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

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…
Meeting News

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…
Meeting NewsVideo

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
Meeting NewsPerspective

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…
Meeting News

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
Meeting NewsVideo

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…
Meeting NewsPerspective

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…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: DePuy Synthes unveils new surgical training program for anterior approach THA

April 4, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joel Matta, MD, and Scott Zellner, of DePuy Synthes, spoke
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Patient satisfaction should not be used to predict functional outcomes for total shoulder arthroplasty

April 3, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Leesa M. Galatz, MD, discussed a study that looked at patient
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Many patients with functional deficits regret undergoing surgery for desmoid fibromatosis

April 2, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Kevin A. Raskin, MD, discussed a study that looked at the…