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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2020
September
18,
2020
| 17:35 PM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to use a novel MRI technique known as magnetic resonance neurography, or MRN, to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome (PTS), a painful nerve dis...
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September
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Thanks to the generous support of donors, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has announced the funding of nine grants for projects related to the study of COVID-19. These projects reflect the institution’s expertise in basic, translational and clinic...
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September
14,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has earned the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). “We are pr...
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September
01,
2020
| 06:47 AM America/New_York
Studies show that athletes and musicians achieve peak performance not only by constant practice but also by setting specific goals, engaging with strong mentors and cultivating the attributes of perseverance, stoicism and grit. Could incorporating th...
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August
19,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Sports medicine physicians at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Sports Medicine Institute in New York City have developed the first set of guidelines for helping patients return to recreational activity safely after mild to moderate infection wi...
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August
03,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have identified a unique gene signature in patients who developed stiffness after knee replacement surgery. The findings, available online as part of the AAOS 2020 Virtual Education E...
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July
28,
2020
| 00:02 AM America/New_York
For an unprecedented 11th year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2020-2021” survey. HSS is also recognized as a leader in rhe...
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July
27,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A talar osteochondral lesion (OLT) can develop after ankle sprains or ankle trauma. An OLT is an injury to the cartilage and underlying bone of the talus within the joint, where it begins to soften and break off as a result of not healing properly. ...
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July
24,
2020
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Preoperative Pain Screening Services, a pain screening and pain management program developed by clinicians at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), has demonstrated success in identifying and treating opioid-tolerant patients before elective orthopedic...
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July
20,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
While rotator cuff injuries are quite common, rotator cuff tears can be debilitating, occurring either over time from prolonged wear and tear or from an acute trauma injury. Complete rotator cuff tears are generally repaired by arthroscopic surgery. ...
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July
16,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A newly discovered type of cell present in the blood may predict episodes of joint inflammation known as flares in people with rheumatoid arthritis a week or two before the episodes occur, according to a study by researchers at Rockefeller University...
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July
13,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that topical steroids administered during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery help reduce swallowing difficulties following the procedure. This study is available online as part...
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July
06,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City reveals that symptomatic lower back pain resolved in 82% of patients after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and identifies which patients are more likely to have their back...
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June
30,
2020
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
An immunosuppressive drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis and neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease may allow certain people with COVID-19 to avoid having to go on a ventilator, according to a small case study from investigators at t...
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June
30,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), higher disease activity — not post-operative flares — increases the risk of pain and poor function one year after a total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a new study by...
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June
29,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
In the first-ever study to compare surgeon and patient expectations in foot and ankle surgery, research performed at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has determined that two-thirds of patients have higher presurgical expectations t...
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June
24,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic may have turned our world upside down, but many people staying home have found solace in online classes, workshops and lectures. At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), participation in virtual health and wellness offerings has i...
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June
22,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery...
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June
16,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been awarded the Healthgrades 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience AwardTM for the sixth consecutive year. With this distinction, HSS is recognized for being among the top 5 percent of all hospitals nationwide fo...
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June
15,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A study comparing short-term outcomes of minimally invasive (MI) lumbar decompression surgery to MI lumbar spine fusion surgery found no statistically significant difference in the amount of time patients needed to return to work. Researchers at Hosp...
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June
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Outcomes were equivalent for patients who had a total hip replacement with either an anterior incision approach or a posterior incision approach, according to an analysis of data from a matched group of patients who were treated at Hospital for Speci...
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June
01,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
An emerging surgical technique added to the standard anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in high-risk adolescent athletes resulted in zero re-tears and zero graft failures after a minimum follow-up of two years, according to preliminary r...
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June
01,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
HSS today opened a new outpatient center at Hudson Yards, the 28-acre, live-work-play neighborhood that has quickly become Manhattan’s new commercial center. The center resides at 31 Hudson Yards, in a new building that also houses an Equinox Fitness...
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May
26,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Human growth hormone (HGH) may prevent the loss of muscle strength after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, according to results from a pilot study conducted by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in collaboration with c...
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May
26,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A new study adds to a growing body of evidence showing gender inequities in payments that surgeons in various specialties receive from industry in the form of royalties, licensing and consulting fees. The latest research, conducted by investigators a...
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May
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The percentage of patients with hip arthritis who had a hip replacement within two years of hip arthroscopy was unacceptably high at 68%, according to a new study of more than 2,600 patients by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Pri...
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May
12,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City is currently studying the effect of blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy following Achilles tendon rupture and repair. The study is made possible in part by an $18,000 grant from the American Orthop...
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May
04,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is now participating in a nationwide clinical trial investigating whether an oral drug called hydroxychloroquine can effectively prevent COVID-19 in healthy healthcare workers. Known as the Healthcare Worker Exposur...
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April
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is playing a vital role in New York City’s community response during the COVID-19 pandemic. HSS is now a participating site in a nationwide program testing convalescent plasma, a treatment that involves infusing hos...
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April
09,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
As schools everywhere have shifted to virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the HSS Sports Safety Program has turned its Learning Center into a virtual physical education (PE) platform for students. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the to...
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