September 2014
Tuesday September 2

Too Hip to Hop: Understanding Knee and Hip Replacement

Community Medical School Presentation

More than 700,000 total knee replacements and over 300,000 hip replacements are performed in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Review the mechanical and molecular activities that lead to the osteoarthritis underlying severe joint degeneration. Learn how orthopaedic surgeons treat this condition with joint replacement, and about the science and safety of minimally-invasive surgical techniques.

David Halsey, MD, Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at Fletcher Allen Health Care

6:00-7:30pm
Carpenter Auditorium, Given Building, UVM Campus
Plenty of free parking is available