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Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients?
17-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Does Hyaluronic Acid Treatment Combined with Exercise Work Better than Exercise Alone for Knee Arthritis?

A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone. Hyaluronic acid is a gel-like solution that acts as a...
16-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Concert Pianist “Reborn” After Hand Surgery Restores His Career and His Life

When concert pianist Misha Dichter developed a debilitating condition affecting his hands, it was life-shattering. But after two successful surgeries, the world-renowned virtuoso recently returned to Carnegie Hall for his first major solo...
25-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Flatfoot Reconstruction Effective for Older Patients

The study compared flatfoot reconstruction in patients in various age groups and found that those in the older group did not demonstrate any differences in their outcomes compared with patients in the young and middle-aged groups.
10-Mar-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Physician Education and Guidelines Lead to Big Drop in Opioids Prescribed After Hand Surgery

An educational session on opioid abuse and new prescription guidelines led to a 45 percent decrease in opioids prescribed after ambulatory hand surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery.
8-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: “Dual Mobility” Hip Replacement Reduces Risk of Dislocation

Dislocation is one of the most common complications after hip replacement and the number one reason for revision surgery. Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery found that study patients who received a newer implant known as a “dual...
6-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Discrepancy between Doctor Reviews on Hospital Websites and Reviews on Independent Physician Rating Sites

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found a discrepancy between doctor reviews provided by hospital websites and those posted on independent physician rating websites such as Healthgrades.com and Vitals.com.
6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Giving New Meaning to Patient Care: Hospital Takes Patients with Cerebral Palsy on a Ski Trip

Some young people with cerebral palsy and other conditions exceeded their own expectations during a ski trip to Windham Mountain. The Adaptive Sports Academy at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery sponsored the trip for young patients who...
20-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Sports Medicine Experts Offer Insights During Olympics

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, sports psychologist and nutritionist are available for comment during Beijing Olympic games.
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