Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AANA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

PRP injection for early hip OA reduced the risk of surgical intervention vs hyaluronic acid

May 4, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with early hip osteoarthritis underwent total hip arthroplasty or hip resurfacing at a significantly lower rate after…
Meeting News

Not all opioids prescribed were consumed following arthroscopic sports medicine procedures

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting showed an average of 10 to 14 opioid pills were…
Meeting News

Surgeons should re-establish kinetic chain in treatment of throwing athletes

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — When treating a shoulder injury in the throwing athlete, orthopedic surgeons should re-establish the athlete’s kinetic chain at…
Meeting NewsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Anterolateral ligament, ACL reconstruction may provide better outcomes than ACL reconstruction alone

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — Combined anterolateral ligament and ACL reconstruction may provide lower reoperation and re-rupture rates compared with ACL…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Injury factors, surgical timing important in treatment of knee dislocations

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — In a presentation at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Bruce A. Levy, MD, noted the importance of…
Meeting News

Modern techniques may improve outcomes after arthroscopic Bankart repair

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — At the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Richard K. N. Ryu, MD, discussed the use of modern techniques that…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Open Latarjet may lead to better outcomes vs arthroscopic Latarjet

May 3, 2019
ORLANDO — In a presentation at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Hannan Mullett, MCh, FRCSI
Perspective

Rivaroxaban may reduce post-osteotomy thromboembolic events better than aspirin

August 10, 2018
CHICAGO — Use of rivaroxaban may reduce the risk of thromboembolic events after osteotomy, according to results presented at the Arthroscopy…
Meeting News

Ultrasound-guided subacromial injection yielded superior pain relief vs palpation guide

May 9, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients who received ultrasound-guided subacromial injection experienced superior pain relief with no differences in function or…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Modified Jobe and docking techniques yielded similar outcomes for UCL injury treatment

May 8, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients with ulnar collateral ligament injury in the elbow treated with a modified Jobe technique had outcomes similar to patients…