American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) was founded in 1933 at Northwestern University. AAOS members are called fellows and comprised of over 31,000 board certified orthopaedic surgeons. The mission of AAOS is to promote the profession, ensure the highest level of patient care and educate physicians and patients about musculoskeletal conditions, health and injuries.

Address
6300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4262
E-mail
kujawa@aaos.org
Fax
847/823-7268
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2 knee replacements may be better than 1

Replacing both knees in one surgery, or simultaneous total knee replacement (TKR) was associated with significantly fewer prosthetic joint infections as well as other revision knee operations within one year after surgery, ...

Feb 17, 2011
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Put on the brakes after foot or ankle surgery

Patients recovering from a right foot injury or surgery should think twice about how soon they want to begin driving again. According to a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), it takes much longer ...

Dec 15, 2010
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What to do if you are bitten by a snake

Should you be the victim of a snakebite, the best thing you can do is get to a hospital as quickly as possible, according to a new review article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Curren ...

Dec 01, 2010
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