Eight, Arizona PBS brings the operating room into viewer living rooms for the launch of its new program, The Latest Procedure: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. The show aired Wednesday, February 20 at 9 p.m.
Premiered Tuesday, November 13, 2012
In The Latest Procedure: Anterior Total Hip ReplacementSurgery, viewers go inside the OR with Arizona's own orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ted Firestone, Medical Director of the Total Joint Replacement program at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea. As he operates, he explains step-by-step this innovative approach currently used in approximately 20 percent of hip replacement surgeries nationally. Pioneered by Dr. Joel Matta of Los Angeles, world-renowned pelvic fracture surgeon, the anterior hip replacement technique has meant less pain and fewer post-operative precautions for patients.
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