Saturday, November 3

From 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Trinity Ballroom and Foyer is open to pre-approved Keynote Session ticket holders only. The Ballroom will reopen at 9:05 a.m. for all other attendees.

Please note: Ticket holders need to show photo ID, Meeting badge and Keynote ticket to be admitted to the Trinity area during this time.

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

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5:30 a.m. Check-in
5:55 a.m. Start
5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk Benefitting FARE 

Thank you to Smith & Nephew and Elsevier, publisher of the Journal of Arthroplasty and Arthroplasty Today

Trinity Strand Trail – Anatole
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast and Coffee  for All Attendees Chantilly Ballroom
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Coffee  only  Trinity Ballroom Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Committee Informal Meetings Coral Meeting Room
(corner near the elephants)
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Societies Poster Exhibition Chantilly Ballroom
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Surgical Technique Video Viewing
6:55 – 7:00 a.m. Program Chair’s Welcome to the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Matthew P. Abdel, MD
Trinity Ballroom
7:00 – 7:55 a.m. Symposium III Partial Knee Arthroplasty: Should We Be Doing More? 

Indications and Techniques for Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS

Robotically Assisted Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty My Surgical Technique
Andrew D. Pearle, MD

Cases, Discussion and Questions

Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty – Indications and My Surgical Technique
William A. Jiranek, MD

Patellofemoral Knee Arthroplasty – Indications and My Surgical Technique
Jess H. Lonner, MD

Cases, Discussion and Questions

Moderator: Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD, FACS
7:55 – 8:55 a.m. Keynote Session
Only ticket holders admitted to the Trinity Ballroom area with photo ID, badge and ticket.
Trinity Ballroom
8:55 – 9:05 a.m. Break
9:05 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Open Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
9:05 – 10:01 a.m. Session Two: Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Moderators: Ryan M. Nunley, MD and Bryan D. Springer, MD
9:05 a.m.
Paper #9
Evaluation of the Spine Is Critical in Patients with Recurrent Instability After Total Hip Arthroplasty Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
New York, NY
9:11 a.m.
Paper #10
IV Tranexamic Acid (TXA) Effectively and Safely Reduces Transfusion Rates in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasties Jeremy T. Hines, MD
Rochester, MN
9:17 a.m.
Paper #11
Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Patients with Comorbidities: A National Assessment Using Claims Data from 1.7 Million Hip and Knee Arthroplasties Calin S. Moucha, MD
New York, NY
9:23 a.m. Discussion
9:33 a.m.
Paper #12
Multicenter Evaluation of a Modular Dual Mobility Construct for Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Ronald C. Huang, MD
New York, NY
9:39 a.m.
Paper #13
Mid-Term Results of Dual Mobility for Monoblock Metal-on-Metal Revision – Is It Safe? Nicholas, D. Colacchio, MD Charlotte, NC
9:45 a.m.
Paper #14
Constrained Liner Revision Is Less Effective with Each Subsequent Constrained Liner Revision at Preventing Instability in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Nicholas M. Hernandez, MD Rochester, MN
9:51 a.m. Discussion
10:01 – 10:56 a.m. Symposium IV: Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: How I Manage the Most Common Problems I See
A case will be presented for each topic, then discussed by the panel and followed by questions from the audience:
I. The Unstable Total Hip Arthroplasty
II. The Chronically Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty
III. Periprosthetic Fracture of the Femur
IV. Corrosion at the Head Neck Junction
V. Wear and Osteolysis
General Symposium questions from the Audience
Craig J. Della Valle, MDPanelists:
Tad M. Mabry, MD
Javad Parvizi, MD
Benjamin M. Stronach, MD
Luigi Zagra, MD
11:01 – 11:57 a.m. Session Three: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Moderators:
Jay R. Lieberman, MD and William G. Hamilton, MD
11:01 a.m.
Paper #15
IV vs. Oral Acetaminophen as a Component of Multimodal Analgesia After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Controlled Trial Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD
New York, NY
11:07 a.m.
Paper #16
Evaluation of Vitamin E Diffused Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Wear and Porous Titanium Coated Shell Stability: A Seven-Year Randomized Control Trial using Radiostereometric Analysis Orhun K. Muratoglu, PhD
Boston, MA
11:13 a.m.
Paper #17
Posterior Hip Precautions Do Not Impact Early Recovery at Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Study Matthew J. Dietz, MD
Morgantown, WV
11:19 a.m. Discussion
11:29 a.m.
Paper #18
Time to Dislocation Analysis of Lumbar Spine Fusion Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: Breaking Up a Happy Home Connor A. King, MD
Chicago, IL
11:35 a.m.
Paper #19
Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Instability Following Lumbosacral Fusion: What Are the Risk Factors? Matthew P. Siljander, MD
Royal Oak, MI
11:41 a.m.
Paper #20
Dynamic Sitting to Standing Radiographs More Accurately Depict Functional Mechanics Than Static Radiographs in Total Hip Arthroplasty Aaron Buckland, MD
New York, NY
11:47 a.m. Discussion
11:57 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
12:45 – 1:41 p.m. Session Four: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty and Other Moderators:
James I. Huddleston, MD and Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
12:45 p.m.
Paper #21
Cluster-Randomized Trial of Opiate-Sparing Analgesia After Discharge from Elective Hip Surgery Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA
Boston, MA
12:51 p.m.
Paper #22
Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients Less than 50 Years of Age at a Mean of 16 Years Andrew J. Bryan, MD
Chicago, IL
12:57 p.m.
Paper #23
Perioperative Periprosthetic Femur Fractures Are Strongly Correlated with Fixation Method: An Analysis from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Bryan D. Springer, MD
Charlotte, NC
1:03 p.m. Discussion
1:13 p.m.
Paper #24
Does Taper Design Affect Taper Fretting Corrosion in Ceramic on Polyethylene Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Retrieval Analysis Ali Sobh, MD
Royal Oak, MI
1:19 p.m.
Paper #25
Higher Volume Surgeons Have Lower Cost, Readmissions and Mortality After THA Stephen B. Murphy, MD
Boston, MA
1:25 p.m.
Paper #26
The Effect of Body Mass Index in 30-Day Complications After Revision Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland, OH
1:31 p.m. Discussion
1:41 – 1:51 p.m. AAHKS 2017-2018 Health Policy Fellow Reports

