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Woodbury surgeon takes aim at knee replacements

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A Woodbury doctor is unveiling a new procedure this month that he says could make total knee replacements a thing of the past.

Jack Bert will open Minnesota Bone and Joint Specialists on Sept. 16, where procedures will include a cutting-edge stem cell therapy for knee arthritis. If all goes as planned, the procedure -- currently being studied in advance of approval by the Food and Drug Administration -- could ward off total knee replacement by growing new cartilage, Bert said.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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