Sunday, November 4

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6:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast for All Attendees Trinity Foyer
6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

AAHKS and Guest Society Poster Exhibition

AAHKS Business Meeting

Chantilly Ballroom

Trinity Ballroom

7:15 – 8:11 a.m. Session Seven: Non-Arthroplasty and Other Moderators:
Rafael J. Sierra, MD and Matthew S. Austin, MD
7:15 a.m.
Paper #39
Natural History of the Dysplastic Hip Following Periacetabular Osteotomy Cody C. Wyles, MD
Rochester, MN
7:21 a.m.
Paper #40
Surgical Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement:  Arthroscopy vs. Surgical Hip Dislocation – A Propensity Matched Analysis John C. Clohisy, MD
St. Louis, MO
7:27 a.m.
Paper #41
Patient Reported Outcomes in Joint Registries: Defining the Optimal Collection Window Mohamad J. Halawi, MD
Farmington, CT
7:33 a.m. Discussion
7:43 a.m.
Paper #42
When Should Complete Blood Count Tests Be Performed in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients? Beau J. Kildow, MD
Durham, NC
7:49 a.m.
Paper #43
Identifiable Risk Factors to Minimize Postoperative Urinary Retention in Modern Outpatient Rapid Recover Total Joint Arthroplasty R. Michael Meneghini
MD, Indianapolis, IN
7:55 a.m.
Paper #44
Transdermal Scopolamine as an Adjunct to Multi-Modal Pain Management in Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty Roshan Shah, MD
New York, NY
8:01 a.m. Discussion
8:11 – 9:11 a.m. Symposium VII: Outpatient Joint Replacement: Practical Guidelines for Your Program Based on Evidence, Success, and Failures

Patient Selection – It All starts Here
Alexander P. Sah, MD

The Pathways and Protocols that Make it Work
William G. Hamilton, MD

The ASC Is Not Your Hospital OR
Charles A. DeCook, MD


R. Michael Meneghini, MD
9:11 – 9:16 a.m. The Hip Society Update THS President:
Douglas E. Padgett, MD
9:16 – 9:21 a.m. The Knee Society Update TKS President:
Robert L. Barrack, MD
9:21 – 10:17 a.m. Session Eight: Complications Not Including Infection Moderators:
Mark J. Spanghel, MD,  and
C. Lowry Barnes, MD
9:21 a.m.
Paper #45
Cotinine Testing Improves Smoking Cessation Prior to Total Joint Arthroplasty Adam Hart, MD
Rochester, MN
9:27 a.m.
Paper #46
Diabetes Mellitus Type One Poses Greater Risk for Periprosthetic Joint Infection than Type Two for Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty Jeremy M. Gililland, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
9:33 a.m.
Paper #47
Smoking Adversely Affects Patient Reported Outcomes Following Total Joint Arthroplasty Mark P. Cote, MD
Farmington, CT
9:39 a.m. Discussion
9:49 a.m.
Paper #48
Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Decreases Mortality After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty Alexander J. Rondon, MD, MBA
Philadelphia, PA
9:55 a.m.
Paper #49
Are Patients More Satisfied with a Balanced TKA? Gregory J. Golladay, MD
Richmond, VA
10:01 a.m.
Paper #50
Emergency Department Visit Within One Year Prior to Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty is Predictive of Postoperative Return to Emergency Department Within 90 Days Michael D. Gabbard, MD
Detroit, MI
10:07 a.m. Discussion
10:17 – 11:17 a.m. Symposium VIII: Taper Corrosion in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Applying the Best Evidence into Practice

What Surgeons Need to Know About Taper Corrosion in THA 
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD

How Big Is the Problem?
Brian J. McGrory, MD

How to Evaluate for Taper Corrosion in MoP THA?
Brett R. Levine, MD

What Are the Risk Factors for Taper Corrosion ALTR and Revision Outcome?
Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD

Case Presentations and Discussions

Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
11:17 – 12:13 a.m. Session Nine: Health Policy Moderators:
J. Bohannon Mason, MD
Jonathan L. Schaffer, MD, MBA
11:17 a.m.
Paper #51
Unintended BPCI Consequences Following Removal of TKA from Inpatient-Only List Brian M. Curtin, MD, MS
Charlotte, NC
11:23 a.m.
Paper #52
Age and Frailty Influence Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Reimbursement in a Bundled Payment Care Improvement Initiative Andrew M. Pepper, MD
New York, NY
Paper #53
Perioperative Orthopaedic Surgical Home (POSH): Optimization of High-Risk TJA Candidates Is Effective Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD
New York, NY
11:35 a.m. Discussion
11:45 a.m.
Paper #54
Medical Malpractice Litigation Following Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive, Nationwide Analysis for the Last Decade Linsen T. Samuel, MD, MBA
Cleveland, OH
11:51 a.m.
Paper #55
Preoperative Optimization Checklists Within the CJR Bundle Have Not Decreased Hospital Returns Sean P. Ryan, MD
Durham NC
11:57 a.m.
Paper #56
Antibiotic-Loaded Bone Cement in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: Utilization Patterns and Impact on Complications Using a National Database Darwin Chen, MD
New York, NY
12:03 a.m. Discussion
12:13 a.m. Concluding Remarks Craig J. Della Valle, MD
12:15 p.m. Adjourn
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Society Poster Take Down
Any posters remaining after 1:00 p.m. will be discarded.
Chantilly Ballroom

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