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"...at least everything's normal" - cleft vs. gestational diabetes

“Everything’s ok this time” … “oh I am so pleased for you that it’s all ok” *mention of Gestational Diabetes* “yeah…but you’ve not got the worry of… 1,622 more words


Full Mouth Dental Implants Cost

Shedding a enamel from sickness or accident may also be traumatic. The excellent news, although, is that it may be modified with a life-like replica that restores your smile. 631 more words

Initial Visit and Bone Graft

I first got in contact with the Dr. LaPrade in March of 2016. He reviewed my records and stated that I was a candidate for a medial meniscus transplant. 396 more words

Children's Hospital--The Best Place to Count Your Blessings

Well, we’re here, again. It’s been almost 8 years since Carson’s last cleft surgery, but 8 years is still not long enough. Those memories flood back on you, and you have to fight that punched-in-the-gut feeling. 415 more words

Opening The Door On Clefts

3D-Printed Hyperelastic Bone Is Like Duct Tape For Bone Surgeons

Hyperelastic bone is a new artificial biomaterial that can be 3D-printed and implanted into the body, where it will eventually be replaced by real bone. It’s flexible and has a shelf-life of around a year, but even better it’s dead easy to use and doesn’t typically cause rejection by the host body. 158 more words


I suck

Since my previous medication was making my headache significantly worse, my neurologist prescribed me something totally different: Memantine (or Namenda) which is used to treat Alzheimer Disease… It’s unofficially also given to patients with OCD, anxiety, bipolar disorders… So it’s quite interesting, and I’m curious if it’ll do me any good. 196 more words

“Adequate” Amount of Graft Boosts Success in Foot/Ankle Fusion

A therapeutic Level II study by DiGiovanni et al.  in the August 3, 2016 edition of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery examined the relationship between successful foot/ankle fusions and the amount of graft material used.  224 more words