American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Enjoy Anatole Art Collection

2016 books

The Hilton Anatole in Dallas, where the 26th Annual Meeting takes place, houses the largest collection of art and antiques in an American hotel. Attendees will see pieces throughout the hotel that once graced international palaces of kings, emperors and czars. The covers of this year’s Annual Meeting booklets feature photos of some of the most prominent pieces… Read More

Duke University Hosts Twitter Journal Club

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., the Duke University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Division of Adult Reconstruction will be hosting the first Twitter-moderated Journal Club at Duke for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. AAKHS President, William A. Jiranek, MD will serve as the guest faculty, and will discuss, The Journal of Arthroplasty’s “What Financial Incentives Will… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Articles in Press

View the latest Articles-in-Press on “Late hemorrhagic pseudoseptic arthritis encountered during total knee arthroplasty due to hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation” “Prepping the knee in maximal flexion: getting into every nook, cranny, and fold” “Nontraumatic tibial polyethylene insert cone fracture in mobile-bearing posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty” “Still no single gold standard for using cementless femoral stems routinely in total… Read More

Have You Seen the New Proceedings?

The premier issue of the “Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons” published this month. This name change from the former “supplement” issue of the Journal of Arthroplasty was made under the direction of the AAHKS Publications Committee. The 25th Annual Meeting Program Chair, Gregory G. Polkowski, MD, explains in the… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Publishes First White Paper

The September edition of Arthroplasty Today features the first white paper published in the open-access journal. “Help, my rating looks bad! Coding comorbidities in arthroplasty,” by Joseph W. Galloway, MD and Frank R. Voss, MD. Dr. Voss is Chair of the AAHKS Practice Management Committee, and this white paper represents work endorsed by that committee. The paper outlines… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Articles in Press

The following articles are available to read in Arthroplasty Today ahead of the next full issue: Removing a well-fixed femoral sleeve during revision total knee arthroplasty J. Ryan Martin, Tyler S. Watters, Daniel L. Levy, Jason M. Jennings, Douglas A. Dennis Medial tibial “spackling” to lessen chronic medial tibial soft tissue irritation J. Ryan Martin, Tyler Steven Watters,… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Receives NLM Approval

In its second year of open-access publication, Arthroplasty Today has received approval from the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) PubMed Central (PMC). Articles published in past issues and all future issues will be indexed in PMC, which is the NIH/NLM’s electronic archive of biomedical and life sciences full-text articles. Arthroplasty Today is published… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Publishes Research Using AJRR Data

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has partnered with Arthroplasty Today to provide the readership with in-depth information regarding registry data in the United States. Given the changing health care environment, registry data provided at the national level will greatly impact health care and lead to improvements in our clinical practice. Each year,Arthroplasty Today will publish important research… Read More

AAHKS Signs On to HIT Comments

AAHKS joined the AAOS and other organizations in submitting a comment letter to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in response to the ONC’s request for information regarding assessing interoperability for MACRA. “As surgical specialists, we have unique Health Information Technology (HIT) needs and respectfully offer some suggestions to improve interoperability to better… Read More