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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 reveals new genes and biological pathways linked to osteoarthritis

Study reveals new genes and biological pathways linked to osteoarthritis

Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions

Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions

OSSIO granted FDA 510(k) market clearance for OSSIOfiber Bone Pin Family

OSSIO granted FDA 510(k) market clearance for OSSIOfiber Bone Pin Family

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

Study suggests single-person gowning step to help optimize sterile technique in the OR

Study suggests single-person gowning step to help optimize sterile technique in the OR

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Study: Overlapping surgery is safe for patients undergoing outpatient orthopedic procedures

Study: Overlapping surgery is safe for patients undergoing outpatient orthopedic procedures

FDA warns Genetech for marketing stem cell products without approval

FDA warns Genetech for marketing stem cell products without approval

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

Researchers achieve breakthrough in blood vessel engineering

Researchers achieve breakthrough in blood vessel engineering

‘Youth factor’ inside bone marrow stem cells can have rejuvenating effect on tissue

‘Youth factor’ inside bone marrow stem cells can have rejuvenating effect on tissue

Sales reps may be wearing out their welcome in the operating room

Sales reps may be wearing out their welcome in the operating room

Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery

Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery

Stratasys and Materialise bring 3D printed medical models to life

Stratasys and Materialise bring 3D printed medical models to life

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

Overlapping orthopedic surgery does not increase risk of complications, study finds

Overlapping orthopedic surgery does not increase risk of complications, study finds

Playing on fear and fun, hospitals follow pharma in direct-to-consumer advertising

Playing on fear and fun, hospitals follow pharma in direct-to-consumer advertising