Latest Hospital for Special Surgery Stories
A natural tissue graft can spur regeneration of cartilage and improve symptoms in patients who have cartilage damage in their knee.
Although as many as 25 percent of patients undergoing surgery suffer from sleep apnea, few hospitals have policies to help manage the risks of this condition during surgery, and there is little evidence to help guide anesthesiologists and surgeons caring for these patients.
To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J.
St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with Five Orthopedic Surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St.
Metal-on-metal hip implants can cause inflammation of the joint lining (synovitis) long before symptoms appear, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify this inflammation.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.