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University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Department of Orthopedics Clinical Professor, Andrew Peterson, MD, comments on pediatrics head injuries in sports.
Sports Medicine researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine are investigating how relaxin, a menstrual cycle hormone that promotes connective tissue degeneration, may be associated with joint stability, injuries, and patterns of degradation of important tissues such as the ACL...
Researchers from Iowa's Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation have been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to continue their work toward establishing simulation-based training and objective, surgical skill evaluation as a...
Orthopedic surgeons do an excellent job repairing hip, wrist, and other low energy fractures. But sometimes the fracture is not the sole issue. Underlying bone health and osteoporosis should be addressed, as well to minimize the chances of future fractures. This can be a challenge in busy...
The orthopedic surgeon's expertise in using advanced imaging methods is giving patients the most complete and accurate bone assessments of the lower extremities.
The treatment uses 3D technology to precisely map tumor removal and develop prosthetics that are unique to each patient’s anatomy. It’s helping patients get back to their active lifestyles sooner.
A team of University of Iowa researchers, led by Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation project engineer Steven Long, PhD, attended the Orthopedic Trauma Association Resident Fracture Course April 27-30 in Nashville, Tennessee. Over 100 resident physicians from across the country and around...
For more than a decade, a University of Iowa Health Care orthopedics team has been chipping away at a constellation of research efforts emanating from its multicenter clinical trial “Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial (BrAIST).” The landmark study, published in the New England Journal...
To help patients with rotator cuff injuries, Matthew Bollier, MD, FAOA , clinical associate professor in the University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, is conducting a non-industry-funded research study on a new technology that could reduce shoulder pain and improve function...
Donald D. Anderson, PhD, a professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and a pioneer in orthopedic research and training, is being recognized as one of the top medical and biological engineers in the country.