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.

Meeting News

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…
Meeting NewsPerspective

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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Post-THA VTE incidence was similar with low and high doses of aspirin

November 4, 2017
Faour and his colleagues conducted a study to determine if there were significant differences between the two aspirin regimens, which they looked at…
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In advocacy address, Senator Barrasso comments on areas of concern to Americans

November 4, 2017
DALLAS — Orthopedic surgeon Sen. John Barrasso, MD, (R-Wyo.), said in his advocacy address at the American Association of Hip and…
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Five important news items from the AAHKS Annual Meeting

November 23, 2016
Healio.com/Orthopedics features the top five news items from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting. More live coverage…
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VIDEO: Past president of AAHKS discusses hot topics from the meeting

November 21, 2016
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chairman of the Department of Orthopedic…
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VIDEO: Post-discharge complications occurred within 2 weeks after TKA

November 18, 2016
DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Dong-han Yao, BA; and Calin S. Moucha, MD, shared…
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Sustained-release triamcinolone acetonide yielded positive clinical outcomes for knee OA

November 18, 2016
DALLAS — A phase 3 study of sustained-release triamcinolone acetonide showed improvements in pain, stiffness and function for patients with…