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This Week’s Featured Industry Symposium: Hot Topics and Technology in Orthopaedics

The following industry symposium takes place at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting: Thursday, November 2 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Breaking Down the Buzz DJO Surgical Breaking down the hottest topics and technologies in orthopaedics, this session will describe surgical techniques and instrumentation to optimize efficiency and patient outcomes. The DJO Exprt™ philosophy is to minimize excessive instrumentation while… Read More

Perspective Given on Study of Low-Dose Aspirin for VTE

A study on low-dose aspirin for venous thromboembolism (VTE) published in the Journal of Arthroplasty is featured in Orthopedics Today with a Perspective by Jay R. Lieberman, MD, who is an editorial board member and Past President of AAHKS. According to Dr. Lieberman, “The selection of a prophylaxis regimen after TKA is a balance between efficacy and safety.… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Call for Manuscripts

The AAHKS open-access journal, Arthroplasty Today, will publish a theme issue in March 2019 focusing on digital orthopaedics. The Editorial Board, in conjunction with the AAHKS Digital Health, Technology and Social Media Committee, is calling for manuscripts related to clinical and financial outcomes associated with the adoption of digital health tools in orthopaedics and allied specialties. Case reports,… Read More

Are You Going to Miss the Next Issue of JOA?

As we are at the half-year point, AAHKS membership and JOA subscriptions have expired for those who have not yet paid their 2018 dues. In order to reinstate membership, receive the JOA and to register for the AAHKS Annual Meeting at the reduced member rate, members who are past-due must log in to www.AAHKS.org to pay dues now.… Read More

Has Your Membership Expired?

The AAHKS Membership Department would like to thank the vast majority of AAHKS members who have renewed their memberships for 2018. Because we are at the half-year point, membership and subscriptions to the JOA have expired for those who have not yet paid 2018 dues. In order to reinstate membership, receive the JOA and to register for the… Read More

AAHKS Contingent Represents Patients, Surgeons at NOLC

by Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA and Bradford S. Waddell, MD 2017-2018 AAHKS Health Policy Fellows This week, members of AAHKS and staff were in Washington D.C. for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) advocacy event. The AAHKS team used the time in the Capitol to meet with members of Congress and… Read More

Arthroplasty Today June Issue Highlights

Read full issue of the June Arthroplasty Today online at www.ArthroplastyToday.org. “In the zone,” Brian J. McGrory “Abundant heterotopic bone formation following use of rhBMP-2 in the treatment of acetabular bone defects during revision hip arthroplasty,” Alexander Arzeno, Tim Wang, James I. Huddleston III “Early aseptic loosening of the Tritanium primary acetabular component with screw fixation,” William J.… Read More

AAHKS at Top Level of Advisor’s Circle

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AAHKS has moved to the top Advisors’ Circle level of the Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (OrthoPAC), our PAC representing orthopaedic surgeons in Washington. You can help strengthen the AAHKS advocacy efforts by conveniently contributing to OrthoPAC from your phone now. Text “AAHKS” to the number 41444, and follow the link (or visit www.aaos.org/PAC). For just $84 a month… Read More

Arthroplasty Today June Issue Comes Out Within Week

The June issue of Arthroplasty Today will be available the last week of May. These highlighted articles-in-press are online now and will be published in the complete issue: Abundant heterotopic bone formation following use of rhBMP-2 in the treatment of acetabular bone defects during revision hip arthroplasty Early aseptic loosening of the Tritanium primary acetabular component with screw… Read More

Robust Publication Rates of AAHKS Annual Meeting Presentations

A study published in the April Journal of Arthroplasty  looked at publication rates in various journals for accepted podium and poster abstracts from the AAHKS Annual Meeting in the years 2012-2014. Results showed the overall publication rate of 71% and average time to publication of 14.5 months. The authors concluded, “Presentations at the AAHKS annual meeting have an… Read More