American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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

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Correlation found between second ACL reconstruction and frequency of physical therapy utilization

April 26, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The number of physical therapy visits after ACL reconstruction correlated with the incidence of second reconstruction, according to…
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Excising portion of extensor carpi radialis brevis showed no benefit for chronic tennis elbow

April 25, 2017
Surgery that excises a portion of the extensor carpi radialis brevis, referred to as the Nirschl technique, provided no significant benefit to…
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Football training program linked with reduced concussion rates among high school players

April 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day indicates an educational program…
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Female high school soccer players sustained more concussions than other high school athletes

April 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Concussion rates were significantly higher in female high school athletes compared with their male counterparts, with most…
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Multiple intra-articular steroid hip injections linked with increased risk of PJI after THA

April 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients who received multiple intra-articular steroid hip injections prior to total hip arthroplasty experienced a high risk of…
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VIDEO: Malchau discusses impact of arthroplasty registries

April 7, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  Henrik Malchau, MD, PhD, spoke about his Kappa Delta Award, which is given to pioneers who develop regional or national…
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Almost half of high school athletes surveyed specialize in one sport

April 7, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Forty-five percent of high school athletes specialize in one sport and do so, on average, 2 years earlier than current collegiate…
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VIDEO Speaker discusses radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients

April 6, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  Ayesha Rahman, MD, spoke about radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients. She said pediatric orthopedic patients…
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VIDEO: Presenters speak about new knee system

April 6, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  Rajit Kamal and Liam Rowley spoke about the ATTUNE knee system (DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction), the latest innovation
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Orthopedics Best Clinical Article and Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

April 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Orthopedics has announced the winners of its Best Clinical Article Award for 2016 and Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017. Best…
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