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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2020
April
02,
2020
| 05:55 PM America/New_York
At age 33, Nick Clement’s knee pain had gotten so bad, he was seriously considering knee replacement surgery. But given his young age, he was concerned about how long a knee replacement would last. He wanted to wait as long as possible, but four y...
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March
25,
2020
| 02:00 PM 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
| 07:00 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
| 02:00 PM 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
| 02:00 PM 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
| 07:22 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
| 04:37 PM 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
| 02:00 PM 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
| 02:00 PM 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
| 04:01 PM 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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January
07,
2020
| 03:42 PM America/New_York
After a terrible motor vehicle accident, 11 year-old Zach and his mom were told his foot would likely need to be amputated, but they refused to give up hope. Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) performed seven surgeries to save ...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 08:05 PM America/New_York
New research provides insight into a proposed mechanism involved in the production of type I interferon (IFN-I) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a perspective in Science authored by Mary K. Crow, MD, physician-in-chie...
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December
19,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
A successful phase III trial of anifrolumab in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), called TULIP-2 (Treatment of Uncontrolled Lupus via the Interferon Pathway–2), reported positive results in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). At p...
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December
09,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
HSS, the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health headquartered at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, today announced a strategic collaboration with Centro Hospitalario Serena del Mar, the medical center operat...
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December
05,
2019
| 03:25 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, will open a new outpatient center in Brooklyn, New York. Located in Industry City at 148-168 39th Street in the same building as the Br...
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November
20,
2019
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
Today, Press Ganey, a nationally recognized private company that measures patient experience, named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) a 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence® Award Winner, as well as a first-time Pinnacle of Excellence® Award Winn...
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November
18,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Many female athletes encounter higher concussion rates than their male counterparts, according to two studies conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). The researchers conclude their findings demonstrate a need for further in...
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November
12,
2019
| 08:30 PM America/New_York
Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what’s the best way to prepare patients before the procedure? Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City launched a pilot study to find ou...
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November
12,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Utilization of total hip and total knee replacement remains high for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and most patients have moderate to high disease activity at the time of surgery. Risk of infection and a blood transfusion are higher in the...
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November
12,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The study...
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November
12,
2019
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
The radiologic diagnosis of joint diseases can be challenging, particularly when the disease is uncommon, the manifestations are unusual or the findings overlap with multiple diagnoses. John A. Carrino, MD, MPH, Vice Chairman of the Department of Rad...
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November
11,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
Approximately 4% of total knee replacement (TKR) patients require a revision surgery within five years. African Americans are 40% more likely to undergo TKR revision than whites, but whether racial disparities exist for both septic and aseptic TKR re...
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November
11,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences whether they receive postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery in a facility or at home. An analysis of a large regional database found that patient...
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November
11,
2019
| 08:30 PM America/New_York
A national survey of male patients with lupus finds the illness has a significant impact on their physical and emotional health, yet they often do not receive support that could help them cope. Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New...
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November
11,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
At the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta, experts from the HSS Education Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented their method for developing and implementing ef...
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November
10,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure, are known risk factors for dementia. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with a high risk of cardiovascular disease as a result of underlying i...
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November
10,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
Despite similar myocardial infarction risks in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and those with diabetes mellitus (DM), SLE patients enrolled in Medicaid have substantially higher rates of coronary revascularization procedures (incl...
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November
07,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City are enrolling patients in a study using cutting-edge imaging technology to produce three-dimensional maps of the spine in people with scoliosis. Currently, physicians monitor patie...
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November
05,
2019
| 11:29 PM America/New_York
Over the last few years, surfing has increased in popularity, with about 2.6 million recreational surfers in the United States. Efforts are under way to include competitive surfing in the Olympics. However, the number of reports on surfing-related in...
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November
05,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
At the American Public Health Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia, health education experts from the HSS Education Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shared best practices for public health interventions that targe...
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