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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.
Physician shortage could hinder health reform

Physician shortage could hinder health reform

Democrat bill, FTC examine ways to drive down health care costs

Democrat bill, FTC examine ways to drive down health care costs

Impliant granted two new U.S. patents - successfully defends European patent

Impliant granted two new U.S. patents - successfully defends European patent

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

Waits to see specialists in Boston increased to average of 50 days, study finds

Waits to see specialists in Boston increased to average of 50 days, study finds

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

New device could track tumor's growth

New device could track tumor's growth

Survey examines wait times for appointments with specialists in 15 U.S. cities

Survey examines wait times for appointments with specialists in 15 U.S. cities

Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy increases risk of death, outweighs benefits

Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy increases risk of death, outweighs benefits

PET/CT imaging shows if single cycle of chemo is working

PET/CT imaging shows if single cycle of chemo is working

Some orthodontic appliances more prone to bacteria

Some orthodontic appliances more prone to bacteria

Study looks at long-term benefits of the Wingspan stent

Study looks at long-term benefits of the Wingspan stent

Discovery of gene linked to short-rib polydactyly syndrome

Discovery of gene linked to short-rib polydactyly syndrome

Male baby comes with more risks than females

Male baby comes with more risks than females

New online tool to manage medical device reimbursement across Europe

New online tool to manage medical device reimbursement across Europe

Federal health officials, prosecutors switch focus to physicians in illegal kickback cases

Federal health officials, prosecutors switch focus to physicians in illegal kickback cases

Facts about osteoporosis are staggering

Facts about osteoporosis are staggering

Doors open soon at new $360 million hospital with all-private rooms

Doors open soon at new $360 million hospital with all-private rooms

Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Aching back? cholesterol drug Lovastatin might help

Aching back? cholesterol drug Lovastatin might help