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Nov 2017


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27th AAHKS Annual Meeting - American Association Of Hip And Knee Surgeons


Event Overview:

Join more than 2,000 orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents and allied health professionals highly interested in primary and revision TJA. The Annual Meeting will feature innovative concepts and the latest advances for hip and knee arthroplasty specialists.

Exhibitor Information:

Plan now, to exhibit every year with AAHKS. The AAHKS Annual Meeting is the most targeted meeting in North America to reach surgeons specializing in Total Joint Arthroplasty. The friendships and business relationships developed and nurtured annually at the AAHKS meeting make company’s successful leaders in the field of adult reconstruction

Take advantage of these outstanding opportunities:
• A very specific target market of joint replacement surgeons
• Cost-effective exhibitor fees compared to other large meetings
• An efficient weekend schedule
• Minimal cross-scheduling of events, leaving plenty of “face-time” with attendees
Two days in the exhibit hall featuring breakfasts, lunches and evening receptions to drive more traffic to your booth.
• Satellite Symposia offered .
• Year round advertising opportunities on our website, and on electronic and print publications.
By joining us as an exhibitor and sponsor your company will play an important role by contributing to the
overall educational purposes of the Annual Meeting and enhancing the learning experience for attendees.

About AAHKS:

Established in 1991, the mission of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is to provide leadership in education, advocacy and research to achieve excellence in hip and knee patient care. The AAHKS Annual Meeting addresses a broad array of scientific topics such as implant design, outcomes, surgical techniques and complications of primary and revision total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The latest information available on socioeconomic issues affecting our specialty is another highlight of the meeting.


Nov 2   
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Set up Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Industry Symposia Grand Ballrooms
Industry Symposia are separate from the official program planned by the AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee and do not offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ unless noted by the sponsor.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Poster Set Up Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Reception for International Members By invitation
Welcome to Guest Societies: European Hip Society and Colombian Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. AAHKS Board of Directors Meeting By invitation
7:00 – 7:15 p.m. FARE Board of Directors Meeting By invitation
Nov 3   
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 8:00 a.m.



Breakfast for all attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Exhibition Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. Exhibit Hall/Learning Center Open Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Surgical Technique Video Viewing Rotunda
7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. AAHKS Orthopaedic Resident Course
Thank you Corporate Partners, DePuy Synthes, Smith & Nephew, Stryker and Zimmer Biomet
Governors Lecture Hall
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AAHKS Business of Arthroplasty Course Chantilly Ballroom East
7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. AAHKS Orthopaedic Team Course Wedgwood Ballroom
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Industry Symposia Grand Ballrooms A-E and Metropolitan (Mezzanine)
Industry Symposia are separate from the official program planned by the AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee and do not offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ unless noted by the sponsor.
9:45 – 11:30 a.m. Resident Course Breakouts
Breakout 1
Governors Lecture Hall
  Breakout 2 Coral
  Breakout 3 Emerald
  Breakout 4 Opal
  Breakout 5 Sapphire
  Breakout 6 Topaz
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch for all Attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
12:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Reception to honor US Senator John Barrasso, MD Morrocco, Mezzanine level
Reservation required
12:45 – 2:00 p.m. “Ask the Experts” Case Sessions – Primary Hip Grand Ballroom B
  “Ask the Experts” Case Sessions – Primary Knee



