Arthroplasty (CAS)

2021 COA Annual Meeting

The 2021 COA Annual Meeting was held virtually from June 15-19, 2021. The conference was delivered over 4 evenings  and 1 day of online education, including subspecialty programming, CORA and CORS sessions, presentation and networking opportunities. The hip and knee / arthroplasty programming included 3 paper sessions, 2 symposia, and 1 Guest Lecturer, Dr. Javad Parvizi. Their most popular session was the COA Symposium: Arthroplasty – Investigation and Management of the Painful Total Knee. You can consult their complete program below:

Thursday, June 17

COA Paper Session: Hip | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET

  • Session Chairs:
    • Etienne Belzile, CHU de Quebec – Universite Laval
    • Lisa Howard, University of British Columbia
    • Amir Khoshbin, St. Michael’s Hospital

COA Symposium: Arthroplasty – Investigation and Management of the Painful Total Knee | 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM ET

  • Session Chair:
    • Michael Dunbar, QE II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
  • Presentations:
    • Causes of the Painful Total Knee – James L. Howard, University Hospital
    • Diagnosing the Painful Total Knee – Pascale Thibaudeau
    • Treatment Options for the Painful TKA – Glen Richardson
    • Discussion

COA Paper Session: Hip and Knee | 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM ET

  • Session Chairs:
    • William N. Dust, Royal University Hospital
    • Lisa Howard, University of British Columbia
    • Sarah Ward, St. Michael’s Hospital

Friday, June 18

COA Paper Session: Knee | 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM ET

  • Session Chairs:
    • James Howard, University Hospital
    • Jennifer Leighton, Dalhousie University
    • Pascal-Andre Vendittoli, Professor, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

COA Symposium: Arthroplasty Keynote Speaker – Investigation and Treatment of PJI in 2021 | 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM ET

  • Session Chair:
    • James Powell, Foothills Medical Centre
  • CAS Keynote Speaker:
    • Prosthetic Joint Infection: An Update – Javad Parvizi, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

      Javad Parvizi, MBChB, FRCS, MS
      Vice Chairman for Research
      Dept. of Orthopedics
      Thomas Jefferson University
  • Discussion and Panel:
    • Michael Tanzer, Montreal General Hospital
    • Paul-Edgar Beaulé

The Canadian Arthroplasty Society (CAS) hosted their 9th CAS Annual Meeting virtually this year, every Wednesday at 8PM Eastern for 4 weeks from November 18th to December 9th. Attendance was at an all-time high. All those who registered to the virtual meeting will have access to the recordings.

Below is a quick overview of the program that was delivered during the virtual meeting. To see the full program details, please click here.

  1. Wednesday, November 18 at 8PM-10PM Eastern – Opening Session, including Invited Speaker Dr. Allan Gross

    • Keynote Speaker Talk: “Acetabular Reconstruction in Arthroplasty” by Allan E Gross, MD, FRCSC, O.Ont. Dr. Gross is a full-time orthopaedic surgeon in the Division of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai Hospital and a Full Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. See below for Dr. Gross’ full biography.
    • CJRR Update, Business & Research Meetings
  2. Wednesday, November 25 at 8PM-9PM Eastern – Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Moderated by Dr. Gavin Wood
  3. Wednesday, December 2 at 8PM-9PM Eastern – Total Knee Arthroplasty
    • Moderated by Dr. Michael Dunbar
  4. Wednesday, December 9 at 8PM-9:15PM Eastern – Management of PJI

    • Moderated by Dr. James N. Powell