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    Scripps Surgeon First to Implant Electronic Knee

    Medical history was made in San Diego recently when a surgeon from the Scripps Clinic Division of Orthopaedic Surgery implanted into a patient a total knee prosthesis that has the ability to directly measure forces that occur within the knee. This type of prosthesis has never before been implanted ...

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    Somnoplasty: A Treatment Solution for a Good Night's Sleep

    It’s happened to all of us: we sleeplessly toss and turn while the person next door snorts and snarfs his way through the night. “Millions of people snore, most of them men over the age of 20,” said Robert Bone, MD, chief of Head and Neck Surgery and Otology at Scripps Clinic in ...

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    Scripps Teaches Heart Patients to Monitor Their Heart Health

    The first two months after the December holidays are when nurse Nancy Brass-Mynderse knows she’s going to start seeing all her heart patients. “They’ve spent December eating everything they’re not supposed to including candy, pies and salty snacks,” said the nurse ...

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    Cardiac MRI Gives View of Beating Heart Never Visible Before

    While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology has been in development for 20 years, only recently has it improved to the point where it can clearly capture a beating heart. With the breakthrough development of high-speed and high-strength magnets, physicians can now obtain amazingly detailed ...