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2013-05-27 23:14:25

To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, expands his practice to the town of Sonoma. Dr. Star´s specialties include general orthopedic care/surgery, total joint replacement, as well as spinal disorders. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 After over twenty years caring for patients in Santa Rosa, veteran orthopedic physician, Michael J. Star, is opening an SRO satellite...

2010-07-22 12:57:33

Alignment of technology and operations can improve quality of care A total joint replacement registry based on carefully designed and integrated technology can enhance patient safety, quality of care, cost-effectiveness and research, according to a paper published in the online and print editions of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, a journal of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Kaiser Permanente's Total Joint Replacement Registry"“ the nation's largest such registry...

2005-12-09 13:30:00

NEW YORK -- The number of older adults participating in sports activities increases after hip replacement but declines after knee replacement for osteoarthritis, research suggests. Osteoarthritis or OA is a common age-related disease marked by degradation of joint cartilage. OA of the hip and knee can be particularly disabling because of related pain and functional impairment. The restoration of function and reduction of pain afforded by joint replacement (arthroplasty) should allow a return...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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