North Broward Medical Center to Educate Community on the Latest Advancements in Hip & Knee Replacements
Dr. Bruce Janke, Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Center at Broward Health North Broward Medical Center, and Dr. Steven Naide will host an educational, community lecture on the anterior approach to hip replacement surgery and the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery, including the use of computerized navigation that provides for more accurate alignment and better long term results.
When: Wednesday, September 16 , 2009 6:00 – 8:00 pm
**Space is limited. Please call the Broward Health Line at 954 – 759 – 7400 to reserve your seat.
Where: North Broward Medical Center Conference Center
201 E. Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL
Why: Approximately 375,000 Americans undergo hip replacement surgery each year. This number is expected to almost double over the next 25 years due in part to the aging population. The surgeons at North Broward Medical Center have performed more anter ior hip replacements using the hana® table than any other area surgeons.
The knee is the largest and most complicated joint in the human body. It supports nearly the en tire weight of the body and is therefore vulnerable to both acute injury and the development of osteoarthritis. Knee pain leads to millions of doctor visits per year.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit www.browardhealth.org.
For Immediate Release
Date: September 2 , 2009
Media Contact: Kacie Main 954.786.5197
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