Stryker Orthopaedics, proprietor of Mako SmartRobotics™, lately releasedDr. Kevin Borchard’s first quarter 2021 whole knee arthroplasty (TKA) knowledge.
Dr. Borchard, of Colorado Superior Orthopedics, Sports activities Medication and Backbone at Pioneers Medical Heart, continues to show glorious outcomes and a low complication fee. His Q1 affected person outcomes had been in comparison with Stryker’s database, which consists of over 600K elective knee and hip surgical procedures, and over 40K Mako instances from over 200 hospitals throughout the nation.
Dr. Borchard has decreased his Mako surgical procedure time by 21 minutes, or 15%, during the last three quarters and his sufferers’ size of keep (LOS) following simultaneous bi-lateral whole knee alternative surgical procedure averaged 37 hours in Q1 2021, which persistently outperforms Stryker’s benchmark common.
One-hundred % of Dr. Borchard’s sufferers proceed to be discharged to dwelling after surgical procedure. Moreover, none of his sufferers had been readmitted to Pioneers Medical Heart (PMC) after surgical procedure, which was measured at 30-days and 90-days post-operation and none of his sufferers had been admitted to PMC’s Emergency Room throughout the 90-day post-op window. Evaluate this to Stryker’s benchmark common of 30-day readmission common of 1.53%, a 90-day readmission common of two.00% and a 5.25% common Emergency Room admission.
Dr. Borchard continues to take care of zero orthopedic surgical web site infections, which is monitored and documented from 90-days post-operation and reported to the Nationwide Healthcare Security Community (NHSN).
First quarter Stryker knowledge additionally confirmed that previous to discharge, and after whole knee alternative, Dr. Borchard’s sufferers rank within the ninetieth percentile as regards to distance walked and longest distance walked earlier than discharge along with his sufferers strolling a median of 393 ft. on the day of surgical procedure and a median of 579 ft. earlier than discharge. Stryker’s benchmarks for a similar time interval are 135 ft. and 277 ft., respectively.
Dr. Borchard’s sufferers demonstrated a sophisticated capability to bend the knee joint publish whole knee alternative, averaging 103 levels in comparison with Stryker’s benchmark common of 87 levels, which ranks above Stryker’s 75% percentile.
Josh Hardy, PT, DPT proprietor and Bodily Therapist at Monument Bodily Remedy in Grand Junction, attests to Dr. Borchard’s profitable affected person outcomes.
“I’ve routinely had Dr. Borchard’s sufferers eclipse 120 levels of flexion inside 2 weeks of their process. It has been really outstanding,” Hardy mentioned. “The brief period of time utilizing an assistive system coupled with fast will increase in vary of movement finally enable the affected person to return to their desired actions extra shortly. In our rural, mountain group which means of us are in a position to get again to climbing and biking, or farming and ranching extra quickly than beforehand potential. I lately had a affected person simply 8 weeks publish bilateral whole knee arthroplasty inform me that he was in a position to climb into his tractor to mow his hay area. I legitimately did not assume that was potential,“ he mentioned.
Dr. Borchard not solely performs whole knee, shoulder and hip joint alternative surgical procedure, however he additionally focuses on whole knee arthroplasty revisions, and shoulder arthroscopic surgical procedure, together with rotator cuff repairs.
CAO has assembled an impressive orthopedic crew, which performs a major function in offering glorious affected person care. The Fellowship educated orthopedic crew contains:Dr. Dan Ward, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship coaching in whole joint alternative surgical procedure of the hip and knee;Dr. Greg Martyak, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in hand and higher extremities;Dr. Justin Grant, DO, CAQSM, a board-certified family physician with a fellowship in Sports activities Medication;Clinton Devin, M.D. a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship coaching in Advanced Backbone Reconstruction and Dr. Mark Purnell, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in Sports activities Medication.
Colorado Superior Orthopedics, Sports activities Medication & Backbone is situated in Meeker, Colorado. For extra data, please name (970) 878-9752.