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2013-07-15 13:01:36

A natural tissue graft can spur regeneration of cartilage and improve symptoms in patients who have cartilage damage in their knee, according to a study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery. The new research, the first case-series evaluation of De Novo NT Natural Tissue Graft, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), to be held July 11-14, in Chicago. "The results at this time are encouraging," said lead author of...

2013-06-20 23:27:04

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. In a new editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Stavros Memtsoudis, M.D., Ph.D., director of Critical Care Services at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, calls for a new research initiative to identify...

2013-05-27 23:14:25

To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, expands his practice to the town of Sonoma. Dr. Star´s specialties include general orthopedic care/surgery, total joint replacement, as well as spinal disorders. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 After over twenty years caring for patients in Santa Rosa, veteran orthopedic physician, Michael J. Star, is opening an SRO satellite...

2013-05-20 23:24:56

St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with Five Orthopedic Surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena, including orthopedic trauma and fractures, minimally invasive joint replacement, and treatment of disorders of the hip, knee, shoulder, spine, hand and upper extremities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with five orthopedic surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena,...

2013-05-16 12:31:52

MRI useful for predicting failure of metal-on-metal hip implants 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, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery. The study, which appears in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, demonstrates that MRI can be used to identify implants that are going to...


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