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AJRR Abstracts from the 10th Annual International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries

May 9, 2022 7:59:42 PM

The members of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries (ISAR) have a shared purpose of improving outcomes for individuals receiving hip and knee replacement surgeries worldwide. The focus of the society is to motivate worldwide cooperation to share medical device information. These collective efforts will assist in enhancing the quality of local registries and expanding the capacity of data-use related projects. The society is involved in the development of frameworks to encourage collaborative activities and provide a support network for established and developing registries. The AAOS American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is a member of ISAR and participates at the Annual International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries each year.

The following AJRR data-based abstracts were accepted at the 10th Annual Virtual International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries in 2021. Additionally, this was the first year that an AAOS staff member presented at the congress regarding the progress of the International Prosthesis Library.

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Topics: Registry Findings, Hip and Knee

2021: A Year of Continued Growth for AAOS Registries

Mar 30, 2022 1:48:27 PM

This article first appeared in the February issue of AAOS Now, the monthly news magazine of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). 

For the AAOS Registry Program, 2021 was a year of significant expansion and noteworthy achievements, as it continued its growth trajectory and introduced several new visual and analytical enhancements.

“AAOS registries have grown and matured considerably over the past four years,” said AAOS Registry Oversight Committee Chair William J. Maloney, MD, FAAOS. “With more than 2.5 million procedures collected from five registries, the AAOS Registry Program has made large strides toward its mission to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable data.”

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Topics: Registry Participation, Shoulder and Elbow, Musculoskeletal Tumor, Spine, Fracture and Trauma, Hip and Knee

See You at the 2021 AAHKS Annual Meeting!

Nov 11, 2021 2:06:23 PM

Pick Up Your Copy of the New AJRR Annual Report on November 12th 

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 2021 Annual Meeting is offering an outstanding educational program. Qualified attendees can earn a maximum of 18 AMA PRA category 1 Credits. The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the official registry of AAHKS, is looking forward to seeing you in Dallas, Texas on November 11-14, 2021.

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Topics: Registry Findings, Annual Meetings, Hip and Knee

Study Uses PROMs Data from AJRR to Predict TJA Outcomes

Mar 3, 2021 12:00:00 PM

This article first appeared in the December issue of AAOS Now, the monthly news magazine of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

A study that sought to determine what factors predict total joint arthroplasty (TJA) outcomes at one year found that among patients in the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) for whom patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) had been recorded, preoperative PROMs, especially physical function subscores, predicted improvement at one year.

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Topics: Patient-Reported Outcomes, Registry Findings, Hip and Knee

AAOS Registry Program Looks Back at Another Year of Progress

Feb 3, 2021 7:00:00 AM

This article first appeared in the January issue of AAOS Now, the monthly news magazine of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

2020 was a year like no other, with the healthcare system completely upended along with the rest of society by COVID-19. But for the AAOS Registry Program, it was nonetheless a year of growth and accomplishment.

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Topics: Registry Participation, Shoulder and Elbow, Musculoskeletal Tumor, Spine, Fracture and Trauma, Hip and Knee

AJRR Annual Report Details a Year of Highlights

Jan 13, 2021 12:00:00 PM

This article first appeared in the December issue of AAOS Now, the monthly news magazine of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

The Annual Report of the Academy’s American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), released at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Knee and Hip Surgeons (AAHKS) in November 2020, tells the story of a year marked by a multitude of successes and growth for AJRR.

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Topics: Registry Findings, Hip and Knee

American Joint Replacement Registry Releases New Resource to Help Patients Better Understand Physician Recommendations

Dec 9, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) released a new report based on clinical data from hip and knee arthroplasty patient outcomes as part of the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the largest orthopaedic registry in the world based on annual procedures submitted. Based on the sixth AJRR Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty data, the new resource highlights the information that is most relevant for patients and the public. It aims to help those outside the orthopaedic profession learn more about hip and knee replacement procedures and better understand how registry data can help to inform decisions and improve patient care.

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Topics: Patient Education, Registry Findings, Hip and Knee

American Joint Replacement Registry Releases 2020 Annual Report

Nov 4, 2020 7:13:53 PM

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program, released its 2020 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty patient outcomes. AJRR is the largest orthopaedic registry in the world based on annual procedures submitted, and the analysis provides insight into U.S. hip and knee arthroplasty practice. The Annual Report, released in conjunction with the first day of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons’ (AAHKS) 2020 Annual Meeting, includes findings from 1,897,050 hip and knee arthroplasty procedures performed between 2012 and 2019, representing an overall cumulative procedural volume growth of 24.4% compared to the previous year.

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Topics: Registry Findings, Hip and Knee

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Expands Registry Program to Include Fracture & Trauma

Oct 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced a plan to launch a Fracture & Trauma Registry (FTR) and begin collecting data on five of the more common fractures in the United States. The FTR marks the first AAOS Registry built on a synergistic approach where collaborative modules will be available across the RegistryInsights® platform, offering expanded, crossover benefits to AAOS Registry Program participants. The FTR will begin with a limited invitation to key sites in late 2020 with full participant enrollment in 2021.

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Topics: Fracture and Trauma

AAOS Shoulder & Elbow Registry Launches Shoulder Arthroplasty Predictive Model

Oct 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The AAOS Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER) recently received the Shoulder Arthroplasty Predictive (SHARP) Model, a tool designed to help surgeons predict post-operative shoulder arthroplasty outcomes, from Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, a leader in musculoskeletal care and sports medicine. The SHARP Model, which is available exclusively to current and future SER participants, helps guide preoperative, evidence-based conversations between surgeons and patients and set appropriate expectations around surgical outcomes based on a patient’s individual health.

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Topics: Shoulder and Elbow

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