Finalists Selected for 2020 Spring FARE Grant

The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) has announced the finalists for the 2020 Spring FARE Grants: Nicholas A. Bedard, MD, University of Iowa Antibiotic Prophylaxis in High-Risk Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients Antonia F. Chen, MD,...

Call For Member Research Surveys

If you are interested in submitting a research survey for distribution to current AAHKS members, we invite you to share your study with the AAHKS Research Committee. Proposals must include the names of survey investigators, a brief abstract and a draft of the...

Abnormal Findings in Majority of Asymptomatic Adult Knees

A study involving 115 sedentary, asymptomatic adults who were given KOOS questionnaires and 1.5 T MRI scans on both knees, showed the majority to have abnormalities. Authors document the specific abnormalities in detail, examine previous studies and report on the...

New Study Shows Underutilization of TKA in OA Patients

A new study published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, “Examining Timeliness of Total Knee Replacement Among Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis in the U.S.: Results from the OAI and MOST Longitudinal Cohorts,” looked at utilization for total knee arthroplasty...

JOA Study Says TXA OK for High Risk Patients

A study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Arthroplasty sought to determine the risk of complications from tranexamic acid (TXA) in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. Researchers retrospectively examined 38,220 high-risk and low-risk cases. They...

Applications Due for 2020 Spring FARE Grant

Initial applications for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) fall cycle grant are due by Saturday, February 1, 2020. The application, which serves as the Letter of Intent (LOI), will be reviewed by the AAHKS Research Committee, and a decision...
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