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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2021
October
12,
2021
| 10:46 AM America/New_York
Imagine knee replacement surgery with a “smart” implant that collects and transmits data enabling an orthopedic surgeon to monitor a patient’s recovery from afar. It became a reality this week when Peter Sculco, MD, and Fred Cushner, MD, orthopedic s...
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October
11,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/New_York
Patients who have acupuncture during total knee replacement surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting. Results of the study showed t...
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October
07,
2021
| 14:52 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been recognized as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).As a NYSS Champi...
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September
16,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Collaborators from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and partners around the globe have strongly recommended the use of peripheral nerve blocks during total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for improved outcomes. While nearly...
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September
15,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Value-based care initiatives can both improve the quality of treatment for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery and reduce overall costs -- if the financial incentives for payers and providers are aligned and hospitals have access to key data on ut...
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September
09,
2021
| 10:44 AM America/New_York
Now that children and teenagers are back in the classroom, many are dusting off their trusty backpacks or plan to buy a new one. As in years past, many parents are likely to be surprised by how much kids cram into their backpack and how heavy it beco...
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September
07,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/New_York
Leg amputees who receive bone-anchored prosthetics report high levels of satisfaction compared with those who receive conventional devices, according to new study findings published in JBJS Open Access by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (...
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September
03,
2021
| 18:30 PM America/New_York
Today, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2021 annual meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) sports medicine surgeon David M. Dines, MD, participated in an instructional case lecture on practical solutions in shoulder arthrop...
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September
02,
2021
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
The use of robotics and computer navigation in spinal surgery is rapidly expanding. Increasing numbers of hospitals and spine surgeons are adopting the technology, which aims to enhance precision, accuracy and predictability, according to Darren R. L...
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September
02,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2021 annual meeting could help physicians better manage patients who experience debilitating stif...
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August
31,
2021
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City could help orthopedic surgeons better identify which patients will benefit most from surgery to correct debilitating age-related deterioration of their foot arches.The ...
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August
31,
2021
| 12:10 PM America/New_York
Surgery to treat spine deformities in the lower back in adults is often complex. Experts at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been exploring ways to increase the efficacy and efficiency of these procedures, to improve both short-term and long-t...
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August
24,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that an online, video-based core exercise program can help with a condition many women experience after childbirth. Diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), also known as diastasis recti, causes the abdomi...
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August
23,
2021
| 12:15 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) made a splash with a surfing trip for young patients in August. Giving new meaning to patient care, the hospital’s Adaptive Sports Academy at Lerner Children’s Pavilion treated 10 patients and their siblings to a su...
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August
02,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
On August 2, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the drug anifrolumab (Saphnelo) for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving standard therapy. Much of the groundwork ...
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July
27,
2021
| 00:02 AM America/New_York
For an unprecedented 12th 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 “Best Hospitals 2021-2022” rankings.HSS is also recognized as a leader in rheumat...
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July
26,
2021
| 14:07 PM America/New_York
A Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)-led team of investigators is the first to demonstrate that bacterial DNA from prosthetic joint infections can be detected in circulating blood and sequenced to identify the bacteria causing the infection. The inno...
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July
21,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
While the risk of revision after total knee replacement is low overall at about 1 to 2%, Black patients have a higher risk than white patients. The underlying factors driving this disparity and whether it holds true when looking at separate groups of...
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July
15,
2021
| 09:44 AM America/New_York
Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It’s a full-body workout that’s good for the heart and can make muscles stronger, says Jesse N. Charnoff, MD, a physiatrist at HSS Long Island in Uniondale. Physiatrists are medical doctors who specializ...
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July
14,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
US Youth Soccer (USYS) is pleased to announce their partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) to provide unmatched and ongoing medical guidance, education and benefits to their members.Recognized as the world’s leading academic medical cent...
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July
08,
2021
| 12:21 PM America/New_York
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) identified adverse local tissue reactions in patients who received hip replacements, even among those who were high-functioning and had no symptoms, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surg...
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July
06,
2021
| 11:42 AM America/New_York
The Innovation Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and VR Electronics Ltd. (VRE)- maker of TESLASUIT and other advanced human-to-digital interface technologies - today announced a partnership to create movement wear and full-body-suit-bas...
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June
28,
2021
| 12:11 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the academic medical center ranked #1 in the world for Orthopedics according to Newsweek, today opens HSS Midtown at 770 Lexington Avenue in New York City. The new facility focuses on providing specialized non-surg...
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June
15,
2021
| 00:05 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery’s (HSS) Lerner Children’s Pavilion is named the best pediatric orthopedic hospital in the tri-state region, ranking among the nation’s finest in the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” list.“W...
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June
09,
2021
| 10:42 AM America/New_York
In an international survey of hospital managers and professionals with a background in healthcare technology, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is recognized as a provider committed to innovation and discovery to advance patient care. Conducted by N...
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June
04,
2021
| 18:10 PM America/New_York
The New York Red Bulls announced today the expansion of their Medical Staff with additional Team Physicians from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Three orthopedic surgeons have joined the club’s Medical team led by Dr. Riley J. Williams III, Medic...
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May
18,
2021
| 18:50 PM America/New_York
The City University of New York Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that it will continue its partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), inking a five-year deal that will extend through the 2025-26 athletic season.Since 2001, HSS has...
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May
14,
2021
| 09:35 AM America/New_York
Interim results of a study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) suggest that oral tranexamic acid (TXA) is non-inferior to intravenous (IV) TXA in preventing blood loss in total knee and total hip replacement surgery. These ...
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May
14,
2021
| 09:35 AM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to have caused a significant strain on the healthcare system and resources in the United States. However, data regarding the impact of the virus on hip fractures, primarily seen in elderly patients, is lacking.Res...
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May
13,
2021
| 18:09 PM America/New_York
The New York Liberty today announced their 2021 roster following the conclusion of the team’s training camp. * Contracts are temporarily suspended. Will not be active for May 14 game against Indiana due to WNBA health & safety protocols.The Liberty w...
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