Tag : Hospital For Special Surgery

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...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

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A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery....
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study Finds Most Surfing Injuries Involve Shoulder or Knee, Surgery Usually Not Required

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A study published in the journal Sports Health characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries in patients seeking care at HSS. Researchers also report on...
Surgery/Cosmetic

A Knee Replacement that Could Last a Lifetime?

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A knee replacement generally doesn’t last a lifetime in younger patients, but advances in technology and implant design could change that. A cementless knee implant,...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Many Surgeries and Relationship Spanning 13 Years Inspire Patient to Follow in Her Doctor's Footsteps

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Medical school student Amber Hamilton was excited to be accepted into the Summer Research Fellowship program at Hospital for Special Surgery. She would be working...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Jack Davis of Hospital for Special Surgery Named President of National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

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Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association of Orthopaedic...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Joint Replacement Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Efficient Use of Post-Surgery Resources

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Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have had a hip or knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: CT Scan Prior to Spine Fusion Surgery Finds Significant Number of Patients Had Undiagnosed Osteoporosis

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For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery found that a...
Surgery/Cosmetic

HSS Orthopedic Surgeons Address Opioid Epidemic Head On

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Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid medication after joint procedures. Source...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: Surgery to Remove Herniated Discs in the Neck Can Be Safely Performed in Outpatient Setting in Select Patients

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Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed...

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