AAOS Now, September 2012
Building for the Future: AAOS Announces Plans to Relocate
After more than 3 years of study by three separate board project teams, the AAOS Board of Directors has approved a plan to construct a new orthopaedic headquarters building in Rosemont, Ill. The new building will include an expanded Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), the latest in cutting-edge technology and energy-efficient systems, and headquarters space for more than 20 orthopaedic organizations.
Supplements for OA: An Unconvincing Story
The glory days for glucosamine began in 1996 with the publication of The Arthritis Cure, by Jason Theodosakis, MD. Millions of people with painful osteoarthritis (OA) flocked to the supplement, along with its common sidekick chondroitin, hopeful that finally something could provide relief for their condition.
FDA Panel Examines MoM Hip Devices
In nearly 23 hours of testimony and deliberations over 2 days in June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Orthopaedic and Rehabilitative Devices Panel (ORDP) considered expert scientific and clinical opinion on the risks and benefits of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacement and resurfacing devices.