Published on 6/10/2020
Updated on 6/17/2020


AANA20 Highlights | Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 7 p.m. CDT / 8 p.m. EDT

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We're as disappointed as you are that we didn't get to convene in Grapevine this past May, but we didn't want you to miss out on all the great content we prepared. The programming scheduled for the 2020 AANA Annual Meeting (AANA20) included top-rated and award-winning abstract presentations from experts in arthroscopy.

We invite you to tune into our one-hour AANA20 Highlights webinar to hear topics including ACL reconstruction, SCR, massive RCR, RCR with bone-marrow aspirate and more. AANA20 Program Chair Julie A. Dodds, M.D. has put together a great webinar and will serve as the moderator of an elite group of presenters, with Ivan Wong, M.D. as Award Paper introducer and John M. Tokish, M.D. as provocateur during Q&A sessions.

Award-winning presentations:

  • Richard O’Connor, M.D. Research Award Paper: Prospective Randomized Trial of Rotator Cuff Repair Augmented with Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate
    Presented by: Nikhil N. Verma, M.D.
  • J. Whit Ewing, M.D. Resident/Fellow Essay Award Paper: Day of Surgery Video Calls Increase Patient Satisfaction: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
    Presented by: Alexander Hoberman, M.D.
  • Stephen S. Burkhart, M.D. Shoulder Innovation Research Award Paper: Balloon Subacromial Spacer vs. Partial Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: A Randomized Trial
    Presented by: Nikhil N. Verma, M.D.
  • Patellofemoral Anatomy Research Excellence Award Paper: MPFL Repair vs. Reconstruction for Refractory Patella Instability in Patients Under 18 Years Old
    Presented by: Seth L. Sherman, M.D.

Top-rated presentation topics include:

  • All-Inside Quadrupled Semitendinosus vs. BTB ACL Reconstruction
    Presented by: Patrick A. Smith, M.D.
  • Medial vs. Lateral Meniscus Root Tears
    Presented by: Aaron J. Krych, M.D.
  • Return to Sport Testing at Six Months After Shoulder Stabilization Reveals Functional Deficits
    Presented by: Kevin W. Wilson, M.D.
  • Functional and MRI Outcomes of Superior Capsule Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix
    Presented by: Raffy Mirzayan, M.D. is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
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