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August 26th, 2015

Experimental Nerve Graft Puts Former Green Beret Back on his Feet

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Others might have panicked, but former U.S. Special Forces Engineer Kevin Flike kept his wits about him when he was shot in the abdomen during a firefight in Afghanistan four years ago. Through the worst pain of his life, the Green Beret pushed forward. He radioed his injury to teammates and began assessing the wound, […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Scott Zietlow, nerve graft, Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Injury


August 8th, 2012

Injured At Birth

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Most parents don’t like to see their child up in arms, but for Taylor Beauseau’s parents, that’s a beautiful thing

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Tags: 2631, 5292, 5294, 5299, 5306, 5308, 5335, Alexander Shin, birth, brachial plexus, nerve graft, oberlin technique


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