American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the 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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VIDEO: Vitamin C does not reduce complex regional pain syndrome in patients with distal radius fractures

April 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Neil C. Chen, MD, spoke about a study that looked at the…
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VIDEO: Patients who undergo TKA may recover quicker with neuromuscular electrical stimulation

April 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD, discussed the use of neuromuscular…
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Speaker: Health-status improvement program can aid success in alternative payment models

April 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results of a program that identifies and optimizes patients with risk factors associated with a poor outcome after total joint…
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Bridge-enhanced ACL repair yielded outcomes similar to hamstring autograft ACL reconstruction

April 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who underwent bridge-enhanced ACL repair experienced no adverse reactions and had outcomes similar to patients who…
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Blood flow restriction therapy may minimize muscle, bone loss after ACL reconstruction

April 10, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Blood flow restriction therapy may minimize the loss and enhance the recovery of muscle during ACL rehabilitation, according to…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses app that may allow for earlier return to function after knee replacement

April 9, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Robert Morocco, president and CEO of CyMedica spoke about the
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Medial quadriceps tendon femoral ligament reconstruction seen as option to medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction

April 9, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Medial quadriceps tendon femoral ligament reconstruction may be a valid alternative to medial patellofemoral ligament…
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Patients in ‘very rural’ areas with osteosarcoma at greater risk of mortality than patients in urban areas

April 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results on patients with osteosarcoma presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting concluded that
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VIDEO: Patients may not achieve minimal clinically important improvements after THA

April 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Pakdee Rojanasopondist, MD, discussed a study that identified…
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Presenter provides pearls for anatomic reconstruction of posterolateral corner injuries

April 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North American and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day…