Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia - HC/IOT

O Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia (IOT) da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo - Hospital das Clínicas (FMUSP-HC), inaugurado em 1953, presta atendimento direcionado a pacientes com afecções ortopédicas e traumatológicas, tratando-se de um centro de referência para reimplante de membros.

Em modernas instalações, seu Pronto-socorro recebe pacientes para tratamento do trauma ortopédico de alta complexidade; além de possuir equipes atuantes em diversas subespecialidades (joelho, quadril, pé, mão, fisiatria, coluna, paralisia cerebral, tumores ósseos e reimplantes de membros e próteses), voltadas para o tratamento das diversas enfermidades do aparelho locomotor.

O IOT também se dedica a campanhas na imprensa relacionadas com a conscientização sobre os perigos no trânsito e a prevenção de acidentes.

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Recent Submissions

  1. Acute Ligament Injuries of the Elbow

    SEMINARS IN MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY, v.25, n.4, p.580-588, 2021

    Ulnar collateral, radial collateral, lateral ulnar collateral, and annular ligaments can be injured in an acute trauma, such as valgus stress in athletes and elbow dislocation. Recognizing normal anatomy in magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography studies is important to identify ligamentou...

  2. Rate of Tibial Tunnel Malposition Is Not Changed by Drilling Entirely Within the Stump of Preserved Remnants During ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Comparative 3D-CT Study

    ORTHOPAEDIC JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, v.9, n.10, article ID 23259671211037300, 8p, 2021

    Background: Remnant preservation during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) is controversial, and it is unclear whether the stump aids or obscures tibial tunnel positioning. Purpose/Hypothesis: The aim of this study was to determine whether the rate of tibial tunnel malposition...

  3. Effects of pilates on physical-functional performance, quality of life and mood in older adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials


    Objective: To systematically review the effects of pilates on physical-functional aspects and quality of life of older adults. Methods: We included randomized clinical trials whose participants were older adults, whose intervention was pilates exercises and that used a control group for compariso...

  4. CORR Insights (R): Is There an Association Between Bone Microarchitecture and Fracture in Patients who were Treated for High-grade Osteosarcoma? A Controlled Study at Long-term Follow-up Using High-resolution Peripheral Quantitative CT

    CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, v.479, n.11, p.2502-2503, 2021

  5. A White Paper on Collagen Hydrolyzates and Ultrahydrolyzates: Potential Supplements to Support Joint Health in Osteoarthritis?

    CURRENT RHEUMATOLOGY REPORTS, v.23, n.11, article ID 78, 15p, 2021

    Purpose of Review Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common forms of arthritis in the general population, accounting for more pain and functional disability than any other musculoskeletal disease. There are currently no approved disease modifying drugs for OA. In the absence of effective pharmacothe...

  6. Knee Hyperextension Greater Than 5 degrees Is a Risk Factor for Failure in ACL Reconstruction Using Hamstring Graft

    ORTHOPAEDIC JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, v.9, n.11, article ID 23259671211056300, 6p, 2021

    Background: The degree of knee hyperextension in isolation has not been studied in detail as a risk factor that could lead to increased looseness or graft failure after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Purpose: To analyze whether more than 5 degrees of passive knee hyperextension ...

  7. Degenerative Medial Meniscus Tear With a Displaced Flap Into the Meniscotibial Recess and Tibial Peripheral Reactive Bone Edema Presents Good Results With Arthroscopic Surgical Treatment


    Purpose: To report the arthroscopic treatment results of a degenerative medial meniscus tear with a displaced flap into the meniscotibial recess, tibial peripheral reactive bone edema, and focal knee medial pain. As a secondary objective, we propose to identify possible factors associated with a ...

  8. Self-Healing: A Concept for Musculoskeletal Body Pain Management-Scientific Evidence and Mode of Action

    JOURNAL OF PAIN RESEARCH, v.14, p.2943-2958, 2021

    Traditionally, musculoskeletal pain management has focused on the use of conventional treatments to relieve pain. However, multi-modal integrative medicine includ-ing alternative/complementary treatments is becoming more widely used and integrated into treatment guidelines around the world. The u...

  9. Mobile health may improve evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms COMMENT

    INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, v.47, n.6, p.1195-1197, 2021

  10. Relationship of the Pelvic-Trochanteric Index with greater trochanteric pain syndrome

    CLINICS, v.76, article ID e3312, 8p, 2021

    OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to correlate a higher Pelvic-Trochanteric Index (PTI) with an increased varus of the femoral neck with greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS). The secondary objective was to check whether the pelvic width changes with age. METHODS: A prospective study was conducted...