New  research is being presented at AAOS 2014, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, from March 11-15 in New Orleans. Meeting Highlights Statins & VTE After Knee & Hip Replacements Uncontrolled Diabetes Raises Risk for Post-TSA Complications Postoperative “Doctor Shopping” & Narcotic Use in Orthopedic Patients Gastric Bypass Improves Knee Pain & Function Can Allergies Explain Postoperative Joint Replacement Pain?   News From the Meeting Study Finds No Link between Years of Football Play and Neurocognitive Function in Adolescent Athletes Pitchers Back in Game, but Not the Same After Surgery Significant Head, Neck Injury Risk Associated with Extreme Sports Universal Neuromuscular Training Reduces ACL Injury Risk in Young Athletes Bupivacaine Formula Cuts Narcotic Use Study Identifies Genetic Differences in Gemale Athletes With ACL Injuries 2.5 Million Americans Living With an Artificial Hip, 4.7 Million With an Artificial Knee New Research Generally Finds Comparable Outcomes for Outpatient, Inpatient Orthopedic Surgeries Back Surgery Offers Long-Term Societal Benefits, According to New Study Hip, Knee Replacements May Boost Cardiovascular Health in Osteoarthritis Patients AAOS Opens in NOLA With Joint Repair Topping Agenda   More From the Meeting Programs Social Program Special Events & Guest Speakers Symposia Webcasts Electronic Skills Pavillion Schedule Ask an Expert Schedule Plan Your Visit to the Exhibit Hall CME Information Annual Meeting Education Participant Search Participant Central Annual Meeting Archives Future Annual Meetings