Industry Symposia


Industry symposia take place on Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8.
Details are subject to change.

Please note: 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.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

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12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn a Bundle from the Experts Learn how four orthopaedic surgeons from Greensboro, North Carolina built one of the nation’s first physician-driven, value-based outpatient commercial joint bundled programs. Reflexion Health
3:00-5:00 p.m. Contemporary Technology to Optimize Implant Alignment in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty This symposium will feature the latest technologies designed to provide optimal component placement in total hip and knee arthroplasty. Featured discussions will include:
• The hip-spine relationship and functional planning with the Optimized Positioning System™ (OPS) in THA
• The importance of restoring proper soft tissue balance and leg alignment with OMNIBotics
The symposium will include a technology overview coupled with case studies. Surgeon presentations will focus on the latest topics surrounding total joint arthroplasty and how OPS™ and OMNIBotics™ can help orthopaedic surgeons deliver optimized patient outcomes. Attendees will participate in an interactive forum with surgeon faculty.
Corin
3:00-5:00 p.m. Early Adoption to Early Majority: The Movement of Joints from the Inpatient to Outpatient Setting This symposium features an outpatient talk that covers clinical techniques and technology to advance patient care, as well as a payer discussion. DePuy Synthes
3:00-5:00 p.m. Progressive Techniques and Technologies: Transition to Outpatient TJA and a Tourniquet Free TKA Attendees will hear from provider subject matter experts who have firsthand experience establishing clinical and anesthesia protocols to successfully launch and maintain a successful outpatient total joint program. Industry partners will provide business models supporting efficient and cost-effective tools and systems that support the success of an outpatient program. Medtronic
3:00-5:00 p.m. Targeted Orthopaedics: Genetics, Microbiome, Environment and their Impact on PJI Attendees of this session should come to understand genetic, proteomic, and phenotypic states which increase the likelihood of PJI in adult reconstruction patients. Additionally, they should understand the latest diagnostic modalities for understanding these states both before surgery and in the presence of active infection as well as how patient-specific understanding of these states can lead to targeted prevention and treatment. Heraeus Medical LLC
3:00-5:00 p.m. Zimmer Biomet Educational Experience – Cadaver Lab Join Zimmer Biomet for a morning of education featuring the latest implants and technologies designed to provide solutions for the needs of total hip and knee patients to alleviate their pain, restore their mobility, and improve the quality of their lives. In addition to having access to hands-on experiences, you will have the opportunity to discuss challenges of THA and TKA with our onsite faculty. Zimmer Biomet

Friday, November 8, 2019

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7:30-9:30 a.m. OA Symptom Management for Non-Operative and Non-Optimized Patients; Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation This symposium will feature a discussion of the clinical outcomes of a non-opioid, minimally-invasive treatment for patients suffering from chronic knee and hip pain. COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency is FDA indicated to treat OA knee pain and provides durable pain relief for up to 12 months. Avanos
7:30-9:30 a.m. Early Clinical Results using ROSA – A Second Generation Robotics Application for TKA This education event will offer attendees a first look at early clinical results in TKAs utilizing the ROSA Knee robotic application. Zimmer Biomet
7:30-9:30 a.m. Optimizing Efficiency and Improving Effectiveness with the Anterior Approach We will use this symposium time to educate attendees on the anterior approach, techniques, and technologies designed to help aid in the approach. Topics Include: •Clinical Data and Patient Outcomes with the Anterior Approach •Anterior Approach Tips and Pearls •Restoring Hip Biomechanics •Improving Effectiveness in the OR DePuy Synthes
7:30-9:30 a.m. Outpatient Total Joints, Clinical Protocols to Business Processes – A Comprehensive Review Attendees will hear from provider subject matter experts who have firsthand experience establishing clinical and anesthesia protocols to successfully launch and maintain a successful outpatient total joint program. Industry partners will provide business models supporting efficient and cost-effective tools and systems that support the success of an outpatient program. Medtronic
7:30-9:30 a.m. Zimmer Biomet Educational Experience – Cadaver Lab Join Zimmer Biomet for a morning of education featuring the latest implants and technologies designed to provide solutions for the needs of total hip and knee patients to alleviate their pain, restore their mobility, and improve the quality of their lives. In addition to having access to hands-on experiences, you will have the opportunity to discuss challenges of THA and TKA with our onsite faculty. Zimmer Biomet
10:00am-12:00 p.m. Breaking Down the Buzz Breaking down the hottest topics and technologies in orthopaedics, this session will bring together leading surgeons and experts to debate and discuss: •Navigating the Transition to Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty: What You Need to be Successful •The Dangers of Taper Corrosion and How Trunnion Geometry Plays a Role •Direct Anterior vs. Mini Posterior Approach Debate: Pros and Cons, Technical Considerations •Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: Is It Time to Make the Switch? •Natural Knee Stability and Motion: It’s About Satisfaction, Not Just Survivorship DJO Surgical 
10:00am-12:00 p.m. Optimizing Outcomes in Incision and Soft Tissue Management Utilizing New Technology in Negative Pressure We will explore the latest clinical evidence evaluating closed incision negative pressure therapy (CiNPT) to reduce postoperative complications and the emerging role of negative pressure in improving functional outcomes. KCI
10:00am-12:00 p.m. Optimizing Results in TKA Topics discussed during this symposium will include: •Why Knees are Failing in 2019 •How I Avoid Revision •Fixation in Primary Knees: Cemented vs Cementless •State of the Art Revision TKA DePuy Synthes
10:00am-12:00 p.m. The Potential Clinical and Economic Value of Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery Surgeon faculty will highlight the latest clinical data available for Mako Total Knee, Total Hip and Partial Knee. They’ll also expand upon the three unique steps of the Mako procedure: CT-based enhanced planning, dynamic joint balancing, and haptic guidance. Stryker
10:00am-12:00 p.m. Zimmer Biomet Educational Experience – Cadaver Lab Join Zimmer Biomet for a morning of education featuring the latest implants and technologies designed to provide solutions for the needs of total hip and knee patients to alleviate their pain, restore their mobility, and improve the quality of their lives. In addition to having access to hands-on experiences, you will have the opportunity to discuss challenges of THA and TKA with our onsite faculty. Zimmer Biomet