Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2019
May
23,
2019
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced that Andrew D. Pearle, MD, will succeed Bryan T. Kelly, MD, as chief of the HSS Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Kelly wa...
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May
21,
2019
Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON). The induction ceremony took place at the organization’s annual congress...
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May
16,
2019
Artificial intelligence may help orthopedic surgeons better predict which patients will do well after joint replacement procedures and which are less likely to experience benefits. In a new study, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ...
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May
08,
2019
Newly identified subsets of cell types present in joint tissue in people with rheumatoid arthritis and how they interact may explain why only some people respond to existing medications, according to two studies by co-senior author Laura Donlin, PhD,...
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May
07,
2019
FC Monmouth has today announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will be the team’s official hospital for the 2019 season. The partnership allows FC Monmouth to benefit from one of the global leaders in sports medicine. HSS, the nation’s to...
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April
30,
2019
BetterPT™, a healthcare technology platform company providing end-to-end digital connectivity between physical therapists (PT), patients, and physicians, announced today it has completed a $5 million Series A round of financing. The Series A round...
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April
18,
2019
The New York Mets have selected Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) as the Presenting Partner of the Mets Academy in the Dominican Republic. In conjunction with this partnership, HSS will provide its expertise in connection with operation of the Me...
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April
15,
2019
Same-day discharge following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) was associated with a higher risk for cardiac and pulmonary complications, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting at the 201...
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April
12,
2019
In almost all cases, regional anesthesia for both total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) was associated with either fewer complications or equivalent complications compared with general anesthesia, according to results present...
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April
12,
2019
Lower socioeconomic status and minority race were associated with decreased use of regional anesthesia in pediatric patients undergoing common ambulatory orthopedic procedures, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting...
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April
12,
2019
At this year's American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) annual meeting, HSS presented new research related to anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, and expanding physician medical knowledge worldwide. HSS Training in Ghana Ex...
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April
11,
2019
The Global Regional Anesthesia Curricular Engagement (GRACE) program has shown great success in increasing knowledge, clinical skills and use of peripheral nerve blocks for extremity surgeries at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana...
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April
10,
2019
The New York Liberty and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced a long-term partnership that makes the top-ranked hospital the Liberty’s first-ever jersey patch sponsor. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. As the world’s leading ...
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April
08,
2019
Women who have healthy pregnancies tend to show distinct changes in the activities of immune genes starting early in pregnancy, while women who have complicated pregnancies tend to show clear departures from that pattern, according to a new study fro...
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April
05,
2019
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Scientific Analytics Inc. (SAI) today announced a strategic collaboration to integrate HSS knowledge with SAI technology to improve the quality and action ability of motion analysis for patients. HSS is the w...
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March
25,
2019
Women and men alike gathered at Morgan Stanley’s New York City headquarters on Wednesday, February 6 to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and attend a panel sponsored by the Blue Sandstone Group at Morgan Stanley and the Women’s Sports...
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March
22,
2019
A leading quality rating for the nation’s hospitals appears not to adequately account for the risks of undergoing certain procedures at certain hospitals, particularly joint replacement surgery, according to a new st udy by researchers at Hospital fo...
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March
21,
2019
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has selected Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) as the Official Hospital of the NBPA.  The new multi-year partnership provides current and retired professional basketball players with access to high ...
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March
20,
2019
Hospital for Special Surgery is evaluating a novel therapeutic approach for diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc), one of the most serious, potentially disabling and life-threatening rheumatic diseases. The double-blind, randomized, placebo-co...
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March
16,
2019
The use of a weight-bearing CT scan providing three-dimensional biometric measurements can enhance the preoperative assessment and surgical planning for total ankle replacement, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York C...
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March
16,
2019
While rotator cuff tears are a common shoulder injury, there can be poor tendon healing after surgical repair. Cell-based approaches have shown potential in improving tendon-to-bone healing in these tears. A new basic science study led by Scott A....
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March
15,
2019
People with diabetes who undergo joint replacement surgery are at sharply higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar after the operation, increasing their chances of developing infections and other complications, according to a new study by res...
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March
14,
2019
Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, today received the 2019 Diversity Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).   The Diversity Award recognize...
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March
14,
2019
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
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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March
14,
2019
A one-stage revision technique for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after a total hip replacement or total knee replacement may offer lower cost, quicker restoration of function, and lower morbidity than a two-stage revision; further, it may also...
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March
12,
2019
Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid analgesics after joint procedures. The effort is part of the hospital’s commitment to minimize th...
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March
12,
2019
Hip replacement surgery is highly successful in restoring mobility, relieving pain and improving quality of life. Each year in the United States, more than 330,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed, and that number is expected to almost double ...
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March
12,
2019
Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have undergone total hip or total knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency room for follow-up care of pain, inflammation and other complaints than those who live farther away, ...
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March
12,
2019
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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