Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (SculcoP)

2019
May
01,
2019
Arthritis Today featuring Peter K. Sculco, MD ...
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April
11,
2019
WCBS featuring Peter K. Sculco, MD and Christopher DeFrancesco, MD ...
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March
14,
2019
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
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
Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid analgesics after joint procedures. The effort is part of the hospital’s commitment to minimize th...
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March
12,
2019
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
Low-risk patients undergoing a total hip replacementwith a posterior approach can skip standard hip precautions, such as only sleeping on your back, currently recommended for post-surgical recovery, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surger...
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2018
July
02,
2018
In a recent Orthopaedic Crossfire debate for Orthopedics This Week, HSS hip and knee surgeon Peter K. Sculco, MD, argued that neutral mechanical alignment is a better choice for long-term implant survival in joint replacement surgery.   "In terms of...
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February
13,
2018
HSS hip & knee surgeon Peter K. Sculco, MD offered his perspective to Orthopedics Today on treating knee stiffness following a total knee replacement. "[Knee stiffness is] a vexing problem that, with manipulation, we can treat with success 85% of th...
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