Navigation Links
Press Preview to Unveil Miracle Manny
Date:4/15/2008

Wednesday, April 16, 10:30 a.m. Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Rooms,

Second Floor Randolph
CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ --

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080415/AQTU157)

-- Unveiling of Miracle Manny -- a life-sized skeleton outfitted with 73

actual orthopaedic devices used by doctors today to successfully treat

many bone or joint problems. Manny dramatically demonstrates medical

advances since the 1930's, when amputation or fusion were standard

procedures.

-- Manny's creator, Dr. Jim Hamilton, Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, will show how

aides like the hubcap plate, dynamic hip screw, wrist jack and rib-to-rib

plate help doctors today save limbs and restore function.

-- Miracle Manny greets visitors to eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of

Orthopaedics in Art, where each work is linked to the pain, despair,

healing and hope of an orthopaedic condition. This unique juried

exhibition showcases art by over 100 doctors and patients from around the

globe.

-- Joining Dr. Hamilton will be several other artists, including Ario, an

Iranian immigrant now living in Chicago -- exhibiting haunting drawings

of soldiers wounded in Iraq -- and Jon Wos, an Oshkosh, WI artist whose

genetic brittle bone condition has inspired prize-winning glass

sculptural self- portraits of his lifetime of fractures and surgeries.

-- eMotion Pictures is free and open to the public, April 17 through July

20, 2008. It is sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

(AAOS) to bridge the gap between doctors and patients and the public.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Top Policy Experts to Debate Link Between Rising Health Care Costs and Advances in Medical Technology, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, From 8:30 - 10:00 A.M., at DCs National Press Club
2. Wellcorps International Releases Major Paper on History and Evolution of Amphetamine and Anti-Depressant Use in America
3. High Blood Pressure May Be Buffer Against Headaches
4. Blood pressure drugs halt pancreatic cancer cell growth, Jefferson researchers find
5. Researchers find disparities in depression among older Hispanics in US
6. Personality study shows risk of first depression episode late in life
7. Tackling depression in cancer patients can extend life
8. Cholesterol, blood pressure control may reverse atherosclerosis in adults with diabetes
9. Increasing positive experiences decreases depression symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis
10. Aggressive Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Treatment Shows Some Benefit
11. Microwave treatments for enlarged prostate cause blood pressure surges
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can ... CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn ... X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the ... In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, ... just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association ... it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance ... 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their writing ... which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating him ... Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, Genome ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners ... with extensive sequencing and genomics experience, as Vice President of North American Capital Sales ... be responsible for leading the sales team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June ... MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June ... Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  ... Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced today ... its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This latest ... possible value to their clients by offering a ... preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform ... MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made an ... current process. Many of them do not even offer this ... and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able ... such a high cost that the majority of today,s patients ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: