MUHC in the News - April 29, 2019

Regrowing 7 cm of bone

Regrowing 7 cm of bone

Dr. Mitchell Bernstein, orthopedic surgeon at the Montreal General Hospital, has managed to grow back 7 cm of bone from a man whose leg was shattered during a hunting accident: Journal de MontréalMGH FoundationTVA NouvellesYouTube

 

Dr. Robert E. Turcotte 

Osseointegration offers amputees 'life-changing procedure'

MUHC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert E. Turcotte explains how osseointegration offers amputees improved quality of life through a cutting-edge surgery available only in Quebec. CTV reports.

 

“Semi-living” pigs defy our definition of death 

“Semi-living” pigs defy our definition of death

According to Dr. Jeanne Teitelbaum, Director of Neurointensive Care at The Neuro, a new study does not throw into question our concept of brain death. La Presse