Latest Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty Stories

2012-09-29 23:00:38

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. McLaughlin Successfully Climbs the Matterhorn to Serve as Role Model to His Kennedy Center Patients Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Dr. Jeffrey McLaughlin is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in partial and total hip and knee replacement surgery, as well as hip and knee resurfacing. Over the past couple of years, Jeffrey McLaughlin, MD has twice attempted to scale the steep face of the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps. He was turned back both...

2012-08-21 21:57:07

Nurse led group clinics could save £100,000 a year or more, researchers claim The researchers base their findings on 90 patients with knee osteoarthritis, who were referred for group acupuncture to two knee pain clinics in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 2008 and subsequently monitored for two years. The clinics were set up in 2008 for NHS patients, and run in two GP practices by specially trained acupuncture nurses, to see whether this could improve care, while reducing costs, and...

2012-04-19 23:03:35

Surgeon Darin Leetun, Orthopedic M.D. of The Kennedy Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been Selected to Join Team of Physicians Working with the USA Under 17 Hockey Team Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 The Kennedy Center for the Hip and Knee, a leading hip and knee replacement health care facility and Wisconsin orthopedic institution, is pleased to announce that one of its staff surgeons has been chosen to join the medical team for the USA Under 17 Hockey team. Orthopedic surgeon...

2012-01-20 08:00:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire)- The number of yearly incidences of partial and total knee surgeries has risen rapidly among women ages 30-59, with a particularly high increase among women 50-59 according to researchers in Finland. The culprit causing the need for these surgeries is osteoarthritis (OA), a highly disabling joint disease.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), osteoarthritis is the fourth leading cause of years lived with a disability. Experts say more than 10 million...

2012-01-17 10:13:47

Incidence of knee arthroplasty higher in women Researchers in Finland found that annual cumulative incidences of partial and total knee arthroplasty, commonly known as knee replacement surgery, rose rapidly over a 27-year period among 30 to 59 year-olds in that country, with the greatest increase occurring in patients aged 50 to 59 years. According to the study published today in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), incidences...

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