2021 AAHKS Spring Meeting

All-Virtual Event | April 27 • May 4 • May 11
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Connecting Through Cases

The AAHKS Spring Meeting is intended to equip practicing orthopaedic surgeons with state-of-the art information and cutting-edge strategies to enhance overall surgeon competence related to the care of patients with arthritis and degenerative disease. It combines general and breakout sessions, emphasizing case-based learning in small-group settings with some of the leading faculty in the field of arthroplasty.

The 2021 AAHKS Spring Meeting will be an all-virtual event held over three consecutive Tuesday evenings at 7:00-9:30 PM (Central): April 27, May 4 and May 11. Register for the full Meeting or for individual evenings, to fit your schedule and educational needs.

Topics include:

  • COVID-19 Made Me an Outpatient Surgeon; This and Other Pandemic Practice Lessons
  • Periprosthetic Fractures: State-of-the-Art Techniques
  • Uh-Oh: Avoiding Complications and Early Revisions in Arthroplasty

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This educational event is reserved for AAHKS Members only. Not a Member? Join rght now: https://www.aahks.org/join/, and register today. 

Please Note: All sales for the 2021 Spring Meeting are final. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Preliminary Agenda

7:00 p.m. CST
Symposium I: 
COVID-19 Made Me an Outpatient Surgeon; This and Other Pandemic Practice Lessons
Moderator:
C. Lowry Barnes, MD

We will kick off the AAHKS Spring Meeting with an engaging discussion about what we as arthroplasty surgeons learned during COVID-19 and how the pandemic changed the future of joint replacement. Our speakers will describe changes they have made in their practices and will answer probing questions about these changes. 

  1. Introduction – 8 minutes / Lowry Barnes, MD
  2. COVID -19: Shock, Pause, Adapt and Recover – 8 minutes / Audrey K. Tsao, MD
  3. Patient Selection in the COVID Era: How My Practice Changed – 8 minutes / Muyibat A. Adelani, MD
  4. Surgical Home During the Pandemic – 8 minutes / Jeffrey D. Angel, MD
  5. Discussion – 28 minutes / All Faculty

8:00 p.m. CST
Breakout Session: Primary Knee – From Simple to Complex
Moderator: R. Michael Meneghini, MD

9:30 p.m. CST 
Adjourn

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Preliminary Agenda

7:00 p.m. CST
Symposium II:
Periprosthetic Fractures: State-of-the-Art Techniques
Moderator:
George J. Haidukewych, MD

This one hour symposium will feature a world class faculty that will cover the treatment of periprosthetic fractures of the lower extremity. Indications for internal fixation and revision will be covered for fractures of the hip, distal femur, patella, and tibia. A practical, technique heavy “tips and tricks” approach will be utilized. Ample time for discussion and questions will be available.

  1. Introduction – 2 minutes / George J. Haidukewych, MD
  2. ORIF Femur Fractures Around a Well-Fixed Implant – 7 minutes / George J. Haidukewych, MD
  3. Revision for Fracture Around a Loose Stem with a Modular Tapered Fluted Stem – 7 minutes / David G. Lewallen, MD
  4. ORIF Distal Femur Above a Well-Fixed Knee; When I Use a Nail, a Plate, or Both – 7 minutes / Frank Liporace, MD
  5. Distal Femoral Replacement: Technical Pearls for a Good Result – 7 minutes / Scott M. Sporer, MD
  6. Fractures of the Patella: Fix, Excise, or Marlex? How I Decide – 7 minutes / Craig J. Della Valle, MD
  7. Fractures of the Tibial Below a TKA: Revision or ORIF? – 7 minutes / George J. Haidukewych, MD
  8. Discussion – 15 minutes / All Faculty

8:00 p.m. CST
Breakout Session: Primary Hip- From Simple to Complex
Moderator: James A. Browne, MD

9:30 p.m. CST 
Adjourn

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Preliminary Agenda

7:00 p.m. CST
Symposium III:
Uh-Oh: Avoiding Complications and Early Revisions in Arthroplasty
Moderator:
Matthew P. Abdel, MD

This symposium will provide the latest information on preventing and treating early complications, revisions, and reoperations in hip and knee arthroplasty in 2021. In particular, the goals are to understand the comprehensive evaluation needed to accurately diagnose and treat periprosthetic femur fractures during total hip arthroplasties, understand the best techniques for preventing and treating postoperative instability during and after hip and knee arthroplasty, and comprehend the literature-based surgical results of patients with acute hip and knee periprosthetic joint infections.

  1. Introduction – 2 min / Matthew P. Abdel, MD
  2. Intraoperative Calcar and/or Trochanter Fractures: Now What? – 9 minutes / James A. Browne, MD
  3. High-risk Patients and Early Dislocations Requiring Revision: Deciding What Construct to Use, and How to Perform that Construct Successfully – 9 minutes / Douglas E. Padgett, MD
  4. Irrigation and Debridement for Acute Hip and Knee PJI: How Should It Be Done? – 9 minutes / Bryan D. Springer, MD
  5. Flexion Instability: How to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat – 9 minutes / Michael Meneghini, MD
  6. Discussion – 22 minutes / All Faculty

8:00 p.m. CST
Breakout Session: Revision Hip and Knee
Moderator: Bryan D. Springer, MD

9:30 p.m. CST 
Adjourn

About the Spring Meeting

The AAHKS Spring Meeting is intended to equip practicing orthopaedic surgeons with state-of-the art information and cutting-edge strategies to enhance overall surgeon competence related to the care of patients with arthritis and degenerative disease. It combines general and break-out sessions, emphasizing case-based learning in small group setting for most effective results.

Objectives

  • Analyze total hip and knee arthroplasty cases
  • Investigate the patterns contributing to effective total hip and knee primary arthroplasty and revision
  • Determine the strategies contributing to optimal perioperative and post-operative care, including complication management

CME

Live participants are eligible to earn up to 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per session — or up to 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for attending the full event (all three sessions).

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this live internet activity.

Past Meeting Materials

2018 Final Program

PDF download

2017 Final Program

Links to presentations

2016 Final Program

Links to presentations
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