Surgeon General Appeals to Physicians on Opioid Epidemic

In a letter to 2.3 million physicians and other health professionals, US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, asks for a commitment to take a pledge “to turn the tide on the opioid crisis.” Dr. Murthy also advises colleagues to educate themselves on treating pain...

Scientists Mix Gold with Titanium, Future TJR Use

A study published in the journal Science Advances from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “High hardness in the biocompatible intermetallic compound β-Ti3Au,” shows a new hard material created from titanium and gold could be used for hip and knee...

What Patients are Viewing: Infection and Revision

CBS News 2 in New York featured AAHKS member Nakul Karkare, MD in a story about a knee revision surgery he performed after infection. The story included an interview with the patient who was involved in a vehicle accident where both of her legs were broken. Her knee...

Olympian Wins Again after Hip Replacement

Nick Skelton, the 58-year old equestrian on Team Great Britain, won gold in the Individual Jumping final today in Rio. Skelton was also a gold medalist in the London Olympics in 2012 after having hip replacement surgery the year before. Despite injuries and other...

What Patients are Watching: Dr. Phil Berry

WFAA8, the ABC news affiliate in Dallas, featured a story about AAHKS member Phil H. Berry, MD who, at 79, reached a 1,000th hip replacement milestone. The video features Dr. Berry and a patient who recently underwent hip replacement surgery after dislocating her...
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