Total shoulder arthroplasties have increased markedly in recent years as new joint technology and surgical approaches are allowing the procedure to become a viable option for more patients.
A patient with osteoarthritis and an irreparable rotator cuff tear undergoes reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. Postprocedure he receives physical therapy and regains a range of motion.Continue reading
Pediatric ventricular assist devices have improved the survival rate for infants and children awaiting heart transplant. The pediatric Heart Center, a leader in clinical trials, reports on their impact.Continue reading
Among older adults, heart failure remains a leading cause of hospitalization. Outpatient programs are changing that outlook and extending quality of life for those with chronic heart failure.Continue reading
A patient with melanoma undergoes a minimally invasive femoral lymph dissection. Discharged the same day, she experienced no wound complications and remains free of melanoma recurrence.Continue reading