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Penn Medicine experts discuss patient safety and access at Penn Orthopaedics during COVID-19, including updates on telehealth, in-person appointments, procedures, and surgery.
The Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center is a highly specialized center that performs unique microsurgery and reconstruction for patients at high-risk for limb amputation or those with severe limb impairment.
A small percentage of broken bones do not heal properly and require specialized care. The Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center offers expert care, surgical techniques, and technology unique to Penn Medicine.
To treat a nonunion fracture in a tibia, Samir Mehta, MD, Co-Director of the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center, performed an osteotomy of the neighboring fibula to achieve maximum healing and eliminate pain for the patient.
As the only program of its kind in the nation, POLSC provides skilled microsurgical and complex fracture expertise for patients that are at high-risk of limb amputation or in need of functional limb restoration.
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The mission of the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center is avoiding amputations, and restoring or optimizing function in the affected limb so that patients can return to normal activity. This is achieved through the use of advanced microvascular ...
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