Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia - FM/MOT

O Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP), inaugurado em 1953, envolve-se com o ensino, em nível de graduação, residência e pós-graduação, formando mestres e doutores e oferecendo cursos de especialização abertos aos ortopedistas e profissionais afins. Além das atividades de ensino e assistência, o IOT desenvolve pesquisa médica e científica avançada nos diversos laboratórios de que dispõe, atuando, inclusive, em colaboração com os demais departamentos da FMUSP e unidades do complexo do HC.

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Recent Submissions


    ACTA ORTOPEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.30, n.2, article ID e191015, 4p, 2022

    Objective: To evaluate histological changes in peripheral nerves of rats after sciatic nerve neurorrhaphy, according to the time of exposure to hyperbaric oxygen chamber treatment. Methods: Twenty-five Wistar rats were divided into 5 groups according to the amount of exposure to hyperbaric oxygen...

  2. Functional results of multiple revision anterior cruciate ligament with anterolateral tibial tunnel associated with anterolateral ligament reconstruction

    KNEE SURGERY & RELATED RESEARCH, v.34, n.1, article ID 24, 8p, 2022

    Background Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions are usually complex owing to previous tunnels. The objective of this study is to report the results of a revision ACL reconstruction technique with a tibial tunnel performed from the anterolateral plateau associated with an ante...

  3. Effects of ganglioside GM1 and erythropoietin on spinal cord injury in mice: Functional and immunohistochemical assessments

    CLINICS, v.77, article ID 100006, 9p, 2022

    Objectives: To evaluate the functional and immunohistochemical effects of ganglioside GM1 and erythropoietin following experimental spinal cord injury. Methods: Thirty-two male BALB/c mice were subjected to experimental spinal cord injury using the NYU Impactor device and were randomly divided in...


    ACTA ORTOPEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.30, n.2, article ID e247996, 4p, 2022

    Many experimental models exist to better understand the necrosis of the femoral head etiology, both in terms of the species variety in which necrosis is induced and in the operative techniques used for treatment. Objective: This study has two main objectives, the first is to review the literature...

  5. A cross-cultural mixed methods validation study of the spinal cord injury quality of life basic dataset (SCI QoL-BDS)

    SPINAL CORD, v.60, n.2, p.177-186, 2022

    Study design Mixed methods inquiry using cognitive interviews and thematic content analysis. Objectives Cross-validation of the concept of quality of life (QoL) and of the International Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Basic DataSet (SCI QoL-BDS) items across five sites in four countries: Unite...

  6. Delays in hospital admissions in patients with fractures across 18 low-income and middle-income countries (INORMUS): a prospective observational study

    LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH, v.8, n.5, p.E711-E720, 2020

    Background The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery established the Three Delays framework, categorising delays in accessing timely surgical care into delays in seeking care (First Delay), reaching care (Second Delay), and receiving care (Third Delay). Globally, knowledge gaps regarding delays for...

  7. Commentary: Effects of Whole Body Electrostimulation Associated With Body Weight Training on Functional Capacity and Body Composition in Inactive Older People

    FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, v.12, article ID 735818, 4p, 2021


    ACTA ORTOPEDICA BRASILEIRA, v.30, n.1, article ID e248404, 4p, 2022

    Introduction: The radiographic and surgical findings, and treatment of radiocarpal fracture dislocations, were analyzed retrospectively in 40 patients. Materials and Methods: All patients were classified according to Dumontier's radiological classification and compared with the surgical findings....

  9. Use of small animal PET-CT imaging for in vivo assessment of tendon-to-bone healing: A pilot study

    JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, v.30, n.1, article ID 23094990221076654, 9p, 2022

    Background The availability of non-invasive means to evaluate and monitor tendon-bone healing processes in-vivo is limited. Micro Positron-Emission-Tomography (mu PET) using F-18-Fluoride is a minimally invasive imaging modality, with which osteoblast activity and bone turnover can be assessed. T...

  10. Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy for Cartilage Repair: Preclinical Evaluation Methods

    TISSUE ENGINEERING PART C-METHODS, v.28, n.2, p.73-82, 2022

    A chondral injury is a limiting disease that can affect the quality of life and be an economic burden due to the cost of immediate treatment and loss in work productivity. If left untreated, such an injury may progress to osteoarthritis, a degenerative and debilitating joint disease characterized...