American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AOFAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

New ankle prosthesis improves patient experience with arthritis

October 22, 2019
CHICAGO — Use of a new total ankle prosthesis improved the experience of patients with end-stage arthritis, according to results from a study…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Cheilectomy yielded low revision, pain recurrence rates in patients with hallux rigidus

October 17, 2019
CHICAGO — Cheilectomy may be a reliable procedure for treatment of hallux rigidus, with low revision and pain recurrence rates among patients…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Patients prescribed more opioids than needed after outpatient foot and ankle surgery

September 26, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at opioid…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Registry focused on foot and ankle surgery outcomes may help future research

September 25, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed results using the…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Patients did not need all opioids prescribed after outpatient foot and ankle surgery

September 24, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Zackary P. Burrow, MD and Amgad M. Haleem, MD, PhD, spoke…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Improvements seen with syndesmotic screw removal after ankle fracture fixation

September 23, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed a study that looked at…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: High pain catastrophizing scores linked with worse outcomes in foot and ankle patients

September 20, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Oliver Gagné, MD, and Andrea N. Veljkovic, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Meeting News

Preoperative opioid use leads to perioperative consequences in foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Preoperative opioid exposure was linked with significant perioperative consequences and postoperative complications in patients who…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

High rate of return to sport seen after nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, nonoperative treatment of acute…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: High pain scores seen with popliteal nerve blocks for foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use of…