AAOS Now, May 2011
Mobile or fixed bearings for UKA: Which is better?
Specialty Day debate looks at clinical advantages in UKA Do mobile-bearing designs offer a clinical advantage over fixed-bearing designs for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA)? That was the debate between Craig J. Della Valle, MD, and Richard D. Scott, MD, during the combined Knee Society/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 2011 Specialty Day program.
Physicians, patients lobby for NIH funding
Tough budget climate confronts Research Capitol Hill Days effort On Thursday, March 17, as part of the 2011 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Research Capitol Hill Days, orthopaedic patients, physicians, and researchers visited Capitol Hill to urge members of Congress to maintain President Obama’s budget proposal, which reflects a 3.2 percent increase to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the coming fiscal year.