History of Orthopaedics in Sri Lanka
A hundred years ago, practice of orthopaedics came within the domain of general surgeons. This was the state of the art, even in developed western nations. Since then It has grown in to the specialty it is today, with even sub-specialization in areas such as arthroscopy and spinal surgery. All along, Sri Lanka has had as its model the British system of medicine and surgery and we have followed their trends.
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