TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute Improves Patient Outcomes with Surgical Precision

Source: Inside Tucson Business published on May 26, 2017 Written by Logan Burtch-Buss Photo Credit to Eric Suhm When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two mon...Read More

Tucson’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 27, 2017 Contact: Jim Marten Communications Team, Tucson Medical Center (520) 324‐4390 Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and Tucson Medical Center announce Tucson’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology...Read More

5 Signs You May Have Hip Arthritis

Written by: Dr. Ali Dalal  Degenerative joint disease is a very common cause of hip pain. Figuring out whether the true source of pain is the hip or the back can be a diagnostic challenge for both the doctor and the patient. Indeed, several patients have both back and hip problems. Here are 5 com...Read More

Bisphosphonate Femur Fractures: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Written by: Ali Dalal, MD view post on original source - LinkedIn 7/17/2016- Bisphosphonates (BPs) are a revolutionary class of medicines that can preserve bone health and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis. They go by the trade names of Boniva™, Fosamax™, and Reclast™ among others. They...Read More

Research Study: Knee Cartilage Tissue Implant

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is looking for candidates with certain knee cartilage injuries to evaluate NeoCart®, an investigational cartilage tissue implant made from a patient's own cells. This trial is intended to determine if NeoCart® may potentially result in durable, long-lasting repair of cer...Read More
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