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Chasing Shadows

  Orthopaedic surgeons must rely upon x-rays to visualize bones that are covered by soft tissues while they operate.  X-rays are a type of invisible

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Best Stay Out of That Joint!

Orthopedic literature is remit with examples of inadvertent joint penetration, as seen above, that can lead to joint pain, stiffness, grinding, and lastly premature arthritis. 

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Are Safe Zones Really Safe?

Surgeons are taught to stay within ‘Safe Zones’. Recent articles identify problems with existing safe zones and suggest new modified safe zones in some instances.

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