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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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Read more about Schulthess Klinik heavily involved in the 2021 European hand surgery congress

Schulthess Klinik heavily involved in the 2021 European hand surgery congress

Schulthess Klinik featured in numerous talks and presentations at this year’s FESSH-ON(line)-Week, the European congress for hand surgeons. Over 1,200 participants from all over the world tuned in to watch the talks and share ideas.

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Read more about Symptoms following back surgery – how many residual complaints can I live with?
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Symptoms following back surgery – how many residual complaints can I live with?

Most operations improve the symptoms of patients with adult curvature of the spine, but do not eliminate them completely. How much residual pain is the patient happy to live with after back surgery? What constitutes a good post-surgical result when treating spinal deformities in adults? Our research looked into these questions.

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Read more about JHSE Editors' Award goes to a study of our hand surgery for the second time in a row
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JHSE Editors' Award goes to a study of our hand surgery for the second time in a row

A study of our hand surgery has won the 2020 JHSE Editors' Award. This prestigious prize is conferred by the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) and went to our team for the second time in a row.

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Read more about What effect do concomitant diseases have on the outcome of prosthetic hip surgery?
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What effect do concomitant diseases have on the outcome of prosthetic hip surgery?

One year after their hip operation, most patients are satisfied with the result, with many even declaring that they are very satisfied. Patients with concomitant diseases can still expect a similar improvement in terms of hip function. However, this group of patients has a somewhat increased risk of complications. This was the conclusion reached by our research team, which investigated the connection between comorbidities, the risk of complications and the patient’s perceptions of osteoarthritis-related hip surgery.

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Read more about World’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger joint prosthesis
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World’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger joint prosthesis

On 19 January, the world’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger prosthesis was performed at Schulthess Klinik. Dr. med. Daniel Herren MHA, our Head of Hand Surgery, assisted with the development of this prosthesis for patients experiencing painful deterioration of their proximal interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints as the result of accident or illness.

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