Daily Schedule


Saturday, November 5, 2022

Times and topics subject to change. All times in Central Standard Time. For a list of papers and authors, click here.

6:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Attendee RegistrationLonghorn Marble Foyer
6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Exhibitor RegistrationLonghorn Marble Foyer
6:00 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.AAHKS Committee Meeting Breakfast
For AAHKS Committee Members only
San Antonio 1-3Invitation Only
6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.Breakfast for All Attendees Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
Longhorn Hall D-F
6:55 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.Program Chair's Welcome to the 2022 AAHKS Annual Meeting

Texas Ballroom
Jeremy M. Gililland, MD
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Open
AAHKS Poster Exhibition Opens
Longhorn Exhibition Hall D,E,F
7:00 a.m. - 6:41 p.m.AAHKS General SessionTexas Ballroom
7:00 a.m. - 7:40 a.m.Session Two: Complications other Than Infection
Moderators: William G. Hamilton, MD, James A. Browne, MD
7:00 a.m.Paper #9
Timing of Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty Following the COVID-19 Infection
David Novikov, MD
Boston, Massachusetts
7:06 a.m.Paper #10
Hyponatremia is An Overlooked Sign of Trouble Following TJA
Colin M. Baker, BS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
7:12 a.m.Paper #11
The Fate of the Patient with Superficial Dehiscence Following Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty
Michael J. Taunton, MD
Rochester, Minnesota
7:18 a.m.Paper #12
Impact of Prior Fragility Fractures on Complications After Total Hip Arthroplasty
Amy Zhao, BA
Washington, District of Columbia
7:24 a.m.Paper #13
How Much Protection Does a Collar Provide? Risk of Early PPFx Following THA in Elderly Patients
Elizabeth B. Gausden, MD, MPH
New York, New York
7:30 a.m.Discussion
7:40 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.Symposium III: Cemented Femoral Stem Fixation: Back to the Future
1) Introduction
2) Periprosthetic Fractures: Registry Data and Risk Stratification 
3) Cemented Stems: History, Design and Outcomes
4) Cemented Femoral Stems: What Are the Potential Wins?  
5) Cemented Stems: How to Get It Right, Surgical Technique  
6) Discussion
Byan D. Springer, MD
Matthew J.W. Hubble, FRCS, Jonathan R. Howell, FRCS, Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS
8:40 a.m. - 9:36 a.m.Session Three: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty #1Moderators: R. Michael Meneghini, MD, Matthew S. Austin, MD
8:40 a.mPaper #14
RAPT Score Predicts Postoperative Function, Length of Stay, and Discharge Destination After TKA/THA
Drake G. Lebrun, MD
New York, New York
8:46 a.m.Paper #15
Age-Related Differences in Pain, Function, and Quality of Life Following Primary TKA
David C. Ayers, MD
Worcester, Massachusetts
8:52 a.m.Paper #16
Uncemented Knee Survivorship Varies by Age and Sex in MARCQI
Dexter T. Powell, MD
Southfield, Michigan
8:58 a.m.Discussion
9:08 a.m.Paper #17
Randomized Clinical Trial of Cementless Tantalum Tibial Components: Durable and Reliable at 10 Years
Emmanuel Gibon, MD, PhD
Rochester, Minnesota
9:14 a.m.Paper #18
Cementless TKA in Patients Over Seventy-Five: A Single Practice Review Using Statewide Registry Data
Brendan J. Comer, MD
Southfield, Michigan
9:20 a.m.
Paper #19
Variables in TKA Cementing Technique Amongst Arthroplasty Surgeons – A Survey of the AAHKS Members
Christopher E. Pelt, MD
Salt Lake City, Utah
9:26 a.m.
9:36 a.m. - 9:54 a.m.Break
Thank You, Sponsors: bioMérieux, Inc.
Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
Longhorn Hall D–F
9:54 a.m. - 10:56 a.m.Session Four: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty #1Moderators: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
9:54 a.m.
Paper #20
Preoperative VR-12 Mental Composite Score >60 Associated with Increased Satisfaction Post THA
Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland, Ohio
10:00 a.m.
Paper #21
Hospital Teaching Status and Patient-Related Outcomes Following Primary THA—An AJRR Study
Vinay K. Aggarwal, MD
New York, New York
10:06 a.m.Paper #22
Does Race Predict Outcomes and Revision Rates After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty?
Claudette M. Lajam, MD
New York, New York
10:12 a.m.Discussion
10:22 a.m.Paper #23
No Difference in Risk of Dislocation with Lumbar Spine Fusion Prior to or After Total Hip Arthroplasty
Sebastian Welling, MD
Portland, Oregon
10:28 a.m.
Paper #24
Blame the Opioid not the Spine Surgeon; Dislocation After Total Hip Arthroplasty with Prior Lumbar Surgery
Ryland P. Kagan, MD
Portland, Oregon
10:34 a.m.
Paper #25
Are Metal Ion Levels Elevated After Dual Mobility Acetabular Systems: Minimum Five-Year Analyses
Nipun Sodhi, MD
New York, New York
10:40 a.m.
Paper #26
MARS-MRI Abnormalities in Asymptomatic Primary THA Patients with Dual Mobility Hip Prostheses
Nathanael D. Heckmann, MD
Los Angeles, California
10:46 a.m.Discussion
10:56 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Guest Society Welcome – ESSKA-EKAVictor Hernandez, MD, MS
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Symposium IV: Practice Norms in Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: What is Everyone Else Doing?
1) Introduction 
2) Primary THA: perioperative management 
3) Primary THA: intraoperative decisions/choices/practices 
4) Primary TKA: perioperative management 
5) Primary TKA: intraoperative decisions/choices/practices 
6) Discussion
Daniel J. Berry, MD
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.Lunch for all attendeesLearning Center/Exhibit Hall
Longhorn Hall D-F
12:45 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. AJRR UpdatePresented by: Bryan D. Springer, MD
12:50 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.Keynote Session – Robert Pearl, MDTexas Ballroom
1:50 p.m. - 2:46 p.m.Session Five: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty #2
Moderators: Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc, Muyibat A. Adelani, MD
1:50 p.m.Paper #27
Total Knee Arthroplasty Can Save Lungs
Alisina Shahi, MD, PhD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1:56 p.m.Paper #28
Second Dose of Dexamethasone Reduces Opioid Consumption, Pain, and Length of Stay in Primary TKA
Joshua C. Rozell, MD
New York, New York
2:02 p.m.Paper #29
Aspirin and Venous Thromboembolism Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Efficacy
Jennifer C. Wang, BS
Los Angeles, California
2:08 p.m.Discussion
2:18 p.m.Paper #30
One Year Outcomes of Smartphone-Based Care Management Platform After Total Knee Arthroplasty
David A. Crawford, MD
New Albany, Ohio
2:24 p.m.Paper #31
Lateral Patella Facet OA Is Not Contraindicated for Medial UKA: Mean 10-Year Outcomes & Survivorship
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH
New York, New York
2:30 p.m.Paper #32
Individualized Functional Alignment Improves Clinical Outcomes in TKA Patients with Constitutional Varus
Gavin W. Clark, FRACS
Subiaco, Australia
2:36 p.m.Discussion
2:46 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.AAHKS Presidential Award
Presented to: William G. Hamilton, MD
Presented by: Bryan D. Springer, MD
2:50 p.m. - 2:54 p.m.FARE Grant Award
Presented by: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc
2:54 p.m. – 2:58 p.m.AAHKS Women in Arthroplasty Empowerment Award
Presented to: Amy Turk
The AAHKS Women in Arthroplasty Empowerment Award recognizes a person in the orthopaedic community that has gone above and beyond to elevate and support women in arthroplasty in a unique and impactful way. Amy Turk’s work with Women of Orthopaedics, dedication and most importantly her advocacy for women in arthroplasty has elevated our female members in AAHKS. These acts of leadership directly align with the WIA mission of promoting, mentoring and professional development of women in arthroplasty.
Presented by: Rina Jain, MD, FRCSC
2:58 p.m. – 3:02 p.m.AAHKS Diversity Award
Presented to: Richard E. Grant, MD
Presented by: Muyibat A. Adelani, MD
3:02 p.m. - 3:08 p.m.James A. Rand Young Investigators Award: Increased Revision Risk with Rotating Platform Bearings in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Presented to: Vishal Hegde, MD

