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Adult Specialties |March 2017

New Procedures, Technology Meet Rising Demand for Shoulder Replacement

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.

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Adult Specialties


March 2017

Patient Regains Range of Motion after Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

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.

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Pediatric Care

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March 2017

Advances in Bridging Children to Heart Transplant

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.

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Heart Care

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February 2017

Empowering Heart Failure Patients to Manage Their Condition and Thrive

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.

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Cancer Care


February 2017

Endoscopic Lymph Node Dissection Arrests Melanoma with Minimal Scarring

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.

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