2nd Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic

The Complex Structure 2nd Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic includes a hospitalization ward of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, a day hospital, a clinic for specialistic visits, and a medication room. It has 9 rooms with 3 beds each for a total of 27 beds. It also has an isolation room. All the rooms have a bathroom.
The presence of a physician in the ward is guaranteed from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m, and from 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on Saturdays. General rounds are performed twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays). For every shift 2 nurses are present. The head nurse is present from 8.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Four weekly operating sessions as well as sessions of Day Surgery are performed.

Clinical practice

Clinical practice comprises the general field of orthopedics and traumatology, with particular focus on sports diseases (articular capsulo-ligament lesions, tendon and cartilaginous lesions, with transplantations of autologous chondrocytes for the repair of cartilaginous and bone defects), prosthetic diseases of the lower limb (hip, knee), and reconstructive osteo-articular diseases.

Research activity

Research focuses mainly in the followings fields:

  • Long-term evaluation of various reconstruction ACL techniques;
  • Ligament balancing in prosthetic implants;
  • Cartilage lesion repair;
  • Rotatory instabilities due to ACL lesions;
  • Prosthetic implants by RSA technique;
  • Computer-assisted surgery.
Content updated 30/06/2017 - 15:23
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