Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Spine Care Institute)

2019
October
04,
2019
| 04:47 PM America/New_York
Spinal News International featuring Todd J. Albert, MD ...
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September
26,
2019
| 08:54 PM America/New_York
Becker’s Spine Review featuring Harvinder S. Sandhu, MD, MBA, Andrew A. Sama, MD ...
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September
26,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the nation, today announced the appointments of Harvinder S. Sandhu, MD, MBA, and Andrew A. Sama, MD, as the new co-chiefs of its spine service, effective October 2019. Drs....
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March
29,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week reports on an HSS study presented at the annual AAOS conference that looked at the incidence of osteopenia in spine fusion patients. Senior investigator Alexander P. Hughes, MD, spine surgeon at HSS, explains, "I think the mo...
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March
15,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Minimally invasive interlaminar spine stabilizationis a safe and effective alternative to spinal fusionin patients under 65 years old, according to a HSS study presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting.HSS investigators, led by Frank P. Cammisa, Jr., MD, ...
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March
15,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A new study by HSS investigators, presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting, found that a significant number of lumbar spine surgerypatients had previously undiagnosed osteoporosis.The study enrolled  patients undergoing lumbar spine fusion for a degenera...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for Spec...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Spinal stenosis patients who opted for surgery did just as well with a less invasive procedure using an interlaminar implant to stabilize the spine as patients who had a spinal fusion, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New...
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February
07,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
featuring Frank Schwab, MD | Becker's Spine Review ...
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January
21,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
The Quebec Post writes that tennis player Vasek Pospisil underwent surgery for a herniated disc. They report that the surgery was performed by Frank P. Cammisa, Jr., MD, spine surgeon at HSS. Read the full article at TheQPost.com....
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2018
December
17,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Becker's Spine Review references portions of the book "Challenges, Risks and Opportunities in Today's Spine World" and looks at the HSS model of spine care. The articles include interviews with Joel M. Press, MD, physiatrist-in-chief at HSS; Richard...
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December
13,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Associated Press reports that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a fractured vertebra but the exact details remain unknown. Andrew A. Sama, MD, spine surgeon at HSS, who has not treated Wentz, explains that breaks in the spine can be c...
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October
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedic News Network published the 2018 Spinal Surgery Update in their October 2018 print issue.  According to the article, spinal injuries with significant implants have increased about 1.8 percent for patients in U.S. hospitals between 2017 and ...
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April
04,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Intravenous acetaminophen may not decrease opioid utilization or lower opioid-related risks in the postoperative setting – a key argument against its routine inclusion in analgesic regimens, according to a study published in Anesthesia and Analgesia....
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January
03,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
To address the national opioid epidemic, NY1's health reporter Erin Billups reported that medical experts are offering alternative solutions for those with chronic back pain. A pain management institution is conducting a clinical trial to evaluate...
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