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Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (also spelled orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions.
Study highlights need for increased vigilance when using GFAP, UCH-L-1 as potential biomarkers of mTBI

Study highlights need for increased vigilance when using GFAP, UCH-L-1 as potential biomarkers of mTBI

Misdiagnosis of common foot and ankle injuries may lead to long-term disability, pain and arthritis

Misdiagnosis of common foot and ankle injuries may lead to long-term disability, pain and arthritis

New augmented-reality technology designed by Philips for spine surgery

New augmented-reality technology designed by Philips for spine surgery

Researchers create bone-implant interaction mouse model to assess tissue response to biomaterials

Researchers create bone-implant interaction mouse model to assess tissue response to biomaterials

Researchers develop innovative method to manufacture biocompatible implantable microdevices

Researchers develop innovative method to manufacture biocompatible implantable microdevices

Initial rheumatoid arthritis symptoms often invisible to others, survey reveals

Initial rheumatoid arthritis symptoms often invisible to others, survey reveals

Curasan reveal plan for orthopedic product campaign

Curasan reveal plan for orthopedic product campaign

World traveler resumes active lifestyle after partial knee replacement surgery

World traveler resumes active lifestyle after partial knee replacement surgery

Active older population, better technology may be cause for more hip and knee replacement surgeries

Active older population, better technology may be cause for more hip and knee replacement surgeries

Decision aid for OA helps increase rate of total knee replacement among black patients

Decision aid for OA helps increase rate of total knee replacement among black patients

FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

Study finds yoga to be safe, but older participants may have injury risk

Study finds yoga to be safe, but older participants may have injury risk

New software and 3D printers may enable cost-effective production of insoles for diabetes patients

New software and 3D printers may enable cost-effective production of insoles for diabetes patients

Mild postoperative pulmonary complications linked to increased mortality risk

Mild postoperative pulmonary complications linked to increased mortality risk

MDN announces distribution of innovative surgical device in selected regions

MDN announces distribution of innovative surgical device in selected regions

Mercy Medical Center becomes first hospital in Maryland to use new Cartiva SCI in surgical procedure

Mercy Medical Center becomes first hospital in Maryland to use new Cartiva SCI in surgical procedure

Certain medications can have important effect on success of dental implants, research shows

Certain medications can have important effect on success of dental implants, research shows

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

Many back pain patients taking opioids get limited relief and worry about side effects, study finds

Many back pain patients taking opioids get limited relief and worry about side effects, study finds

Trauma Innovation conference welcomes record number of military and civil healthcare professionals

Trauma Innovation conference welcomes record number of military and civil healthcare professionals