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Orthopedic surgery and traumatology
Orthopedic surgery and traumatology is the specialty that deals with the study, development, conservation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and their associated, by means of medical, surgical and physical structures.
The Orthopedic surgery and traumatology is the replacement of a worn joint, arthritic pain and preventing lead a normal life, with a prosthesis, using techniques minimally invasive, modern implants and recovery systems of blood, which are used regularly for years.
Currently, through the great development occurred during the 20th century, specialty has taken an incalculable boost through the possibilities of recovery, offering patients who suffer injuries increasingly frequent and of greater proportions. In addition, the increase in the average persons life translates into a greater number of injuries bone degenerative and disabling. So as in the second half of this century, they have achieved great development replacements surgery articular, spinal surgery, surgical management of fractures through the different techniques of osteosynthesis, reconstructive surgery, etc., that promise a large surgical medical activity in improvement of patients affected by a disease of the musculoskeletal system in the future.