Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Research,Research (Basic),Research (Clinical))

2019
May
17,
2019
Healio Rheumatology featuring Laura Donlin, PhD ...
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May
16,
2019
Becker’s Spine Review featuring Mark Fontana, PhD ...
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May
16,
2019
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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March
16,
2019
While rotator cuff tears are a common shoulder injury, there can be poor tendon healing after surgical repair. Cell-based approaches have shown potential in improving tendon-to-bone healing in these tears. A new basic science study led by Scott A....
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February
14,
2019
Goop reports on how to resolve 'mommy tummy' also known as diastasis recti. This stubborn bulge happens when the left and right abdominal muscles weaken and stretch to the side, such as during pregnancy. In a Q&A with Leah Keller, a personal trainer,...
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February
06,
2019
Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder's rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the differe...
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January
09,
2019
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City are leading a pivotal clinical trial on a new investigational surgical treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee that is designed to offer improved mobility and reduced pain without the...
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2018
November
30,
2018
Orthopedics Today reports on a recent study by Elizabeth B. Gausden, MD, MPH, orthopedic surgery resident at HSS, which was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Dr. Gausden and colleagues showed that intertrochanteric fractures treated wi...
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October
17,
2018
NY1 reports on a common postpartum issue, diastasis recti, also known as DRA, which is often dismissed as merely a cosmetic concern. Reporter Erin Billups interviews HSS patient Sharon Phillips who explains how after giving birth, she was unable to p...
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October
17,
2018
During pregnancy, women’s bodies change dramatically – and the core abdominal muscles are no exception. Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) affects 30 to 90 percent of postpartum women, yet there is little research available on the condition.  As the f...
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July
16,
2018
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), known for its leadership in musculoskeletal care, is at the forefront of functional genomics for autoimmune diseases thanks to pioneering research being conducted by investigators in the David Z. Rosensweig Genomic...
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June
12,
2018
Orthopedics This Week reported on study findings by HSS orthopedic resident Benedict Nwachukwu, MD, MBA, who reviewed meaningful outcomes after arthroscopy for femoral acetabular impingement. "There is increasing interest in understanding what rep...
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May
17,
2018
Could weight loss surgery before knee replacement improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients? A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aims to answer that question. Orthope...
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May
07,
2018
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study to see how a drug that treats several related autoimmune disorders affects the skeleton. The two-year study, led by Susan M. Goodman, MD, a rheumatologist at HSS in New Yo...
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May
03,
2018
Orthopedics This Week highlighted a recent study by HSS foot and ankle surgeon Mark C. Drakos, MD, who investigated the effectiveness of a new allograft technology in treating cartilage injuries. Dr. Drakos told OTW, "cartilage injuries continue to ...
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April
03,
2018
Healio Rheumatology reports on a recent HSS study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, which found that inhibiting the inactive rhomboid 2 protein could help physicians prevent kidney injury in patients with systemic lupus erythematos...
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March
20,
2018
A protein that helps regulate the body’s inflammatory system appears to play a critical role in causing kidney damage in patients with lupus and could be a target for future treatments for autoimmune disease, a new study has found. Researchers at th...
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February
23,
2018
In collaboration the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and New York University (NYU), HSS researchers used a 3D-printed microfluidic controller to study single cell analysis from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Science Daily reports. Single cel...
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January
10,
2018
Scleroderma is a terribly debilitating disease with no effective treatments and the mortality rates are still upwards of 20%-50%, the highest of any rheumatic disease. This disabling autoimmune disorder results in inflammation and fibrosis leading t...
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