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Modified ACL Reconstruction Technique in High-Risk Adolescent Athletes Shows Promising Results

An emerging surgical technique added to the standard anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in high-risk adolescent athletes resulted in zero re-tears and zero graft failures after a minimum follow-up of two years, according to preliminary...
1-Jun-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Gender Disparities in Financial Relationships Between Orthopedic Surgeons and Industry

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence showing gender inequities in payments that surgeons in various specialties receive from industry in the form of royalties, licensing and consulting fees. The latest research, conducted by investigators...
26-May-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hip Arthroscopy for Arthritis Associated with Unacceptably High Conversion to Total Hip Replacement and Significantly Worse Outcomes

A study led by Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, available as part of the AAOS 2020 Virtual Education Experience and published in HIP International, found that treating hip osteoarthritis with hip arthroscopy can be...
18-May-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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HSS Urgent Ortho Care Opens in NYC, Long Island, NJ and CT

Hospital for Special Surgery has opened HSS Urgent Ortho Care at two locations in Manhattan, and at sites on Long Island, in Stamford, Connecticut, and in Paramus, New Jersey. HSS seeks to take some of the load off overwhelmed hospitals by treating...
8-Apr-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Not Too Young for Knee Replacement

Advances in knee replacement surgery, such as robotic-assisted surgery and improvements in implant design and materials, make it a viable option for younger patients seeking pain relief.
3-Apr-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FDA Approves New Total Wrist Replacement Device to Treat Painful Arthritis

The FDA has approved a new total wrist replacement device for people seeking relief from painful arthritis. The design is the culmination of three decades of award-winning research by Scott Wolfe, MD, a hand surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery...
25-Mar-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Surgery Relieves Pain and Restores Function in Patients with Common Wrist Injury

A new surgical procedure to repair a common wrist wrist injury is showing promise in relieving pain and restoring function, and in lowering the risk of progressive arthritis. The surgery is performed to repair a torn repair torn scapholunate...
14-Feb-2020 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Adventure-Lover Says Yes to Knee, Spine and Shoulder Surgery at HSS to Live Life to the Fullest

A rock-climbing adventure-lover credits three specialized orthopedic surgeons at HSS with helping her maintain her active lifestyle. The 66-year-old patient says, “Never once did any of my doctors at HSS express the notion that these goals were...
5-Feb-2020 3:40 PM 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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