This February 12–16, NYU Langone Orthopedics researchers and physicians joined colleagues from around the world at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in San Francisco.

At this year’s meeting, NYU Langone Orthopedic faculty present 39 posters, 31 e-posters, 34 papers, 31 videos, and 21 symposia, courses, and special sessions (see the complete list of NYU Langone presenters and events). Notable sessions at this year’s conference included:

Thursday, February 15

Podium Presentation: Use of Technology Improves Short-Term Clinical Outcomes in Total Knee Arthroplasty
NYU Langone Authors: Benjamin Schaffler, MD; Jonathan L. Katzman, BA; Muhammad A. Haider; Weston Buehring, BS; Matthew S. Hepinstall, MD, FAAOS; Morteza Meftah, MD
Time: 11:29–11:33 am
Location: West, Room 2001

Podium Presentation: Trimming the Risks: Weight Loss and its Effect on Obesity-Related Complications in Spine Fusion Surgery
NYU Langone Authors: Abel De Varona Cocero, BA; Camryn P. Myers, BA; Constance Maglaras, PhD; Fares Ani, MD; Themistocles S. Protopsaltis, MD, FAAOS, Tina Raman, MD
Time: 1:38–1:42 pm
Location: South, Esplanade Ballroom 153

Podium Presentation: The Monitored Anesthesia Care–Soft Tissue Infiltration with Local Anesthesia (MAC–STILA) Technique Decreases Incidence of Short-Term Postoperative Altered Mental Status in Hip Fracture Patients
NYU Langone Authors: Kenneth A. Egol, MD, Sanjit R. Konda, MD, Abhishek Ganta, MD
Time: 3:30–3:34 pm
Location: South, Esplanade Ballroom 155

Friday, February 16

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Specialty Session: Patients with Bilateral ACL Reconstruction (ACLR) Have 3X the Rate of Posterior Tibial Slope Greater than 12-Degrees Compared to Unilateral ACLR: MRI and Radiographic Evaluation
NYU Langone Authors: Sharif Garra, MD; Zachary Li, BS; Jairo Triana, BS; Naina Rao; Michael J. Alaia, MD; Laith M. Jazrawi, MD
Time: 8:15–8:20 am
Location: South, Esplanade Ballroom 155