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

2019
October
30,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
A large study analyzing 107,000 knee replacement surgeries found that African Americans were significantly more likely than white patients to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility rather than home care after the pro...
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October
29,
2019
| 02:17 PM America/New_York
Previous studies have established that black patients have a higher risk for knee replacement revision. Black patients also report significantly more pain and worse joint function two years after surgery compared to white patients. Some years ago, a ...
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October
21,
2019
| 09:20 PM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have found evidence supporting the use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols in orthopedic surgery. They are presenting their findings at the 2019 American Society of Anesthesiologists (...
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October
21,
2019
| 08:05 PM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have identified risk factors for new-onset depression and anxiety after certain types of orthopedic surgery, and have made recommendations for identifying at-risk patients. Although uncommon, the d...
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October
19,
2019
| 02:48 PM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have found that the median age of patients undergoing spine surgery has increased significantly from 2006 to 2016, with an accompanying increase in comorbidities. However, the overall rates of complic...
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October
18,
2019
| 03:35 PM America/New_York
Orthopedic surgeons expressed positive attitudes overall toward the potential use of cannabidiol (CBD) for pain relief after surgery, provided that more research is conducted on the subject, according to a survey done at Hospital for Special Surgery ...
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August
29,
2019
| 07:50 PM America/New_York
Lupus Research Alliance featuring Mary K. Crow, MD ...
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August
27,
2019
| 08:19 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week featuring Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD ...
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August
01,
2019
| 11:19 PM America/New_York
Healio Rheumatology  ...
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July
29,
2019
| 11:23 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics Today featuring Mark C. Drakos, MD ...
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July
09,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Historically, pregnancy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was considered so risky that physicians counseled women to avoid becoming pregnant and recommended that women carrying a child terminate their pregnancy. Now, a new study pub...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:15 PM America/New_York
Researchers have identified a gut bacterium that can trigger the antiphospholipid antibodies seen in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), an underrecognized autoimmune disease that can lead to abnormal blood clot formation in arteries and v...
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June
07,
2019
| 10:20 PM America/New_York
A new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery shines a light on Adult Onset Still’s Disease (AOSD), a rare autoinflammatory disorder that is underdiagnosed in the United States, and identifies risk factors that predispose afflicted pat...
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May
17,
2019
| 06:52 PM America/New_York
Healio Rheumatology featuring Laura Donlin, PhD ...
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May
16,
2019
| 07:03 PM America/New_York
Becker’s Spine Review featuring Mark Fontana, PhD ...
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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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March
16,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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 ...
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May
03,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
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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