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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BMI predicted infection after TKA better than adipose tissue

December 1, 2019
DALLAS — Results presented at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting showed BMI was a better predictor of…
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Posterior approach for THA may have higher dislocation risk

November 18, 2019
DALLAS — Use of the posterior approach in total hip arthroplasty had the highest risk of dislocation and use of the lateral approach had…
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Education triples the rate of properly disposed, unused opioid pills after THA, TKA

November 15, 2019
DALLAS — According to a presenter at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, education about proper disposal of…
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VIDEO: AAHKS Annual Meeting focuses on member advocacy groups, research efforts

November 15, 2019
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, president of the society, spoke about…
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Online ratings were high for orthopedic surgeons in single metropolitan area

November 15, 2019
DALLAS — Among 11,535 online reviews of orthopedic surgeons in the Cleveland metropolitan area evaluated in April 2019, the surgeons’…
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Early one-stage revision is indicated for infected cementless THA

November 12, 2019
DALLAS — Simple lavage and irrigation and debridement are inappropriate for managing a patient whose cementless total hip arthroplasty is…
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TKA fixation, dual-mobility hip findings included in sixth AJRR report

November 12, 2019
DALLAS — The American Joint Replacement Registry, which is the official registry of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, includes…
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AAHKS Women in Arthroplasty Committee addresses diversity, mentorship

November 11, 2019
DALLAS — Two events held here helped showcase the goals of the new Women in Arthroplasty Committee of the American Association of Hip and Knee…
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Tourniquet use did not change TKA surgical factors

November 10, 2019
DALLAS — A randomized controlled trial conducted to study results of total knee arthroplasty performed by four orthopedic surgeons at two sites…
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Surgeons were effective in administering adductor canal blocks for TKA procedures

November 9, 2019
DALLAS — Patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty whose adductor canal block was surgeon administered had patient satisfaction, knee…