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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Get Your Run/Walk in at AAHKS 2018

The popular Orthos on the Move 5K Fun Run & 1-Mile Walk will return for a third year to the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting in Dallas. The event takes place on the Trinity Strand Trail adjacent to the Hilton Anatole on Saturday morning before the General Session. Winners in various categories will be awarded for best times. You… Read More

This Week’s Featured Industry Symposium: TKA Technology

The following industry symposium takes place at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting: Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Computer Assisted Anatomic Tibia First, Balanced Femur TKA BrainLab Mark Clatworthy, MD will educate attendees on a Computer Assisted Anatomic Tibia First, Balanced Femur approach to total knee arthroplasty. The focus will be on an emerging technique in total… Read More

Dr. Froimson and Dr. Jiranek Chair AAHKS Business Course

Co-Chairs, Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA and William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS announce the preliminary agenda for “The Business of Total Joint Replacement: Surviving and Thriving.” Taking place on Friday, November 2 at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting, this course is beneficial for administrators in all settings, payors and surgeons at every level of practice. Topics include keeping… Read More

This Week’s Featured Industry Symposium: Wound Management

The following symposium takes place at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting: Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Improving Patient Outcomes with Orthopedic Wound Management Solutions DePuy Synthes (Ethicon-Johnson & Johnson) This course will focus on real world evidence for use of STRATAFIX™ Knotless Tissue Control Devices and DERMABOND PRINEO™ Skin Closure System. Importance of Wound… Read More

New Video: AAHKS 2018 is a “Can’t Miss” Event

Play AAHKS Video

The AAHKS Annual Meeting is the premier meeting for the field of hip and knee arthroplasty. As members of the Program Committee continue reviews of the record number of abstracts submitted, early registrations are already ahead of last year in anticipation of a stellar program. You can log in to www.AAHKS.org/Meeting to register, select industry symposia and make… Read More

This Week’s Featured Symposium: Reducing Opioid Consumption

The following symposium takes place at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting: Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Novel Opioid Sparing Approach for Hip and Total Knee Procedures Halyard Health In light of the opioid epidemic, Daniel Matthews, MD and Cathy Trame MS, CNS, RN focus on the role of effective multimodal therapy protocols to reduce… 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

Industry Symposia During AAHKS 2018

Each week, we will feature industry symposia that are scheduled for Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2 at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Here is this week’s featured symposium: Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Physician-Driven Bundles in Outpatient Total Joint Surgery: A New Value-Based Paradigm. Reflexion Health Develop a roadmap to building a… Read More

AAHKS 2018 Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Sells Out

Once again this year, the AAHKS Learning Center/Exhibit Hall has sold out in record time. The Learning Center/Exhibit Hall is an important piece of the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting being held November 1-4, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. This year’s meeting and exhibition is expected to attract more than 2,000 surgeons, fellows, residents and other health professionals who are… Read More

Industry Symposia During AAHKS 2018

Each week, we will feature industry symposia that are scheduled for Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2 at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Here is this week’s featured symposium: Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. AmnioFix: Where Does it Fit in Clinical Practice? MiMedx Dr. Kris Alden discusses his experience with AmnioFix, a micronized dehydrated… Read More