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February 06, 2019

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces its Musculoskeletal Tumor (MsT) Registry Pilot

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)—in collaboration with the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS)—announced the launch of a Musculoskeletal Tumor (MsT) Registry feasibility pilot to begin capturing data on orthopaedic oncology, bone tumor procedures in a structured and scalable way.  

January 22, 2019

Trampoline parks may cause more severe trauma than at home trampoline use

ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 22, 2019)—According to new research published in the January 1, 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, trampoline parks and jump parks have been linked to a higher percentage of total fractures among pediatric and adult patients, including lower extremity fractures, fractures in adults, open fractures and surgical fractures when compared with home trampolines. 

January 17, 2019

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves clinical practice guideline for management of acute compartment syndrome

ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 17, 2019)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) released a new Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) to help physicians develop their own evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating adult patients with traumatic injuries at risk for acute compartment syndrome (ACS). 

January 15, 2019

AAOS Praises Introduction of Hospital Competition Act

Washington, DC—The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) praises Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) for introducing the Hospital Competition Act of 2019, which aims to combat the rising cost of health care and addresses several AAOS priorities. 

December 13, 2018

Enjoy the icy slopes and sidestep injuries

ROSEMONT, Ill. (December 13, 2018)– Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and tobogganing are a few fun activities to help keep you active during the cold and snowy season.  

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