April 2002 AAOS Report

New DVD explores operative details of ACL reconstruction

Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics: ACL Reconstruction is a new DVD-video program that explores the operative details of ACL reconstruction. This menu-driven DVD includes surgical demonstrations for hamstring, patellar tendon, quadriceps tendon, and anterior tibialis allograft in full-screen video. The program also contains video demonstrations applying Endobutton™ and cross-pin femoral fixation techniques. A unique "pitfalls" section helps the orthopaedic surgeon prepare for the unexpected and a dedicated web site offers CME credit. Call AAOS Customer Service at (800) 626-6726 to order; cost is $99 for AAOS members and $89 for residents.

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