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HSS Researchers Identify New Imaging Findings and Treatment for Patients With Parsonage-Turner Syndrome


Physicians at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been studying patient outcomes of Parsonage-Turner Syndrome (PTS), a neurological disorder that results in a sudden paralysis of one or more muscles around the shoulder and arm.
17-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Launched to Determine if Stem Cell Treatment Could Give Patients a Leg Up on Knee Arthritis


Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have launched a study to determine if a treatment using stem cells could help people with painful knee arthritis. To evaluate safety and efficacy, investigators are currently recruiting patients with...
20-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Using Portable Gait Analysis System Will Evaluate Early Outcomes of Different Hip Replacement Techniques


Researchers will test patients' walking patterns before and after hip replacement to measure their progress after four different surgical techniques: (1) standard hip replacement (posterior approach) ; (2) direct anterior hip replacement; (3)...
7-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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