Saturday, November 4

5:30 a.m. 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk
Benefiting FARE
Sponsored by ConforMIS and AAHKS
Trinity Strand Trail – Anatole
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Committee Informal Meetings
during Breakfast
Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall/Learning Center Open All Day Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Exhibition Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Surgical Technique Video viewing Rotunda
6:55 a.m. Program Chair’s Welcome to the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Robert M. Molloy, MD
Trinity Ballroom
7:00 – 7:56 a.m. Session Two: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty  Moderators: Scott M. Sporer, MD and Douglas A. Dennis, MD
7:00 a.m.
Paper #9
THA patients with Fixed Spinopelvic Alignment from Standing to Sitting at Higher Risk of Hip Dislocation Seth A. Jerabek, MD
7:06 a.m.
Paper #10
Lumbar Fusion Involving the Sacrum Increases Dislocation Risk 8-Fold in Total Hip Arthroplasty Kevin I. Perry, MD
7:12 a.m.
Paper #11
Short-Term Complication Rates Following Outpatient Total Hip Replacement Equivalent or Better Than Those of Inpatient Total Hip Replacement with the Implementation of Institutional Protocols Mitchell C. Weiser, MD
7:18 a.m. Discussion
7:28 a.m.
Paper #12
Home Health Services are not Required Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Roy I. Davidovitch, MD
7:34 a.m.
Paper #13
Pre-Operative Opioid Use Independently Predicts Increased Risk of Early Revision of THA Nicholas A. Bedard, MD
7:40 a.m.
Paper #14
Battling the Opioid Epidemic with Prospective Pain Threshold Measurement David C. Ayers, MD
7:46 a.m. Discussion
7:56 – 8:56 a.m.


Symposium III
Prevention and Treatment of Instability Following THA: A Case-Based Symposium
Fares S. Haddad, MD, FRCS
8:56 – 9:52 a.m. Session Three: Infection
8:56 a.m.
Paper #15
A Decade of Protocol Developments for SSI Prevention: Intraoperative Betadine Irrigation Prevails Matthew S. Austin, MD
9:02 a.m.
Paper #16
Dual-Agent Antibiotic Prophylaxis Using Single Dose Vancomycin Effectively Reduces Prosthetic Joint Infection Rates with Minimal Renal Toxicity Risk John R. Burger, DO
9:08 a.m.
Paper #17
Reduction of Total and Viable Particles in the OR Setting by using Ultraviolet In-Room Air Disinfection and Recirculation Units Gannon L. Curtis, MD
9:14 a.m. Discussion
9:24 a.m.
Paper #18
Reconsidering the Strategies to Manage Chronic Periprosthetic Total Knee Infections: Using Decision Analytics to Find the Optimal Strategy between One-Stage and Two-Stage Total Knee Revision Karan Srivastava, MD
9:30 a.m.
Paper #19
Extended Oral Antibiotic Prophylaxis in High Risk Patients Substantially Reduces Primary Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 90-Day Infection Rate R. Michael Meneghini, MD
9:36 a.m.
Paper #20
What is the Optimal Criteria to use for Detecting Prosthetic Joint Infections in Total Joint Arthroplasty? Preetesh D. Patel, MD
9:42 a.m. Discussion
9:52 – 10:07 a.m. Break Trinity Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
10:07 – 11:03 a.m. Session Four: Health Policy
10:07 a.m.
Paper #21
90-Day Costs, Reoperations and Readmissions for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients of Varying BMI Levels Edward Vasarhelyi, MD
10:13 a.m.
Paper #22
Cost-Effectiveness of Total Knee Arthroplasty vs. Nonoperative Management in Non-Obese, Overweight, Obese, Severely-Obese, Morbidly-Obese and Super-Obese Patients Karthikeyan E. Ponnusamy,


10:19 a.m.
Paper #23
Are Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Bundled Payments Stratifying Risk Adequately? Mark A. Cairns, MD
10:25 a.m. Discussion
10:35 a.m.
Paper #24
No Optimal Antibiotic-Free Period Prior to Reimplantation for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Timothy L. Tan, MD
10:41 a.m.

