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Work Begins on Dedicated, Leading-Edge Orthopedic Facility at Swedish Medical Center/First Hill Campus

Swedish News
SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2007 – Swedish Medical Center this month starts construction of an innovative $130 million dedicated orthopedic facility on Seattle's First Hill at the site of the former Swedish Annex building at 601 Broadway between Cherry and James streets. Once completed, the new 372,000 ...

Seattle Times Runs Article about a New Artificial Disc Procedure that Swedish Surgeons are Helping Debut Locally

Swedish News
The Seattle Times published an article on March 9 by medical reporter Warren King about a new device designed to help relieve chronic lower back pain. The Food and Drug Administration approved the artificial disc in October 2004 for patients with degenerative disk disease at one of two vertebrae...

NIH Consensus Panel Confirms Effectiveness of Total Knee Replacement

Swedish News
Dec. 10, 2003 -- Despite excruciating pain and decreased mobility, many people with knees damaged by arthritis put off joint-replacement surgery out of fear and uncertainty. But recently, a federal panel found that replacing a diseased joint with artificial parts quickly relieved pain an...
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