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2014-05-28 23:01:39

Steven W. Meier, MD, a surgeon at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, is now offering a variety of procedures to help preserve the body’s natural joints and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Over time, our joints can degenerate. Whether due to injury, or the natural wear-and-tear of age, few people over the age of 20 have perfectly functioning joints. Sometimes, as time goes on, arthritis may develop, and unfortunately, may progress...

2014-05-01 16:27:08

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concave faces, the result of underdevelopment of the middle of the face (midfacial hypoplasia) is a deformity in which growth of the upper jaw, cheekbones, and eye sockets lags behind that of the rest of the face. It is characterized by eyes that seem overly large due to poorly developed sockets, and a severe underbite that causes the lower teeth to stick out farther than the upper teeth. A surgical procedure called a Le Fort III...

2014-04-09 23:30:48

Midtown Dentistry introduces the Satelec Piezotome for patients who need to have bone surgery. This precision device minimizes discomfort so healing is faster. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Midtown Dentistry recently introduced the Satelec Piezotome, as it utilizes the very latest technology to provide patients with a more comfortable experience prior to having dental implants. Midtown Dentistry, a premier dental office in Houston, is known for being one of the leaders in dental implantology...

2012-12-14 05:03:51

Choosing partial or total knee replacement today. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Knee replacement surgery has come a long way since it was first performed in 1968. More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Improvements in materials and advances in surgical techniques have led to better outcomes for patients: faster...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

New "Mini Knee" Replacement Less Invasive, Spares Bone, Results in Faster Recovery Using RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Marc W. Hungerford, M.D., Director of Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, has begun performing MAKOplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing using the RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. Dr. Hungerford, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, is the first in the State of Maryland to offer this...

2011-02-20 21:19:13

Knee pain related to osteoarthritis (OA) is a common complaint among obese individuals and retired professional athletes, especially former NFL players, but researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day program (February 19th) say they have a simple solution: lose weight. "Our research on patients who were obese with early-onset knee osteoarthritis showed that those individuals who underwent isolated weight loss via bariatric surgery...

2011-02-10 13:55:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Materialise is proud of its involvement in the successful pilot study conducted by Dr. J. Victor, AZ St Lucas, Brugge, Belgium which evaluated the feasibility of using computer-assisted surgical planning and patient-specific surgical guides in correcting lower limb malalignment. In this study, Materialise's SurgiCase Orthopaedics was used to describe lower limb malalignment and virtually plan multi-planar correction using CT scans. It was proven...


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