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Hospital for Special Surgery Expands In Westchester County

HSS to open its largest outpatient center to date
18-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Launched to Determine if Less Invasive Wrist Fracture Surgery with Novel Device Leads to Better Patient Outcomes

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have launched a study to determine if a novel implant allowing for less invasive surgery for a broken wrist leads to a quicker recovery, less post-operative pain and fewer complications compared to...
16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Treatment Option May Be on the Horizon for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

A drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, tocilizumab, yielded favorable results as a potential new therapy for patients with polymyalgia rheumatica in an open-label, phase II study at Hospital for Special Surgery.
10-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Complement Activation Predicts Pregnancy Complications in Women with Lupus

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Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified multiple clinical and biologic markers that correlate with adverse pregnancies, including, most recently, the activation of complement, a series of proteins that protect us from invading...
8-Nov-2015 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Poverty Influences the Effects of Race and Education on Pain After Knee Replacement Surgery

Findings from a new study conducted by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery suggest that lower socioeconomic status at the community level significantly increases the risk of pain and poor function following a knee replacement.
8-Nov-2015 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise Program in Senior Centers Helps Decrease Pain and Improve Mobility in Older Adults

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A low-impact exercise program offered by Hospital for Special Surgery in senior centers is improving quality of life for many older adults with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
6-Nov-2015 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Valid in Assessing Lupus Patient Experience

Hospital for Special Surgery researchers evaluated the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) in patients with lupus and found that the questionnaire is valid in assessing subjective patient experience.
6-Nov-2015 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Lupus Support and Education Program Has Positive Impact

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that a support group addressing the psychological and educational needs of people with lupus is a valuable resource to help them cope with the disease.
7-Nov-2015 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sports Medicine Experts from Hospital for Special Surgery Available to Discuss 2014 Winter Olympic Games

6-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

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.
11-Aug-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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