December 2003 AAOS Report

Prepare for procedures with "Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics" DVD

AAOS introduces valuable new "Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics" programs. One DVD titled "Minimal Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty" and edited by Steven A. Stuchin, MD, portrays techniques for total hip arthroplasty that seek to minimize surgical trauma, tissue dissection and scarring. Detailed, high-quality video offers an effective way to evaluate posterior, antero-lateral and anterior approaches to small-incision total hip arthroplasty. Another new DVD, "Principles of Arthroscopy," edited by James P. Tasto, MD, presents arthroscopic examinations of every major joint, providing instruction on visualization and navigation. The cost per DVD is $139 for AAOS members and $119 for residents. You can order by calling (800) 626-6726 or by going online at, under "Educational Resources Catalog."

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