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Communication Skills Training for Orthopedic Surgery Residents Has Positive Impact

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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