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ACL Reconstruction: More About Skill Than Technique

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Bernard Bach, M.D., Nikhil Verma, M.D., and Alexander Weber, M.D. at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. / Courtesy of Alex Weber, M.D.

As one of the most common orthopedic surgeries today, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction gets a lot of attention in the orthopedic and sports medicine world. Each physician has his or her preferred technique begging the question: Is there a gold standard approach to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?

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Carestream Health’s New Technology Streamlining Orthopedic Care

With the OnSight 3D Extremity System, the patient simply inserts the injured extremity into a donut-shaped opening in the system. / Courtesy of Carestream

As more people are living longer, more active lives, the need for orthopedic and sports medicine care continues to grow placing a bigger burden on the healthcare system. New imaging technology offered by Carestream, however, may help streamline patient care.