Hand and Wrist

Journals & News


November 2016
Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Staged Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis
Kevin W. Park, MD; Martin I. Boyer, MD, MSc; Richard H. Gelberman, MD; Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc; Jeffrey G. Stepan, MD, MSc; Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc


February 2016
Pisiform Ligament Complex Syndrome
Ryan Odgers, MD; Margaret Porembski, MD


May 2016
Face Off: Open Versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Courses & Webinars

PA's Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy presented by AAOS and AAPA

June 1-4, 2017
San Diego, CA

In an optional pre-course event, instructors will help you develop the skills you will need to effectively apply acute care splints for common upper and lower extremity injuries.


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Video Gallery

In-office Carpal Tunnel Release

From Hot Topic: In-Office Carpal Tunnel Release

Yuri C. Lansinger, MD and
Munawar Ali, MD

Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal, June 2015

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NEW! 2016 Hand and Wrist Self-Assessment Examination

John Bednar, MD 

Developed in partnership with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Up to 10 CME Credits/100 multiple-choice questions.


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Evidence-based Medicine

AAOS provides easy access to up-to-date treatment guidelines and appropriate use criteria.

Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines Access guidelines anywhere, anytime using our free mobile app

Print Books and eBooks

Hand Surgery Update VI

Peter M. Murray, MD and
Warren C. Hammert, MD

This latest edition compiles the most impactful articles in hand and wrist from the last five years.

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Annual Meeting 2018

March 6 – 10, 2018 
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

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Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the many  volunteer opportunities  available at AAOS. 

Members who volunteer their time and energy to education programs at AAOS and other orthopaedic organizations can be recognized through the  Education Achievement Awards Program.