Mako Surgical (MAKO -4.1%) falls after competitor Blue Belt Technologies received clearance from...

|About: MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO)|By:, SA News Editor

Mako Surgical (MAKO -4.1%) falls after competitor Blue Belt Technologies received clearance from the FDA to market its NavioPFS orthopedic surgical system for partial knee replacement. MAKO markets its own device, called the RIO robotic system, which, although higher priced, offers some advantages in terms of implant availability, ease of use and broader applications in hips.