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VIP Disease

VIP Disease
Varying medical protocols because someone is extra-special can lead to problems.
If you are extra-special, I suggest you request plain vanilla care—and expect the best outcome to occur. Here is why.

The Incision Decision

The Incision Decision
To cut, or not to cut? To repair, or to let heal? To rehab without fixing? To live with imperfect parts? Each of these questions is faced every day by surgeons and their patients. Here are a few decisions about incisions.

Surgical infections: Evolving Solutions.

Infections, fortunately, are uncommon in elective orthopaedic surgery.
Doctor, will I get an infection from surgery? If I do, then what? This is a question your surgeon never wants to hear, much less have to answer. Why? Because no one knows the answer for sure. Here’s why, and what to do if infection happens.

Surgery can make you worse

Orthopedic Surgery Team San Francisco
Why the dire warning? Because stuff happens and each person heals a little differently. Sometimes the best efforts to repair a problem can in fact make it a lot worse. Let's look at some of our worst nightmares.
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