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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.
Optical sensing can address unmet clinical needs in orthopedic surgery

Optical sensing can address unmet clinical needs in orthopedic surgery

New AI algorithm can quickly detect x-rays that are positive for fractures

New AI algorithm can quickly detect x-rays that are positive for fractures

Crash course: Injured patients who sign ‘letters of protection’ may face huge medical bills and risks

Crash course: Injured patients who sign ‘letters of protection’ may face huge medical bills and risks

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Environmental exposure to low-levels of toxic metals may increase risk of clogged arteries

Environmental exposure to low-levels of toxic metals may increase risk of clogged arteries

Robotic-assisted knee replacement linked to lower odds of complications after surgery

Robotic-assisted knee replacement linked to lower odds of complications after surgery

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

Risk factors for "long-haul" COVID in people with rheumatic diseases identified

Risk factors for "long-haul" COVID in people with rheumatic diseases identified

Global effort focuses on developing better methods to quantify joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Global effort focuses on developing better methods to quantify joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients

‘Covid hit us over the head with a two-by-four’: Addressing ageism with urgency

‘Covid hit us over the head with a two-by-four’: Addressing ageism with urgency

Study reveals the trends in recreational ketamine use and availability in the U.S.

Study reveals the trends in recreational ketamine use and availability in the U.S.

KU researcher wins $1.25 million award to investigate the vital role of sex hormones in tissue repair

KU researcher wins $1.25 million award to investigate the vital role of sex hormones in tissue repair

Practical solutions in shoulder arthroplasty for patients with glenoid bone loss

Practical solutions in shoulder arthroplasty for patients with glenoid bone loss

Researchers assess robotic and navigation assisted pedicle screw placement in degenerative spinal surgery

Researchers assess robotic and navigation assisted pedicle screw placement in degenerative spinal surgery

Study could help physicians better manage patients experiencing debilitating stiffness after revision TKA

Study could help physicians better manage patients experiencing debilitating stiffness after revision TKA

Cultured cartilage cells from the nasal septum could help relieve osteoarthritis in the knee

Cultured cartilage cells from the nasal septum could help relieve osteoarthritis in the knee

Implanted cells deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

Implanted cells deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

Saliva test screenings contribute to low transmission of COVID-19 in schools for children with IDD

Saliva test screenings contribute to low transmission of COVID-19 in schools for children with IDD

New study could help orthopedic surgeons to better identify patients for foot surgery

New study could help orthopedic surgeons to better identify patients for foot surgery

Study focuses on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect older adults

Study focuses on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect older adults