March 24th, 2015

The annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons will be held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Several pieces of OCRI research have been accepted for presentation at the podium or to be viewed in poster form:

  • “Knee Arthroscopy in Patients Over the Age of 55: A Midlife Crisis ? “(Podium)
    Authors: Jonathon Salava, MD, Susan Odum, PhD, Bryan Springer, MD
  • “Cobalt To Chromium Ratio Is Not A Key Marker For Adverse Local Tissue Reaction In Metal On Metal Hips” (Podium)
    Authors: Thomas K. Fehring, MD; Susan Odum, PhD; William L. Griffin, MD
  • “Efficacy and cost analysis of reinfusion drains vs tranexamic acid in total joint arthroplasty. A prospective randomized trial” (Poster)
    Authors: Bryan D. Springer, MD, Susan Odum, PhD, Thomas K. Fehring, MD
  • “Adverse local tissue reactions in asymptomatic modular metal-on-metal total hips decrease over time” (Podium)
    Authors: Jeffrey Goldstein, MD; Thomas K. Fehring, MD
  • “Are ceramic heads worth the price? A cost-effectiveness analysis” (Podium)
    Authors: Keith J. Carnes, PhDc; Susan M. Odum, PhD; Jennifer L. Troyer, PhD; Thomas K. Fehring, MD
  • “Beware Cup Spin-Out After Modular Liner Exchange With Retained Acetabular Shell for Wear/Osteolysis” (Podium)
    Authors: Jacob Drew, Brock Weston, Susan Odum, John Masonis
  •  “Is There an Optimal Time to Distract Dual Growing Rods?” (Poster)
    Authors: Michael D. Paloski, DO, Paul D. Sponseller, MD, Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD, George H. Thompson, MD, David L. Skaggs, MD, Jeff B. Pawelek, BS, Phuong T. Nguyen, MA, Susan M. Odum, PhD