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Rare Rotationplasty Surgery Provides Child with New Knee Joint

NBC-TV/Channel 4 reports on a rare rotationplasty procedure surgery performed by Dr. John C. Neilson (Orthopaedic Surgery) with colleagues at Froedtert and Children’s. The procedure was performed on a nine-year-old boy with osteosarcoma who’d had a portion of his leg amputated. The reattached and reversed healthy ankle and foot created a new knee joint for the child.

http://www.620wtmj.com/news/local/Local-doctors-perform-unique-surgery-to-save-a-boys-life-and-dreams--232915201.html

620WTMJ News Radio, November 21, 2013

 

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MCW In the News

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report

Violence Prevention Initiative Featured on WUWM-FM

Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM

Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV

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