American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Top AAHKS News Clicks for April 2017

The following AAHKS News items were the most clicked in April 2017: Match Results Released AAHKS Submits Letter of Intent to Develop New Payment Model Tom Price Meets with AAHKS in DC On a Lighter Note: Actor John Cleese Second Hip Replaced

Correction: FARE Finalists

Last week’s edition of the AAHKS News incorrectly listed the finalists for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) grant finalists. They are: Peter Boyle, DO (The Rothman Institute) P. Maxwell Courtney, MD (Rush University) Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc (NYULMC) Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD (Duke University) The FARE grant recipient will be announced at the 2017… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Fully Indexed in PubMed

After obtaining acceptance in PubMed Central within its first two years of publication, Arthroplasty Today is now fully indexed in the archive. Articles in the current issue and all prior issues are included in the free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Visit… Read More

Interact with 2017 Spring Meeting Faculty

The 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting takes place May 5-6 at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco. The line up of faculty is not to be missed! Small group breakouts using a case-based, ICL format will allow one-on-one interaction with these leaders in the field and hip and knee arthroplasty. Register and reserve your hotel… Read More

Health Care Economics Focus of March Arthroplasty Today

Five articles focusing on various aspects of health economics comprise the March issue of the AAHKS open-access journal Arthroplasty Today. Mark J. Spangehl, MD, Associate Editor, references the increase in research papers and symposia presented at orthopaedic meetings. “The United States has the most expensive health care per capita in the world without necessarily delivering the highest quality… Read More

Latest Articles in Press Posted to Arthroplasty Today

The following articles were posted to Arthroplasty Today ahead of the next issue: External fixator immobilization after extensor mechanism reconstruction in total knee arthroplasty Colin D. Canham, Christopher Walsh, Stephen J. Incavo Severe heterotopic ossification and stiffness after revision knee surgery for a periprosthetic fracture Maher Baroudi, Pascale Derome, Michel Malo Read full-text articles in the current issue.

2017 Invitation to Serve on AAHKS Committees

Have you been planning to get more involved in AAHKS? Now is the time! AAHKS fellow members are invited to apply online for open positions (some are currently held by volunteers who qualify to apply for a second term) on the following AAHKS committees: Advocacy Evidence-Based Medicine Industry Relations International Leadership Development Committee Patient and Public Relations Committee… Read More

Articles in the December Issue of Arthroplasty Today

The management of complex periprosthetic fractures Christopher M. Melnic, Wayne G. Paprosky Proximal femoral reconstruction for failed internal fixation of a bisphosphonate-related femur fracture Rishabh G. Jethanandani, Chima Nwankwo, Philip R. Wolinsky, Mauro Giordani, Derek F. Amanatullah Bilateral atypical femoral fracture and end-stage arthritis of the hip, treated with total hip arthroplasty Scott M. Sandilands, Jesus M. Villa,… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Call for Submissions

Arthroplasty Today is calling for “Arthroplasty in Patients with Rare Conditions” submissions. This section of the AAHKS open-access journal is used to highlight joint replacement in patients with a rare underlying condition – usually one percent or less of joint replacement patients. This type of case report is a narrative that describes the unusual treatment challenge of performing… Read More

Dental Prophylaxis Patient Education Updated

The Patient and Public Relations Committee has updated the patient education article, “Preventing Infection in Your Joint at the Dentist’s Office,” on the AAHKS website. After the AAOS updated the appropriate use criteria (AUC) in September, the committee discussed the AUC and made some minor changes to the article. The reference section also includes a link to the… Read More