Stryker rolls out new time-saving surgical equipment
The medical technology company launched its Prophecy Infinity Resect-Through Guides for use in total ankle replacement surgeries.
Study Reveals Presurgical Expectations of Foot and Ankle Patients Exceed Those of Their Surgeons
In the first-ever study to compare surgeon and patient expectations in foot and ankle surgery, research performed at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has determined that two-thirds of patients have higher presurgical expectations than their surgeons.
HSS Surgeons Honored for Work on Ankle Mechanics After Joint Replacement
A team of orthopedic surgeons from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have won the Internal Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies best paper award for their work on how ankle joint replacement affects mobility, which was presented at the 2018 American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting.
Scott J. Ellis, MD, Named Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation President
Longview News-Journal reported that HSS foot and ankle surgeon Scott J. Ellis, MD, was named president of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS).
Study Finds Flatfoot Reconstruction Effective for Older Patients
When someone develops adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD), they are offered either a reconstruction or foot fusion depending on the severity of the flatfoot and their age. Typically reconstructions are performed in younger patients while older patients undergo fusions, even though it can limit mobility.