FDA Approves Stem Options for Hip System

The FDA has granted 510(k) approval for an additional range of stem options for the “MetaFix” hip stem system by Corin. This range includes collared hydroxyapatite-coated stems and short neck variants. View the FDA 501 (k) premarket notification and summary for more...

Meet Meaningful Use Requirement with AJRR

Total joint surgeons can meet the CMS’s public health reporting objective by submitting data to the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR).  The hip and knee replacement registry provides the easiest and most cost-effective way to meet the objective in Stage...

Dr. Fehring Awarded OREF Research Grant

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, N.C. Dr. Fehring served as AAHKS...

Spring Meeting Hotel Reservation Deadline Approaching

The discounted rate for the AAHKS room block at the First Annual AAHKS Spring Meeting will end soon. The meeting will be centered around a case-based discussion format in small groups with a maximum of 10 participants per faculty member and symposia on important...
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