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    Study Evaluates Common Malpractice Litigations in TJA
    According to a study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty, the most common reasons for litigation in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) were infection and nerve injury, respectively, and outcomes tended to f […]

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    Study Finds Patella Height May Not Impact TKA Outcomes
    Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with preoperative patella alta or patella baja had similar clinical and radiological outcomes compared to TKA with normal preoperative patella height, according to a study published in the March issue of The Journal […]

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    Study Compares Rotator Cuff Repair Outcomes Based on Brace Type
    According to a study published online in Arthroscopy, pain and clinical outcomes may not significantly differ among arthroscopic rotator cuff repair patients immobilized by an abduction brace compared to an antirotation brace. The study […]

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    Study: Should All Meniscal Tear Patients Undergo Operative Treatment?
    According to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) may not be the best option for all patients with knee pain and meniscal tear. R […]

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    Special Edition: 2019 Annual Meeting Recap

     

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    Recap of Advocacy at Annual Meeting
    The Office of Government Relations was involved with many events related to the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, and here are the bigest takeaways. Fir […]

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    Study: Role of Acetabular Retroversion in Femoroacetabular Osteoplasty
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty assessed outcomes in femoroacetabular osteoplasty (FAO) patients with or without acetabular retroversion. From 2007 to 2015, 51 patients (29 male) with acetabular retroversi […]

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    Study Measures Effect of Imaging in Low Back Pain
    Imaging in low back pain could result in increased medical costs and healthcare utilization, as well as prolonged time away from work, according to a study published online in the European Spine Journal. Researchers queried PubMed, CINAHL, EMBASE, Co […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Academy Leaders Discuss the Future of AAOS
    During Thursday’s Your Academy 2019 at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, former AAOS President David A. Halsey, MD; new AAOS President Kristy L. Weber, MD; and new First Vice-President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, addr […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Honorees Receive Diversity, Tipton, and Humanitarian Awards
    During yesterday’s Your Academy 2019 event at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, three well-respected physicians were presented with awards, honoring their work in orthopaedics. The following recipie […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Four Honorees Receive Kappa Delta Awards
    During today’s Your Academy 2019 event at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, four well-respected physicians will be presented with Kappa Delta awards, honoring their work in orthopaedics. The following recipients will […]