Grand Ballroom D
  “Ask the Experts” Case Sessions – Revision Hip



Grand Ballroom E
  “Ask the Experts” Case Sessions – Revision Knee



Chantilly West
  “Ask the Experts” Case Sessions – Joint Preservation



Grand Ballroom A
12:45 – 2:30 p.m. Resident Course Breakouts
Breakout 1
Governors Lecture Hall
  Breakout 2 Coral
  Breakout 3 Emerald
  Breakout 4 Opal
  Breakout 5 Sapphire
  Breakout 6 Topaz
2:30 – 2:55 p.m. Break Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
2:55 p.m. President’s Welcome to the 
2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
Trinity Ballroom
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Advocacy Address by US Senator John Barrasso, MD Trinity Ballroom
3:15 – 4:23 p.m. Session One: Complications  
3:15 p.m.
Paper #1
Mobile Patient Engagement Platforms May Help Reduce 30-Day Readmission Rates in Arthroplasty Patients Stefano A. Bini, MD
3:21 p.m.
Paper #2
Low-Dose Aspirin is as Safe and Effective a Prophylaxis as High-Dose Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism after Total Hip Arthroplasty Mhamad Faour, MD
3:27 p.m.
Paper #3
Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Safe and Effective for All Patients? Yale A. Fillingham, MD
3:33 p.m.
Paper #4
Complications and Mortality Following Total Hip Arthroplasty in Octogenarians: An Analysis of a National Database Anthony J. Boniello, MD
3:39 p.m. Discussion  
3:49 p.m.
Paper #5
Race, Medicaid insurance, BMI and Female Gender Correlated with Consistently Lower HOOS JR Scores Kwesi St. Louis, MD
3:55 p.m.
Paper #6
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Scores do not Correlate with Patient Reported Outcomes after Joint Replacement Jeremy M. Gililland, MD
4:01 p.m.
Paper #7
Psychological Factors Associated with Failure to Complete a Short-Stay Total Hip Arthroplasty Protocol Mark A. Oyer, MD
4:07 p.m.
Paper #8
Treated vs. Un-Treated Depression in Total Joint Arthroplasty Impacts Outcomes Christopher E. Pelt, MD
4:13 p.m. Discussion  
4:23 – 4:25 p.m. Guest Societies Recognition
Columbian Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society and European Hip Society
Presented by Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA and Stefano A. Bini, MD
4:25 – 5:25 p.m. Symposium I
Through the Looking Glass: What Does the Future Hold for Arthroplasty?
Moderator: Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
5:25 – 5:29 p.m. The AAHKS Humanitarian Award Presented by Brian S. Parsley, MD
5:29 – 6:29 p.m. Symposium II


Lessons Learned from Effective Models of Joint Replacement Care in the United States

Moderator: Christopher L. Peters, MD
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Poster Reception for All Attendees


Poster authors will be next to their posters and available for discussion.

Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall/Learning Center Open
Poster Exhibition Open
Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
Nov 4   
5:30 a.m. 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk
Benefiting FARE
Sponsored by ConforMIS and AAHKS
Trinity Strand Trail – Anatole
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Committee Informal Meetings
during Breakfast
Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall/Learning Center Open All Day Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster and ePoster Exhibition Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Surgical Technique Videos
Patient Education Videos
Poster Award Winner ePosters
6:55 a.m. Program Chair’s Welcome to the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Robert M. Molloy, MD
Trinity Ballroom
7:00 – 7:56 a.m. Session Two: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty  Moderators: Scott M. Sporer, MD and Douglas A. Dennis, MD
7:00 a.m.
Paper #9
THA patients with Fixed Spinopelvic Alignment from Standing to Sitting at Higher Risk of Hip Dislocation Seth A. Jerabek, MD
7:06 a.m.
Paper #10
Lumbar Fusion Involving the Sacrum Increases Dislocation Risk 8-Fold in Total Hip Arthroplasty Kevin I. Perry, MD
7:12 a.m.
Paper #11
Short-Term Complication Rates Following Outpatient Total Hip Replacement Equivalent or Better Than Those of Inpatient Total Hip Replacement with the Implementation of Institutional Protocols Mitchell C. Weiser, MD
7:18 a.m. Discussion  
7:28 a.m.
Paper #12
Home Health Services are not Required Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Roy I. Davidovitch, MD
7:34 a.m.
Paper #13
Pre-Operative Opioid Use Independently Predicts Increased Risk of Early Revision of THA Nicholas A. Bedard, MD
7:40 a.m.
Paper #14
Battling the Opioid Epidemic with Prospective Pain Threshold Measurement David C. Ayers, MD
7:46 a.m. Discussion  
7:56 – 8:56 a.m.



Symposium III
Prevention and Treatment of Instability Following THA: A Case-Based Symposium
Fares S. Haddad, MD, FRCS
8:56 – 9:52 a.m. Session Three: Infection  
8:56 a.m.
Paper #15
A Decade of Protocol Developments for SSI Prevention: Intraoperative Betadine Irrigation Prevails Matthew S. Austin, MD
9:02 a.m.
Paper #16
Dual-Agent Antibiotic Prophylaxis Using Single Dose Vancomycin Effectively Reduces Prosthetic Joint Infection Rates with Minimal Renal Toxicity Risk John R. Burger, DO
9:08 a.m.
Paper #17
Reduction of Total and Viable Particles in the OR Setting by using Ultraviolet In-Room Air Disinfection and Recirculation Units Gannon L. Curtis, MD
9:14 a.m. Discussion  
9:24 a.m.
Paper #18
Reconsidering the Strategies to Manage Chronic Periprosthetic Total Knee Infections: Using Decision Analytics to Find the Optimal Strategy between One-Stage and Two-Stage Total Knee Revision Karan Srivastava, MD
9:30 a.m.
Paper #19
Extended Oral Antibiotic Prophylaxis in High Risk Patients Substantially Reduces Primary Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 90-Day Infection Rate R. Michael Meneghini, MD
9:36 a.m.
Paper #20
What is the Optimal Criteria to use for Detecting Prosthetic Joint Infections in Total Joint Arthroplasty? Preetesh D. Patel, MD
9:42 a.m. Discussion  
9:52 – 10:07 a.m. Break Trinity Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
10:07 – 11:03 a.m. Session Four: Health Policy  
10:07 a.m.
Paper #21
90-Day Costs, Reoperations and Readmissions for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients of Varying BMI Levels Edward Vasarhelyi, MD
10:13 a.m.
Paper #22
Cost-Effectiveness of Total Knee Arthroplasty vs. Nonoperative Management in Non-Obese, Overweight, Obese, Severely-Obese, Morbidly-Obese and Super-Obese Patients Karthikeyan E. Ponnusamy,



