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: Presenter speaks about non-shoulder replacement surgeries in patients with OA

March 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brian J. Cole, MD, spoke about the use of non-shoulder replacement…
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Patients older than 65 years had more postoperative complications after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

March 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting showed patients older than 65 years had a…
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VIDEO: Volar plates are not always suitable for patients with distal radius fractures

March 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jesse B. Jupiter, MD, discussed whether volar plating was enough…
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VIDEO: Patient education is critical to reduce opioid use in patients who undergo arthroscopic meniscectomy

March 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, James Gladstone, MD, chief of the orthopedic sports medicine…
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Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes had increased risk of hyperglycemia after TJA

March 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes undergoing total joint arthroplasty had an increased risk of postoperative hyperglycemia…
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VIDEO: MRIs may be useful to predict the need for elbow surgery in asymptomatic baseball pitchers

March 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nikhil N. Verma, MD, discussed the use of MRI findings of…
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VIDEO: Orthopedic surgeons should consider antibiotic bone cement for patients with diabetes who undergo TKA

March 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Robert S. Namba, MD, spoke about the use of antibiotic bone cement…
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Speaker: Value of robotic-assisted TKA is its accuracy, safety

March 17, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Robotic approaches for total knee arthroplasty have advantages over manual methods, and research has shown use of this technology…
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Vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene liners had low wear rates at 7-year follow-up

March 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene and mechanically annealed polyethylene liners had near-zero wear rates at 7-year…

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis had low dislocation rate after THA

March 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Dislocations after total hip arthroplasty in patients with ankylosing spondylitis were infrequent and less than anticipated at…