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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.
Inaugural meeting of the International Specialty Orthopaedic Collaboratorium

Inaugural meeting of the International Specialty Orthopaedic Collaboratorium

African-Americans and Asian-Americans need to check their feet for signs of skin cancer

African-Americans and Asian-Americans need to check their feet for signs of skin cancer

Grey literature in meta-analyses of randomized trials of health care interventions

Grey literature in meta-analyses of randomized trials of health care interventions

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

UT ligament split tear in wrist can be fully repaired through an arthroscopically guided surgical procedure

UT ligament split tear in wrist can be fully repaired through an arthroscopically guided surgical procedure

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

Andover Medical to acquire Ortho-Medical Products

Andover Medical to acquire Ortho-Medical Products

Shoulder arthroplasty to relieve pain has no greater risk of complications than replacement of other major joints

Shoulder arthroplasty to relieve pain has no greater risk of complications than replacement of other major joints

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

Arm yourself with knowledge before plastic surgery

Arm yourself with knowledge before plastic surgery

Orthopedic surgeons debate whether knee implant designed for women is better than standard implant

Orthopedic surgeons debate whether knee implant designed for women is better than standard implant

New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case

World's first fully digital neuroscience center at Singapore General Hospital

World's first fully digital neuroscience center at Singapore General Hospital

Despite aging U.S. population, few physicians specialize in treatment for the elderly

Despite aging U.S. population, few physicians specialize in treatment for the elderly

Using anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement could do more harm than good

Using anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement could do more harm than good

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

Nurses suffer from work-related low back pain more often than workers in other professions

Nurses suffer from work-related low back pain more often than workers in other professions

Hospitals and physicians organize and market services targeted at specific diseases, organ systems and populations, raising cost and quality concerns

Hospitals and physicians organize and market services targeted at specific diseases, organ systems and populations, raising cost and quality concerns