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.

Meeting News

Preoperative antibiotic allergy testing may support safe cefazolin use in TJA

July 9, 2019
Preoperative antibiotic allergy testing may improve safe cefazolin usage, which may lead to lower periprosthetic joint infection rates, according to…
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Prescriber transparency reduced opioid prescriptions at UCSF after orthopedic surgery

June 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of a goal-directed opioid reduction strategy successfully reduced opioid prescriptions at discharge at one institution with no…
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Revision ACL reconstruction may be an indication for lateral extra-articular tenodesis

May 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North American and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day…
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Trochleoplasty may be a good solution for patients with patellar instability with dysplasia

May 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day at…
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Findings underscore importance of objective measures to determine patellar maltracking

April 30, 2019
LAS VEGAS — There was inaccurate interobserver reliability to support use of visual assessment alone to determine the presence and degree of…
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Use of synthetic cartilage implant for hallux rigidus yielded greater cost vs MTP joint arthrodesis

April 25, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting showed hallux rigidus treated with a synthetic…
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Post-interns in orthopedics showed higher skill rates than pre-interns and medical students

April 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results on orthopedic interns’ abilities to take call, presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual
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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…