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HSS: $10 million for Complex Joint Reconstruction Center

Orthopedics This Week reports that HSS has received a $10 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to support the growing Complex Joint Reconstruction Center (CJRC).

Thomas P. Sculco, MD, surgeon-in-chief emeritus and director of the CJRC, explained that the most difficult joint replacement cases will be treated through the Center.

"A part of the mission of the Center will be strategic research initiatives currently in periprosthetic infection and knee arthrofibrosis after knee replacement. The Center will be looking for susceptible host populations and prevention as well as best treatment options which will be evidence based derived from prospective registry data. Also, Consensus Panels will be created to try to answer complex questions in revision hip and knee replacement," said Dr. Sculco.

Read the full article at Ryortho.com.