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New Lifeline Express Train Inaugurated
...ries of the inner ear, correction of cleft lip and orthopedic
surgeries for deformed limbs. It has another self-contained operation theatre with two operating tables and four recovery beds and also an ophthalmic testing room, laboratory, X-Ray etc. The new coaches are designed and manufactured by Integral Coach...
...70,000 people travel each year for everything from orthopedic
work to major heart surgery. One measure of the trend is the growing number of overseas hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission International, a branch of the organization that accredits U.S. hospitals. International medical centers can charge ...
Shoulder Protection by Throwing Motion in Baseball Players
...igator Scott D. Mair, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic
surgery at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Good external rotation of the shoulder helps athletes throw faster while reducing their chance of injury. Some shoulder motion is naturally lost through aging. Dr. Mair says that the throwing sh...
Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs
...s and get pets back on their feet. James Roush, an orthopedic
surgeon at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospita...one such veterinarian. Roush frequently performs orthopedic
surgeries on small animals and repairs many different kinds of injuries. One injury Roush treats r...
New Innovation in Clubfoot Treatment
.... Matthew B. Dobbs, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic
surgery at the School of Medicine, designed the ne...s placed inside of a solid ankle-foot orthosis, an orthopedic
appliance designed to maintain alignment of the bones in the foot and ankle. The bar connecting th...
Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!
...utions in many medical specialties - cardiac care, orthopedic
surgeries, cosmetic surgery, and dentistry, to name a few. Our eminent surgeons have performed successful surgeries on complex cases. Patients from neighboring countries have made a beeline to our hospitals to avail superior healthcare facilities. Th...
Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk
...re introduced to David M. Scher, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic
surgeon at Special Surgery, who also serves as co-medical director of the Leon Root, M.D. Motion Analysis Laboratory at the hospital. Dr. Scher believed that motion analysis could be used as an additional imaging tool to figure out the best approach ...
30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation'
...old Malloy's head steady. Dr. Gary Ghiselli, an orthopedic
spine surgeon at the Denver Spine Center, said he and his colleagues had never seen such an injury in someone still living. 'It's a miracle that she was able to survive from the actual accident,' Ghiselli said. 'It's a miracle that she's made the p...
Drug Eluting Nanostructured Coatings Enable Targeted Drug Therapy for Orthopedic Patients
...tes for desired duration of time. In the case of orthopedic
implants with nanotubes on the implant surfaces, d...According to Ketul C. Popat, "When a person has an orthopedic
implant surgery, they normally will have to take antibiotics and growth factors either orally or by ...
Regular Use of Laptop Could Seriously Damage Your Health
...s in your spine, neck, shoulders and other serious orthopedic
pain because of poor posture , warn British scient...ir for long periods," he added. Vikas Gupta, an orthopedic
surgeon at New Delhi's Fortis Hospital, said, "I get at least four to five patients every week with ...
OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Reports Over 200 Implants
Advanced Bio-Surfaces, Inc., (ABS) an orthopedic
implant developer and manufacturer announced today...e has been a significant increase in the number of orthopedic
surgeons interested in attending the surgeon training programs for the OrthoGlide," said Dr. Jeff Fe...
Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery
A treatment developed by a pediatric orthopedic
surgeon has shown early success in correcting the foot deformity in children. The treatment for rigid flatfoot//, which once required extensive surgery, can now be corrected with minimal surgery. Congenital vertical talus (CVT), or "rocker-bottom ...
Number of Specialists Best at Treating Children's Fractures Decreasing
...ide the best care for these children, according to orthopedic
surgeons at New York’s Hospital for Special Surger...,” said Roger F. Widmann, M.D., chief of pediatric orthopedic
surgery at HSS. “Pediatric orthopedic
surgeons have the specialized training to know what type of tr...
Healing Bone With Stem Cells
...soon make this process obsolete. In the procedure, orthopedic
surgeons withdraw bone marrow (which contains bone...when first transplanted," says George Muschler, an orthopedic
surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio, who pioneered development of the bone-marrow transplant te...
X-ray System to Show Moving Bones in 3-D
...moving images in two dimensions, but not 3-D. An orthopedic
surgeon trying to figure out the best way to repai..., such as birds' multijointed wings; · planning orthopedic
surgeries and comparing the effectiveness of different approaches; · creating better treatments f...
28% Lower Mortality Rate In Top U.S. Hospitals
...cellence for diagnoses and procedures that include orthopedic
and neurosurgery, vascular surgery, prostate surge...one or two specialties, but across the board, from orthopedic
surgery to cardiac care. However, the continued gap between the nation's top and poorest-performing ...
A New Technology for Safe Tumor Surgery
... three specialties -- neurosurgery, colorectal and orthopedic
surgery -- obtained sufficiently detailed pictures of the tumor and nerve relationship before surgery in all five cases to accurately predict which patients would benefit from surgery. In three cases the tumor was predicted to be distinct from the ma...
MRI of the Ankle Changes Patient Treatment And Improves Diagnosis
...leagues conducted the study in conjunction with an orthopedic
foot and ankle surgeon at a regional teaching hospital. The surgeon noted his proposed treatment plan for each patient before and after an MR examination. The surgeon also noted the potential diagnoses for each injury. Before an MR examination was do...
HIV Patients Have Increased Risk of Pneumonia, Death Following Surgery
...went a variety of procedures (including abdominal, orthopedic
and heart surgeries) between 1997 and 2002. For co...t), cardiac or breast procedures (8.4 percent) and orthopedic
procedures (10.8 percent). Most complications—including infections and delayed wound healing—occurre...
Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity
... if the child is under severe depression or having orthopedic
problems. Professor Peter Littlejohns, working at NICE as clinical and public health director said, “For the first time we have brought together all the people that can help solve the obesity problem — not just health professionals, but also local ...
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