Items Tagged ‘joint replacement’

October 12, 2018

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

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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 W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

        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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Tags: A.L.S., academic neurology, alzheimer's disease, beta-blockers, Brad Anderson, cancer vaccine, chronic disease, dense breast tissue, Diversity, DMC, Dr. Anthony Villare, Dr. Bjorn Oskarsson


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


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