Orthopedics

December 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    December 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. This week’s report covers two weeks of highlights because we were unable to publish last week due to technical difficulties. This will be the last news summary of 2012. Our first report of 2013 will be […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, C. diff, chest compression-only CPR, chest compressions, cluster headache, concussion, concussion testing, CPR, doctor shortage, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick


October 2, 2012

Hip Replacement Found Safer for Women Than Resurfacing

By Mystery User

Women experience more problems than men in the seven years after surgery, U.K. researchers said today in a study published in the Lancet medical journal. Metal resurfacing implants fail more quickly than total hip replacements made of other materials, with the failure rate as much as five times higher for females, they said.  Resurfacing is […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, failure rate, hip replacements, metal resurfacing implants, total hip replacement


September 28, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

September 28, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA […]

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Tags: America's Best Hospital List, Beauty Project, Best Hospitals, Breast Cancer, Cardiology, diabetes, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Deb Rhodes, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. James Ingle, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Martha Grogan


July 23, 2012

Joint Replacement on the Rise in Arizona

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Baby Boomers are refusing to be sidelined. They want to be in the game of life and be pain-free. But the weekend-warrior mindset that has many participating in all sorts of rigorous athletic endeavors is contributing to a spike in hip and knee replacements at Valley hospitals, health officials say…”If you look at the stuff […]

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Tags: Arizona Republic, baby boomers, Dr. Christopher Beauchamp, joint replacement


July 16, 2012

Bartow Regional First in Polk With Robot-Assisted Knee Resurfacing

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Orthopedic surgeons at Bartow Regional Medical Center are getting a helping hand from a robotic arm… Bartow Regional is the first hospital in Polk County with the MAKOplasty system, in which the surgeon uses 3-D modeling, computer assistance and the robotic arm to resurface damaged sections of the knee…Orthopedic surgeons at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville have […]

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Tags: 3-D modeling, Bartow Regional Medical Center, Dr. Cedric Ortiguera, MAKOplasty, robotic arm, The Ledger


July 10, 2012

Artificial Hip Brings Only Pain

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Terri Wagner-Morley was so hopeful about her new right hip. It would ease her chronic arthritis pain, allow her to exercise, even help her lose a little weight. She had a DePuy metal-on-metal ASR hip implanted in 2008 and, at first, it worked just like she’d hoped. Then she began feeling a “pop” in the […]

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Tags: DePuy, Dr. David Lewallen


June 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

June 8, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. James O'Keefe, Dr. Joseph Mikhael, Dr. Mary O'Connor, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, ESPN The Magazine, Genentech, ginseng, HealthDay


June 7, 2012

Title Waves

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More significantly, the splash they made in 1976 has had a rippling effect. Mary O’Connor, who went from being an Olympic rower to the head of orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville (and the proud mother of a daughter who’s a competitive rower), said, “Title IX has given women so much. What I’m […]

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Tags: ESPN The Magazine, Mary O'Connor, Olympics, Title IX


May 4, 2012

Red Bank Catholic’s Anderson an Inspirational Student Athlete

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The only thing keeping Red Bank Catholic senior attackman Ryan Anderson from a lacrosse field right now is mononucleosis and he’s expecting clearance from his doctor to resume playing soon. The Andersons did their research about traumatic brachial plexus injuries and were set to have surgery in December 2010 at the Hospital for Special Surgery […]

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Tags: Ashbury Park Press, mononucleosis, Red Bank Caothilic, Ryan Anderson


April 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

April 6, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. KarlOestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu NBC […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Michael Stuart, Guthrie Theater, hip replacement, Jeremy Lin, Kay Redfield Jamison, Mary Pat Gleason, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Medical Edge, melanoma


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