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 15, 2014 at 4:57 pm

Anjie was born with a number of challenging conditions, including bilateral PFFD- a birth defect affecting the pelvis- and a left club foot. She came to HSS when she was a baby and received treatment from a team of professionals including Dr. Daniel Green and Dr. Roger Widmann, HSS Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons, and Glenn Garrison, Director of Prosthetics & Orthotics. Anjie began intensive physical therapy when she was only 1, and started working with Magdalena Oledzka as her primary therapist 6 years ago. Now at 13, she has a better prosthetic fit, decreased pain and was even able to walk down the aisle as a bridesmaid in her sister's wedding! We're very proud of her! #transformationtuesday #pediatrics #orthopedics #HSS

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April 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? Christina Pierozzi, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, says: "Autism Spectrum disorders include a group of developmental disorders that can cause impairments in language and communication, motor skill development, behavior, and social participation. The prevalence of autism is increasing and now affects 1 out of 68 children, and is more common in boys than girls. It is the fastest growing developmental disability in the US. Our pediatric therapists at HSS work with children with autism to meet their physical, occupational, and speech therapy goals." For more information on autism, visit http://www.autismspeaks.org.

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