American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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Study suggests PROMIS scores of elite athletes and average patients differ

August 17, 2018
BOSTON — Baseline patient-reported outcome measurement information system scores of elite athletes differed significantly from NIH baseline…
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Preoperative anxiety linked to higher postoperative pain after foot, ankle surgery

August 3, 2018
BOSTON — Patients with higher levels of preoperative anxiety reported higher levels of pain and less function after elective foot and ankle
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Swelling, time to surgery did not affect wound complications after ankle fracture surgery

July 19, 2018
BOSTON — Researchers found preoperative ankle swelling and time to surgery were not associated with a change in soft tissue outcomes after…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about opioid prescription guidelines after foot and ankle surgery

July 19, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that evaluated opioid…
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Institutional system changes may improve ankle fracture fixation outcomes

July 18, 2018
BOSTON — Institutional system changes for treatment of ankle fractures may reduce malreduction and complication rates, according to results…
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VIDEO: Significant improvements seen after ankle replacement, fusion in patients with ankle arthritis

July 17, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Kevin J. Wing, MD, FRCS(C), discussed results of a study that…
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VIDEO: Presenters say perioperative NSAIDs reduce pain, opioid use after ankle fracture surgery

July 16, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven Raikin, MD, and Brian Winters, MD, discussed a study…
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Wright Medical features new innovations at AOFAS Annual Meeting

July 16, 2018
Wright Medical Group N.V. announced it will highlight new innovations, including the Prostep Minimally Invasive Surgery System and Augment Injectable…
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VIDEO: Synthetic implant for great toe arthritis linked with ‘excellent’ results after 5.8 years

July 15, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MS, MPH, discusses a study that…
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Study highlights factors linked with persistent opioid use after treatment of hallux valgus

July 14, 2018
BOSTON — Researchers found patient factors correlated with new, persistent opioid use in patients who underwent surgical treatment for hallux…

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American Orthoapedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

September 12, 2019 - September 15, 2019