New York, NY
At this year’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented several studies related to innovations and leading research in orthopedics:
Hospital for Special Surgery Presents Data Validating Shorter, More Patient Friendly Outcomes Assessment for Revision Knee Replacement
Study Identifies Modifiable Risk Factors for Elbow Injuries in Baseball Pitchers
SSRI Antidepressants Associated with Increased Blood Loss and Transfusion Rates in Spinal Surgery
Study Shows Most Athletic Patients Return to Sports, Highly Satisfied with ACL Reconstruction Surgery
Do New York Patients Need a Second Surgery Years after Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery?
How Does Bariatric Surgery Impact Joint Replacement Outcomes in the Morbidly Obese?
Study Finds Little Consistency in Doctor Reviews on Three Physician Ratings Websites
Neurologic Complications Resolve in the Majority of Adult Spinal Deformity Surgeries
Location of Spinal Correction Influences Risk of PJK Development
Most Young Shoulder Replacement Patients Can Resume Playing Sports
Study Cautions Against Use of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMP) in Children’s Spine Surgery
Study Finds Ligament Reconstruction is an Effective Treatment for Kneecap Instability in Patients with Trochlear Dysplasia
Study: Arthroscopic Hip Surgery Benefits Adolescents with Hip Impingement
Study: More than Half of College Football Athletes Have Inadequate Levels of Vitamin D - Deficiency Linked to Muscle Injuries
Scott Rodeo, MD, presented research that found that more than half of college football athletes had insufficient Vitamin D levels which could leave them susceptible to muscle injuries. Read the full press release here.
Researchers Use Novel Technique to Stimulate Stem Cells in Damaged Tendon to Enhance Healing
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2016-2017), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. HSS has locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.