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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.
Improved dosing formula for warfarin (Coumadin)

Improved dosing formula for warfarin (Coumadin)

Fat: An active player in the regulation of many processes in health and disease

Fat: An active player in the regulation of many processes in health and disease

Genetic-based dosing in orthopedic patients beginning warfarin therapy

Genetic-based dosing in orthopedic patients beginning warfarin therapy

New insights into knee injuries and osteoarthritis in the knee

New insights into knee injuries and osteoarthritis in the knee

Genetics determine optimal drug dose of warfarin

Genetics determine optimal drug dose of warfarin

Genetic testing can be used to help personalize the therapeutic dosage of warfarin

Genetic testing can be used to help personalize the therapeutic dosage of warfarin

New method to detect infection in prosthetic joints

New method to detect infection in prosthetic joints

Lower-limb injuries common place in U.S. soldiers in Iraq

Lower-limb injuries common place in U.S. soldiers in Iraq

Study compares specialty orthopedic and general hospitals

Study compares specialty orthopedic and general hospitals

Hip resurfacing may delay hip replacement

Hip resurfacing may delay hip replacement

Web site puts physicians and hospitals under microscope

Web site puts physicians and hospitals under microscope

New medical device to treat cervical degenerative disc disease

New medical device to treat cervical degenerative disc disease

Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder

Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

New brace for correction for clubfoot

New brace for correction for clubfoot

Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk of severe health problems as adults

Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk of severe health problems as adults

Scoliosis gene found

Scoliosis gene found

Preventing and treating common foot conditions

Preventing and treating common foot conditions

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Drug eluting nanostructured coatings

Drug eluting nanostructured coatings