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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.
NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

Researchers identify way to prevent fat cells from growing larger

Researchers identify way to prevent fat cells from growing larger

New partnership aims to improve standard of care for orthopedic patients

New partnership aims to improve standard of care for orthopedic patients

Study estimates health care costs, injuries, and deaths due to motorcycle accidents

Study estimates health care costs, injuries, and deaths due to motorcycle accidents

Researchers identify new way to reduce risk of complications after joint surgery

Researchers identify new way to reduce risk of complications after joint surgery

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

$2 million grant funds new telemedicine program for children with disabilities

$2 million grant funds new telemedicine program for children with disabilities

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Aziyo Biologics introduces new CanGaroo Bio Envelope for use with S-ICDs

Aziyo Biologics introduces new CanGaroo Bio Envelope for use with S-ICDs

New study shows effects of obesity on knee dislocations

New study shows effects of obesity on knee dislocations

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Ketamine may hold promise as treatment for migraine headaches unresponsive to other therapies

Ketamine may hold promise as treatment for migraine headaches unresponsive to other therapies

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

Surgeries performed later in the day linked to increased risk of complications

Surgeries performed later in the day linked to increased risk of complications

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Existing drugs could help patients with rare form of bone cancer

Existing drugs could help patients with rare form of bone cancer

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Antibiotics before surgery do not increase risk for postoperative antibiotic-resistant infections

Antibiotics before surgery do not increase risk for postoperative antibiotic-resistant infections