American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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One-third of orthopedic trauma patients did not meet new CDC SSI definition

August 30, 2018
About one-third patients at a level 1 trauma center did not meet the CDC definition for acute postoperative infection following fracture fixation, a…

Shoulder instability index helps predict athletes' nonoperative treatment outcomes

August 16, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — When used in high school athletes, the nonoperative instability severity index score showed athletes with anterior shoulder…
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VIDEO: Presenters said antibiotic-eluting ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene yielded promising results for infection treatment

April 13, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Harry E. Rubash, MD, and Ebru Oral, PhD, spoke about a…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses incidence, risk factors for hospital transfers after orthopedic surgery at an ASC

April 9, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, spoke about a study that looked at the…
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VIDEO: Novel algorithm determines patients at high-risk for dislocation following total hip replacement

April 6, 2018
NEW ORLEANS At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD, discussed a new risk-assessment…
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VIDEO: Neurocognitive dysfunction prevalent in patients who undergo TJA

April 6, 2018
NEW ORLEANS At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, James D. Slover, MD, said neurocognitive dysfunction was more…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses use of provider-initiated patient satisfaction reporting

April 5, 2018
NEW ORLEANS At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Bradford S. Waddell, MD, said provider-initiated patient…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks to Joint Awareness Day

April 5, 2018
NEW ORLEANS At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Raj Sinah, MD, PhD, spoke about Joint Awareness Day, developed…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses opioid prescribing patterns in orthopedic trauma patients

April 5, 2018
NEW ORLEANS At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Marilyn M. Heng, MD, MPH, FRCSC, said orthopedic surgeons need…
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‘Excellent’ long-term outcomes for cementless posteriorly stabilized TKA

April 4, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Researchers observed ‘excellent’ outcomes in patients who underwent cementless posteriorly stabilized total knee…