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June 8th, 2017

Knee Deep

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KNEE DEEP Treating knee disorders with regenerative medicine Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is supporting four studies to help people delay or even prevent costly knee replacements. The costs of musculoskeletal disorders are staggering. They are the most common health conditions in the United States among all age groups, with half of all Americans […]

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Tags: Center for Regnerative Medicine, clinical trials, knee arthritis, knee replacement, mesenchymal cells, platelet-rich plasma


November 1st, 2016

Back In The Game

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Two knee replacement surgeries, one patient, zero signs of slowing down Lou Myers says despite two knee replacement surgeries, Mayo Clinic surgeons and researchers in Florida got him back to the game he loves quicker thanks to a more painless procedure. Myers benefited from research conducted within the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, CSHCD, Florida, high value health care, Kern Center, knee replacement, Lou Myers, orthopedics, Science of health care delivery, value analysis


October 27th, 2015

A Better Road to Recovery?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Going Fully Under May Not Be Best Option for All Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries In this article, Rebecca Johnson, M.D., a Kern Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery discusses her observations regarding what could be a pivotal decision […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, hip replacement, Kern Center, knee replacement, Rebecca Johnson


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