American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, which includes the latest news from AAHKS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians.

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VIDEO: Perricelli on managing blood loss in TJA

December 14, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In a presentation at the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Fall Scientific Meeting, Brett C. Perricelli, MD, discussed…
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Prevention of complications remains key in care of geriatric patients with hip, acetabulum fractures

October 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In a presentation here, Ivan S. Tarkin, MD, noted the importance of considering options for patient care and the prevention of…
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Supply costs per case reduced for TKA, cuff repair after implementation of surgeon score cards

October 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Implementation of surgeon score cards reduced supply costs per case in rotator cuff repair and total knee arthroplasty, and…
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Social media tools offer opportunity to target health care consumers

May 22, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Facebook and Twitter are tools, not toys, with specific demographic penetrance and specific demographic targets, according to…
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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves…
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IOP decrease after trabeculectomy may slow or reverse rate of visual field decay

May 20, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Clinical observation of visual sensitivity improvement after a robust decrease in IOP is not a rare phenomenon, nor is such…

Nailfold microvascular abnormalities associated with primary open-angle glaucoma

May 19, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Vascular endothelial cell dysfunction is an aspect of glaucoma that deserves more attention, according to a presenter at the…
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AAMC president: Creating future leaders to change health care system and culture will take innovation

May 18, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Leadership will be key to correcting dysfunctions in the health care system, and creating those future leaders will take…
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Ceramic-on-ceramic an increasingly effective bearing option in THA, surgeon reports

June 22, 2012
Initial concerns about ceramic-on-ceramic constructs for use in total hip arthroplasty are somewhat muted by more recent developments in the…
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Follow-up, revision parameters for metal-on-metal hip implants outlined

Orthopedics Today, July 2012
In a recent presentation, one surgeon outlined his indications for follow-up and revision of metal-on-metal total hip replacements. Thomas P…