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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2020
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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April
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has opened five urgent care centers for serious orthopedic injuries that require prompt medical attention. HSS Urgent Ortho Care has two locations on Manhattan’s Upper East Side; one on Long Island in central Nassau...
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April
07,
2020
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has gone live with an initial phase of its digital pathology solution at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center focuse...
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March
25,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new total wrist replacement device for people seeking relief from painful arthritis. The design is the culmination of three decades of award-winning research by Scott Wolfe, MD, a hand surgeon ...
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March
20,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
A study by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has discovered a molecule in the lymphatic system that has the potential to play a role in autoimmune disease. The study, “Lymph node stromal CCL2 limits antibody responses,” was publishe...
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March
05,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the appointment of Frank Schwab, MD, Chief Emeritus of HSS’s Spine service line, as the new Vice Chair of the HSS Innovation Institute. The HSS Innovation Institute, the commercialization arm of H...
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February
27,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the appointment of S. Louis Bridges, Jr., MD, PhD, as the new Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Division of Rheumatology, effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Bridges succeeds Mary K. Crow, MD, who wil...
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February
14,
2020
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Over the past three decades, hand surgeon Scott W. Wolfe, MD, has been conducting research to find a better way to repair a common wrist injury that results in pain, disability and progressive arthritis. Now a new surgical procedure to repair a torn ...
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February
05,
2020
| 10:37 AM America/New_York
Over the years, Diane Hitchcock has kept in touch with Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, the orthopedic surgeon who performed her knee replacement surgery in 2009. She recently sent him the latest photo of herself rock-climbing, a sport she resumed five months ...
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February
03,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A machine-learning algorithm developed by an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and his colleagues identified predictive factors associated with worse outcomes for patients with femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) of the hip who ...
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January
28,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world leader in musculoskeletal health, expanded its geographic footprint today when it opened the doors of a new 60,000-square-foot facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. HSS Florida also announced its medical ...
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January
08,
2020
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
As the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S., Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aligns with leading international orthopedic care providers to share knowledge and innovation with the global community. HSS will co-sponsor the 18th Winter Meet...
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