10:19 a.m.
Paper #23
Are Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Bundled Payments Stratifying Risk Adequately? Mark A. Cairns, MD
10:25 a.m. Discussion  
10:35 a.m.
Paper #24
No Optimal Antibiotic-Free Period Prior to Reimplantation for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Timothy L. Tan, MD
10:41 a.m.


Paper #25

Should Medicare Remove Total Knee Arthroplasty from Its Inpatient Only List? A Total Knee Replacement is Not a Partial Knee Replacement P. Maxwell Courtney, MD
10:47 a.m.
Paper #26
A Comparison of Relative Value Units in Primary vs. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: Which Provides the Better Bang for Your Buck? Nipun Sodhi, BA
10:53 a.m. Discussion  
11:03 – 11:45 a.m. Keynote Session: Orthopaedic Physician Leadership Forum
Andrew W. Gurman, MD, Immediate Past President, American Medical Association
William J. Maloney, MD, President, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Daniel J. Berry, MD, Chair, American Joint Replacement Registry
Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA, President, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch for All Attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
12:45 – 1:41 p.m. Session Five: Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty  
12:45 p.m.
Paper #27
Fretting Corrosion and Polyethylene Damage Mechanisms in Modular Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty Hannah Spece, BS
12:51 p.m.
Paper #28
What is the Impact of Smoking on Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty? John J. Callaghan, MD
12:57 p.m.
Paper #29
High Rate of Failure Following Revision of a Constrained Liner Michael D. Hellman, MD
1:03 p.m. Discussion  
1:13 p.m.
Paper #30
Revision Total Knee Replacement for Arthrofibrosis John R. Martin, MD
1:19 p.m.


Paper #31

Revision of UKA to TKA: Is it as Good as a Primary Result? Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD
1:25 p.m.


Paper #32

Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Synthetic Mesh: Large Series of 77 Total Knee Arthroplasties Matthew P. Abdel, MD
1:31 p.m. Discussion  
1:41 p.m. AAHKS Health Policy Fellow Reports  
1:51 – 2:00 p.m. AAHKS Presidential Award Presented by: Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Symposium IV
Practice Management Strategies of AAHKS Members
Moderator: Jay R. Lieberman, MD
2:45 – 2:51 p.m. FARE Grant Award Presented by: Javad Parvizi, MD and Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
2:51 p.m. The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award


Battling the Opioid Epidemic with Prospective Pain Threshold Measurement

Presented by James A. Rand, MD
Brian T. Nickel, MD
2:57 p.m. Discussion  
3:02 p.m. The Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award


“Running Two Rooms” Does Not Compromise Outcomes or Patient Safety in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Presented by Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
William G. Hamilton, MD
3:08 p.m. Discussion  
3:13 p.m. The AAHKS Clinical Research Award


Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis Provides Higher Tissue Concentrations in High BMI Patients in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial

Presented by William A. Jiranek, MD
Simon W. Young, MBChB, FRACS
3:19 p.m. Discussion  
3:24 – 3:38 p.m. Break Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
3:38 – 4:38 p.m. Symposium V
Managing the Opioid Epidemic
AAHKS and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Moderator: William A. Jiranek, MD
4:38 – 5:34 p.m. Session Six: Primary Knee  Moderators: Gregory G. Polkowski, MD and Matthew S. Austin, MD
4:38 p.m.


Paper #33

Does a Balanced TKA Produce a More Forgotten Joint? Thomas L. Bradbury, MD
4:44 p.m.
Paper #34
Cell Count and Differential of Aspirated Fluid in Immunosuppressed Patients in the Diagnosis of Total Knee Arthroplasty Prosthetic Joint Infections: A Case Series David W. Fitz, MD
4:50 p.m.


Paper #35

A Computer Model of Mid-Flexion Instability in Balanced Cruciate Retaining or Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
4:56 p.m. Discussion  
5:06 p.m.


Paper #36

Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Osteoporotic Tibia:  A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Role of Stem Extensions and Cementing Techniques Christopher P. Walsh, MD
5:12 p.m.


