Gangrene of the skin is associated with the loss of blood supply of a particular area. In some instances, it is caused by bacterial infection of an open sore or ulceration. The most common form of gangrene develops in the feet of people with diabetes who also have associated loss...
AAOS Online Service Fact SheetKyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)
Few things bother parents more than their child's posture. This is particularly true for an exaggerated rounding to the back. Some degree of curvature to the spine is normal. The term "kyphosis" (kI-fO-sis) is usually applied to the curve that results in...
On Tuesday, November 27 at 5:00 pm EST, surgeons at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina, will perform a gender specific knee replacement during a live internet broadcast. Bill DeVault, MD, will perform the procedure, and Daniel E. Lee, MD, will moderate the hour-long webcast. A...
Differences between the lengths of the upper and/or lower arms and the upper and/or lower legs are called limb length discrepancies (LLD). Except in extreme cases, arm length differences cause little or no problem in how the arms function. This article, therefore, will focus on leg length differences.
The thighbone (femur) is the largest and strongest bone in the body. It can break when a child experiences a sudden forceful impact.
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On April 17 at 6 p.m., the Trinity Mother Frances Neuroscience
Institute will broadcast a cervical disc replacement procedure on the
Internet. Sabatino Bianco, MD, Trinity Clinic Neurosurgeon and Director
of the Trinity Mother Frances Neuroscience Institute, will perform an
FDA approved cervical disc arthroplasty and will be available via email
to answer questions. Victor...
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