Friday, November 8

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6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast for all attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Exhibition Chantilly Ballroom
6:00 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Open Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. AAHKS Resident Arthroplasty Course
Chair: James I. Huddleston, MD
Co-Chair: Michael J. Taunton, MD
Grand Ballroom
6:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. The Business of Total Joint Replacement Course
Co-Chair: Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
Co-Chair: Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Wedgwood Ballroom
6:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. AAHKS Orthopaedic Team Member Course
Chair: Jeremy M. Gilliland, MD
Co-Chair: Denis Nam, MD
Co-Chair: Jana L. Flener, PA-C
Cortez Ballroom
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Industry Symposia
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.
Topaz, Senators, Governors, Sapphire
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch for all Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Ask the Experts Case Sessions – Primary Hip
Moderator: Douglas E. Padgett, MD
Ask the Experts Case Sessions – Primary Knee
Moderator: Mark W. Pagnano, MD
Ask the Experts Case Sessions – Revision Hip
Moderator: Thomas P. Sculco, MD
Ask the Experts Case Sessions – Revision Knee
Moderator: Walter B. Beaver, MD
Ask the Experts Case Sessions – Joint Preservation
Moderator: Paul E. Beaulé, MD, FRCSC
2:30 – 2:55 p.m. Break Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
2:55 p.m. President’s Welcome to the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Trinity Ballroom
The entire General Session takes place in the Trinity Ballroom.
3:00 – 4:08 p.m. Session One: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Moderators:
Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
3:00 p.m.
Paper #1
No Difference in Survivorship or Functional Outcome Between Surgeon Preference for Computer Assisted Navigation vs. Conventional Instrumentation in 19,221 Total Knee Arthroplasties at 12 Years Timothy Roberts, MBChB
Auckland, New Zealand
3:06 p.m.
Paper #2
Functional Gain and Pain Improvement After Primary Total Knee Replacement Are Influenced by Patient Characteristics and Not Implant Manufacturer David C. Ayers, MD
Worcester, MA
3:12 p.m.
Paper #3
The Cumulative Effect of Depression and Substance Abuse on Postoperative Complications After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Peter A. Gold, MD
New Hyde Park, NY
3:18 p.m.
Paper #4
Preoperative Behavioral Pain Management Strategies in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Mindfulness, Hypnosis and Cognitive-Behavioral Psychoeducation Jeremy M. Gilliland, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
3:24 p.m. Discussion
3:34 p.m.
Paper #5
The Effect of the IPACK Block on Pain Following Primary TKA: A Double Blinded, Prospective, Randomized Trial George F. Chimento, MD
New Orleans, LA
3:40 p.m.
Paper #6
Intraoperative Surgeon Administered Adductor Canal Blockade Is Not Inferior to Anesthesiologist Administered Adductor Canal Blockade: A Prospective Randomized Trial Asim Makhdom, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Philadelphia, PA
3:46 p.m.
Paper #7
Quicker and More Predictable Return of Motor Function and Ambulation After Mepivacaine vs. Bupivacaine Spinal: A Double Blind RCT in Primary TKA and THA Cody C. Wyles, MD
Rochester, MN
3:52 p.m.
Paper #8
The Use of Tourniquet Does Not Negatively Influence Outcomes in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
New York, NY
3:58 p.m. Discussion
4:08 – 4:13 p.m. Guest Societies Recognition
Argentinian Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (Asociatión Argentina para el Estudio de la Cadera y la Rodilla) and the Arthroplasty Society of Australia
Presented by:
Rafael J. Sierra, MD
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
4:13 – 5:13 p.m. Symposium I: Multimodal Anesthesia and Analgesia in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Where Do We Stand in 2019? A Collaborative Clinical Practice Guideline

  • Moderator and Introduction
    William G. Hamilton, MD
  • Opioids in Arthroplasty: The Many Challenges Facing Arthroplasty Surgeons in 2019
    Denis Nam, MD, MSc
  • Acetaminophen: Is There a Difference Between Oral and IV?
    William G. Hamilton, MD
  • Gabapentinoids: How Effective Are They and Which Medication Should We Use?
    James A. Browne, MD
  • NSAIDs: How Much, How Long, and What About Ketorolac?
    Yale A. Fillingham, MD
  • Discussion
    All faculty
Moderator: William G. Hamilton, MD
Yale A. Fillingham, MD
Denis Nam, MD, MSc
James A. Browne, MD
William G. Hamilton, MD
5:13 – 5:18 p.m. The AAHKS Humanitarian Award Presented by:
Harpal S. Khanuja, MD
5:18 – 5:25 p.m. FARE Grant Award Presented by:
Javad Parvizi, MD
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
5:25 – 6:25 p.m. Symposium II: Simplifying the Hip-Spine Relationship for Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • Fact or Fiction – What Do I Actually Believe?
    Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
  • Simple Introduction to the Hip-Spine for the TJA Surgeon
    Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
  • Specific Case Examples that Highlight the Main Issues
    Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
  • Why Not Dual Mobility for All?
    Douglas A. Dennis, MD
  • Discussion
    Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
Douglas A. Dennis, MD
Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Reception for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Women in Arthroplasty “Booth Crawl”
Meet at Exhibit Hall Entrance at 6:30 p.m.
Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Open Learning Center/Exhibit Hall

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