Tranexamic Acid Guideline Released

A new clinical practice guideline, “Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty,” has been developed and is now available for download on the AAHKS website. AAHKS, The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), The American Academy of...

FARE Grant Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the fall cycle of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FARE) Grant is due on August 1, 2018. Submit your initial proposal in the application for consideration; if your application is accepted, a full proposal will be due for final...

Predicting Osteolysis after THA with Biomarkers

A study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, “Urinary markers predict bone problems after hip replacement,” reports on the discovery of urinary markers that can predict osteolysis after total hip arthroplasty. Investigators claim that the biomarkers could...

Study Describes Landscape of Female Orthopaedists

A study published in the current issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, “Profiles of Practicing Female Orthopaedists Caring for Medicare Patients in the United States,” used Medicare claims data to analyze demographic and practice characteristics of...

Dr. Parvizi Talks Candidly about TJA Developments

In an interview this week with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, AAHKS Research Committee Chair, shares his thoughts about new developments in the field of hip and knee total joint arthroplasty. “One is genomics. We are individualizing care. In the...
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