Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Joint Replacement / ARJR)

2019
June
27,
2019
| 11:26 PM America/New_York
Medscape.com featuring Timothy M. Wright, PhD ...
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June
21,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/New_York
Ortho Spine News featuring Edwin P. Su, MD ...
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May
16,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
The Economist ...
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May
16,
2019
| 03:34 PM America/New_York
Artificial intelligence may help orthopedic surgeons better predict which patients will do well after joint replacement procedures and which are less likely to experience benefits. In a new study, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ...
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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
| 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
| 10:39 PM America/New_York
WCBS featuring Peter K. Sculco, MD and Christopher DeFrancesco, MD ...
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April
09,
2019
| 11:11 PM America/New_York
WiltonBulletin.com featuring Bradford S. Waddell, MD    ...
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April
04,
2019
| 11:17 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week featuring Mark P. Figgie ...
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April
03,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week (OTW) reports Michael L. Parks, MD, Clinical Director of Orthopedic Surgery at HSS was honored with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2019 Diversity Award.  OTW spoke to Dr. Parks about the significance of be...
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April
03,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
The New York Times (NYT) highlighted the comeback tale of pro tennis star Bob Bryan, following his hip resurfacing procedure at HSS. Five months post-procedure, Bryan returned to the court and, now at his eight-month mark, he is winning significant t...
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April
03,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week reports on the findings of an HSS study which examined the reasons patients return to the emergency room (ER) and are readmitted following total joint surgery, and found that patients who live close to the hospital are more like...
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April
03,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week reports on study findings published in The Journal of Arthroplasty by HSS researchers which examined the differences in managing pain between oral and intravenous acetaminophen following a total hip arthroplasty, and found there...
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March
19,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Reuters reports on a study presented at the annual AAOS conference by Mark P. Figgie, MD, chief of the Surgical Arthritis Service at HSS. The findings showed that younger patients may have higher complication rates for total knee replacements. ...
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March
19,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
MedicalResearch.com interviews Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, on his recent study that found there was no benefit to IV acetaminophen over pills. In the Q&A, Dr. Westrich explains that his study highlights the HSS multimoda...
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March
15,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
People with diabetes who undergo joint replacement surgery are at sharply higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar after the operation, increasing their chances of developing infections and other complications, according to a new study by res...
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March
15,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A new HSS study suggests there is no increased risk for patients who have joint replacements performed in the ASC setting when compared with the inpatient hospital setting. Researchers compared knee and hip replacementoutcomes and costs for both i...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, today received the 2019 Diversity Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).   The Diversity Award recognize...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A one-stage revision technique for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after a total hip replacement or total knee replacement may offer lower cost, quicker restoration of function, and lower morbidity than a two-stage revision; further, it may also...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Guidelines currently recommended for postsurgical total hip replacement recovery may not benefit low-risk patients. Researchers retrospectively examined all patients undergoing a posterior primary uncemented total hip replacement between January 2...
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March
13,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
UPI reports that some low-risk hip replacement patients don’t need to follow post-surgical recovery safeguards, according to new research presented at the annual AAOS meeting. "The precautions can be limiting and cause fear in patients," says Pete...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Hip replacement surgery is highly successful in restoring mobility, relieving pain and improving quality of life. Each year in the United States, more than 330,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed, and that number is expected to almost double ...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have undergone total hip or total knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency room for follow-up care of pain, inflammation and other complaints than those who live farther away, ...
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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
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Low-risk patients undergoing a total hip replacement with a posterior approach can skip the standard hip precautions currently recommended for post-surgical recovery, according to a new study conducted at Ho spital for Special Surgery (HSS), in New Y...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Popular Science reporter Rob Verger writes about his own hip replacement at 39 years old. He explains that while he’s on the younger side, he’s one of hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. who receive a total hip replacement each year. With ...
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March
07,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
When considering joint replacement, many patients worry about the pain they could experience after surgery. Just ask Susan Lucanto, who recently turned 60. She says she experienced so much pain after her first knee replacement almost 10 years ago, th...
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February
21,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Becker’s Spine Reviewreports that Intellijoint Surgical appointed Michael M. Alexiades, MD, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, to its scientific board. Dr. Alexiades has been practicing at HSS for 29 years and is a pioneer in the mini-anterior approach to ...
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February
20,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
As the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S., Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aligns with leading international orthopaedic care providers to share knowledge and innovation with the global community. This year, HSS will co-sponsor the 17th...
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