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2013 AAOS Annual Meeting
Daily News Overview


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Events

8:30 a.m.
AAOS Safe and Accessible Playground Build Kick-Off Ceremony
The Faith Community of St. Sabina
1210 W. 78th Pl., Chicago

2:30 p.m.
AAOS Safe and Accessible Playground Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
The Faith Community of St. Sabina Playground
1210 W. 78th Pl., Chicago

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Clean the World Kick-off
Meeting attendees pack hygiene kits for Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago
Academy Hall B, McCormick Place


News Releases

Sexual Function Improves Significantly after Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

Sports and Recreation Injuries Drop 12 Percent for Children Ages 5-14 Over Past Decade

Cushioned Heel Running Shoes May Alter Adolescent Biomechanics, Performance


Hot Topic Summaries

Military Personnel Return to Duty Following Severe Injury to the
Lower Extremity

Vitamin D Insufficiency in Patients with Acute Hip Fractures of All Ages and Both Sexes in a Sunny Climate

Smoking Cessation and the Aging Spine Patient

MRI is Predictive of Adverse Tissue Reaction in Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty





Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Events

9 – 11 a.m.
American Joint Replacement Registry Informational Session
Room S405, McCormick Place

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Expert Roundtable Discussion
ACL Regeneration: The Future of Orthopaedics is Now
Martha Murray, MD
Press Briefing Room N132, McCormick Place

2 – 2:30 p.m.
Expert Roundtable Discussion
Improving Patient Care and Minimizing Health Care Costs
Kevin Bozic, MD
Press Briefing Room N132, McCormick Place

4 p.m.
Opening Ceremony
John R. Tongue, MD; Presidential Address,
“Winds of Change: Meeting the Challenges Together”
Presentation of Kappa Delta Research Awards
Grand Ballroom, S100, McCormick Place

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Exhibits Open
South Building – Level 3

Highlights

Increased Revision Rates Following Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients who Smoke

News Releases

Awards Recognize Innovative Orthopaedic Research



 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Events

9:45 am
Coffee with an Expert
Variations in Costs of Spinal Implants
Samuel Bederman, MD
Press Room N137, McCormick Place

10 a.m.
Ceremonial Meeting
Presentation of Diversity, Humanitarian and Tipton Leadership Awards
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD; Incoming Presidential Address,
“Moving Forward: From Curses to Blessings
Frederick M. Azar, MD; Incoming First Vice Presidential Remarks,
“A Standing Call to Action”
Grand Ballroom, S100, McCormick Place

11 a.m.
Keynote Speakers
Alan K. Simpson and Erskine B. Bowles, Co-Chairs of the 2010 National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Grand Ballroom, S100, McCormick Place

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Exhibits Open
South Building – Level 3

News Releases

Obesity Alone May Not Affect Knee Replacement Outcome or Increase Overall Complication Risk

Study Outlines Risk Factors for Poor Outcome, Mortality Following Hip Fracture

Ninety-eight Percent of Total Knee Replacement Patients Return to Life, Work Following Surgery

Knee Implants Designed Specifically for Female Patients May Not Improve Outcomes


Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, Named President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Frederick M. Azar, MD, Elected American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons First Vice President

David D. Teuscher, MD, Elected American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Second Vice President

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors Chair

Steven DK Ross, MD, Named American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Specialties Chair

Chicago Orthopaedic Surgeon Mark Gonzalez, MD, Honored for Advancing Diversity in Orthopaedics

Maryland Orthopaedic Surgeon David S. Hungerford, MD, Honored for Treating Needy Patients and Training Local Physicians throughout the World

Minnesota Orthopaedic Surgeon Michael J. Yaszemski, MD, PhD, Honored for Leadership, Research and Mentorship


Hot Topic Summaries

Platelet Rich Plasma Significantly Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Tennis Elbow

Variations in Costs of Spinal Implants




Friday, March 22, 2013

Events

8 – 10 a.m.
Symposium
Optimizing Management of Patients with Metal-on-metal Hips
Room S405, McCormick Place

8 – 10 a.m.
Symposium
The Social and Economic Value of Orthopaedic Surgery
John R. Tongue, MD, moderator
Room S406, McCormick Place

http://anationinmotion.org/value/orthopaedic-care/

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Play A Nation in Motion Board Game
Academy Hall B, McCormick Place

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Exhibits Open
South Building – Level 3

News Releases

Hip Replacement Reduces Heart Failure, Depression and Diabetes Risk

Hot Topic Summaries

Blowing Smoke: A Meta-analysis of Smoking on Fracture Healing and Post-operative Infection




Saturday, March 23, 2013

EVENTS

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
AAOS Specialty Day

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine has press releases available online:  http://www.sportsmed.org/Media/News_Room/




 
 
 
     
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