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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.
Study: Radioactive bone cement is a safer alternative for treating bone tumors

Study: Radioactive bone cement is a safer alternative for treating bone tumors

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Researchers create bone replicas using a hot nano-chisel

Researchers create bone replicas using a hot nano-chisel

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Robotic technology enables ultraprecise, customized knee replacement procedure

Robotic technology enables ultraprecise, customized knee replacement procedure

If this self-sufficient hospital cannot stand alone, can any public hospital survive?

If this self-sufficient hospital cannot stand alone, can any public hospital survive?

Weight loss before surgery may not be beneficial for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Weight loss before surgery may not be beneficial for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Anti-emetic drug offers a promising approach to treat chronic myeloid leukemia

Anti-emetic drug offers a promising approach to treat chronic myeloid leukemia

Major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer's disease, indicates study

Major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer's disease, indicates study

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Rice model could help clinicians personalize hip joints

Rice model could help clinicians personalize hip joints

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

CytoDel successfully delivers neuronal antibody in animal models of botulism

CytoDel successfully delivers neuronal antibody in animal models of botulism

Study suggests effective mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 cases in college campus

Study suggests effective mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 cases in college campus

FDA approves first implant system for adults who have above-the-knee amputations

FDA approves first implant system for adults who have above-the-knee amputations

FDA grants marketing authorization for new ACL implant

FDA grants marketing authorization for new ACL implant

Abnormalities in bone microarchitecture linked to risk of complications after spinal fusion surgery

Abnormalities in bone microarchitecture linked to risk of complications after spinal fusion surgery

Scientists develop novel biomaterial that accelerates bone healing

Scientists develop novel biomaterial that accelerates bone healing

Women with ulnar fractures may be victims of intimate partner violence

Women with ulnar fractures may be victims of intimate partner violence