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AMA, Mayo Clinic working to create ‘medical school of the future’

March 29, 2017

The AMA and the Mayo Clinic recently convened its 32-school Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium to develop innovative ideas regarding physician training, according to an AMA press release.

The Mayo Clinic School of Medicine’s first class of medical students at its new Scottsdale campus will use the curriculum models being developed by the consortium.

NuVasive receives FDA clearance for cervical interbody implant system for more than two levels

March 29, 2017
NuVasive Inc. announced in a company press release that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the CoRoent small interbody system intended for intervertebral body…
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Better results seen with wedge-shaped resection, open-door laminoplasty vs laminoplasty alone

March 29, 2017
Investigators found patients who underwent wedge-shaped resection of the cranial portion of the posterior bony arch in open-door laminoplasty had better outcomes for…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses program for same-day discharge after joint arthroplasty

March 29, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  Roy I. Davidovitch, MD, discussed how he and his colleagues established a multidisciplinary institutional program for same-day discharge in…
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Knee replacement surgery had minimal effect on quality of life, was not cost-effective

March 29, 2017
According to a recently published study, knee replacement surgery had a minimal effect on quality of life for patients with osteoarthritis and was not cost-effective…
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Impact of Smoking Cessation Counseling Prior to Total Joint Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Perioperative smoking has been linked to surgical complications including poor wound healing, infection, myocardial…
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Domb discusses outcomes after arthroscopy for acute, chronic labral tears in adolescents

March 23, 2017
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