News tagged with orthopedic surgeons

Getting the perfect fit for artificial hips

When a patient receives a new hip, it is usually adjusted only approximately to leg length. Greater accuracy requires a more precise measuring process as well as adjustable implants. Now, a new type of measurement ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Engineering
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Sequencing the genome of salamanders

University of Kentucky biologist Randal Voss is sequencing the genome of salamanders. Though we share many of the same genes, the salamander genome is massive compared to our own, about 10 times as large.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Study finds ACL reconstruction on the rise

Patients who have their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed are more likely to have subsequent knee surgery if they are women or are treated by a surgeon who does a low volume of ACL reconstructions, according ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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