedures. They pay off in the long run, and as new surgeons replace oldscool ones, technology will hold prime realty in every O.R. MAKO will do just fine, but is still a ways from profitability.

  • Report this Comment On November 07, 2012, at 5:50 PM, chris100000 wrote:

    *oldschool

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