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First Female Hand Transplant in Kentucky

Louella Aker

During a 17-hour procedure on September 17, 2016, Louella Aker became the first female hand transplant recipient in Kentucky and the tenth patient to receive a hand transplant from the Louisville Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) program.

 

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Avoiding Soccer Related Injuries

Louisville, KY April 2017

Soccer is one of the most popular team sports in the world and is rapidly growing in popularity in the United States. As more and more children get involved in soccer, the risk for soccer related injuries increases.

 

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Happy Earth Day!

Louisville, KY April 2017

While many families are busy planning outdoor activities, hand surgeons from Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center urge parents and children to be mindful of hand safety during the spring season.

 

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Our 8th Hand Transplant Recipient

Louisville, KY March 2017

Our 8th hand transplant recipient, Ronald Thurman, during his 5 year evaluation last week. Keep up the great work!

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Indiana Woman Undergoes Double Hand Transplant

Louisville, KY October 19th, 2016

A Jeffersonville, Ind. woman has become the first female hand transplant recipient in Kentucky and the tenth patient to receive a hand transplant from the Louisville Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) program.

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Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Pumpkins are very tough and usually require a sharp blade for cutting. Hand injuries occur when using kitchen knives to carve and decorate pumpkins.

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Opening of the Harold E. Kleinert MD Memorial Office

Louisville, KY October 10th, 2016

In Remembrance of the Internationally Renowned Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon & Founder of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center.

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Fireworks Safety Tips

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, we would like to urge parents and children to use caution when celebrating with fireworks or sparklers to avoid potentially serious hand and arm injuries.

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Lawn Mower Safety Tips

Summer has arrived, which means warmer weather and longer days. Unfortunately, the summer months also bring the Kleinert Kutz hand surgeons numerous emergencies caused by lawn mowers- almost all of which are preventable with proper operation and precaution.

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#MyHandsCan Play!

Addyson Schneider

Addy Schneider is an active little girl with a love for volleyball and softball. Watching her play today, you would never know that a golf cart accident last year left Addy fearing that she might never play her favorite sports again.

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#MyHandsCan get back behind the wheel!

Hannah Howard

Not only is Hannah Howard thankful to be back behind the wheel of a car, she’s thankful to even be alive.

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