American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAHKS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Intraosseous regional prophylaxis yielded higher tissue concentrations after TKA in high BMI patients

November 22, 2017
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Simon W. Young, MBChB, FRCS, spoke about a study that found…
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VIDEO: Modest improvements seen in range of motion, PROs following TKR for arthrofibrosis

November 16, 2017
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Richard W. Rutherford, MD, and J. Ryan Martin, MD,
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VIDEO: Extensor mechanism reconstruction in TKA with synthetic mesh is possible after catastrophic disruptions

November 15, 2017
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Matthew P. Abdel, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated…
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VIDEO: AAHKS president discusses robotics, digital health, other hot topics from annual meeting

November 13, 2017
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Mark I. Froimson, MD, discussed record
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Electronic patient rehabilitation application led to improved THA PROs

November 7, 2017
DALLAS — An electronic patient rehabilitation application used alone or with home health services led to improved patient reported outcomes 12…
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Povidone-iodine irrigation used in TKR cases led to reduced SSI rates

November 7, 2017
DALLAS — Dilute povidone-iodine intraoperative irrigation had the greatest impact on surgical site rates among three stepwise measures…
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Elevated metal levels may better indicate pseudotumor after MoM THA than symptoms

November 6, 2017
DALLAS — Pseudotumor formation occurred in 52% of patients who underwent metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty performed with two different…
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Study links lumbar-to-sacrum fusions to greater THA dislocation risk, rate

November 5, 2017
DALLAS — Patients with a lumbar spine fusion who underwent total hip arthroplasty had a 6% overall dislocation rate vs. a 1% overall…
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Rule out infection, adverse local tissue reaction during investigation of THA instability

November 5, 2017
DALLAS — When a hip becomes unstable after total hip arthroplasty, the orthopedic surgeon should investigate it with a history and physical…
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News that CMS removed TKA from inpatient-only list comes at start of AAHKS meeting

November 5, 2017
DALLAS — The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting got underway here on Nov. 2, the day after an announcement from CMS…
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