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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2021
February
17,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A new study has found that among patients with rheumatologic disease, pregnancy is not associated with increased self-reported COVID-19, but is associated with a shorter duration of COVID-19 symptoms and a higher prevalence of loss of smell or taste....
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February
09,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center specializing in orthopedics, rheumatology, and related disciplines, has become the first facility in the country to launch a cutting-edge technology for the digitization ...
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February
04,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Severe, ongoing back pain can be severely debilitating. Some conditions can affect one’s ability to walk or carry out basic activities. Just ask Amanda Murdolo. Last April, during the pandemic lockdown, the 22-year-old graduate student started experi...
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February
01,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
January 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of HSS Florida, a state-of-the-art facility in West Palm Beach that is part of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center specializing in orthopedics, rheumatology and r...
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January
29,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Healthcare executive Michael Rawlings has been appointed Senior Vice President of Facilities, Construction and Support Services by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center specialized in orthopedics, rheu...
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January
19,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Martin W. Roche, MD, who performed the world’s first sensor and robotic assisted knee surgery, has joined HSS Florida in West Palm Beach. HSS is ranked #1 in the world for Orthopedics by Newsweek and is the world’s leading academic medical center spe...
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2020
December
30,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
In a new study, researchers found that there are no statistically significant effects of using a mound, flat ground or distance variation on arm speed or shoulder rotation in high school pitchers.The results were published in the Orthopaedic Journal ...
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December
17,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
An international team of more than 80 collaborators led by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) investigators is developing new classification criteria for clinical research of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), a life-threatening autoimmune clotting dis...
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December
17,
2020
| 10:15 AM America/New_York
An orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has performed the first augmented reality (AR) knee replacement in the United States. The new technology was designed and engineered with artificial intelligence and machine learning.Augment...
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December
15,
2020
| 10:15 AM America/New_York
The microscopic structure of bone appears to predict which patients will experience poor outcomes after spinal fusion, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. Spinal fusion is among the most com...
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December
10,
2020
| 16:06 PM America/New_York
UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a multi-year extension of its partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery, the world’s leading academic medical center dedicated to musculoskeletal health. Under the terms of...
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December
09,
2020
| 07:15 AM America/New_York
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced an exclusive agree...
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November
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Surgeons’ preoperative expectations were more accurate than patients’ expectations in predicting patient-reported outcomes two years after lumbar spine surgery, according to a longitudinal study by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)....
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November
09,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
At this year’s American College of Rheumatology virtual meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented exciting research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery. The research focuses on the diagnosis of renal disorders, the risk of v...
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November
09,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Disparities in unilateral knee replacement surgery have been well-documented, with lower utilization and higher complication rates among African American patients. While previous studies have focused on single knee replacement surgery, researchers at...
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November
08,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Since doctors began treating cancer patients with immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors nearly a decade ago, they have observed that a subset of these patients experience a side effect that clinically looks like inflammatory arthritis. The...
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November
08,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have identified several factors that should help improve the diagnosis of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO), also known as chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO). This chronic autoinflammatory syndrome, which can be debi...
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November
07,
2020
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
A knowledgeable patient is an empowered patient, and the ability to understand and proactively manage a health challenge can help improve quality of life, according to Robyn Wiesel, associate director of Public & Patient Education at Hospital for Spe...
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November
07,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Children with arthritis affecting five or more joints, called polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (polyarticular JIA), living in less affluent families were twice as likely to report more than an hour of morning joint stiffness, compared to t...
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November
06,
2020
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
The incidence of dementia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is lower in patients receiving biologic or targeted synthetic disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) than in patients who receive conventional synthetic DMARDs, according to a ne...
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October
26,
2020
| 18:33 PM America/New_York
Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) performed successful microsurgery to repair damaged nerves and restore muscle strength and movement to patients experiencing paralysis from Parsonage-Turner Syndrome (PTS), according to a stud...
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October
26,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
After the pandemic led to “stay-at-home” orders in March, the Public & Patient Education Department at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) launched a vital initiative to boost virtual programming to support the community. Between April and August 2020...
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October
26,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
HSS Trustee Marina Kellen French and the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation have made an extraordinary commitment of $3.5 million to support a new research initiative to enable more patients to achieve successful outcomes from knee replacement ...
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October
19,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Delaying surgery for 12 months or more after a rotator cuff tear diagnosis is associated with almost twice the odds of needing a subsequent revision surgery compared to having surgery between six weeks and one year after diagnosis, according to a ret...
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October
05,
2020
| 15:01 PM America/New_York
Administration of tranexamic acid (TXA) during total joint arthroplasty appears to reduce the risk of periprosthetic joint infections within 90 days of surgery, according to a study done at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and presented at the virt...
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September
29,
2020
| 08:26 AM America/New_York
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have a 27% higher risk of having a nonfatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) event compared to age- and sex-matched diabetes mellitus (DM) patients and more than twice the risk of the Medicaid general popu...
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September
28,
2020
| 12:18 PM America/New_York
Press Ganey, a quality measurement and improvement service used by half of all hospitals in the U.S., has awarded five top 2020 honors to Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). The awards honor “top-performing health care organizations whose commitme...
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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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