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Ankle replacement

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June 30, 2014
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Patients with ankle arthritis feel pain with every single step they take. Now ankle replacements are giving patients a new lease on life. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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Better Ankle Surgery

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Ivanhoe (June 21, 2013) — When arthritis affects the ankle simply walking can be excruciating. Fusing the ankle joint or putting in a metal implant can help, but for active patients they could wear out quickly. Now, there is a new procedure that one doctor believes has the potential to last a lifetime.
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3-D Knee

3-D Knee

Ivanhoe (June 30, 2014) — Replacement knees typically come off the shelf in several sizes, but don’t always fit right and can cause pain and other complications. Now there is new technology that allows doctors to make replacement knees that are the perfect fit. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Artificial Limbs Company Defends Their Quality

Artificial Limbs Company Defends Their Quality

AFP (May 2, 2013) — French surgeons have fitted 650 people with replacement hips that had not been certified as meeting European standards, it emerged Thursday in a case with echoes of a scandal over faulty breast implants. The company making the artificial limbs says they are of high quality.
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Stem Cell Pioneers Win Nobel Prize for Medicine

Stem Cell Pioneers Win Nobel Prize for Medicine

AFP (Oct. 8, 2012) — Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John Gurdon of Britain have won the Nobel Prize for medicine for work in cell programming, a frontier that has raised dreams of replacement tissue for people crippled by disease. At a press conference in London, Gurdon, 79, spoke about his long career.
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