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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 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

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

AAP updates concussion recommendations for children and teens

AAP updates concussion recommendations for children and teens

RTI Surgical enters into definitive agreement to acquire Paradigm Spine

RTI Surgical enters into definitive agreement to acquire Paradigm Spine

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

Overview on management of isolated lateral malleolus ankle fractures

Overview on management of isolated lateral malleolus ankle fractures

Aspirin may be effective in preventing blood clots after knee replacement

Aspirin may be effective in preventing blood clots after knee replacement

Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at ASTRO meeting in San Antonio, Texas

Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at ASTRO meeting in San Antonio, Texas

$11 million NIH grant for Clemson University helps launch new center for musculoskeletal research

$11 million NIH grant for Clemson University helps launch new center for musculoskeletal research