Tag Archives: Anesthesiology

Mar
26
2014
3.26 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Seth Waldman, director of the HSS Division of Pain Management, answers questions about post-laminectomy syndrome. Q1. What is post-laminectomy syndrome and … More…

Feb
20
2013

Research in Perioperative Care

by Dr. Stavros Memtsoudis
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The goal of perioperative outcomes research strives to make surgery safer by identifying patients who are at risk and evaluate interventions that may prevent issues from occuring. An example is … More…

Dec
19
2012
pediatric anesthesiologist, katheryn delpizzo, MD

Q1. How does pediatric anesthesiology differ from anesthesia for adults? Is there one type that’s used more commonly in children? A pediatric anesthesiologist is an anesthesiologist (an M.D.) with specialized … More…

Oct
17
2012
Operating room at Hospital for Special Surgery

Q1. I’m concerned about getting an infection from hip surgery. What does the hospital do to prevent infection? At HSS, we take a number of steps to reduce the risk … More…

Sep
12
2012
Anesthesiologist

Q1. I am looking at spinal fusion surgery in a few weeks. I am worried about recovery time, and want to be up walking as much as possible as soon … More…

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April 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm

True or False: Elongated metatarsals, the bones that connect the toes to the rest of the foot, are hereditary. The answer is TRUE. Dr. Martin O'Malley, Orthopedic Surgeon, says: "Metatarsals are the long bones of the foot. They connect the toes to the rest of the foot and also comprise the ball of the foot. It isn't uncommon for elongated metatarsal issues to arise with dancers, but rarely activities."

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April 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

True or False: Elongated metatarsals, the bones that connect the toes to the rest of the foot, are hereditary.

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