FDA Strengthens Requirements for MoM Hip Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final order requiring manufacturers to submit a premarket approval application (PMA) for two types of metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip replacement devices: hip joint metal/metal semi-constrained with cemented and...

See Demo of AJRR PRO

American Joint Replacement Registry staff will be providing a demonstration of the new AJRR Level III patient-reported outcome (PRO) dashboard system at the in Academy Hall WC at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Orlando. The PRO dashboard system collects electronic health...

Author Interview Published in Orthopedics This Week

Orthopedics This Week interviewed AAHKS member, Matthew S. Austin, MD to follow up on a study he led that examined hip replacement patients who underwent formal physical therapy and non-formal physical therapy following surgery. “We were somewhat surprised to find...

In Memoriam: Orthopaedic Surgeon, Humanitarian

Founder and Executive Director of Medicus Christi, Ltd., Joe Marotta, MD passed away suddenly at his home on Monday February 8 at age 57. Dr. Marotta’s organization is featured on the AAHKS Humanitarian Organizations page. Dr. Marotta became especially interested in...
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