Hospital for Special Surgery

 
 
  • Regenerative Medicine Landscape Continues to Evolve Dr Kathleen Davenport describes how platelet-rich plasma and stem-cell injections are currently used for tendinopathies and arthritis and what to watch for in the widely varying protocols being used.
  • Rheumatic Diseases and ART Pregnancies: Things to Consider Karmela Kim Chan, MD, and Caroline H. Siegel, MD, MS, give an update on what's known about the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
  • Machine Learning in Rheumatology: Beyond Clinical Instincts Recent examples of machine learning in rheumatology provide a promising framework for showing how its power can be harnessed in clinical care, says Karmela Kim Chan, MD.
  • What's the Evidence Base for Prescribing New SSc-ILD Drugs? Two experts from Hospital for Special Surgery review the evidence for how best to use nintedanib, tocilizumab, and combination therapy in treating patients with systemic sclerosis–associated ILD.
  • 3D Printing of Complex Orthopedic Implants Fills Niche Role   Hospital for Special Surgery orthopedic surgeon Mark P. Figgie, MD, explains how he and colleagues are taking advantage of opportunities created by an onsite 3D printing facility that opened in 2021.
  • Osteoarthritis Phenotyping Makes Progress Karmela Kim Chan, MD, discusses recent efforts to phenotype osteoarthritis, which have not yet been applied successfully to match appropriate treatment to the appropriate patient population.
  • ILD Screening in Rheumatic Diseases: Strategies to Consider Two experts from Hospital for Special Surgery review the current landscape and evidence for interstitial lung disease screening in patients with connective tissue diseases.
  • More Rheumatology Patients Are Using Cannabis: Are You Ready? Karmela Kim Chan, MD, looks at the many unknowns in play regarding the use of and current state of knowledge about medical marijuana and cannabis-derived drugs in patients with rheumatic diseases.
  • Olympics: Sports Medicine Docs Discuss Vaccines, Logistics   Sports med docs discuss COVID vaccination in athletes and the logistics of testing and contact tracing in the midst of people with mixed vaccination statuses during busy schedules at the Tokyo Olympics.
  • What You Should Know About Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Karmela Kim Chan, MD, provides a brief primer on this uncommon, heritable connective tissue disorder.
  • What NFL, NBA, and MLB COVID Protocols Taught Us   Drs Robert Glatter, John DiFiori, James Kinderknecht, and Kathryn McElheny discuss protocols and experiences related to medical care of athletes in the NBA, NFL, and MLB during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • How Twitter Amplifies My Doctor and Human Voice Dr Chan discusses why she chose to go public on social media and how she finds it professionally and personally rewarding.
  • Experts Unravel the 'Mysteries of Wrist Motion' Dr Scott Wolfe discusses his award-winning research in wrist kinematics and arthroplasty, and a novel prosthetic device that recently received FDA approval.
  • Returning to the 'New Normal': Backlog of Elective Surgeries The COVID elective surgery ban affected many orthopedic surgeons and hospitals. Dr Bryan T. Kelly describes his experience in resuming elective procedures.
  • A Rheumatologist Who Briefly Became a COVID Hospitalist Rheumatologist Karmela Chan shares her experiences working as a COVID hospitalist.
  • Treating Rheumatic Diseases in a COVID-19 Epicenter 'Should I stop my medication to lower my risk for infection?' Three NYC rheumatologists share what they know to answer this and other FAQs about COVID-19 and rheumatologic diseases.
  • Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound--Do You Know Best Practices?   Drs Elaine Yang and Stephen Haskins discuss point-of-care ultrasound, with demonstrations of airway, lung, cardiac, and gastric ultrasound imaging.
  • Customizing Care to Enhance Fracture Healing Dr William Ricci suggests ways to maximize healing and minimize complications in people with simple and comminuted fractures.
  • ACL Surgery Heads Back to the Future Anil Ranawat discusses returning to traditional approaches, individualizing treatment, and what dogs can teach orthopedic surgeons about ACL surgery.
  • Will 3D Printing Revolutionize Orthopedic Implant Surgery? Or is it a high-tech, high-cost solution in search of a problem? Dr Timothy Wright talks about the potential of additive manufacturing for orthopedics and the questions that remain.