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Severed Fingertip Recovery: A common injury with an uncommon treatment!
Last year Pinnacle Orthopaedics had a patient who was a construction worker operating a skill saw when he sustained a laceration to his left index finger. He sustained what is called in medical terms an open distal phalanx fracture with volar oblique tip amputation – meaning the tip of his index finger was cut off and bone was exposed.
Stan Dysart, MD co writes a study published in Surgical Technology International
Stan Dysart, MD co wrote a study regarding post surgical pain after a total knee arthroplasty. The title of the study is: A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind Study of Local Infiltration Analgesia with Liposomal Bupivacaine for Postsurgical Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Rationale and Design of the Pillar Trail. The study was published in Surgical Technology International - Volume 30. For more information and to view the article go to: surgicaltechnology.com
Dr. Starnes performs new procedure for Carpal Tunnel Patients
Pinnacle Orthopaedics is excited to announce that Dr. Trevor Starnes is now using a popular carpal tunnel procedure that has had phenomenal satisfaction by patients.
The procedure is called Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System (ECTRS). The incision is not in the palm of your hand like traditional carpal tunnel procedures, known as open procedures. A small incision is made at the base of the wrist in non-tensed tissue which allows for easier healing and a smaller scar. Once inside, an endoscope provides a clear view of the underside of the transverse carpal ligament and surrounding anatomy. Thus, giving Dr. Starnes a sufficient view to release pressure on the nerve.
Futuristic Surgical Technology Today, Featuring Dr. Dysart
As Seen in Cobb Living Magazine Baby-boomers who grew up watching sci-fi shows where surgical procedures were instantaneous and recovery nearly immediate are increasingly becoming the beneficiaries of similar futuristic medical technology.
Body Work, Featuring Dr. Terrell
Pinnacle physician, known for his difficult cases, reknits Nigerian's bones using a Russian technique.
Want Your Life Back? Featuring Dr. Swayze
Is hip, knee or shoulder pain restricting your enjoyment of daily activities? With the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery, most Americans suffering from osteoarthritis can be assured of relief of pain and the ability to live a fuller, more active life.
Dr. John Day Performs Procedure for Hip Replacements
Pinnacle Orthopaedics is excited to announce that Dr. John Day is now performing a new procedure for Total Hip Replacements. This procedure is called the Anterior Approach to Total Hip Replacement.