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Published 3/24/2022

Innovation Theater Highlights Exhibitors’ Products and Services

Presentations in the Innovation Theater, taking place in Booth 3658 in the Exhibit Hall, provide exhibiting companies the opportunity to highlight their innovative products and services or present new research findings to Annual Meeting attendees.

Wednesday
9:30 to 9:50 a.m.
IT01: Go Beyond Repair with This Primary TSA System That Offers a Stable and Reliable Solution Regardless of Glenoid Staging and Posterior Subluxation
Presented by Anika Therapeutics
Faculty will discuss how the anatomic OVOMotion with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA) system is reshaping the standard of primary TSA for glenohumeral osteoarthritis. Faculty will provide clinical insights, surgical techniques, and patient outcome data.

10 to 10:20 a.m.
IT02: LUMiC® Pedestal Pelvic Cup for Complex Pelvic Reconstruction
Presented by Implantcast North America
The MUTARS® LUMiC® poses an excellent alternative to cage, custom, or biological attempts at reconstruction, as well as saddle prosthesis, girdle stone, and disarticulation in more severe cases. With an intact ilium, the LUMiC allows for a stable reconstruction and functional use of the hip joint. Lee Jeys, MB ChB, MSc, will discuss indications and exposure for a pelvic reconstruction with the LUMiC.

10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
IT03: Redefining Shoulder Repair: Advanced Healing Biologics for Massive Rotator Cuff Repairs
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
Explore surgical techniques to redefine your patients’ healing potential, utilizing the advanced healing constructs of open architecture Healicoil and Healicoil Knotless Suture Anchors and the Regenesorb biocomposite material, used in tandem with the Regeneten Bioinductive Implant to biologically augment repair of massive rotator cuff tears.

11 to 11:20 a.m.
IT04: The Wireless Arthroscopic Era Begins
Presented by Lazurite
The ArthroFree™ System is expected to be the first wireless camera for minimally invasive surgery approved by the FDA. It eliminates camera cables from the sterile field, is easy to use, and is expected to increase clinical efficiency and reduce the incidence of patient burns, patient infections, and fires in the OR.

11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
IT05: Breaking Barriers and Expanding Access with MAGNETOM Free Max
Presented by Siemens Medical Solutions USA

12 to 12:20 p.m.
IT06: Innovative Biologics to Manage Orthopaedic Trauma Soft Tissue Defects
Presented by MTF Biologics
MTF Biologics offers innovative tissue forms that are aseptically processed without terminal sterilization to retain the native qualities of human allografts for optimal incorporation and superior clinical outcomes.

1:30 to 1:50 p.m.
IT07: The Role of Dynamic Imaging in Diagnosis and Assessment of Shoulder Function Booth 3658
Presented by Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas
Experts will discuss how dynamic digital radiography is used to assess and quantify motion and show examples for a range of clinical conditions, including arthritis, rotator cuff tears, adhesive capsulitis, and shoulder arthroplasties.

2 to 2:20 p.m.
IT08: Maximizing Bone Marrow Stem Cell Aspiration
Presented by Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

2:30 to 2:50 p.m.
IT09: Reverse Hybrid Total Knee and the Evidence Behind It
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
This session will explore the clinical benefits and evidence behind Smith+Nephew’s innovative Reverse Hybrid Knee, encompassing the unique combination of the JOURNEY II Total Knee anatomic design, coupled with the advanced implant material oxinium and the innovative three-dimensional (3D)-printed cementless technology Conceloc.

3 to 3:20 p.m.
IT10: Artificial Intelligence in Your Exam Room
Presented by Robin Healthcare

3:30 to 3:50 p.m.
IT11: Zilretta ® (Triamcinolone Acetonide Extended-release Injectable Suspension), the First and Only Long-lasting Steroid for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
Presented by Pacira BioSciences, Inc.
Join Pacira BioSciences and Andrew Spitzer, MD, a Pacira consultant, at a presentation showcasing Zilretta ®.

Thursday
9:30 to 9:50 a.m.
IT12: The Efficient SurgerY (ESY) Solution to Create a Hyper-efficient OR in Your Ambulatory Surgery Center: the Efficient Direct Anterior Hip
Presented by MedEnvision
The Efficient SurgerY (ESY) Solution is an OR efficiency platform that combines innovative technologies to optimize OR flow with minimal costs and maximum throughput. This presentation demonstrates how to create a high-performance OR environment to conduct the 30-minute efficient direct anterior total hip arthroplasty with only two surgical team members.

10 to 10:20 a.m.
IT13: Collaborative Design of a New Cementless TKR. Surgeons, Company and Hospital Combining Expertise to Design the Next-generation Cementless, 3D-printed, Tibial Component for TKR
Presented by LimaCorporate
This presentation offers two perspectives: one from the engineers behind the design of a next-generation cementless 3D-printed tibial tray for total knee replacement and another from one of the first surgeons in the United States to use the implant within a patient and see the benefits it can offer.

