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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.
New capsule tunnels through mucus in the GI tract to deliver large protein drugs

New capsule tunnels through mucus in the GI tract to deliver large protein drugs

Emergency dialysis during hospitalization for surgery predicts unfavorable outcomes

Emergency dialysis during hospitalization for surgery predicts unfavorable outcomes

Novel nanozyme protects bones against damage from radiation

Novel nanozyme protects bones against damage from radiation

UC San Diego team receives $1.2 million to create a novel system to study chronic low back pain

UC San Diego team receives $1.2 million to create a novel system to study chronic low back pain

Study identifies mechanism behind 'cytokine storm' in COVID-19 patient lungs

Study identifies mechanism behind 'cytokine storm' in COVID-19 patient lungs

Multidisciplinary effort enhances care for older patients with hip fracture

Multidisciplinary effort enhances care for older patients with hip fracture

Naval STEM Coordination Office sponsors internship to increase diversity in the field of orthopedic medicine

Naval STEM Coordination Office sponsors internship to increase diversity in the field of orthopedic medicine

Parathyroid hormone administered to tendons promotes meniscus regeneration in rat model

Parathyroid hormone administered to tendons promotes meniscus regeneration in rat model

Hackensack Meridian Health becomes second in the world to implant Impella Bridge-to-Recovery heart pump

Hackensack Meridian Health becomes second in the world to implant Impella Bridge-to-Recovery heart pump

Japanese children's gait differs from that of children in other countries

Japanese children's gait differs from that of children in other countries

NHS Golden Jubilee orthopedic surgeons perform the first meniscal transplant in Scotland

NHS Golden Jubilee orthopedic surgeons perform the first meniscal transplant in Scotland

NYU Langone ranked as the top academic health system in the U.S.

NYU Langone ranked as the top academic health system in the U.S.

Braces could be a total game-changer for young children with thighbone fractures

Braces could be a total game-changer for young children with thighbone fractures

ACL repair associated with better clinical and functional outcomes than ACL reconstruction

ACL repair associated with better clinical and functional outcomes than ACL reconstruction

Young hip surgery patients with a shallower hip bone socket are at risk for repeat operation

Young hip surgery patients with a shallower hip bone socket are at risk for repeat operation

Dr. Wall named as director of pediatric and adolescent orthopedics division

Dr. Wall named as director of pediatric and adolescent orthopedics division

People with severe brachial plexus injuries report less pain, more satisfaction after amputation

People with severe brachial plexus injuries report less pain, more satisfaction after amputation

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

Majority of U.S. hospitals not fully compliant with transparency in pricing about knee and hip replacement

Majority of U.S. hospitals not fully compliant with transparency in pricing about knee and hip replacement

Study underscores the strong protective effect of flu vaccine against Alzheimer's disease

Study underscores the strong protective effect of flu vaccine against Alzheimer's disease