Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Elliott and his patient Jayden Ortiz, 6, of Reedley, talk about the benefits of Ortiz's surgically implanted MAGEC rods at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. The new technology uses the magnetic growing rods to help correct the curvature in Jayden's spine. Silvia Flores sflores@fresnobee.com
Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Elliott and his patient Jayden Ortiz, 6, of Reedley, talk about the benefits of Ortiz's surgically implanted MAGEC rods at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. The new technology uses the magnetic growing rods to help correct the curvature in Jayden's spine. Silvia Flores sflores@fresnobee.com

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Valley Children’s doctor uses new method to fix spine that requires fewer surgeries

March 07, 2016 12:00 PM

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