Business Briefcase for May 4

By the Herald staffMay 4, 2014 

Orthopaedic surgeon and founder of the Richland-based SIGN Fracture Care International, Dr. Lewis Zirkle spoke Friday in Portland to orthopaedic surgeons and medical residents with Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University.

He discussed clinical cases and surgical implant procedures used to treat trauma victims throughout the developing world.

SIGN Fracture Care International, an orthopaedic humanitarian aid organization, provides training to help surgeons provide effective fracture repair to the poor.

Dr. Zirkle developed the innovative surgical implants, instruments and techniques that are now used by 5,000 surgeons in 273 hospitals worldwide.

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