JAMA Study of BPCI

The largest study to date of Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) program, “Association Between Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Initiative and Payments and Quality Outcomes for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes,”...

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...

The Hip Society and The Knee Society Scientific Awards

The Hip Society is inviting submissions in consideration for its annual Scientific Awards: The Otto Aufranc Award, The John Charnley Award and The Frank Stinchfield Award. Award paper presentations will take place during The Hip Society/AAHKS Open Meeting on March 18,...

Share Your Study!

AAHKS is committed to advancing patient care by supporting research projects with great potential to contribute to the field. We would like to hear about any arthroplasty or related research projects members are conducting. AAHKS has dedicated resources to support...

Hip Cartilage Grown from Stem Cells

Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Cytex Therapeutics in Durham, N.C. have published a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that describe a technique they’ve developed to grow cartilage from stem cells...

THA Study Co-Author Urges Caution

In an interview with Orthopedics Today, AAHKS member William G. Hamilton, MD, urges cautionary postoperative protocols for active patients recovering from total hip arthroplasty. The interview is a follow up to the study, “New Approach and Stem Increased Femoral...
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