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: Recovery, patient-reported outcomes were similar between superior capsular reconstruction and tendon transfers

April 1, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jon J.P. Warner, MD, discussed a study that compared…
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Speaker discusses importance of disaster preparedness plans in hospital settings

March 31, 2019
LAS VEGAS — When it comes to responding to mass casualty and disaster events, both hospitals and individual departments should have a disaster…
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VIDEO: One design of reverse shoulder arthroplasty implant showed subscapularis repair had little effect on outcomes

March 29, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, discussed the low dislocation rate at an…
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VIDEO: First year of single, preferred TJA vendor program yielded significant cost savings

March 28, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, discussed the next evolution in a…
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Relaxation techniques may decrease opioid consumption after rotator cuff repair

March 28, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of relaxation techniques was linked with significantly decreased narcotic consumption after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair…
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VIDEO: Presenter discussed economic comorbidity burden in total ankle arthrodesis

March 27, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Leesa M. Galatz, MD, discussed a study that looked at the economic
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VIDEO: Patients consume less than half of opioids prescribed after foot and ankle surgery

March 26, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Christopher DiGiovanni, MD, spoke about opioid consumption rates…
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Orthopedic surgeons may choose between TXA and epsilon-aminocaproic acid for TKA based on cost, availability

March 26, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Compared with tranexamic acid for patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty, epsilon-aminocaproic acid was linked with…
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VIDEO: Antibiotic-loaded bone cement should not be used for TKA in patients with kidney disease, according to speaker

March 25, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Darwin Chen, MD, discussed the use of  antibiotic-loaded bone…
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Limited guidance available on use of corticosteroid injections for knee arthritis

March 25, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Although corticosteroid injections appear to offer short-term benefits regarding pain and function for patients with knee…