AAOS Now, November 2020
AAOS to Launch Fracture & Trauma Registry
The Academy Registry Program will welcome a new member to its ranks when the Fracture & Trauma Registry (FTR) launches in the spring of 2021.
New AUC on Rotator Cuff Builds on Clinical Practice Guideline
At its September meeting, the AAOS Board of Directors approved the release of a new set of Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) on Rotator Cuff Pathology (RCP).
AAOS Registry Data Show SCR Has Gained Popularity
According to data from the AAOS Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER), superior capsular reconstruction (SCR) has gained significant popularity in the United States since 2015, accounting for approximately 8 percent of rotator cuff procedures reported to the registry.
Tactics to Ensure Device Safety After Approval Are Changing
Each year, more than 2,000 novel medical devices enter the U.S. market, often representing new technologies and offering significant advantages over older treatment options for our patients.
Machine Learning in Orthopaedics Is Ready for Prime Time
Over the past decade, machine learning (ML) has become an important tool, with promising early results, yet its adoption in orthopaedic surgery has been slow.
Secondary Fracture Prevention: 30 Years of Progress in Patient Identification and Care
Osteoporotic fractures are both common and costly, and they often lead to chronic disability and loss of independence. However, there has been extraordinary progress in understanding the etiology of these fractures, leading to effective prevention strategies.