American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: PROMIS outcomes support physical therapy for nonoperatively managed foot and ankle patients

September 15, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed a study that looked at whether…
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VIDEO: Cheilectomy with synthetic cartilage implant helps patients with pain relief, preserves motion

September 14, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Gregory C. Berlet, MD, FRCS(C) FAOA, spoke about cheilectomy and…
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Patients who undergo isolated fibular sesamoidectomy report long-term pain relief

September 14, 2019
CHICAGO — At long-term follow-up, patients with sesamoiditis, fracture, nonunion, osteonecrosis and arthritis who underwent isolated fibular…
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High return to sport seen with lower extremity fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome

September 14, 2019
CHICAGO — Patient-reported outcomes improved and there was a high rate of return to sport in patients who underwent lower extremity…
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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…

Meeting Calendar

American Orthoapedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

September 12, 2019 - September 15, 2019