AAOS Now, August 2017
PJI and Cancer: More Similar Than Different?
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is recognized as a serious and potentially devastating complication. Yet the full magnitude of this complication in terms of financial burden, disability, and even death may be underappreciated. The medical community and public see other health threats, such as cancer, as posing far greater risks. For the population it affects, however, PJI deserves the same attention that cancer receives.
New Academy CEO Outlines Plans for the Future
Most recently, Mr. Arend served as executive vice president, chief operating officer, and general counsel at the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a 52,000-member organization in Washington, D.C. In that role, he was responsible for ensuring ACC's overall financial health, operational effectiveness, and strategic direction. In addition, he oversaw all aspects of the College's legal, risk management, and compliance activities. Mr. Arend, who replaced longtime AAOS CEO Karen L.