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News from the AO Spine Center at the Schulthess Klinik

Spine Surgery at Schulthess Klinik is one of four certified «AO Spine Centers» in Switzerland alongside the University Hospitals of Basel and Bern and the St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital. It is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Dezsö J. Jeszenszky, PhD. This certification is granted to only very few highly specialised centres in the field of spinal surgery. A commitment to education and training is a key area for the AO Spine Centers. Find out more about the highlights from 2021.

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Read more about Better prognoses of postoperative frozen shoulder in rotator cuff tears

Better prognoses of postoperative frozen shoulder in rotator cuff tears

The research department of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery has once again published groundbreaking results, this time for a known and hitherto unsolved problem after rotator cuff surgeries: frozen shoulder. Thanks to a study based on our comprehensive rotator cuff registry there are now better prognosis and prevention options.

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Read more about Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly wins Hemmi-Stiftung Research Award
Dr. med. Zina-Mary Manjaly Spezialistin Neurologie

Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly wins Hemmi-Stiftung Research Award

The Hemmi-Stiftung foundation has awarded the Research Award 2021 to D Zina-Mary Manjaly, Schulthess Klinik’s Senior Consultant in Neurology. Dr Manjaly’s award-winning work is designed to lay the foundations for future procedures for diagnosing multiple sclerosis. Congratulations, Dr Manjaly!

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New Textbook for Hand Surgery

Dr. med. Stephan Schindele, our Co-Head of Hand Surgery, has published a new textbook entitled «Arthroplasty in Hand Surgery», which he co-authored with the renowned hand surgeons Dr. Grey Giddins from the UK and Dr. Philippe Bellemère from France. The book provides comprehensive descriptions of surgical procedures on the hand and finger joints using prostheses.

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Read more about Joint Study with ETH Zurich on Knee Movements Wins ISB Clinical Biomechanics Award
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Joint Study with ETH Zurich on Knee Movements Wins ISB Clinical Biomechanics Award

The ETH Zurich study led by first author Dr. Barbara Postolka has won the ISB Clinical Biomechanics Award. Schulthess Klinik was also involved in the award-winning study through our research associate, Dr. sc. ETH Renate List as well as our Human Performance Lab. Congratulations to everyone involved!

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Read more about Shoulder and Elbow Surgery department recognised as an SECEC/ESSSE Teaching Center
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Shoulder and Elbow Surgery department recognised as an SECEC/ESSSE Teaching Center

The European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow (SECEC/ESSSE) has recognised our Shoulder and Elbow Surgery department, which is led by Prof. Dr. med. Markus Scheibel, as an SECEC/ESSSE Teaching Centre. Schulthess Klinik is delighted to have received the recognition required to become such a Teaching Centre, and looks forward to making an even greater contribution to training shoulder and elbow surgeons at European level.

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Read more about Cartilage chip implantation (minced cartilage): the neat and gentle cartilage repair technique
Knorpelschaden Knie: Aufbereitung für Knorpelchips-Implantation

Cartilage chip implantation (minced cartilage): the neat and gentle cartilage repair technique

A newly developed cartilage repair procedure has shown promising results in terms of repairing damage to knee cartilage. Cartilage chip implantation involves mechanically crushing the patient’s own cartilage tissue into “chips”. These are mixed with the patient’s own blood, which has been prepared beforehand, and then reused.

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