ACS Updates Statement on Concurrent Surgeries

OrthopedicsToday reported that the American College of Surgeons (ACS) updated its position on the practice of concurrent surgeries “when the critical or key components of the procedures for which the primary attending surgeon is responsible are occurring all or in...

Duke Coach Has Knee Replaced

Duke University’s head basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski underwent knee replacement surgery on his left knee on Sunday, April 3 at Duke University Medical Center. AAHKS member, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD performed the surgery. Krzyzewski also had both hips replaced...

Featured Q&A on HSS Patient Study

Becker’s Healthcare conducted a Q&A session with AAHKS member, Amar S. Ranawat, MD, on the recent patient education study done at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York (HSS). Patients who underwent hip or knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis were...

Dr. Jiranek Speaks to Becker’s

Becker’s Spine Review – Orthopedic Practice Management published an interview with AAHKS President William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS that provided some insight into his views on education, advocacy and the future of health care. Full...

What Patients are Reading: Combating Chronic Knee Pain

The Chicago Tribune featured an article this week on knee replacement surgery and its effectiveness in treating knee pain. The article looked at osteoarthritis and other conservative therapies and cites a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. Interviews with...
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