Saturday, November 9

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Times and topics are subject to change.*

5:30 a.m. Check-in
5:55 a.m. Start
5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk Benefiting Operation Walk
Check in behind the Hilton Garden Inn located across Wycliffe Ave. from the Anatole. Follow signs to exit the Anatole through the west door (past the Cortez meeting room).
Trinity Strand Trail
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Open Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Informal AAHKS Committee Meetings and Breakfast
(Committee Members Only)
Coral Meeting Room
(In corner near the elephants)
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Exhibition Chantilly Ballroom
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Orthopaedic In-Training Scored and Recorded Examination (OITE)
This is an option for residents attending the Annual Meeting. AAHKS is an approved host for the OITE.
Cortez Ballroom ABCD
6:55 – 7:00 a.m. Program Chair’s Welcome to the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting
James A. Browne, MD
Trinity Ballroom
7:00 – 7:56 a.m. Session Two: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Moderators: TBA
7:00 a.m.
Paper #9
Pain Control After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial Determining Efficacy of Fascia Iliaca Compartment Blocks in the Immediate Postoperative Period Kamil Bober, MD
Detroit, MI
7:06 a.m.
Paper #10
Topical Tranexamic Acid Increases Early Postoperative Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty R. Michael Meneghini, MD
Indianapolis, IN
7:12 a.m.
Paper #11
No Evidence for Higher Patient-Reported Outcome Scores After Total Hip Arthroplasty with the Direct Anterior Approach at 1.5 Months Postoperatively, and Through a 5-Year Follow-Up Nicholas Sauder, BA
Boston, MA
7:18 a.m. Discussion
7:28 a.m.
Paper #12
The Majority of Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients with a Stiff Spine Do Not Have an Instrumented Fusion Douglas A. Dennis, MD
Denver, CO
7:34 a.m.
Paper #13
The Effect of Preoperative Anemia on Complications Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Matthew J. Grosso, MD
New York, NY
7:40 a.m.
Paper #14
Does Femoral Morphology Predict the Risk of Periprosthetic Fracture After Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty? Denis Nam, MD, MSc
Chicago, IL
7:46 a.m. Discussion
7:56 – 8:56 a.m. Symposium III
Total Knee Arthroplasty Removal from the Medicare Inpatient-Only (IPO) List: Implications for Surgeons, Patients, and Hospitals
Richard Iorio, MD
Derek A. Haas, MBA
C. Lowry Barnes, MD
Charles M. Davis, MD, PhD
8:56 – 9:52 a.m. Session Three: Health Policy Moderators: TBD
8:56 a.m.
Paper #15
Removal of Total Knee Arthroplasty from the Inpatient Only List Adversely Affects Bundled Payment Programs Michael Yayac, MD
Philadelphia, PA
9:02 a.m.
Paper #16
The Clinical and Financial Consequences of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Two-Midnight Rule in Total Joint Arthroplasty Adam J. Schwartz, MD
Phoenix, AZ
9:08 a.m.
Paper #17
Surgeon Reimbursement Unchanged as Hospital Charges and Reimbursements Increase for Total Hip Arthroplasty Dennis Q. Chen, MD
Charlottesville, VA
9:14 a.m. Discussion
9:24 a.m.
Paper #18
The Effect of Payment Reform on Patient Selection, Cost and Discharge Location: An Observational Study Using New York State Data on Total Joint Arthroplasties Calin S. Moucha, MD
New York, NY
9:30 a.m.
Paper #19
Are We Treating Similar Patients? Hospital Volume and the Difference in Patient Populations for Total Knee Arthroplasty Robert M. Molloy, MD
Cleveland, OH
9:36 a.m.
Paper #20
Reviews of Orthopedic Surgeons on Physician Rating Websites: Analysis of 11535 Reviews Atul F. Kamath, MD
Cleveland, OH
9:42 a.m. Discussion
9:52 – 10:10 a.m. Break Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
10:10 – 10:56 a.m. Session Four: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty and Complications Moderators: TBD
10:10 a.m.
Paper #21
Body Mass Index is a Better Predictor of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Risk than Local Measures of Adipose Tissue Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Simon W. Young, MBChB, FRACS, MD
Auckland, New Zealand
10:16 a.m.
Paper #22
Fate of the Morbidly Obese Patient who is Denied Total Joint Arthroplasty Joshua A. Shapiro, MD
Chapel Hill, NC
10:22 a.m.
Paper #23
Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Performed Using High-Viscosity Cement is Associated with Higher Odds of Revision for Aseptic Loosening Leonard T. Buller, MD
New York, NY
10:28 a.m. Discussion
10:38 a.m.
Paper #24
Stiffness after Total Knee Arthroplasty: Is it a Result of Spinal Deformity? Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
New York, NY
10:44 a.m.
Paper #25
Identification of Clinical and Biological Risk Factors for Postoperative Stiffness after Total Knee Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis Meghan Kirksey, MD, PhD
