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

Similar outcomes seen in patients with lateral or paracentral disc herniation after lumbar microdiscectomy

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Significantly lower SF-12 and Veterans Rand 12-Item mental and physical scores were seen in patients with far lateral herniated…
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Youth baseball pitchers may throw more total, high-effort throws than recommended

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting showed youth baseball pitchers may be throwing…
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VIDEO: Orthopedic surgeons may be able to prescribe fewer opioid pills than they think is necessary

March 14, 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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Outpatient shoulder surgery at hospital-based departments linked with more unplanned readmissions vs ASC setting

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Researchers concluded from their analysis of nonarthroplasty shoulder surgery from cases in an administrative claims database that…
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Patients with tibial plafond fractures had greater inflammatory response vs rotational ankle fractures

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Compared with rotational ankle fractures, patients with tibial plafond fractures showed significant elevation of several cytokines…
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Speaker guides surgeons through ‘mid-career blues’

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — When experiencing the “mid-career blues,” orthopedic surgeons should perform a self-assessment and be sure to not…
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AAOS aims to decrease the cost of and improve access to health care

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — With health care mergers and acquisitions on the rise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is focused on advocating for…
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Meniscal repair with concomitant ACL reconstruction yielded high success rate in pediatric patients

March 14, 2019
Adam J. Tagliero LAS VEGAS — Pediatric and adolescent patients who underwent meniscal repair with concomitant ACL reconstruction experienced…
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Diagnosis of certain skeletal metastases may not be improved much by using PET/CT

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Due to its access challenges, additional radiation exposure for patients and inability to identify the primary cancer in 92% of…
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VIDEO: Presenters discuss upcoming drug trial of treatment for PJI with local antibiotic irrigation

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brian deBeaubien, MD, and Bryan D. Springer, MD, spoke