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Information on Coronavirus

We thank you for your understanding that it is currently prohibited to visit patients in the Schulthess Klinik. There are special rules here with regard to children who have had surgery at our clinic.

 

CYBATHLON 2020: Medical Checks around the world to ensure safety and fair starting conditions

As part of our comprehensive commitment, we support CYBATHLON 2020 as a medical partner in particular. Our Medical Team is examining 57 pilots from 21 countries, domiciled in time zones around the world, most of them in collaboration with a specialist on the ground via a remote examination. The medical checks ensure the safety of the pilots and guarantee fair starting conditions.

 

Dezsö Jeszenszky awarded title of professor

On 8 September 2020, the University of Debrecen in Hungary awarded Dezsö Jeszenszky the title of professor at a formal ceremony. We would like to congratulate Prof. Dezsö Jeszenszky on this milestone and we are delighted to have a spine surgeon on board who has worked tirelessly on behalf of patients for many years.

 

Does rotator cuff (shoulder tendon tear) repair make economic sense?

From a health perspective, the repair of a torn rotator cuff (should tendon) can be beneficial to many patients. But does the surgical procedure also make economic sense? Our team of researchers and doctors joined forces with the Winterthur Institute of Health Economics and 16 major Swiss insurance providers to investigate this very question, using a cost-utility analysis of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. 

 

CYBATHLON’s medical partner in new global format too

A competition in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems – this is CYBATHLON 2020. Schulthess Klinik is supporting the event as a medical partner in the new global format too, which is due to the coronavirus pandemic and taking place on 13 and 14 November 2020.

 

«2019 JHSE Editors’ Award» for our hand surgery study on trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

Our hand surgery study on trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis received the «2019 JHSE Editors’ Award». The award was presented by the «Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)». The winning study deals with the question what level of pain and limitation of hand function is it best to operate on patients with trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis in order to get the best possible result.

 
Muskelkraftmessung im Human Performance Lab der Schulthess Klinik

Do hip disorders have a different impact on the muscular system in men and women?

Joint diseases often affect the surrounding muscles and hip disorders such as osteoarthritis of the hip and femoroacetabular impingement syndrome are no exception. Yet is there difference in the way these diseases impact on the muscular systems of men and women? This is the question that the research team from our Human Performance Lab and Hip Surgery department have been investigating. The team has published two studies on the subject.