Navigation Links
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons Changing Lives in Vietnam
Date:9/20/2010

share new technologies with Vietnamese orthopaedic surgeons and in return are exposed to foot and ankle conditions that many have only read about as classic textbook cases, such as severe untreated clubfoot. In addition to the surgical component, the AOFAS co-sponsored an educational conference on Surgery of the Lower Extremity in Hanoi. The visiting surgeons participated in the educational exchange which was attended by more than 150 Vietnamese orthopaedic surgeons. This cultural and professional exchange further enhances the experience for both AOFAS members and Vietnamese orthopaedic surgeons, while the educational component of the mission creates opportunities for local surgeons to learn directly of new surgical advancements in the treatment of foot and ankle disease and deformities.

Participating in this year's project were: Judith Baumhauer, MD, Rochester, NY; A. Holly Johnson, MD, Boston, MA; Steven Sheskier, MD, NY, NY; Naomi Shields, MD; Wichita, KS and

Saul Trevino, MD, Columbia, MO. During the four week project, the surgeons traveled to hospitals in Thai Nguyen (northwest of Hanoi); Thanh Hoa, (coastal city south of Hanoi); Dien Bien Phu (mountainous region along the Laotian border), and worked at both an orthopaedic and rehabilitation center and Viet Duc University Hospital in Hanoi.

The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society is a professional society of more than 1,800 orthopaedic surgeons specializing in diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle. The Surgical Outreach Project to Vietnam is supported by the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outreach & Education Fund. To find out more about the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the Surgical Outreach Project to Vietnam, or the Prosthetic Outreach Foundation log onto www.aofas.org or www.pofsea.org

Click here for Image Galle
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related medicine technology :

1. DePuy Orthopaedics Voluntarily Recalls ASR™ Hip System
2. Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Launches Versatile VLP(TM) FOOT Plating System
3. Orthopaedic Synergy, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Praxim, SA.
4. Stryker Launches New Technologies and Celebrates a Major Clinical Milestone at The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference
5. Key Caldolor(R) Orthopedic Data to Be Presented at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
6. Amedica(R) Signs Joint Venture Agreement With Orthopaedic Synergy(R)
7. Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Begins Distribution to Haiti of Trauma Implants and Instruments
8. Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Selected to Develop New Technology for Treating Battlefield Injuries
9. Dr. Harry Kovelman Joins Ferring Pharmaceuticals as Associate Medical Director for Orthopaedics
10. Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures
11. Orthopaedic Injury: High Risk to Pregnant Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014  Novastem, a leader in regenerative medicine, ... its study for ischemic stroke at Clinica Santa ... strokes account for 87 percent of all stroke ... the study, entitled "Internal Research Protocol in Combination ... Cells and Intrathecal Administration of Neural Stem Cells ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... N.Y. , Dec. 24, 2014 Kinex ... dosed with KX2-361 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. ... small molecule drug that has shown potent inhibitory activity ... including those that are resistant to Temozolomide (T98G), the ... glioma. In a well-established brain tumor mouse model, KX2-361 ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 24, 2014  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... is proud to announce Jennifer Hagerman , Pharm.D., ... will take office as the president of the Michigan ... ceremony will take place Feb. 28, 2015, at the ... at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 2Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 3Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 4Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 2Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 3Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3
... April 28, 2011 CardioFocus, Inc., developer of ... of Atrial Fibrillation (AF), convened international leaders in ... visualization to guide catheter ablation for the treatment ... day of the German Society for Cardiology Annual ...
... Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCLR ) is pleased ... Pharma, Inc., will be presenting at Taglich Brothers 8th Annual ... will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New ... About SCOLR Pharma: Based in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:International Leaders in Electrophysiology Discuss Improving Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Using Novel Endoscopically Guided Laser Ablation Catheter 2International Leaders in Electrophysiology Discuss Improving Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Using Novel Endoscopically Guided Laser Ablation Catheter 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... Helen Harris’ RP (Retinitis Pigmentosa) International ... after an 8 year battle with breast cancer. ... in her home in Woodland Hills California after an ... , As the founder and volunteer President ... and championed many of today's greatest breakthroughs in restoring ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... News) -- Overeating is common during the holidays, but there ... expert says. "Don,t arrive at a party hungry. It ... you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation leads to hunger, ... Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in a ... the day and even to have a snack before attending ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly ... the iOS, Android, and Windows markets. Andrew Tropeano, a mobile ... and shared with viewers how this is an application for ... “A picture says a thousand words.” It’s true. There are ... because each picture holds a unique and special meaning. Photos ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 AlignLife of ... unable to afford certain items. During the holiday season, AlignLife ... collected over 70 toys," says Dr. Sara Mahalko-Leonhardt, owner of ... staff such joy, knowing that we are able to give ... had it not been for the generosity of our patients." ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Risperdal lawsuit ( http://www.risperdallawsuit2014.com/ ... tort litigation currently underway in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of ... December 24, 2014, court documents indicate that 1,183 claims ... individuals who developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) and other ... Court indicates that this represents an increase of more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 2Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 3Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 4Health News:An Application to Create Custom Stickers was Featured on NewsWatch Television on December 19, 2014 2Health News:AlignLife of Wauwatosa Brings Joy to Less Fortunate Families 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Continue to Climb, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Exceed 1,180 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4
... recent research has found that pregnant womens contact with ... birth weight. ,The National Research Centre ... the study, together with colleagues from the French Institute ... GSF. ,In this study, the scientists have ...
... has justified placing Paris Hilton under house arrest by citing ... Judge Michael T Sauer who ordered her back to ... doctors. ,On Larry Kings show, Larry Waldie, who had ... didn't care, and that he even hinted that Hilton was ...
... The UN has declared Galapagos Island in danger. The ... tourism is threatening the environment that helped shape ... first place on the planet officially designated as a ... danger as booming tourism and immigration threaten giant tortoises ...
... care is taking a heavy toll in England, both in ... 189m every year , according to a report published today ... ,The report - Wasted Money, Wasted Lives - concludes ... year from epilepsy, 69,000 people are living with unnecessary seizures, ...
... need to be cautious according to new research presented for ... ,Unlike approved generic drug names, brand names of ... that a branded product in one country is the same ... in other counties. ,A new study by regulatory ...
... researchers have established that the affordable drug, Gatifloxacin, is ... ,The study was conducted by a team of ... Lalitpur in Kathmandu, Nepal. ,As part of ... drug with Cefixime, which is currently recommended by the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fine Particulate Matter from Traffic may Reduce Unborn Babies Birth Weight 2Health News:Galapagos on UN Endangered List 2Health News:Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report 2
... -Chagas is an in-vitro diagnostic test ... to Trypanosoma cruzi in human serum/plasma. ... particle-agglutination assay using gelatin particles coated ... coated gelatin particles are agglutinated in ...
The Cellabs T. cruzi IgG CELISA is a direct ELISA kit designed to detect antibodies produced during T. cruzi infections (Chagas disease)....
Inquire...
Silicone ICD lead...
Medicine Products: