Saturday, November 4

Click titles of paper presentations and symposia to view abstracts and outlines.

5:30 a.m. Check-in
6:00 a.m. Start
5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk
Benefiting FARE
Sponsored by
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 and ePoster Exhibition Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Surgical Technique Videos
Patient Education Videos
Poster Award Winner ePosters
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
When do Patient Reported Outcome Scores Peak After Primary Unilateral TKR and THR? 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 Moderators: Bryan D. Springer, MD and Craig J. Della Valle, MD
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 Moderators: Richard Iorio, MD and Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
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? Nipun Sodhi, BA
10:53 a.m. Discussion
11:03 – 11:45 a.m. Keynote Session: Orthopaedic Physician Leadership Forum
Andrew W. Gurman, MD, Immediate Past President, American Medical Association
William J. Maloney, MD, President, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Daniel J. Berry, MD, Chair, American Joint Replacement Registry
Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA, President, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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 Moderators: William A. Jiranek, MD and C. Lowry Barnes, MD
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 Chancellor F. Gray, MD
Roshan P. Shah, MD, JD
Juan C. Suarez, MD
1:51 – 2:00 p.m. AAHKS Presidential Award Presented by: Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
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. FARE Grant Award Presented by: Javad Parvizi, MD and Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
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