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Items Tagged ‘Dr. Brian Carlsen’

March 3, 2016

Teen Whose Arm Was Reattached After Accident Amazed With Care, Recovery

By In the Loop intheloop

If you’re looking for someone who can stay calm under pressure, Jerry Verhagen just might be your guy. This past November, while cutting wood at his father’s house, Jerry’s sleeve got caught in the saw blade. The saw severed his arm between the elbow and wrist. Jerry recently told WEAU 13 News that it took […]

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Tags: Dr. Brian Carlsen, Mayo One


July 10, 2014

Getting a new grip

By In the Loop intheloop

It’s an understatement to say that 2010 was a rough year for Mike Jirak. First, in February he had open heart surgery. Seven months later, the semi-truck he was driving rolled over as he was hauling milk into Minnesota from North Dakota. He was injured badly and lost an arm in the accident. “All I […]

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Tags: Dr. Brian Carlsen, Fargo, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery


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