December 2004 AAOS Report

Master arthroscopic techniques with expert DVD instruction

Two new Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics DVDs are coming soon. Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, edited by Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, focuses on rotator cuff repair, emphasizing arthroscopic techniques. You will examine small, medium and massive tears and review critical steps of surgical repair.

With this DVD, you can evaluate the advantages of different procedures as well as methods for postoperative management. The material covers pitfalls and complications. It instructs on proper portal placement as well as securing tendon to bone fixation.

With the DVD, Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics: Elbow Arthroscopy, edited by Champ L. Baker, Jr., MD, observe accomplished surgeons as they access the elbow joint arthroscopically for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis, removal of loose bodies and posterior impingement. See how to safely enter and navigate the elbow joint and learn tips on patient positioning and portal placement.

The cost to AAOS members for each DVD is $139. To order, call customer service at (800) 626-6726. Or order online at Go to the Educational Resources Catalog tab, then click on Digital Media.

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