UPMC Physicians and Researchers Scheduled to Present at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2019

March 11, 2019

AAOS 2019, held March 12-16 in Las Vegas, NV, is the world’s premier orthopaedic meeting. Orthopaedic surgeons and researchers from around the world gather at this conference annually to participate in scientific expositions, plenary sessions, educations sessions and poster sessions. 

UPMC physicians and researchers will be well-represented with several presentations, posters, and scientific exhibits that include:

438 Deriving a Novel, Simple Algorithm for Indicating a CT Angiography of the Head and Neck for Patients with Cervical Spine Fractures: Preventing Undue Morbidity, Improving Care, and Reducing Costs    
March 13 | 4:12 PM - 4:18 PM
Palazzo Ballroom L, Venetian / Sands Expo
• Mitchell Fourman, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• Nicholas Vaudreuil, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• Malcolm Dombrowski, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• Richard Wawrose, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• Louis Alarcon, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• Joon Y. Lee, MD, Pittsburgh, PA 
• William F. Donaldson, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

557 Risk Factors and Outcomes of Revision Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Capsulolabral Repair  

March 14 | 11:06 AM - 11:12 AM 
Room 3504, Venetian / Sands Expo
• James P. Bradley, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Justin W. Arner, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Sachidhanand Jayakumar, BS, Pittsburgh, PA
• Dharmesh Vyas, MD, Blawnox, PA

P0206 The Intraoperative Use of Indocyanine Green Dye Results in Negative Surgical Margins and a Decrease in Local Recurrence Rate in an Orthotopic Mouse Model of Osteosarcoma 
March 12, 2019 | Location: Academy Hall, Venetian Ballroom, Venetian / Sands Expo      
Abstract Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Authors Include:
• Rebecca Watters, PhD
• Kurt Weiss, MD 

P0579 Culture Negative Total Knee Arthroplasty Periprosthetic Joint Infections Do Not Always Remain Culture Negative After Irrigation and Debridement   
March 14, 2019 | Location: Academy Hall, Venetian Ballroom, Venetian / Sands Expo      
Abstract Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Authors Include:
• Jason Zlotnicki, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Scott D. Rothenberger, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Neel B. Shah, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Kenneth Urish, MD, PhD, Sewickley, PA

Compression Neuropathies – Getting It Right So You Don't Have to Do It Again or Deal with Complications
• Moderator: Dean G. Sotereanos, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• John R. Fowler, MD, Warrendale, PA
• Marc J. Richard, MD, Durham, NC
• Marco Rizzo, MD, Rochester, MN

Early Weight-Bearing Improves Cartilage Repair in an In Vitro Model Mimicking Rehabilitation after Microfracture Surgery
Authors Include: 
• Tomoya Iseki, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Riccardo Gottardi, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Shinsuke Kihara, MD, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Benjamin Rothrauff, MD, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Freddie H. Fu, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Rocky S. Tuan, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA

Impact of Platelet-Rich Plasma Use on Pain in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Authors Include:
• Freddie H. Fu, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Bone Bruise Patterns in Skeletally Immature Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: The Shock Absorbing Function of the Physis
Authors Include:
• Volker Musahl, Pittsburgh, PA
• Freddie H. Fu, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Save the Meniscus: A Study of Tears, Propagation, Repairs, and Reconstruction
Authors Include:
• Elmar Herbst, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Calvin Chan, MS, Pittsburgh, PA
• Freddie H. Fu, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Richard E. Debski, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Volker Musahl, Pittsburgh, PA

Race and Gender in Orthopaedics
Authors Include:
• Moderator: Peter Tang, MD, Sewickley, PA
• Freddie H. Fu, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Next Generation Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Knee Infection: A Multicenter Investigation   

March 13 | 8:06 AM - 8:12 AM
Palazzo Ballroom E, Venetian / Sands Expo
Authors Include: 
• Brian A. Klatt, MD, Wexford, PA

Update on Infection in Arthroplasty
Authors Include: 
• Brian A. Klatt, MD, Wexford, PA

What to Do When it is Anterior Cruciate Ligament Number Two
Authors Include: 
• Bryson P. Lesniak, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Obesity is Associated with Significant Morbidity and Less Stiffness After Multiligament Knee Surgery
Authors Include: 
• Neel Patel, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Ravi Vaswani, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Michael Nickoli, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Bryson P. Lesniak, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Volker Musahl, Pittsburgh, PA

Preoperative Smoking Cessation and Single-Stage Surgeries may Decrease Complications after Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstructions
Authors Include:
• Neel Patel, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Michael Nickoli, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Ravi Vaswani, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Bryson P. Lesniak, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Volker Musahl, Pittsburgh, PA

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A General Instructional Course Lecture
Authors Include: 
• Albert Lin, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer vs. Superior Capsular Reconstruction for Treatment of Irreparable Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: A Retrospective Comparison Study with Short-Term Clinical Results
Authors Include: 
• Albert Lin, MD, Pittsburgh, PA
• Mark E. Baratz, MD, Bethel Park, PA

How to Receive Your Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Reconciliation Check from Medicare: Maximizing Your CJR Quality Score

Authors Include:
• Adolph J. Yates, MD, Pittsburgh, PA

Poster Presentation: Shoulder and Elbow VI (679-693, 529-530): Proximal humerus fractures
Moderators Include:
• Albert Lin, MD, Pittsburgh, PA


SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS

SE67 The Multifactorial Genesis of Rotatory Knee Laxity  
March 12, 2019 | Location: Academy Hall, Venetian Ballroom, Venetian / Sands Expo      
Exhibit Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Authors Include:
• Freddie H. Fu, MD 
• James Irrgang, PhD
• Volker Musahl, MD

SE69 Management of Bone Tunnels in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Authors Include:
• Volker Musahl, MD