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C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., M.D.

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Summary of Recent Publication “Parylene Scaffold for Cartilage Lesion”

Recent research performed by Carlos Eduardo da Silveira Franciozi, Dr. Vangsness, and colleagues identifies a potential new way of treating cartilage injuries. This study, published in April 2017 by the bimonthly scientific journal Biomedical Microdevices, presents their findings. Background Injury to joint cartilage can result in pain, disability, joint degeneration, and arthritis. Current surgical treatments […]

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Choosing an Orthopedic Surgeon

When joint problems escalate to the point of needing special treatment, it is time to research orthopedic surgeons. As you consider your treatment options, it is important to choose an orthopedic surgeon who can accurately meet your needs. To ensure that you make the best choice, identify your needs, do your research, and ask the […]

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