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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.
Simple and inexpensive interventions can cut the number of catheter-related bloodstream infections

Simple and inexpensive interventions can cut the number of catheter-related bloodstream infections

CT with multiplanar reconstruction provides a clear multi-dimensional view of tibial triplane fractures of the ankle

CT with multiplanar reconstruction provides a clear multi-dimensional view of tibial triplane fractures of the ankle

Patent issued for nanotechnology bone biomaterial

Patent issued for nanotechnology bone biomaterial

Changes in reimbursement have reduced length of stay for patients receiving inpatient medical rehabilitation

Changes in reimbursement have reduced length of stay for patients receiving inpatient medical rehabilitation

Bandage that uses peptides and collagen, capable of healing wounds and regenerating tissue

Bandage that uses peptides and collagen, capable of healing wounds and regenerating tissue

Noncardiac surgery risky for older heart failure patients

Noncardiac surgery risky for older heart failure patients

Broken bones often mean lifelong disability in the developing world

Broken bones often mean lifelong disability in the developing world

Microdebrider better than CO2 laser for removal of most pediatric airway lesions

Microdebrider better than CO2 laser for removal of most pediatric airway lesions

Titanium rib becomes 1st new FDA-approved spine deformity treatment in 40 years

Titanium rib becomes 1st new FDA-approved spine deformity treatment in 40 years

Stem cell science and orthopedic surgery may reduce failure rate in hip replacements

Stem cell science and orthopedic surgery may reduce failure rate in hip replacements

Guidelines introduce novel therapies for the prevention and treatment of thrombosis

Guidelines introduce novel therapies for the prevention and treatment of thrombosis

Significant differences between men and women when it comes to identifying the cause of back pain

Significant differences between men and women when it comes to identifying the cause of back pain

Joint inflammation

Joint inflammation

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

Best hospital in America

Best hospital in America

Alograft ankle transplant - ankle of a cadaver to replace an ankle damaged by arthritis or trauma

Alograft ankle transplant - ankle of a cadaver to replace an ankle damaged by arthritis or trauma

Prescription pain medications may slow healing process in shoulder operations

Prescription pain medications may slow healing process in shoulder operations

Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of shoulder tears

Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of shoulder tears

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels