On this month’s edition of CurveBeam Connect, Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at CurveBeam interviews Alexej Barg, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Utah.
Dr. Barg specializes in the care of the foot and ankle, as well as reconstruction of traumatic injuries to the foot, ankle replacement, and joint preserving procedures.
Prior to coming to the University of Utah, he was the head of the Orthopedic Department at the University of Basel in Switzerland.
Dr. Barg currently serves as a reviewer for numerous medical journals including Foot & Ankle International, Journal of Biomechanics, Clinical Anatomy, and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, and is well published in foot and ankle replacement.
Currently, Dr. Barg is working with a variety of other researchers on a series of weight-bearing CT projects, including two cadaver research studies. On working with Dr. Arne Burssens on a templating method, Dr. Barg said, “we’re able to compare the healthy side versus the injury side and can detect very small differences in imaging using weight-bearing, which we’re not able to do using conventional radiographs and MRI.”
Give this podcast a listen to hear Singh and Dr. Barg break down his recent presentation on evaluating syndesmosis, his discoveries on the effect that torque plays in syndesmosis measurement, and whether these findings could translate to imaging in the clinical setting.
CurveBeam will be on hand at AAOE 2019, exhibiting our innovative imaging solutions for orthopedic specialties and subspecialties in Booth #629.
AAOE provides advocacy, networking and business development for the orthopedic and musculoskeletal healthcare professions. To further promote quality healthcare practice management in the industry, each year the AAOE hosts a conference, gathering orthopedic practice professionals from around the country in one venue to learn new practice management techniques and policies, compare new products and services, discuss changes in healthcare and other issues affecting them each day, and more.
Proud to be a field pioneer, CurveBeam’s design and manufacture of advanced 3D imaging technologies have been setting new standards in orthopedic and podiatric 3D imaging since the company’s founding in 2009. Industry-leading innovation, CurveBeam’s imaging systems utilize progressive Cone Beam CT capabilities to provide cutting-edge imaging at a fraction of the cost of traditional CT equipment.
While at AAOE 2019, stop by Booth #629 and let the CurveBeam team guide you through the benefits of our trailblazing solutions that can positively support the imaging needs of your practice and patients.
Sign up for CurveBeam’s next Corporate Webcast on FOOTInnovate.com. In his lecture titled, “How I Have Integrated Weight Bearing CT into My Practice” Dr. David Soomekh, DPM will discuss how his practice has incorporated CurveBeam’s pedCAT weight bearing CT system.
Dr. Soomekh is the founder of the Foot & Ankle Specialty Group in Beverly Hills, as well as a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Soomekh was named best foot and ankle surgeon in Los Angeles by Los Angeles magazine.
The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7th from 7 p.m. – 8, EST. To view this webinar, you must register in advance here. Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the session.