Paper #37

High Rate of Early Revision Following Custom Made Unicondylar Knee Replacement Carl T. Talmo, MD
5:18 p.m.


Paper #38

Results of Cemented vs. Cementless Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Using the Same Implant Design Anthony W. Feher, MD
5:24 p.m. Discussion  
5:34 – 6:30 p.m. Symposium VI


Choices, Compromises, and Controversies in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Moderator: Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD, FACS
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception for All Attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Take Down Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
Nov 5   
6:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast for All Attendees Trinity Ballroom Foyer
7:00 – 7:15 a.m. AAHKS Business Meeting
All members participate in nomination and voting on Board positions
7:15 – 8:11 a.m. Session Seven: Revision Total Hip  Moderators: Javad Parvizi, MD and William B. Macaulay, MD
7:15 a.m.
Paper #39
Association between Pseudotumor Formation and Patient Factors in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Population Daniel E. Goltz, BS
7:21 a.m.
Paper #40
Mechanical Complications Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Based on Surgical Approach: A Large Single Institution Cohort Study  Majd Tarabichi, MD
7:27 a.m.


Paper #41

Sensitivity and Specificity of Metal Ion Level in Predicting Head-Neck Taper Corrosion in Metal-on-Polyethylene Total Hip Arthroplasty Yun Peng, PhD
7:33 a.m. Discussion  
7:43 a.m.


Paper #42

Early Outcomes of Revision Surgery for Head-Neck Taper Corrosion of Metal-on-Polyethylene THA with Pseudotumors in 43 Patients Young-Min Kwon, MD
7:49 a.m.


Paper #43

Impaction Force Influences Taper-Trunnion Stability in Total Hip Arthroplasty Jonathan R. Danoff, MD
7:55 a.m.


Paper #44

Intraoperative Evaluation of Acetabular Cup Position During Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty: Are We Accurately Interpreting? Dimitri E. Delagrammaticas,
8:01 a.m. Discussion  
8:11 – 9:11 a.m. Symposium VII


The New Disease: Taper Corrosion After THA – A State of the Art 2017 Update for AAHKS Members

Moderator: Daniel J. Berry, MD
9:11 – 9:57 a.m. Session Eight: Non-Arthroplasty  
9:11 a.m.


Paper #45

Impingement-free Hip Range of Motion in Asymptomatic Young Adult Females Michael C. Mahan, MD
9:17 a.m.


Paper #46

Does Severity of Dysplasia Influence Clinical Outcomes Following the Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)? A Case Control Study Paul E. Beaulé, MD
9:23 a.m.


Paper #47

The Fate of the Contralateral Hip in Patients Undergoing a Periacetabular Osteotomy: Are there Risk Factors for Disease Progression? John C. Clohisy, MD
9:29 a.m.


Paper #48

Are There Disease-Specific Articular Cartilage Wear Patterns in Various Pre-Arthritic Hip Disorders? Cecilia Pascual Garrido, MD
9:35 a.m.


Paper #49

Mid-Term Results of Patients Treated with Porous Tantalum Acetabular Components for  Non-Primary Periacetabular Lesions David G. Lewallen, MD
9:41 a.m.


Paper #50

Do Focal Chondral Defects Lead to Worse Outcomes after Periacetabular Osteotomy? Rafael Sierra, MD
9:47 a.m. Discussion  
9:57 – 10:57 a.m. Symposium VIII


New Technologies in Knee Replacement

Moderator: Robert M. Molloy, MD
10:57 – 11:53 a.m. Session Nine: Primary Knee Moderator: Thomas K. Fehring, MD and Carl T. Talmo, MD
10:57 a.m.


Paper #51

Two-Year Results of a Randomized Trial of Robotic Surgical Assistance vs. Manual Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Bryn Jones, MD, FRCS (ORTHO)
11:03 a.m.


Paper #52

Patients at Risk: Preoperative Opioid Use Affects Opioid Prescribing, Refills and Outcomes after Total Knee Arthroplasty Nicholas M. Hernandez, MD


Paper #53

Effectiveness of Novel Adjuncts in Multimodal Pain Management Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Juan C. Suarez, MD
11:15 a.m. Discussion  
11:25 a.m.


Paper #54

Factors Influencing Reoperation of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Vasculopathic Patients Maxwell K. Langfitt, MD
11:31 a.m.


Paper #55

Formal Physical Therapy May Not Be Essential Following Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty:  A Randomized Clinical Trial Brian T. Darrith, BS
11:37 a.m.


Paper #56

Novel Immuno-Based Microbial ID Assays for Organism Detection in Synovial Fluid Carl A. Deirmengian, MD
11:43 a.m. Discussion  
11:53 a.m. Concluding Remarks



Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
12:00 p.m. Adjourn

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