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HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New smart knee implants could monitor changes in activity as they happen

New smart knee implants could monitor changes in activity as they happen

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Sales reps may be wearing out their welcome in the operating room

Sales reps may be wearing out their welcome in the operating room

Newer technology with modular dual mobility components lowers risk of dislocation

Newer technology with modular dual mobility components lowers risk of dislocation

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

Volunteering for peer counseling programs benefits people with lupus

Volunteering for peer counseling programs benefits people with lupus

Aspirin may be effective in preventing blood clots after knee replacement

Aspirin may be effective in preventing blood clots after knee replacement