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Successful aging

Why do we age? We age because the macromolecules of which we are composed (proteins, lipids and nucleic acids) are gradually damaged. Because of this molecular alteration, certain essential biochemical reactions will be modified, compromising the normal functioning of...

Peyronie’s disease: management and new therapeutic acquisitions

For the first time in 1743, the famous surgeon of Louis XVI, François de La Peyronie, described this condition, which is usually a hardening of the corpus cavernosum accompanied by pain and curvature of the penis during erection. Unlike other male sexual pathologies,...

Navigation of total knee prostheses, or when the computer invites itself to the operating room…

Due to the aging population, the increasing prevalence of osteoarthritis and obesity, and the growing availability of care, total knee replacements (TKP) are being implanted with increasing frequency in Switzerland. These procedures regularly result in indolence and...

Hip replacement, a simple surgery?

Twenty years ago, a new hip joint was accompanied by a long rehabilitation, and it was a matter of taking care of patients to the point where they could return to their basic activities at home. Today, for most people, a new hip joint means they can resume their...