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AAOS Now

Published 3/24/2022

Industry Lunch & Learns Deliver a Unique Learning Opportunity

Industry Lunch & Learn sessions provide opportunities for exhibitors to showcase products, discuss techniques, or present research in a classroom setting. Take advantage of this unique learning experience.

Wednesday
12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S102B
LL01: Learn How Bad Bugs Are Outmatched by the New BioFire Joint Infection Panel
Presented by bioMerieux

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S403
LL02: Cuff Augmentation to Fracture Solutions for Complex Shoulder Pathology
Presented by Arthrex, Inc.
Join Arthrex for this case-based workshop focusing on the latest augmentation and restoration techniques for the spectrum of sports, degenerative, and traumatic pathologies of the upper extremity. Premiere faculty will discuss pathologies from the difficult and diminutive rotator cuff to the arthritic and traumatic shoulder and present the Arthrex solutions.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S405
LL03: A Strategic Approach to Reduce the Documentation Burden in the Exam Room and Surgical Suite
Presented by Nuance
Presenters: Maria Jumawan and Catelyn Kimball
Surgeons devote too much of their attention to satisfying the hunger for data and documentation mandates that were supposed to make their lives easier. Join Nuance as it discusses the ways ambient intelligence and conversational artificial intelligence are boosting surgeon satisfaction, reducing documentation burdens, and enabling higher-quality care for patients.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S103B
LL05: Persona IQ®: The World’s First and Only Smart Knee Implant
Presented by Zimmer Biomet
Are smart knee implants the next big thing in orthopaedics? Zimmer Biomet will share a highly anticipated new medical devices to launch in the market, Persona IQ®: The Smart Knee™. Persona IQ is the newest addition to the Persona Knee System, designed to deliver objective kinematic data directly from the implant as an adjunct to other physiological parameter measurement tools applied or utilized by the physician during the course of patient monitoring and treatment post-surgery. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear surgeon faculty share early experience with this exciting technology.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Ask an Expert Theater, Booth 470
LL06: Novel Approach for Enhancing Patient Care in Total Joint Arthroplasty
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
Data and digital technologies are powerful tools for improving clinical decisions, yet the pace of innovation necessitates constant research of the latest trends.
This session will cover the cutting-edge digital approach to orthopaedics from Smith+Nephew. See how the Real Intelligence ecosystem combines data and technology to create comprehensive procedural solutions for total joint arthroplasty.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
TechTalks Theater, Booth 4607
LL07: Evolving Concepts in Shoulder Arthroscopy
Presented by Zimmer Biomet
Join Zimmer Biomet for an interactive discussion featuring use of the Tricera™ System in shoulder arthroscopic procedures. This session will also introduce other innovative solutions available within the Zimmer Biomet portfolio.

Thursday
12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S403
LL08: Lower Extremity Ligamentous Injuries to Long Bone Fractures
Presented by Arthrex, Inc.
Join Arthrex for this case-based workshop focusing on the latest techniques for restoring anatomy and function of the lower extremity. From traumatic multiligamentous injuries to the long bone fracture patient, premiere faculty will discuss the challenges involved in dealing with these complex pathologies and present the Arthrex solutions.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S405
LL09: InSpace: Clinical Evidence and Applications within the Continuum of Shoulder Care
Presented by Stryker
Where is orthopaedics now with the breakthrough technology in shoulder care, the InSpace balloon? Join the panel as they discuss relevant clinical evidence and debate applications of InSpace in their practices.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S102B
LL10: Compelling New ciNPT Evidence Reducing SSCs, Readmissions, and Cost in Total Knee Arthroplasty in Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Presented by 3M Healthcare
Surgical complications are reported in up to 10 percent of hip and knee arthroplasties. Postoperative surgical complications are influenced by comorbidities, interoperative risk factors, and duration and complexity of surgery. Join this esteemed panel to discuss a randomized, controlled trial which demonstrates significantly lower surgical site complication rates, readmissions, and cost using closed-incision negative-pressure therapy versus standard of care.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S103B
LL11: Advanced Digital Healthcare in Joint Replacement
Presented by Stryker
By enabling innovative products with digital capabilities, Stryker is generating insights designed to drive improved clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. At a panel discussion of its latest Advanced Digital Healthcare solutions in joint replacement, esteemed faculty will lead conversations about sensor technology, including VeraSense® for Triathlon® and the MotionSense™ wearable device. Hear the latest on Mako SmartRobotics™, including Mako Total Hip, featuring Stryker’s new Insignia™ Hip Stem and Insightful Data Analytics.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Ask an Expert Theater, Booth 470
LL12: From Partials to Primary, Rethinking Your Cementless Possibilities
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
Modern cementless knee implants offer potential for better long-term fixation through biologic integration, shorter operating times, and OR versatility. This session explores how Smith+Nephew’s comprehensive porous knee technologies provide these benefits, with a focus on the ENGAGE Partial Knee System and the LEGION CONCELOC Cementless Total Knee System.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
TechTalks Theater, Booth 4607
LL13: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in 2022—Key Innovations and Cutting-edge Techniques
Presented by Zimmer Biomet
In this interactive session, experts will share their recent surgical experiences using a three-dimensional planning tool, patient-specific guides, and new anatomic glenoids as part of the first U.S. surgeries using the Comprehensive® Nano Stemless Shoulder implant. The discussion will focus on tips for efficient, reproducible, and precise techniques in anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

Friday
12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Room S405
LL15: Enter a New World of Postoperative Pain Management
Presented by Heron Therapeutics
Most local anesthetics inconsistently provide pain relief beyond 12 to 24 hours, but pain and inflammation remain high through 72 hours. A new needle-free, extended-release local anesthetic that can manage postoperative pain for up to 72 hours and reduce or eliminate the need for opioids in many patients following surgery is now available.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Ask an Expert Theater, Booth 470
LL18: Impacts of Material Selection in Revision Arthroplasty
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
The selection of implant material can have an impact on wear, corrosion, and biological impact, which can be particularly important in revision arthroplasty.
This session will explore how material science can help to mitigate concerns and deliver clinical performance in hip and knee revision.

12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
TechTalks Theater, Booth 4607
LL19: Evolving the Osteoarthritis Knee Patient Experience: the Past, Present, and Future
Presented by Pacira BioSciences
Presenters: John Barrington, MD; Andrew Spitzer, MD; Christopher Varacallo, DO
The osteoarthritis patient pathway continues to evolve. Attend and discuss perspectives on the management of osteoarthritis patients from mild to moderate to pre- and post-total knee arthroplasty.

Presenters will review the role of long-acting steroids; immediate, long-lasting cold therapy treatment; and long-lasting non-opioids for surgical pain management.

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