10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
IT14: Inject Confidence into Your Repair: Augmenting Hardware with Tactoset Injectable Bone Substitute
Presented by Anika Therapeutics
Wasik Ashraf, DO, will discuss how Tactoset, a hyaluronic acid–enhanced injectable bone substitute, traditionally used to reinforce insufficiency fractures, is now indicated for the augmentation of hardware (i.e., soft tissue anchors) and can provide more than twice the pullout strength of nonaugmented anchors.

11 to 11:20 a.m.
IT15: The Evidence Speaks: Closed-incision NPWT
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc
Breaking news: The PICO System receives new FDA indications to aid in the reduction of surgical site infections. Join this session to learn more about these new indications, clinical efficacy, and an orthopedic surgeon’s experience of including PICO single-use negative-pressure wound therapy in postoperative protocols for joint surgeries.

11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
IT16: Compelling New Evidence in Postoperative Incision Management Using ciNPT
Presented by 3M Health Care
The incidence of postoperative surgical complications can be influenced by patient comorbidities, surgery type, complexity, duration, and other interoperative risk factors. Join an esteemed panel to review and discuss data from multicenter, randomized, controlled trials demonstrating significantly improved outcomes with closed-incision negative-pressure therapy versus silver-impregnated dressings.

12 to 12:20 p.m.
IT17: Elevate Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes with Dynamic Knee Information: The Knee Kinesiography Exam
Presented by Emovi
The KneeKG® System provides a dynamic knee exam known as Knee Kinesiography. KneeKG®. It identifies and analyzes biomechanical markers (i.e., dynamic alignment, varus thrust, contracture), generating an accurate three-dimensional functional profile. It can help optimize arthroplasty outcomes when used as collaborative input for surgical planning and as guidance for postsurgical management.

1:30 to 1:50 p.m.
IT18: Aurum® Technology: the New Gold Standard™ in Joint Replacement Material
Presented by Total Joint Orthopedics

2 to 2:20 p.m.
IT19: Evidence-based Practice Recommendations for Sports and Shoulder Patients
Presented by Pacira BioSciences, Inc.
Paul Sethi, MD, a Pacira consultant, reviews cases, data, and protocols that inform evidence-based recommendations and can positively impact your sports and shoulder patients.

2:30 to 2:50 p.m.
IT20: Discover the Future of Orthopaedic Centers and Ambulatory Surgery Centers with the Steadman Clinic
Presented by Remedy Medical Properties

3 to 3:20 p.m.
IT21: Impact of Handheld Robotics on the Patient Journey in Knee Arthroplasty
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
The use of robotics in knee arthroplasty is growing, but how does it change the patient journey? Learn how to leverage the power of handheld, image-free robotics with the CORI Surgical System to enhance your practice, all while streamlining and improving the patient experience.

3:30 to 3:50 p.m.
IT22: Preclinical Comparison of iFuse-TORQ® to a Fenestrated Fusion Device and Trauma Screw in an Ovine Model
Presented by SI-BONE
iFuse-TORQ, a 3D-printed threaded implant, launched in the United States in March 2021. Learn about the biomechanical benefits and osteointegrative opportunities of this additively manufactured implant compared to a machined fusion device and trauma screw in an ovine model.

Friday
9:30 to 9:50 a.m.
IT23: Medial Side Reconstruction versus Repair
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
Join us for a case-based discussion on how to manage the medial side of the knee. Explore controversies in conservative treatment versus medical collateral ligament (MCL) repair versus MCL/posterior oblique ligament reconstruction and the latest evidence, techniques, and outcomes to guide decision-making.

10 to 10:20 a.m.
IT24: Targeted Cryoanalgesia for Osteoarthritis Knee Patients
Presented by Pacira BioSciences, Inc.
Join the Pacira BioSciences team and Christopher Varacallo, DO, a Pacira consultant, for a 20-minute Innovation Theater presentation to discuss the use of iovera in the osteoarthritis and total knee arthroplasty population.

10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
IT25: Empowering Data-driven Medicine with Patient Outcomes
Presented by PatientIQ
Quantifying quality of care shouldn’t be challenging. When patients ask about your outcomes, how do you answer? How do you compare your performance to competition? Midwest Orthopedics at Rush leverages PatientIQ to benchmark outcomes and incorporate data insights at the point of care.
Stand apart by leveraging this latest technology. RSVP here: bit.ly/3gPGpjQ

11 to 11:20 a.m.
IT26: CartiMax™ Viable Cartilage Allograft: A Single-stage Cartilage Repair Solution with a Two-year Update
Presented by MTF Biologics

11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
IT27: Fully Integrated Noninvasive Imaging Guidance for Component Positioning
Presented by Siemens Medical Solutions USA

12 to 12:20 p.m.
IT28: Artificial Intelligence in Your Exam Room
Presented by Robin Healthcare

1:30 to 1:50 p.m.
IT29: Modern Advances in Hip Capsular Management: Customize Your Technique with the CAP-FIX Suture Passer
Presented by Smith+Nephew, Inc.
This session will review recent trends and best practices for hip capsular management with the CAP-FIX Suture Passer. Different suture compatibilities and angles allow surgeons to customize their repairs for various hip capsule pathologies.

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