An 82-year-old patient with severe osteoarthritis of the hip resumed playing golf and tennis less than three weeks after having hip replacement surgery at Cleveland Clinic London. While recovery from conventional hip replacement usually takes six to eight weeks, anterior hip replacement surgery provides a quicker recovery that is typically less painful because no muscles are cut during surgery.
No. 2 Medical Innovation for 2020: Expanded Use of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Expanded use of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery will be the No. 2 most influential medical innovation for 2020, predict experts at Cleveland Clinic.
Lessons Learned from POEM After Heller Myotomy for Achalasia (Video)
Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a promising minimally invasive option for surgical treatment of achalasia. An expert thoracic surgeon uses rich endoscopic video footage to walk through POEM step by step.