Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Westrich)

2019
June
01,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics Today featuring Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD ...
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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
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
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
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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2018
November
26,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week features new research from Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, that was presented at the recent American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) meeting in Dallas. The study looked at patient outcomes ...
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November
06,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
MedPage Today featured HSS hip and knee surgeon Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, in an article about the advancements of joint replacement for treating advanced osteoarthritis (OA). "We are now telling patients that when we operate on them, there's a reall...
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November
05,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Hip replacement surgery is highly successful in relieving pain, restoring mobility and improving quality of life. More than 330,000 procedures are performed each year in the United States, and that number is expected to almost double by the year 2030...
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August
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Arthritis Today reported on a study that found that aspirin could prevent blood clots as effectively as the blood thinner rivaroxaban after a total joint replacement. HSS hip and knee surgeon Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, explained that "there are studi...
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June
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
HSS hip and knee surgeon Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, and rheumatologist Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP, explained how to treat knee pain in an article in Arthritis Today. If a patient has osteoarthritis, Dr. Westrich cautioned to avoid arthroscopic surg...
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April
09,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
In article by the Arthritis Foundation, Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, discusses the outlook for joint replacement surgery and advances in the field. "[Joint replacement] procedures are now state of the art, with newer implant technology, excellent pai...
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March
24,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
WICZ-TV reported that HSS patient John Harbour wrote about his experience having a hip replacement in his new book, Diary of Hippie: A Real-Life Journal of What to Expect during a Total Hip Replacement. The book recounts the author's journey from his...
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March
22,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week highlighted a recent study by HSS hip and knee surgeon Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD, who found that patients 55 and under who received a dual mobility hip replacement reported zero dislocations. Dr. Westrich told OTW, "dislocatio...
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March
06,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
More than 330,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Overall, it is a highly successful procedure. However, as with all surgeries, a risk for complications exists. Dislocation is one of the most common complications...
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January
31,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
In an Arthritis Today article, reporter Linda Rath writes about recent studies that found most people do not lose weight or exercise after joint replacement surgery. Researchers at HSS tracked the weight of almost 7,000 patients who underwent knee o...
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January
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
According to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) guidelines, it is recommended for patients with osteoarthritis to try nondrug therapies, such as physical therapy and topical creams, for pain relief before medication. However, The Arthritis Fo...
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