New York, NY
10:50 a.m.
Paper #26
Manipulation Under Anesthesia After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Who Still Requires a Revision? David P. Brigati, MD
Austin, TX
10:56 a.m. Discussion
11:06 – 11:45 a.m. Keynote Session: AAHKS Town Hall Meeting – Payment  Moderators: TBD
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
12:45 – 1:41 p.m. Session Five: Infection Moderators: TBD
12:45 p.m.
Paper #27
Polymerase Chain Reaction Multiplex Provides Minimal Utility in Periprosthetic Joint Infection Diagnosis Beau J. Kildow, MD
Durham, NC
12:51 p.m.
Paper #28
Prospective, Multicenter, Adjudicator-Blinded Clinical Trial of the Alpha-Defensin Lateral Flow Test for Periprosthetic Infection Carl A. Deirmengian, MD
Philadelphia, PA
12:57 p.m.
Paper #29
Diagnostic Utility of a Novel Point-of-Care Test of Calprotectin for Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients Carlos A. Higuera, MD
Cleveland, OH
1:03 p.m. Discussion
1:13 p.m.
Paper #30
Reinfection or Persistence of Periprosthetic Joint Infection? Next Generation Sequencing Reveals New Findings Karan Goswami, MD
Philadelphia, PA
1:19 p.m.
Paper #31
Antibiotic Susceptibility of Organisms Recovered in Culture from Patients with Acute Prosthetic Joint Infection following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Charles M. Lawrie, MD
St. Louis, MO
1:25 p.m.
Paper #32
Cutibacterium Acnes Colonization: Implications for Total Hip Arthroplasty Jacob M. Elkins, MD, PhD
Denver, CO
1:31 p.m. Discussion
1:41 – 1:51 p.m. AAHKS Health Policy Fellow Reports Presented by:
Vasili Karas, MD, MS and Mohamad J. Halawi, MD
1:51 – 2:00 p.m. AAHKS Presidential Award Presented by:
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Symposium IV: Practice Management Poll Jay R. Lieberman, MD
2:45 – 2:51 p.m. AJRR Update Presented by:
Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
2:51 p.m. The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award* Presented by:
James A. Rand, MD
2:57 p.m. Discussion
3:02 p.m. The Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award* Presented by:
Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
3:08 p.m. Discussion
3:13 p.m. The AAHKS Clinical Research Award* Presented by:
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
3:19 p.m. Discussion
3:24 – 3:40 p.m. Break  Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
3:40 – 4:40 p.m. Symposium V
The Psychology of Total Joint Arthroplasty: Can We Modify Outcomes?
Moderator: Bryan D. Springer, MD
Padma Gulur, MD
Wayne Sotile, PhD
4:40 – 5:36 p.m. Session Six: Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Moderators: TBD
4:40 p.m.
Paper #33
A Multi-Center Randomized Clinical Trial of Tranexamic Acid in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Does the Dosing Regimen Matter? Robert A. Sershon, MD
Alexandria, VA
4:46 p.m.
Paper #34
 Is There a Benefit to Modularity for Femoral Revisions When Using a Splined, Tapered Titanium Stem? Matthew R. Cohn, MD
Chicago, IL
4:52 p.m.
Paper #35
Aseptic Reoperations within One Year of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Markedly Increase the Risk of Later Periprosthetic Joint Infection Ashton H. Goldman, MD
Portsmouth, VA
4:58 p.m. Discussion
5:08 p.m.
Paper #36
Outcome of Re-Revision Surgery for Adverse Local Tissue Reaction in Metal-on-Polyethylene and Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD
Boston, MA
5:14 p.m.
Paper #37
Patients Following Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty with Modular Dual Mobility Components are at Risk of Increased Serum Metal Ion Levels Roberto Civinini, MD
Firenze, Italy
5:20 p.m.
Paper #38
Serum Metal Ion Levels following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison between Monoblock and Modular Dual Mobility Components Ivan De Martino, MD
New York, NY
5:26 p.m. Discussion
5:36 – 6:30 p.m. Symposium VI
Tips and Tricks to Save You During Revision TKAs:  Video-Based Demonstrations
Moderator: Matthew P. Abdel, MD
Daniel J. Berry, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
R. Michael Meneghini, MD
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Poster Reception for All Attendees Chantilly Ballroom

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*These podium presentations have not yet been assigned a position in the schedule. When AAHKS Paper Award winners are announced, they will be inserted, and the order of some presentations will shift.

Fixed-Bearing Medial Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty – Slight Varus, Just Right!
Sean E. Slaven, MD
Bethesda, MD

Projections of Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in The United States to 2030
Andrew M. Schwartz, MD
Atlanta, GA

Isolated Tibial Insert Exchange in Aseptic Revision TKA: Reliable & Durable for Wear; Less So for Instability, Insert Fracture/Dissociation, or Stiffness
Matthew W. Tetreault, MD
Rochester, MN


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