I. Introduction
II. Patient Access to Care: What role does distance traveled to receive total joint arthroplasty play?

Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA and
Bradford S. Waddell, MD
1:51 – 2:01 p.m. AAHKS Presidential Award presented to Stefano A. Bini, MD Presented by
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
2:01 – 2:57 p.m. Session Five: Periprosthetic Joint Infection Moderators:
Javad Parvizi, MD and
Brett R. Levine, MD
2:01 p.m.
Paper #27
Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Single Dose Is as Effective as Multiple Doses Timothy L. Tan, MD
Philadelphia, PA
2:07 p.m.
Paper #28
What Is the Role of Repeat Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Hip Infection? Adam J. Schwartz, MD, MBA
Phoenix, AZ
2:13 p.m.

Paper #29

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Alpha-Defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Patients with Inflammatory Diseases Yushi Miyamae, MD
Yokohama, Japan
2:19 p.m. Discussion
2:29 p.m.
Paper #30
Failed Debridement and Implant Retention Does Not Compromise Success of Subsequent Staged Revision in Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty Simon W. Young, FRCS
Auckland, New Zealand
2:35 p.m.
Paper #31
Nationwide Organism Susceptibility Patterns to Common Preoperative Prophylactic Antibiotics: What Are We Covering? Scott R. Nodzo, MD
Las Vegas, NV
2:41 p.m.
Paper #32
Hepatitis C May Be a Modifiable Risk Factor in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Preoperative Treatment of Hepatitis C is Associated with Decreased Post-Operative Complications in US Veterans Ilya Bendich, MD
San Francisco, CA
2:47 p.m. Discussion
2:57 – 3:45 p.m. Symposium V: Practice Norms in Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: What is Everyone Else Doing?  


Daniel J. Berry, MD
3:45 – 3:51 p.m. FARE Grant Award Presented by: Javad Parvizi, MD and Craig J. Della Valle, MD
3:51 p.m. The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award

Paper: Large Opioid Prescriptions are Unnecessary After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Presented by James A. Browne, MD to
Charles P. Hannon, MD
Chicago, IL
3:57 p.m. Discussion
4:00 p.m. The Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award

Paper: Why Are Contemporary Revision Total Hip Arthroplasties Failing? An Analysis of 2500 Cases

Presented by Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
Ashton H. Goldman, MD
Portsmouth, VA
4:06 p.m. Discussion
4:09 p.m. The AAHKS Clinical Research Award

Paper: Prophylactic Tamsulosin Does Not Reduce the Risk of Urinary Retention Following Lower Extremity Arthroplasty: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Presented by Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA
Aidin Eslam Pour, MD, MS
Ann Arbor, MI
4:15 p.m. Discussion
4:18 p.m. In Memoriam: Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD Trinity Ballroom
4:20 – 4:35 p.m. Break  Exhibit Hall/Learning Center
4:35 – 5:35 p.m. Symposium VIPeriprosthetic Joint Infection in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Practical Approach to Reducing the Infection Burden – Prophylactic and Preventative Measures in 2018
Matthew S. Austin, MD

Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection – An Update on the Available Techniques, Controversies and Definitions
Denis Nam, MD

Algorithmic Approach – Which Procedure, When and for Whom?
Fares S. Haddad, BSc, MD(Res), FRCS

Two-Stage Revision: Managing the Interval, Antibiotics and Re-Implantation
Andrew R. Manktelow, FRCS

Case-based Discussion

Fares S. Haddad, BSc, MD(Res), FRCS
5:35 – 6:30 p.m. Session Six: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Moderators:
Scott M. Sporer, MD and
Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc
5:35 p.m.
Paper #33
A Multi-Center Randomized Clinical Trial of Tranexamic Acid in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty:  Does the Dosage Regimen Matter? Yale A. Fillingham, MD
Philadelphia, PA
5:41 p.m.
Paper #34
Topical Tranexamic Acid in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Reduces Transfusion Rates and May Be Associated with Earlier Functional Recovery Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, MD
New York, NY
5:47 p.m.
Paper #35
Next Generation Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Knee Infection: A Multicenter Investigation Karan Goswami, MD
Philadelphia, PA
5:53 p.m. Discussion
6:03 p.m.
Paper #36
Does Neutral Mechanical Alignment Improve the Durability of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty? Matthew P. Abdel, MD
Rochester, MN
6:09 p.m.
Paper #37
Ignore the Patella in Revision Total Knee Surgery David F. Dalury, MD
Towson, MD
6:15 p.m.
Paper #38
What Is the Value of Component Loosening Assessment of a Preoperatively-Obtained Bone Scan Prior to Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty? David C. Holst, MD
Denver, CO
6:21 p.m. Discussion
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Reception for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall

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