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 discusses ways biologics may be incorporated into sports medicine

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brian J. Cole, MD, spoke about the use of orthopedic biologics in…
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VIDEO: Polyethylene wear is not a function of time

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Charles R. Bragdon, PhD, associate director of
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Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and…
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Preoperative counseling did not decrease opioid consumption after outpatient hand surgery

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Preoperative counseling did not significantly decrease opioid consumption after outpatient hand surgery; however, patients who did…

Smith & Nephew announces latest product updates

March 13, 2019
Smith & Nephew recently announced several product launches and investments in its multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem. …
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Favorable results seen with constrained tripolar liners for recurrent dislocated hips

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Favorable 10-year results were seen after constrained tripolar liners were used at a single institution for recurrent dislocation…
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PROMIS scores show lower function for patients with sarcoma vs general population

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS —PROMIS measures obtained for patients with a diagnosis of non-metastatic sarcoma showed some key differences in two domains compared…
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Similar outcomes seen with knotless vs knot-tying anchors for arthroscopic repair of glenohumeral instability

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Knotless anchors compared with conventional anchors used in arthroscopic anterior labral repair for glenohumeral instability showed…
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Similar pain scores, opioid consumption seen with IV vs oral acetaminophen after THA

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons showed no differences in pain scores or opioid consumption with…
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Opioid-minimizing TJA recovery pathway led to fewer than usual complications, readmissions

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In a retrospective study of Medicare patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty performed by a single surgeon, use of an…