Cancelling elective surgeries amid COVID-19 pandemic

UAMS, along with hospitals across Central Arkansas, temporarily postponed & rescheduled appropriate elective surgeries & procedures. Dr. C. Lowry Barnes, Professor & Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, explains why this is the right thing to do for the health & safety of everyone.

Posted by UAMS – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Monday, March 30, 2020

 

UAMS, along with hospitals across Central Arkansas, temporarily postponed & rescheduled appropriate elective surgeries & procedures. C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Professor & Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, explains why this is the right thing to do for the health & safety of everyone.

 

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At UAMS, our team of orthopedic surgery experts uses the latest techniques and technology to improve care for people with musculoskeletal problems. From diagnosis through treatment, our highly skilled orthopedic surgeons in Little Rock, Conway, and Fayetteville are at the forefront employing advanced technologies in the best interest of patients. Our orthopaedic surgeons are recognized nationally and internationally for their advanced treatments and exceptional outcomes that exemplify the quality of specialty expertise and innovative care.
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Our dedicated team of scientists, biomechanical engineers, and orthopaedic surgeons work together to develop new approaches and better solutions that improve healing and speed rehabilitation for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. By collaborating with our multidisciplinary community of musculoskeletal researchers at UAMS and at partnering institutions, we are advancing important research in bone and joint infections, nanotechnology and bone regeneration, osteoporosis prevention and treatment, and more.
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