Scientific activity Main / Since 1977 Institute has a specialized Council for defense of candidate and doctoral theses on the specialty 14.00.22 “Traumatology and Orthopedics“. During the work of the Council has been successfully defended - 49 doctoral theses; - 308 candidate theses. The Council accepts profile dissertational researches of specialists from Russian Federation for the public defense. Over the last 5 years on the basis of Institute: 22 themes of scientific research completed. 1327 scientific efforts published, including 18 monographs and 165 foreign publications. 25 guidelines, 11 manuals for doctors, 12 new medical technologies suggested. 140 applications for inventions handed. 62 patents received. 58 positive decisions on granting patent received.