Orthopedic surgery is a specialty dealing with acute injuries, congenital and acquired disorders, and chronic arthritic or overuse conditions of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves, and muscles. The orthopedic surgeons are dealing with all major elective procedures such as hip and knee replacements, limb preservation surgery in bone tumors, knee and shoulder arthroscopies, limb length and limb deformity correction with Ilizarov external fixators and pediatric orthopedics are being done here. The orthopedic unit provides 24/7 trauma services and covers all aspects of trauma including pelvic and acetabular fracture fixation, intramedullary nailing, management of open and closed fractures, etc.
In most people bone health issues may include:
- Bone deformities
- Bone infections
- Need for amputation
- Nonunions: failure of fractures to heal
- Malunions: fractures healing in a wrong position
- Spinal deformities
- Bone tumors
Pakistan Surgical Centre has an internationally experienced and qualified team of orthopedic surgeons, trained in modern orthopedic medical and surgical treatment.