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Hip Society THE HIP SOCIETY


Welcome to the home page of The Hip Society. Founded in 1968, The Hip Society is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint.

Submissions for The Hip Society's Scientific Awards and Young Investigator Symposium are under review. Notifications will be sent out in late January 2015.

 

 

The 2015 Winter (Open) Meeting/Specialty Day of The Hip Society and AAHKS will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Venetian/Sands EXPO, Las Vegas, Nevada. To register, please go to: http://www.aaos.org/education/anmeet/registration/register.asp. Advance registration is open until February 10, 2015. After that, late charges apply.

The 2014 Open Meeting FINAL Program of The Hip Society and AAHKS (at the AAOS Annual Meetings), March 15, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA - for more information see Educational Offerings.

The full-day program was presented on March 15, 2014 in New Orleans, LA by world renowned faculty of experts as nine (9) symposia covering hip arthroscopy, osteotomies about the hip joint, primary THR, metal corrosion of modular connections in THA, bearing surfaces in THA, revision THR pearls and video vignettes, infection, complication of THR, and metal-on-metal complications. The presidential guest speaker, Paul J. Gregg, MD, FRCS, FRCS(Ed)(Middlesbrough, UK), presented about the National Joint Registry, what had been achieved and the lessons learned.

Those who attended the program in New Orleans and those who viewed our live webcast, will receive complimentary access to archives for one (1) full year.

PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ACCESS ARCHIVED CONTENT: http://www.prolibraries.com/aaos/events/2014hipsoc/event

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Important information on Metal-on-Metal implant devices for our patients and orthopaedic surgeons: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication on metal-on-metal hip implants which includes recommendations on imaging a patient with a metal-on-metal hip implant AAHKS/AAOS/Hip Society position statement “Current Concerns with Metal on Metal Hip Arthroplasty"

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The Hip Society Administrative Office:
9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500, Rosemont, IL 60018-4976
Telephone: (847) 698-1638 Fax: (847) 268-9540
Email: hip@aaos.org

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