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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.
ESWT applied with SANUWAVE’s Ossatron device results in 80% healing rate of nonunions of the tibia

ESWT applied with SANUWAVE’s Ossatron device results in 80% healing rate of nonunions of the tibia

Artificial periosteum heals serious bone injuries

Artificial periosteum heals serious bone injuries

Oldelft Benelux acquires distributorship for EOS imaging system

Oldelft Benelux acquires distributorship for EOS imaging system

ETEX receives FDA marketing clearance for CarriGen Porous Bone Substitute Material

ETEX receives FDA marketing clearance for CarriGen Porous Bone Substitute Material

University of Michigan Health System evaluates factors that can reduce hospital deaths

University of Michigan Health System evaluates factors that can reduce hospital deaths

Rush University Medical Center develops WISHFIT program to help pre-menopausal women reduce visceral fat

Rush University Medical Center develops WISHFIT program to help pre-menopausal women reduce visceral fat

IPG secures investment from Sequoia Capital

IPG secures investment from Sequoia Capital

Orthofix International announces sale of vascular business assets to Covidien

Orthofix International announces sale of vascular business assets to Covidien

FDA grants Axis Surgical Technologies marketing clearance for C-MOR Visualization Device

FDA grants Axis Surgical Technologies marketing clearance for C-MOR Visualization Device

biospace med receives FDA 510(k) clearance for sterEOS 2D/3D workstation for pediatric use in spine applications

biospace med receives FDA 510(k) clearance for sterEOS 2D/3D workstation for pediatric use in spine applications

Ascension Orthopedics launches PyroTITAN Humeral Resurfacing Arthroplasty System

Ascension Orthopedics launches PyroTITAN Humeral Resurfacing Arthroplasty System

Acologix presents preclinical study results of AC-100 on cartilage regeneration at ORS annual meeting

Acologix presents preclinical study results of AC-100 on cartilage regeneration at ORS annual meeting

MedShape Solutions to launch MORPHIX Shape Memory Suture Anchor device at AAOS 2010

MedShape Solutions to launch MORPHIX Shape Memory Suture Anchor device at AAOS 2010

Apixaban superior to enoxaparin in reducing venous thromboembolism in total knee replacement surgery patients

Apixaban superior to enoxaparin in reducing venous thromboembolism in total knee replacement surgery patients

Evaluating bone defect repairs using human stem cells: NeoStem, University of Michigan enter into SRA

Evaluating bone defect repairs using human stem cells: NeoStem, University of Michigan enter into SRA

Kansas lawmakers debate legality of health insurance mandate amendment

Kansas lawmakers debate legality of health insurance mandate amendment

OrthoDynamix' ArthroSteer 3.5mm Ablator for general surgical use receives FDA clearance

OrthoDynamix' ArthroSteer 3.5mm Ablator for general surgical use receives FDA clearance

APTA: CMS announces dates for holding claims

APTA: CMS announces dates for holding claims

U.S. Physical Therapy acquires 70% interest in five clinic outpatient physical therapy group

U.S. Physical Therapy acquires 70% interest in five clinic outpatient physical therapy group

Baxter International to acquire outstanding equity of ApaTech for $330 million

Baxter International to acquire outstanding equity of ApaTech for $330 million