Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Anesthesiology)

2019
July
03,
2019
| 07:21 PM America/New_York
The superior trunk block provides noninferior anesthesia and analgesia for shoulder surgery compared with the interscalene block and succeeds in sparing the phrenic nerve, according to research conducted by David H. Kim, MD, and colleagues at Hospita...
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June
28,
2019
| 10:20 PM America/New_York
featuring Mark Brouillette, MD ...
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May
01,
2019
| 11:20 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology News featuring Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, MBA ...
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April
15,
2019
| 04:37 PM America/New_York
Same-day discharge following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) was associated with a higher risk for cardiac and pulmonary complications, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting at the 201...
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April
12,
2019
| 10:54 PM America/New_York
In almost all cases, regional anesthesia for both total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) was associated with either fewer complications or equivalent complications compared with general anesthesia, according to results present...
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April
12,
2019
| 10:49 PM America/New_York
Lower socioeconomic status and minority race were associated with decreased use of regional anesthesia in pediatric patients undergoing common ambulatory orthopedic procedures, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting...
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April
12,
2019
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
At this year's American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) annual meeting, HSS presented new research related to anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, and expanding physician medical knowledge worldwide. HSS Training in Ghana Ex...
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April
11,
2019
| 10:45 PM America/New_York
The Global Regional Anesthesia Curricular Engagement (GRACE) program has shown great success in increasing knowledge, clinical skills and use of peripheral nerve blocks for extremity surgeries at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Pain management after surgery is a vital part of patient care, and research in this field is ongoing at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City.  One study set out to compare acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol, in the intravenous ve...
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March
01,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
In recent years, hospitals in North America have increased implementation of procedures for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS). While this should be a good thing, if these procedures are implemented without an appropriate evidence base and withou...
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January
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Regional and multimodal analgesia may be instrumental in reducing perioperative opioid use in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a narrative review published in HSS Journal. Surgery, particularly orthopedic surgery, i...
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January
08,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Channel 9 NJ's Chasing News reports on marijuana and hemp products that are being utilized for pain and anxiety relief. Faye Rim, MD, FAAPMR, medical director of Presurgical Chronic Pain Management at HSS, explains that there haven't been a lot of s...
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2018
December
17,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Becker's Spine Review references portions of the book "Challenges, Risks and Opportunities in Today's Spine World" and looks at the HSS model of spine care. The articles include interviews with Joel M. Press, MD, physiatrist-in-chief at HSS; Richard...
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November
28,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Consumer Reports writes on alternatives to opioids for pain relief for ailments such as lower back pain, post-surgical pain, headaches, and joint pain. Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, MBA, director of Critical Care Services within the Department of ...
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November
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) reports that HSS and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana, have partnered up to pilot a global regional anesthesia curricular engagement, GRACE.  Due to resource const...
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October
15,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology News featured a study by HSS anesthesiologist Jonathan C. Beathe, MD, who found that adding an IPACK block and an abductor canal block to periarticular injections resulted in better pain control for patients undergoing total knee arthr...
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September
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology News reported on a study that found that patients with sickle cell disease had increased odds for adverse outcomes after abdominal surgery. William F. Urmey, MD, anesthesiologist at HSS, who was not involved in the study, thought that...
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July
10,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology News reported on study findings by HSS anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, who researched the efficacy of multiple analgesics in reducing opioid use and maximizing pain control for joint arthroplasty. "Multimodal pain man...
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June
11,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology interviewed HSS anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, on-air to discuss about his recent study, Association of Multimodal Pain Management Strategies with Perioperative Outcomes and Resource Utilization: A Population-based St...
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June
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
To address the ongoing opioid crisis, CBS This Morning reported that researchers in Massachusetts are developing a non-addictive painkiller as a potential alternative to opioids.  According to the segment, the painkiller is designed to cling to a di...
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May
24,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Practical Pain Management featured Vinnidhy H. Dave, DO, director of Medical Pain Management at HSS, who addressed how to treat brain fog. Dr. Dave noted that between 15 and 40 percent of patients with chronic pain could have brain fog. To treat it...
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May
22,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
HealthLeaders featured a study conducted led by Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, HSS anesthesiologist, on the effectiveness of liposomal bupivacaine, a local anesthetic drug, during total knee replacement surgery. Findings indicated that the medicatio...
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May
14,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Training local clinicians with regional anesthesia techniques has helped the Vietnamese medical community improve their approach to anesthesia care, results of a survey conducted by the Global Health Initiative at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) i...
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May
14,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Crain's Health Pulse reported that HSS anesthesiologists taught regional anesthesia techniques to a group of clinicians in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. According to a survey conducted by the Global Health Initiative at HSS, local doctors who completed...
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April
23,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics Today featured a recent study by HSS anesthesiologist David H. Kim, MD, on pain control after a total knee replacement. Findings indicated that patients who received periarticular injection plus interspace between the popliteal artery and...
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April
20,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Adding peripheral nerve blocks to routine periarticular injections for total knee replacements has been linked to less post-operative pain and lower opioid consumption, according to research presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia...
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April
19,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Multimodal analgesia - a strategy used by anesthesiologists to combine different modes of pain relief before, during, and after surgery - may significantly lower opioid consumption and other complications in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA...
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April
19,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A multimodal approach to pain relief for patients undergoing shoulder replacements used at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been linked to positive pain relief outcomes, results of a study presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesth...
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April
19,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Performing ambulatory knee surgery while the patient is awake is feasible – both in patients who use audiovisual devices and those who don’t – results of a poster presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine suggest. ...
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April
04,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Intravenous acetaminophen may not decrease opioid utilization or lower opioid-related risks in the postoperative setting – a key argument against its routine inclusion in analgesic regimens, according to a study published in Anesthesia and Analgesia....
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