Paper #25

Should Medicare Remove Total Knee Arthroplasty from Its Inpatient Only List? A Total Knee Replacement is Not a Partial Knee Replacement P. Maxwell Courtney, MD
10:47 a.m.
Paper #26
A Comparison of Relative Value Units in Primary vs. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: Which Provides the Better Bang for Your Buck? Michael A. Mont, MD
10:53 a.m. Discussion
11:03 – 11:45 a.m. Keynote Address
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch for All Attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
12:45 – 1:41 p.m. Session Five: Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
12:45 p.m.
Paper #27
Fretting Corrosion and Polyethylene Damage Mechanisms in Modular Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty Hannah Spece, BS
12:51 p.m.
Paper #28
What is the Impact of Smoking on Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty? John J. Callaghan, MD
12:57 p.m.
Paper #29
High Rate of Failure Following Revision of a Constrained Liner Michael D. Hellman, MD
1:03 p.m. Discussion
1:13 p.m.
Paper #30
Revision Total Knee Replacement for Arthrofibrosis John R. Martin, MD
1:19 p.m.

Paper #31

Revision of UKA to TKA: Is it as Good as a Primary Result? Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD
1:25 p.m.

Paper #32

Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Synthetic Mesh: Large Series of 77 Total Knee Arthroplasties Matthew P. Abdel, MD
1:31 p.m. Discussion
1:41 p.m. AAHKS Health Policy Fellow Reports
1:51 – 2:00 p.m. AAHKS Presidential Award Presented by: Mark I. Froimson, MD
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Symposium IV
Practice Management Strategies of AAHKS Members
Moderator: Jay R. Lieberman, MD
2:45 – 2:51 p.m. American Joint Replacement Registry Update Moderator: Daniel J. Berry, MD
2:51 p.m. The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award

Battling the Opioid Epidemic with Prospective Pain Threshold Measurement

Presented by James A. Rand, MD
Brian T. Nickel, MD
2:57 p.m. Discussion
3:02 p.m. The Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award

“Running Two Rooms” Does Not Compromise Outcomes or Patient Safety in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Presented by Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
William G. Hamilton, MD
3:08 p.m. Discussion
3:13 p.m. The AAHKS Clinical Research Award

Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis Provides Higher Tissue Concentrations in High BMI Patients in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial

Presented by William A. Jiranek, MD
Simon W. Young, MbChB FRACS
3:19 p.m. Discussion
3:24 – 3:38 p.m. Break Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
3:38 – 4:38 p.m. Symposium V
Managing the Opioid Epidemic
AAHKS and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Moderator: William A. Jiranek, MD
4:38 – 5:34 p.m. Session Six: Primary Knee  Moderators: Gregory G. Polkowski, MD and Matthew S. Austin, MD
4:38 p.m.

Paper #33

Does a Balanced TKA Produce a More Forgotten Joint? Thomas L. Bradbury, MD
4:44 p.m.
Paper #34
Cell Count and Differential of Aspirated Fluid in Immunosuppressed Patients in the Diagnosis of Total Knee Arthroplasty Prosthetic Joint Infections: A Case Series David W. Fitz, MD
4:50 p.m.

Paper #35

A Computer Model of Mid-Flexion Instability in Balanced Cruciate Retaining or Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
4:56 p.m. Discussion
5:06 p.m.

Paper #36

Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Osteoporotic Tibia:  A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Role of Stem Extensions and Cementing Techniques Christopher P. Walsh, MD
5:12 p.m.

Paper #37

High Rate of Early Revision Following Custom Made Unicondylar Knee Replacement Carl T. Talmo, MD
5:18 p.m.

Paper #38

Results of Cemented vs. Cementless Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Using the Same Implant Design Anthony W. Feher, MD
5:24 p.m. Discussion
5:34 – 6:30 p.m. Symposium VI

Choices, Compromises, and Controversies in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Moderator: Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD, FACS
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception for All Attendees Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Take Down Exhibit Hall/Learning Center