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Stem Cells Used to Treat Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

Collapsed femoral heads caused by osteonecrosis—otherwise known as avascular necrosis— unfortunately represent the root cause for approximately 10% of all hip replacements nationwide. Daniel Wiznia, MD, is utilizing a stem cell treatment at Yale School of Medicine and integrating new techniques along with 3D imaging technology as part of a joint-preservation procedure.

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  • Healthcare is a Team Effort for Connecticut Sun

    The elite players of the WNBA Connecticut Sun know that winning is a team effort. So, too, do the medical professionals from Yale New Haven Health and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital who provide an array of healthcare services to keep the players in winning form under the leadership of team physician, Michael Medvecky, MD.

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  • Digital Learning in 2021: An Orthopaedic Chief Resident’s Perspective

    David Molho, MD is a PGY5 Resident Physician with the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. In his article, Mohlo discusses the importance of video production as an empowering tool that equips resident learners with a better understanding of surgical anatomy. Mohlo often includes a personal artistic touch to the field of orthopaedics through painting, video production, and semi-professional photography. These converging skillsets helped him win two consecutive Orthopaedic Video Theater Awards from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

    Source: Doximity Op-Med
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  • Maintaining Perspective: Lee Rubin, MD, Reflects on the Pandemic

    Lee E. Rubin, MD, is an associate professor and division chief of Adult Reconstruction with the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation as well as chief of the Total Joint Replacement Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. He offers an inside look, not only to what physicians and surgeons have experienced during the pandemic, but what he has done personally to keep focused and prioritize mental health.

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  • Yale Orthopaedics Welcomes Back Varsity Athletes

    The return of athletics is a welcome sight not only for the athletes, but for students, fans, and health providers as well. Beyond the locker rooms, the energy is palpable around campus and in conversations amongst alumni and faculty—especially within the Department of Orthopaedics.

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  • Kristaps J. Keggi Inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

    Kristaps J. Keggi, MD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, was among 13 veterans inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame on July 29, 2021. The ceremony took place in person at the State Armory in Hartford, Connecticut and commemorated distinguished individuals who have dedicated their lives to serving the community after their time in the military.

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