7 11, 2022

November 7, 2022 | Today’s News

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  Today's Top Story Secure Your Ideal AAOS 2023 Hotel Before It Sells Out In just a few days, registration for the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting will open and the global orthopaedic community will begin making plans in earnest to convene, live and in person, March 7 to 11, 2023. Las Vegas hotels are booking fast. Secure your ideal hotel before it’s gone and browse the full AAOS 2023 education program while you’re at it. Secure your housing [...]

4 11, 2022

November 4, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:28:32-05:00November 4th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story CDC Updates Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has replaced its 2016 opioid guideline for chronic pain. Published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the guideline provides recommendations for clinicians providing pain care, including those prescribing opioids, for outpatients aged ≥18 years. The guideline addresses four key areas, including initiating opioids for pain, selecting opioids and dosages, deciding duration of initial opioid prescription and conducting [...]

2 11, 2022

November 2, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:30:03-05:00November 2nd, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Investigates Incidence and Predictors of Hip Dislocation within Two Years of THA According to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of the Journal of the AAOS ®, 2.3 percent of patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteoarthritis experienced hip dislocation within two years. Researchers compared characteristics of 155,185 patients with dislocation versus control subjects. Dislocation was associated with <65 years of age, female sex, BMI <20, higher Elixhauser Comorbidity Index, [...]

31 10, 2022

October 31, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:31:00-05:00October 31st, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Call for OrthoDome Video Submissions OrthoDome is returning to the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting after a successful debut at AAOS 2022, and you could be a presenter! Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your skills through 4K and/or 3D video content in this cutting-edge educational format, featuring expert faculty and led by OrthoDome Chairs Ronald A. Navarro, MD, FAAOS, and Lisa K. Cannada, MD, FAAOS. Learn more...         In Other [...]

28 10, 2022

October 28, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:32:14-05:00October 28th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief, JAAOS Global Research & Reviews The Journal of the AAOS Global Research & Reviews ®, the official open access journal of the AAOS seeks a new Editor-in-Chief to be appointed in early 2023. Fellows of the AAOS who reside and practice outside the United States and Canada are encouraged to apply. To learn more about the criteria, download the Call for Nominations and apply by December 1, 2022. Learn more... [...]

26 10, 2022

October 26, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:34:38-05:00October 26th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Compares Risk of Revision in Patients after UKA versus HTO A retrospective study published in Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery found that the risk of revision was higher for patients with high tibial osteotomy (HTO) than in patients with unilateral knee arthroplasty (UKA). After propensity matching, the risk of revision was compared between 73,902 UKA patients and 72,215 HTO patients. The Kaplan-Meier eight-year survival rate was 96.8 percent in the UKA group [...]

24 10, 2022

October 24, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-08T12:35:28-05:00October 24th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Randomized Study Investigates Aspirin and Pump Compliance to Prevent VTE after TJA The Journal of the AAOS ® published a randomized study assessing compliance of aspirin and pump use as a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The main outcomes were VTE events and aspirin and pump compliance 90 days after TJA. Each group comprised 40 patients. The overall aspirin compliance rate was 94 percent. Within the first 14 days after [...]

21 10, 2022

October 21, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-10-22T12:09:34-04:00October 21st, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Investigates Association between Preoperative Bone Marrow Edema and Outcomes after UKA A retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty investigated the association between subchondral bone marrow edema (BME) and clinical outcomes after unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). Overall, 150 knees with a 10-year follow-up were divided based on the presence or absence of preoperative BME. The main outcome measurements included the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) and the Forgotten [...]

19 10, 2022

October 19, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-10-20T13:12:09-04:00October 19th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study: PROMs after TKA Revision for Unexplained Pain versus Aseptic Loosening According to a study published in The Journal of Arthroplasty, patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) revision for unexplained pain had worse patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) than those undergoing revision for aseptic loosening. Eighty-four unexplained pain patients and 303 aseptic loosening patients were retrospectively reviewed. PROMs were measured using the Oxford Knee Score (OKS), EQ-5D-5L, and Forgotten Joint Score (FJS). The median OKS [...]

17 10, 2022

October 17, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-10-20T13:13:10-04:00October 17th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Prospective Study Examines the Effect of Preoperative Oral Carbohydrates on Insulin Resistance in Older Adults A prospective trial published in the Oct. 15 issue of the Journal of the AAOS ® investigated the effects of carbohydrate (CHO) drinks on insulin resistance and gastric volume. Fifty-six patients aged >65 years undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty were randomized to a CHO or control group. The CHO group received a 400 mL CHO drink two to [...]

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