Presented by: Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc
3:08 p.m.Discussion
3:13 p.m. - 3:19 p.m.AAHKS Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award: Resurfacing the Thin Native Patella: Is It Safe?
Presented to: Jacob M. Wilson, MD
Presented by: C. Lowry Barnes, MD
3:19 p.m.Discussion
3:24 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. AAHKS Clinical Research Award: Oral Dexamethasone Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial
Presented to: Jonathan H. Shaw, MD

Presented by: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc
3:30 p.m.Discussion
3:35 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.Symposium V: Current Concepts in Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty
1) Introduction
2) How do you define all these different alignment strategies? 
3) Knee Phenotypes – Does this really matter? 
4) Is Mechanical Alignment still the Gold Standard or should we consider alternative alignments for TKA? 
5) How to safely introduce these strategies into your practice? 
6) Discussion
Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD
Fares S. Haddad, MD, FRCS (ORTHO), Michael T. Hirschmann, MD, Mark W. Pagnano, MD
4:45 p.m. - 5:41 p.m.Session Six: Primary Total Hip #2
Moderators: Ryan M. Nunley, MD, Kim K. Tucker, MD
4:45 p.m.Paper #33
Fibromyalgia Increases Post-Operative Healthcare Utilization Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
Mark E. Mildren, MD
Portland, Oregon
4:51 p.m.Paper #34
Treating Hepatitis-C Prior to Total Hip Arthroplasty is Cost-Effective: A Markov Analysis
Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD
Albany, New York
4:57 p.m.Paper #35
Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty Staged within 6 Weeks Increases Risk of Adverse Events
Joseph Serino, MD
Chicago, Illinois
5:03 p.m.Discussion
5:13 p.m.Paper #36
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Conventional Total Hip Arthroplasty Versus Robotic Arm-Assisted
Andreas Fontalis, MD, MSc
London, England, United Kingdom
5:19 p.m.Paper #37
HXLPE Liner Thickness in THA Does Not Influence Survival in 2584 Hips with Mean 13.2 Years Follow-Up
Michael E. Neufeld, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5:25 p.m.Paper #38
Displaced vs Nondisplaced Femoral Neck Fractures: Is Arthroplasty the Answer for Both?
Jeffrey J. Frandsen, MD
Salt Lake City, Utah
5:31 p.m.Discussion
5:41 p.m. - 6:41 p.m.Symposium VI: Go Big or Go Home: Obesity and Total Joint Arthroplasty
1) Introduction
2) What Does the Data Say about the Perioperative Risks of Obesity and BMI?  
3) Is there an Optimal BMI Cutoff? Or Do BMI Cutoffs Needlessly Reduce Access to Care?  
4) Weight Loss Before Surgery: Does it Reduce Risk?
5) How to Safely Operate on the Obese Patient: Tips and Tricks for THA and TKA  
6) Discussion
Michael Blankstein, MD, MSc, FRCSC
James A. Browne, MD, Kevin A. Sonn, MD, Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc
6:41 p.m.Adjourn
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