Navigation Links
Miami Children’s Hospital Performs First Nerve Repair Surgery Using Avance® Nerve Graft Technology
Date:6/25/2012

Miami, FL and Alachua, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2012

Miami Children’s Hospital, recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence in 10 pediatric subspecialties in 2011 and 2012, and AxoGen, Inc. have announced the hospital’s first nerve repair surgery with Avance® Nerve Graft. The processed nerve allograft technology was implanted during a surgery recently to repair a brachial plexus injury suffered by a 6-month-old baby girl.

The surgery was performed by Dr. John A. I. Grossman, MD, FACS, Director of The Brachial Plexus Program at Miami Children’s Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at New York University’s School of Medicine, author of numerous studies on pediatric brachial plexus repair and an associate editor of the Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury. “The Avance® Nerve Graft is changing how we approach the surgical reconstruction of injured brachial plexus nerves and is a very valuable new tool,” offered Dr. Grossman.

The brachial plexus controls the movement of muscles and sensation in the shoulder, arm and hand. Brachial plexus injuries may occur if an infant’s neck is excessively stretched during birth or by traumatic injury. If left untreated, brachial plexus birth injuries can have lifelong consequences including paralysis or limited movement, numbness and weakness in the shoulder, arm, hand and fingers.    

Dr. Grossman, who works at both Miami Children’s Hospital and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, runs one of the busiest programs in the country for treating these types of injuries. Depending on the severity of the inj
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Newtown Square Liberty to Donate 10 Percent of July Repairs to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
2. Hyperthyroidism linked to increased risk of hospitalization for heart and blood-vessel disease
3. New hospital guidelines to help mothers at risk of postpartum depression
4. Rare Drug-Resistant Bacteria Spotted in U.S. Hospital
5. Ethics should drive health policy reform, especially with physician-owned specialty hospitals
6. Hospitalization May Be Tipping Point for Alzheimers Decline
7. Dramatic Rise in Kids Hospitalized With High Blood Pressure: Study
8. Los Robles Hospital’s Annual Health Fair Attended by Khanna Institute
9. Hospital volume and surgeon specialty influence patient outcomes
10. Illnesses in Colorado childrens hospital prompts discovery of contaminated alcohol pads
11. 3-center study identifies main causes of unprofessional behavior among hospitalists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Miami Children’s Hospital Performs First Nerve Repair Surgery Using Avance® Nerve Graft Technology
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015 Bellabeat, a company dedicated ... today announces the LEAF , the latest ... activity and ovulation. The LEAF seamlessly combines a ... technolo- gy, particularly its mechanism for tracking breathing ... with lifestyle data and recommendations through the LEAF ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015 Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ ... American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser. The event ... Mennen Sports Arena, 161 East Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ. At ... to raise money and awareness to help the ACS support ... to the ACS, it is estimated that more than 1.6 ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 27, 2015 Readers who struggle with ... help in author Chester Litvin ’s new book, ... Code” (published by Trafford Publishing). , Litvin, who is ... stimulating the brain. This book will guide readers through ... sensory brain cells . He shares his patented ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 27, 2015 This summer, ChopChop: The ... local communities at key events in Greater Boston with a ... free copies of ChopChop Magazine, healthy snacks and other giveaways ... active. , “We want to get our message of eating ... a memorable and fun way,” explains Sally Sampson, Founder of ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... LA (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 In ... along with her as she writes an unforgettable story ... challenges in her life. The first black student to ... harassed and beaten by some students, treated harshly by ... woman. A motivating personal phone conversation with Dr. Martin ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bellabeat debuts the LEAF - smart jewelry that monitors women’s health. 2Health News:Bellabeat debuts the LEAF - smart jewelry that monitors women’s health. 3Health News:North Jersey Home Care Agency Supports Relay for Life Fundraiser 2Health News:Chester Litvin’s New Book Offers ‘Tune-Up’ for Brain Cells 2Health News:Chester Litvin’s New Book Offers ‘Tune-Up’ for Brain Cells 3Health News:Award-Winning Cooking Magazine for Kids Takes Healthy Cooking and Eating to the Streets with One-of-a-Kind Bike Campaign 2Health News:Grace Sibley Releases Second Book, God's Unstoppable Favor 2
... Dr. Vivien Chen, Professor of Public Health and ... Sciences Center New Orleans, has been awarded a grant ... to rapidly collect and report pediatric cancer cases at ... Disease Control and Prevention awarded the grant. LSUSHC,s ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY , Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) ... as well as those that combine behavior changes and ... people shed pounds, according to a new review. ... effective for weight loss," said Dr. Erin LeBlanc, an ...
... Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Very premature babies may develop ... neonatal intensive care unit and should receive follow-up care to ... Stressors, ranging from diaper changes to intubation, may contribute to ... published Oct. 4 in Annals of Neurology . ...
... OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2011 -- The use of long-distance video ... neurologists in large centres provides the same level of care ... new study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. ... of a technology called Telestroke received an important stroke drug, ...
... tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, America must cope with the ... of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is becoming increasingly expensive, ... tries to heal its psychological wounds. New hope ... Prof. Joseph Zohar of Tel Aviv University,s Sackler Faculty ...
... -- Confirming many elderly patients, worst fears, a national ... event, such as a stroke or hip fracture, can ... alarming, researchers found that direct discharge to a skilled ... hospital stays -- put patients at "extremely high risk" ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Grant to LSUHSC Tumor Registry creates pediatric cancer research tool 2Health News:Experts Assess What Works for Weight Loss 2Health News:Experts Assess What Works for Weight Loss 3Health News:Stress May Affect Preemies' Brains, Study Shows 2Health News:Telestroke the next best thing 2Health News:A shot of cortisone stops traumatic stress 2Health News:A shot of cortisone stops traumatic stress 3Health News:Medicare patients at risk of long-term institutionalization after hospital stay 2Health News:Medicare patients at risk of long-term institutionalization after hospital stay 3
(Date:5/26/2015)... , May 26, 2015 The world ... according to Kalorama Information. Growth has been fair, driven ... companies are expected to focus on these import-heavy markets ... researcher,s report, The Global Market for Medical Devices ... market, coinciding with a number of changes in the medical ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... Sciences, Inc., a provider of a unique platform for drug ... ion channel assays for the pharmaceutical industry, announced today that ... Conference on Thursday, May 28, 2015 in ... The Company,s presentation by Richie Cunningham , ... begin at 1:30 p.m ET. Click here to view the  ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... ST. LOUIS , May 26, 2015   ... specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has extended ... Awards program to July 31, 2015. The program awards ... therapeutic areas. The Mallinckrodt Research Fellowship Awards ... fellows and their education. The program will award a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: Global Medical Device Market Reaches $360 Billion 2Kalorama: Global Medical Device Market Reaches $360 Billion 3XRpro Sciences, Inc. To Present at 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference 2Mallinckrodt Extends Deadline For 2015 Research Fellowship Program 2Mallinckrodt Extends Deadline For 2015 Research Fellowship Program 3
Lorenz 2.0 mm titanium system for the midface provides an excellent alternative to lower profile systems in areas of the midface where greater fixation is needed....
A unique system for secure fixation of the cranial bone flap after craniotomy. Craniofix eliminates the need for mini plates, screws, and additional drills....
1.0 mm Micro System. The Titanium Micro System is also useful in the practice of ENT, Neurosurgery and Handsurgery....
... Cable System, designed for ... sublaminar interspinous fixation, non-displaced ... sternotomy closure. Consists of ... complete set of instruments ...
Medicine Products: