Items Tagged ‘joint replacement’

October 12, 2018

Aging yet active, baby boomers test the limits of artificial joints

By Karl Oestreich

Star Tribune by Mary Lynn Smith “Baby boomers and people who’ve grown up in the era of joint replacement are less willing to put up with a level of disability that might have been an expectation two generations ago,” said Dr. Daniel Berry, orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic. Over the past decade, the materials used […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Berry, Dr. Mark Pagnano, hip replacement, joint replacement, knee replacement, Star Tribune

April 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 13, 2018

By Karl Oestreich

        Washington Post, This 3-year-old has ‘a sparkle’ in her heart: The world’s smallest mechanical heart valve by Lindsey Bever — When Sadie Rutenberg was born, she had a gaping hole between the two sides of her heart, and her heart valves were malformed and leaking… Sadie was born with a complete […]

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July 23, 2012

Joint Replacement on the Rise in Arizona


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

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