Spectrum Health's Center for Joint Replacement at Blodgett Hospital is the first in Michigan to offer MAKOplasty® to adult patients with early to mid-stage knee osteoarthritis. See an interview with patient Nancy Bruinsma and Gregory Golladay, MD, Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan surgeon who specializes in minimally-invasive knee replacement and "no wear" hip replacement.
Untitled Document March 24, 2011 A construction worker who was severely disfigured has undergone the first full facial transplant in the U.
Happy Saint Patrick's Day from the robot-assisted surgical team at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle! Here, Dr. James Porter, medical director of robotic surgery at Swedish gives his daughter a manicure with the da Vinci surgical robot to demonstrate how this device gives surgeons greater surgical precision and dexterity over existing approaches.
Surgeons are in the early stages of an experiment that uses a 3D printer and living cells to print a transplantable kidney. March 10, 2011 Surgeon Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, focuses on the science of growing and regenerating tissues and organs.