Orthopaedics

Head prof. Alfredas Smailys MD, PhD
Address: Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas 
Phone: +37037703472
E-mail: ortopedijos.traumatologijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology has a good theoretical and clinical background as well as it is a centre of various musculoskeletal diseases and complex trauma cases treatment. There are 21 orthopaedic surgeons in the Department of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 11of them has a PhD.

PROCEDURES:
- Hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow arthroplasties including primary conventional, resurfacing, minimally invasive, unicondylar as well as revision and total femur arthroplasties.
- Arthroscopical surgeries such as shoulder Bankart, Latarjet, Bristow surgeries, rotator cuff, clavicle luxation reconstruction, knee anterior and posterior cruciate ligament, posterolateral and medial complex, patellar instability, ankle ligament reconstruction, autograft transfer procedure or autologous chondrocyte implantation, meniscus transplantation, latissimus dorsi transposition, Osgood-Schlatter and Haglund disease arthroscopical resections.
- Other surgeries in acute/poly trauma or pseudoarthrosis, oncology, bone infection cases, deformity corrections.

Orthopaedic surgeons are active in scientific research, they have published many publications in well-known orthopaedic journals.
There are many scientific research projects organized in Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, concentrated in soft tissue repair after total hip arthroplasty, biomechanical muscle properties after total knee arthroplasty and cartilage regeneration opportunities.

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