Tag: Hospital For Special Surgery

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Study: Topical Steroids Administered During Cervical Spine Surgery Reduce Swallowing Difficulties After the Procedure

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A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that topical steroids administered during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery help reduce swallowing difficulties...
Surgery/Cosmetic

HSS Sees Huge Increase in Participation in Virtual Health and Fitness Offerings

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At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), participation in virtual health and wellness offerings has increased almost 500 percent since March. The webinars, which are open...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers

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Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost...
Surgery/Cosmetic

No Difference in Outcomes Between Anterior and Posterior Surgical Approaches for Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

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Outcomes were equivalent for patients who had a total hip replacement with either an anterior incision approach or a posterior incision approach, according to an...
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Hip Arthroscopy for Arthritis Associated with Unacceptably High Conversion to Total Hip Replacement and Significantly Worse Outcomes

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A study led by Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, available as part of the AAOS 2020 Virtual Education Experience...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Modified ACL Reconstruction Technique in High-Risk Adolescent Athletes Shows Promising Results

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An emerging surgical technique added to the standard anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in high-risk adolescent athletes resulted in zero re-tears and zero graft failures...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study Finds Gender Disparities in Financial Relationships Between Orthopedic Surgeons and Industry

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A new study adds to a growing body of evidence showing gender inequities in payments that surgeons in various specialties receive from industry in the...
Surgery/Cosmetic

HSS Urgent Ortho Care Opens in NYC, Long Island, NJ and CT

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Hospital for Special Surgery has opened HSS Urgent Ortho Care at two locations in Manhattan, and at sites on Long Island, in Stamford, Connecticut, and...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Not Too Young for Knee Replacement

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Advances in knee replacement surgery, such as robotic-assisted surgery and improvements in implant design and materials, make it a viable option for younger patients seeking...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Novel Surgery Relieves Pain and Restores Function in Patients with Common Wrist Injury

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A new surgical procedure to repair a common wrist wrist injury is showing promise in relieving pain and restoring function, and in lowering the risk...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Adventure-Lover Says Yes to Knee, Spine and Shoulder Surgery at HSS to Live Life to the Fullest

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A rock-climbing adventure-lover credits three specialized orthopedic surgeons at HSS with helping her maintain her active lifestyle. The 66-year-old patient says, “Never once did any...
Surgery/Cosmetic

HSS Experts Share Best Practices for Developing and Implementing Effective Educational Programs for Diverse Patients with Rheumatic Conditions

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At the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta, experts from the HSS Education Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Prosthetic Joint Infections Missed in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

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Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: "Pre-habilitation" by Peer Coaches Before Knee Replacement May Improve Outcomes

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HSS researchers launched a study to find out if a “pre-habilitation” program – counseling by a peer coach who has already had a knee replacement...

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