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: Surgeons need to consider their well-being on behalf of patients

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Baron S. Lonner, MD, chief of Minimally Invasive Scoliosis, Mount…
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Speaker: Cryoneurolysis helps mitigate chronic pain after TKA

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Preliminary results of cryoneurolysis performed prior to total knee arthroplasty showed the treatment helps reduce patients’…
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Pectoralis transfer for subscapularis insufficiency yielded poor long-term survivorship

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons showed pectoralis transfer in patients with subscapularis…
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New cemented spacers may provide greater survival after two-stage exchange

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients with periprosthetic joint infection who underwent two-stage exchange total knee arthroplasty experienced greater survival…
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VIDEO: Orthopedic trauma patients were prescribed more opioids than TJA patients

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jessica Hooper, MD, chief resident at NYU Langone
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Outpatient, short-stay THA may be safe in healthy Medicare patients

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Outpatient and short-stay total hip arthroplasty appears to be safe, but only in a small, healthy subset of Medicare-aged patients…
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Extent of curve, other factors help characterize significant post-Sanders 7 progression of scoliosis

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Continued curve progression can be expected in female pediatric patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after they reach…
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Speaker provides insights on managing relationships with family, friends

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — It is important for orthopedic surgeons to be able to manage their relationships with family and friends to reduce the risk of…
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No significant difference in the pain experience for patients on opioids vs non-opioids after hand surgery

March 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — No significant differences in the pain experience or pill consumption were seen between patients who received an opioid vs. a…
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Depression seen in nearly half of young athletes who undergo arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

March 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Approximately half of patients who underwent arthroscopic shoulder stabilization demonstrated symptoms of major depressive disorder…