March 5th, 2018

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has grown to become the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists serving more than 39,000 members worldwide, and conducts an Annual Meeting with approximately 30,000 participants attending from across the globe.

The OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) is honored to have been selected to share research results at the annual  AAOS meeting.  This year’s meeting will be held March 6-10 in New Orleans.

High Quality Replica Watches

Podium Presentations

Betamethasone versus Ketorolac Injection for the Treatment of De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial.  Kruse LM, Gaston RGLoeffler BJLewis DRChadderdon RC

Comparing Treatments for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury with Meniscal Tear: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Concomitant Meniscal Repair versus Partial Meniscectomy. Lester J, Rogers M, Fleischli J

Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty in Young Patients. Buck J, Bracey JW, Tait MA, Gaul JSChadderdon RCOsier LKWard WAGaston RG

The Prevalence of Rotator Cuff Pathology In the Setting of Acute Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture.  Vestermark GL, Van Doren BA, Piasecki DPConnor, PMFleischli JE, Hamid N

Opioid Free Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Leas D, Van Doren BA, Schiffern SCConnor PMHamid N

Is it the surgical approach or the intra-operative imaging? What has the greatest effect on acetabular component.  Ruffolo MR, Pierrie SN, Odum SM, Masonis JL

Ten Year Outcomes of Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) versus Total Knee Arthroplasty Using an Intra-operative Procedure Selection in Patients with Similar Pre-operative Function and Arthritis. Masonis JL, Hart GP, Odum SM

The Importance of Routine Follow-up, Imaging, and Ion Levels for Patients with Modular Metal-Metal THA: Radiographic, Serologic, and Wear Analysis of a Modular Metal on Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Vestermark G, Anderson L, Masonis JL

Outcomes of Irrigation and Debridement of Unresectable Revision Arthroplasty in Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Riesgo AM, Odum SMMartin JRFehring KAFehring TKSpringer BD

Are External Alignment Jigs Making us Miss the Mark in THA?  Otero JE, Fehring KAMartin JR, Fehring TK

Poster Presentations

Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis Utilizing a Titanium Intramedullary Nail. Ford SE, Kwon JY, Ellington JK

Pseudoelastic Nitinol Compression Element. Ford SE, Andersen JS, Macknet DM, Connor PMLoeffler BJGaston RG

Initial Metal Ion Levels Predict Risk of Elevation in Metal on Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty. Martin JROdum SMSpringer BD, Fehring KAFehring TKGriffin WL

Contemporary Metal on Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Screening: High Cost, Low Yield. Martin JRSpringer BDFehring KAGriffin WL

Knee Arthroscopy After 50: A Midlife Crisis?  Buck JS, Odum SM, Salava J, Fehring TKSpringer BD 

Are Preoperative Depression Symptoms A Contraindication For Lower Extremity Arthroplasty? Fehring TKOdum SM,Curtin BMMason JBFehring KASpringer BD

Surgical Treatment of Spondylolisthesis in Adolescents has a 46% ReOperation Rate: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Ena D. Nielsen, BA, South Pasadena, CA; Lindsay M. Andras, MD, Los Angeles, CA; Nicole Michael, BA, Aurora, CO; Sumeet Garg, MD, Aurora, CO; Michael D. Paloski, DO, Charlotte, NC; Brian K. Brigton, MD Charlotte, NC; Emmanuelle Ferrero, Franconville, France; Keyvan Mazda, Paris, France; Brice Ilharreborde, MD, PhD, Paris, France; David L. Skaggs, MD, Los Angeles, CA, Early Onset Back Pain Study Group

Scientific Exhibit

Simultaneous Femoral and Tibial Cementation Negatively EffectsTibial Fixation in TKA. Mason JB, Behnam YA, Hayden L. Wilson BS, Fehring TK, Clary C

Click here for a full listing of all research presentations and instructional course lectures.