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Communication Skills Training for Orthopedic Surgery Residents Has Positive Impact


A program at Hospital for Special Surgery to improve orthopedic surgery residents' communication skills with older adults is having a positive impact, according to a new study.
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Potential Genetic Trigger of Autoimmune Disease


Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have uncovered a potential genetic trigger of systemic autoimmune disease.
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital for Special Surgery to Offer Free Pre-Season Health Screening for NYC High School Football Players


Hospital for Special Surgery has teamed up with PSAL, the NYC Public Schools Athletic League, to offer a special pre-season physical exam, including strength and performance testing, to football players in public schools throughout the five...
20-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Arthroscopic Hip Surgery on the Rise, but Study Shows It May Not Be the Best Choice for Patients with Arthritis


The use of arthroscopic hip surgery for pain relief has increased dramatically in the past decade. A study looking at patient data bases in Florida and California finds it may not be the best option, especially if a patient has arthritis or is over...
18-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Use of Peripheral Nerve Blocks Associated with Improved Joint Replacement Outcomes


The use of peripheral nerve blocks is associated with better outcomes following hip and knee replacement, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery. Those who received the nerve block had fewer complications after surgery.
1-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Procedures to Repair Knee Cartilage Show Promise in Treating Patients Over 40


Two studies at Hospital for Special Surgery find that cartilage restoration procedures are a viable treatment option for patients over 40 years old who have cartilage damage in their knees.
4-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Guiding Knee Replacement Patients to High-Volume Hospitals Could Save $4 Billion Annually


If all patients scheduled for knee replacement were directed to high-volume hospitals for the surgery, it could save the U.S. healthcare system between $2.5 and $4 billion annually by the year 2030, according to a study at Hospital for Special...
4-Mar-2016 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Hip Replacement Too Soon After a Steroid Injection Increases Infection Risk


A study found that the risk of developing an infection after hip replacement surgery increased significantly in patients who had a hip replacement within three months of receiving a steroid injection to relieve hip pain.
2-Mar-2016 12:05 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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