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November 16, 2018

Patients with shoulder arthritis have new options to avoid risks of total shoulder replacement

ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 15, 2018)— A new review article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds arthroscopic (joint replacement or reconstruction) management could be a promising option for young, active patients diagnosed with GHOA. 

November 12, 2018

AAOS on Potentially Misvalued Codes in 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

AAOS President David A. Halsey, MD, issued the following statement in response to CMS identifying potentially misvalued current procedural terminology (CPT) codes. 

November 08, 2018

Don’t let injuries ruin your holidays: Avoid suitcase strain

ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 8, 2018)–The holidays are right around the corner, which often means an influx of travelers and lots of heavy luggage. 

November 02, 2018

American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Releases 2018 Annual Report

Data shows continuity of hip and arthroplasty trends, and the value of more complete information for early survival analysis of primary arthroplasty 

October 24, 2018

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces the launch of its Shoulder and Elbow Registry

ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 24, 2018)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the launch of its Shoulder and Elbow Registry (SER) to begin collecting data on total shoulder and elbow procedures in the United States. At launch, the SER will collect total shoulder arthroplasty procedures data. In 2019, the registry also will have the capability to capture rotator cuff repair and total elbow arthroplasty procedures data. 

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