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
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"
Operation Walk and Operation Walk USA
The Hip Society members proudly participate in Operation Walk programs internationally and in the United States. Operation Walk and Operation Walk USA are non-profit volunteer medical services organizations providing pro bono surgical treatments to patients who have no access to life-improving surgical care. For information about Operation Walk international missions, please visit www.operationwalk.org. To learn more about Operation Walk USA, go to www.opwalkusa.com.
The Hip Society encourages its members and their patients to participate in A Nation In Motion, a national campaign of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons).
The campaign to build a new headquarters and a new orthopaedic learning center.