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

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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

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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

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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

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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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