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Orthopedic surgeon studies bear bacteria to aid bear attack victims

October 24, 2014

When he started his career, Larry Iwersen, MD, did not know he would become an expert on bear maulings. But by working in Kalispell, Mo., Iwersen encounters at least one patient who has suffered a bear attack a year.

In the Journals

Pediclesparing approach to thoracic discectomy managed thoracic disc herniations adequately

October 24, 2014
Performing thoracic discectomy with a pedicle-sparing transfacet approach was found to be an adequate method of managing thoracic herniations at any level, according to…
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Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to recently published…

OrthoWorx announces expanded membership with OrthoPediatrics

October 24, 2014
OrthoWorx recently announced that OrthoPediatrics Corp. has joined its organization and will become a part of its strategic advisory board.
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Case Report

Intravascular Migration of a Broken Cerclage Wire Into the Left Heart

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
This article describes a patient in whom a broken cerclage wire migrated from the left hip into the left ventricle. A…
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Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Bipartite patella is a relatively rare phenomenon. This anomaly is typically asymptomatic but can become painful with…
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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of…
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