Tag: uva orthopedics
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Charles R. Farber, PhD, Orthopedic Genetics
Charles R. Farber focuses on finding the genes that lead to complex diseases and uses a systems approach to uncover the basis of bone strength.
New Implantable Shock Absorber for Medial Knee Osteoarthritis Offers Superior Results
Learn why the FDA-approved medial implantable shock absorber may become the gold standard for mild-to-moderate knee osteoarthritis.
After Several Failed Spine Surgeries, This Expert Team Finally Brought Relief
Five spine surgeries left this patient in constant pain. Here's how UVA Health surgeons used innovative techniques to finally deliver relief.
Growth Modulation in Pediatric Scoliosis at UVA Health: Expanding the Scope of Care
See the impact we're making by participating in a study for ApiFix, a ratcheting, nonfusion device for growth modulation in pediatric scoliosis.
When ACL Reconstruction Fails: UVA Health Surgeons Using Novel Techniques to Address Biologic Failure
UVA Health orthopedic surgeon Mark Miller, MD, is renowned for developing 2 surgical approaches using bone dowels that can treat osteolysis.
How UVA Health Sets the Standard for High-Quality Care of Geriatric Hip Fractures
Treating broken bones in elderly patients can be challenging, especially when other medical issues present. Meeting high standards has proved possible through standardization.
The Forgotten Joint: UVA Health Improves Knee Replacement Durability
How UVA surgeons are reducing revision surgeries by applying robust expertise with Mako robotics.
Case Study for Spondylolisthesis Reveals the Benefits of Robotic Spine Surgery
Robotic surgery, now widely utilized across many surgical subspecialties, has emerged as a solution to place pedicle screws accurately and minimally invasively.
UVA Named One of Nation’s 100 Great Orthopedics Programs
Becker’s Hospital Review has selected UVA Orthopedics for its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedics programs.
Case Study: Arthroscopic Hip Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Case study highlights why this procedure is especially beneficial for the subset of patients who develop arthritis as young adults and would otherwise require a hip replacement.