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HSS Researchers Advance Understandings of the Cellular Mechanisms Driving Rheumatoid Arthritis

HSS Scientists Publish Two Studies On RA Treatment Strategies
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Dr. Michael Parks of HSS Receives Diversity Award from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, today received the 2019 Diversity Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
13-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Surgery to Remove Herniated Discs in the Neck Can Be Safely Performed in Outpatient Setting in Select Patients

Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for...
13-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

No Increased Risk of Complications for Ambulatory Total Joint Replacement in a Community Hospital Setting

Researchers conducted a study to compare patient outcomes and costs for in-patient hip and knee replacement surgeries to those performed in an ambulatory surgery center. They found no increased risk of 90-day complication rates or readmission rates...
13-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: IV and Pill Form of Acetaminophen Work Equally Well After Hip Replacement as Part of Pain Management Plan

Pain management after surgery is a vital part of patient care. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery compared acetaminophen in the intravenous versus pill form as part of the overall pain management plan after hip replacement. Both worked equally...
12-Mar-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HSS Orthopedic Surgeons Address Opioid Epidemic Head On

Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid medication after joint procedures.
12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: CT Scan Prior to Spine Fusion Surgery Finds Significant Number of Patients Had Undiagnosed Osteoporosis

For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery found that a CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery indicated that a significant number of...
12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Joint Replacement Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Efficient Use of Post-Surgery Resources

Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have had a hip or knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency room for follow-up care of pain, inflammation and other complaints than those who live farther away, according to a...
12-Mar-2019 10:00 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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