Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Hand and Upper Extremity,Hand and Upper Extremity Service)

2019
July
28,
2019
| 03:46 PM America/New_York
FIOS1NJ News Weekend Edition ...
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July
14,
2019
| 11:33 PM America/New_York
Greenwich Time featuring Scott W. Wolfe, MD ...
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February
22,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Newsday reporter Delthia Ricks reports that cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have been on a dramatic decline for more than a month for young New Yorkers.AFM tends to present in the fall and move across the U.S., disappearing in winter time.She r...
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February
05,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
HealthDay reporter Dennis Thompson writes on the outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a mysterious illness that affects children's nervous systems and typically causes severe weakness in arms and legs. AFM is a subtype of transverse myelitis, a ...
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January
28,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Healthline reports that Scott W. Wolfe, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS, has been using an innovative, complex technique to successfully restore muscular function in young patients who have a devastating neurological illness resembling po...
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January
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
An innovative and complex surgery involving nerve transfers is restoring hope and transforming lives torn apart by a mysterious and devastating illness. Acute flaccid myelitis, also known as AFM, strikes without warning, shows no mercy and frequently...
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2018
November
29,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
U.S. News reports that certain occupations may be linked to higher rates of carpal tunnel syndrome, which affects more than one in 20 adults in the U.S. Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS, explains that there is some st...
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November
27,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Milwaukee Bucks center John Henson underwent wrist surgery with Michelle G. Carlson, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS. The surgery was to repair a torn ligament. Read the full article at JSOnline.c...
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July
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Pain Medicine News reported on study findings from HSS hand and upper extremity surgeon Duretti Fufa, MD, who investigated the effectiveness of mandatory education and postoperative guidelines for opioid prescribers.   The study, "Opioid Prescribe...
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April
25,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
For a concert pianist, his hands are his life, and when Misha Dichter developed a debilitating condition affecting his hands, it was life-shattering. But after two successful surgeries, the world-renowned virtuoso recently returned to Carnegie Hall f...
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March
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
An educational session on opioid abuse and new prescription guidelines led to a 45 percent decrease in opioids prescribed after hand surgery, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). The educational session was mandatory for all HS...
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February
02,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
NBA.com reports that Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love does not need surgery to repair his broken left hand. Love was examined by the Cavaliers medical team as well as Michelle G. Carlson, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS.  Love will under...
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