Local surgeon first in world to perform latest knee replacement design: Crittenton to broadcast live surgery globally Thursday

This week, Crittenton Hospital’s Chief of Orthopedics and Surgery will replace a patient’s knee. But it’s certainly not the first time Jeffrey DeClaire, M.D., of DeClaire LaMacchia Orthopaedic Institute has done this procedure. In fact, DeClaire was the first surgeon in the world to perform a bicruciate retaining total knee arthroplasty with a Vanguard XP-Total Knee System. And according to the press release, DeClaire currently holds the record when it comes to these surgeries—with 130 on … [Read more...]