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Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery Physician Update e-Edition
June 2014
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Patient Care

New Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to open in Minneapolis

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center opens in downtown Minneapolis in fall 2014. It is a partner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, as well as a general health resource for all patients seeking expert sports medicine care.

Advancing patient care through leadership contributions at AAOS

At the 2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) March annual meeting in New Orleans, Mayo Clinic orthopedists made unusually strong and topically diverse contributions to the program offerings. More than 60 Mayo specialists participated in over 120

Managing tendinopathies and tendon tears

Tendinopathy is a common clinical pathology. Recent work suggests it represents a failure of the body's normal repair mechanisms. To manage it in a new way, Mayo Clinic physicians are developing novel scaffolds that direct growth in different types of soft tissues.


Prevalence of hip and knee replacements: 7.2 million Americans live with implants
Mayo Clinic researchers recently presented the first prevalence study of joint replacement, showing an estimated 4.7 million Americans have undergone total knee arthroplasty and 2.5 million have undergone total hip arthroplasty.

Certain types of fractures may have implications for a child's long-term bone health
A Mayo Clinic study shows that children and adolescents with traumatic forearm fractures had lower bone strength compared with other children. Lower bone strength may predispose children to fractures resulting from weakened bone later in life.

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Knee Dislocation and Multi-ligament Knee Reconstruction
Nov. 7-8, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Sept. 18-19, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Designed for high-level arthroscopists, this course focuses on multiligament knee reconstruction. The latest in ACL, PCL, MCL/posteromedial corner and FCL/posterolateral corner surgical techniques are addressed. To maximize surgical experience, the course assigns two attendees to one faculty member per lab station.

24th Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine
Nov. 7-8, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
This multidisciplinary course is designed to provide physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals with the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for sports-related and musculoskeletal conditions. Expert lecturers will demonstrate physical examination, anatomy and arthroscopy.

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View videos by specialty and Grand Rounds presentations online

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