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Iovera Treatments Performed at Oklahoma Surgical Hospital

Posted on: August 30th, 2021 by Kristen No Comments

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital is now offering the Iovera° treatment to patients. This is non-opioid pain relief treatment, preformed before knee or shoulder replacement surgery or to treat chronic pain. It is a cryoanalgesia system that delivers a localized nerve block that lasts for up to 90 days.
Iovera° is:
– FDA cleared to block pain
– Provides immediate, long-lasting relief of acute (postsurgical) and chronic pain
– The Iovera° treatment is localized and does not inject any drugs into the body

The Iovera° system is used to destroy tissue during surgical procedures by applying freezing cold. It can also be used to produce lesions in peripheral nervous tissue by the application of cold to the selected site for the blocking of pain. It is also indicated for the relief of pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis of the knee for up to 90 days. Ask your Orthopedic Surgeon for more information about Iovera°.

US News and World Report Ranks Oklahoma Surgical Hospital #1 in the State

Posted on: August 30th, 2021 by Kristen No Comments

U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 -2022 hospital rankings have been released and Oklahoma Surgical Hospital is listed as the #1 hospital in Oklahoma for Orthopedics, Urology, and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. U.S. News ranks hospitals for excellent care for the most complex cases in 15 adult specialties.
U.S. News and World Report evaluates hospitals annually based on their patient outcomes, nurse staffing, services and more. They provide this information to help families find the best care when they need it most. In Orthopedics, Urology, and Gastroenterology, Oklahoma Surgical Hospital was the top performing hospital in the state of Oklahoma.
OSH is also high performing in Colon Cancer Surgery, Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, and Knee Replacement procedures.