Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CCJR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

All-polyethylene tibial implants are associated with reduced osteolysis, good survivorship

December 14, 2019
ORLANDO — A presenter at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting made a case for using cemented all-polyethylene tibial…
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Selective patella resurfacing strategy for TKA may mitigate ‘catastrophic’ revision scenarios

December 14, 2019
ORLANDO — The key to a well-functioning patellofemoral articulation most likely is not whether the patella is resurfaced, but the…
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Today's direct anterior approach may cause tomorrow's periprosthetic femur fracture

December 13, 2019
ORLANDO — Data from registries in the United States and United Kingdom show an increase in the number of primary total hip arthroplasty…
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Speaker: Safety, improved efficiency will drive new training paradigms for surgeons

December 13, 2019
ORLANDO — Orthopedic surgeons who play a role in the training of residents and fellows are not only “guardians of patient care,”…
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Tranexamic acid seen as effective blood conservation strategy in TJA

December 13, 2019
ORLANDO — Tranexamic acid is an efficacious and economical strategy to reduce bleeding among patients who undergo total joint arthroplasty, a…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Surgery without tourniquet may prove advantageous vs tourniquet use

May 6, 2019
Although tourniquet use during surgery has its advantages, presenters at a meeting noted in some cases it may do more harm than good.
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Simulation training may supplement clinical learning for residents, fellows

January 9, 2019
ORLANDO — Use of simulation training may supplement clinical learning and decrease the learning curve for residents and fellows in training…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Speaker discusses differences between BPCIA, CJR payment bundles

January 2, 2019
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, Mary I. O’Connor, MD, spoke about the differences between the…
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VIDEO: Highly crosslinked polyethylene bearings for THA effective after long-term follow-up

December 31, 2018
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, Jeffrey B. Stambough, MD, discussed a study that looked at long-term…
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Tranexamic acid safe, effective for use in TJA

December 21, 2018
ORLANDO — Since its introduction in orthopedics, tranexamic acid has been found to be a safe, effective and inexpensive way to decrease blood…