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Expert Panel Publishes Guidelines for Medication Management in Rheumatic Disease Patients Having Joint Replacement

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In the first such collaboration of its kind, an expert panel of rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed guidelines for the management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement. The goal was to lower...
16-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Drug Lowers Levels of Biomarker Linked to ALS

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A study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and other centers, published in the Annals of Neurology, finds that a drug used to treat malaria lowers levels of a biomarker linked to the inherited form of ALS.
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Launched to See if IV Acetaminophen Can Reduce Need for Opioid Medication After Hip Replacement Surgery

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Hospital for Special Surgery has launched a study to see if intravenous (IV) acetaminophen can reduce the amount of opioid pain medicine needed after hip replacement surgery.
26-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Education a Key Factor in Controlling Painful Gout

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Gout is a highly treatable disease. The problem is that many patients stop taking their medication when they feel better, leaving themselves susceptible to painful flare-ups. Patient education is important to ensure that they stick to their...
19-May-2017 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Considering a Double Knee Replacement? Here’s What You Need to Know

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The pros and cons of same-day double knee replacement.
18-May-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than Half of College Football Athletes Have Inadequate Levels of Vitamin D, Deficiency Linked to Muscle Injuries

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More than half of college football athletes participating in the NFL Combine had inadequate levels of vitamin D, and this left them more susceptible to muscle injuries, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery.
17-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Ligament Reconstruction Effective Treatment for Kneecap Instability in Patients with Trochlear Dysplasia

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A study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds ligament reconstruction is an effective treatment for kneecap instability in patients with trochlear dysplasia.
16-Mar-2017 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital for Special Surgery Hand Surgeon Receives Prestigious Award for His Reseearch

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Scott Wolfe, MD, chief emeritus of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Hospital for Special Surgery, has received the prestigious Kappa Delta Orthopaedic Research Award. It's considered one of the highest honors an orthopedic researcher can...
16-Mar-2017 12:00 PM EDT 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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