In the News

  • We are the first pediatric hospital in the New York metropolitan area to introduce the J-tip needle-free anesthetic system. The J-tip is a unique syringe that uses a small canister of pressurized carbon dioxide instead of a needle to push buffered Lidocaine (1%) into the skin, numbing the area before a venous procedure, such as drawing blood, in less than a minute.
  • On February 7, 2012, the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery received the amazing gift of $30,000 from the KiDS of NYU Langone Foundation to be used to establish an upper extremity motion analysis laboratory specifically geared towards pediatric patients. This fund will allow the purchase of pediatric-sized hand sensors and funding staff to analyze data from videos, motion analysis, and EMG signals. The first step towards a specialized upper extremity center has been taken!