Multimedia Education Center features orthopaedic video education

The Multimedia Education Center at the Annual Meeting is a great place to visit whenever your schedule permits. It is particularly convenient to visit on your way to and from the technical exhibits. While in the Multimedia Education Center, you will be able to study the very latest in orthopaedic video education. Stop by the Center, located in McCormick Place North, Hall B, to view this year’s distinguished programs.

A choice of 36 stations

With 36 viewing stations, this year’s Multimedia Education Center gives visitors front row seats for the very best in orthopaedic education. The 2006 award-winning instructional videos are featured at Stations 1-3. Stations 4-36 include new video and multimedia programs that are grouped by anatomic area. Notice that there are many programs on the shoulder and knee!

Award-winning multimedia

The Multimedia Education Center features three award-winning DVD programs selected by the Electronic Media Education Committee, chaired by Evan L. Flatow, MD. The winning programs are chosen for their high production values, technical quality, educational merit, and clinical relevance.

This year’s outstanding programs are: 21-Point Arthroscopic Examination of the Ankle by Mark J. Albritton, MD, and Richard D. Ferkel, MD, (DVD-video shown at Station 1); Management of Trigger Finger from Injection to Surgery by Randy Bindra, MD (DVD-video shown at Station 2); and Treatment of Posterior SLAP and Labral Tears by Keith D. Nord, MD, and Todd Gothelf, MD (DVD-video shown at Station 3).

“Video remains one of orthopaedic education’s most helpful and widely used instructional tools,” according to Dr. Flatow. “The award-winning video programs and selections that are showcased each year in Multimedia Education Center illustrate our members’ commitment to lifelong learning. We are deeply indebted to our program authors for their voluntary contributions, without which the Multimedia Education Center would not be possible.”

Technical tips

To help members who are considering producing an educational video program, the Electronic Media Education Committee offers these technical tips:

Content tips

In reviewing the videos, the Electronic Media Education Committee considers the following issues related to content:

Additional tips can be found on the application form for submitting programs for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting; the form is available online at under Annual Meeting, 2007 applications. All AAOS fellows are urged to submit their instructional videos for consideration.

The Multimedia Education Center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. It is located in McCormick Place North, Hall B.

Programs available for purchase

During the Annual Meeting, all programs shown at the Multimedia Education Center may be ordered at the Resource Center Bookstore, located at the entrance to McCormick Place North, Hall B.

Now Showing

2006 Award Winners

Station 1—21-Point Arthroscopic Examination of the Ankle (Product no. 16101, DVD-video, 8 mins.)

Station 2—Management of Trigger Finger from Injection to Surgery (Product no. 16102, DVD-video, 18 mins.)

Station 3—Treatment of Posterior SLAP and Labral Tears—(Product no. 16103, DVD-video, 13 mins.)


Station 4—Arthroscopic Bankart Repair (Product no. 16104, DVD-video, 12 mins.)

Station 5—Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair (Product no. 16105, DVD-video, 12 mins.)

Station 6—Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fracture: An Anatomic Prosthesis with Emphasis on Tuberosity Reattachment Technique (Product no. 16106, DVD-video, 25 mins.)

Station 7—Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humeral Fractures: Restoration of the Gothic Arch (Product no. 16107, DVD-video, 32 mins.)

Station 8—The Latarjet Procedure for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability (Product no. 16108, DVD-video, 16 mins.)

Station 9—Latissimus Dorsi Transfer for the Management of Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears (Product no. 16109, DVD-Video, 21 mins.)

Station 10—Open Rotator Cuff Repair with Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer (Product no. 16110, DVD-video, 14 mins.)

Station 11—Percutaneous Pinning: When and How To Do It (Product no. 16111, DVD-video, 10 mins.)

Station 12—PITT Technique for Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis: A New and Easy Approach to Biceps Tenodesis (Product no. 16112, DVD-video, 11 mins.)

Station 13—Shoulder Rehabilitation (Product no. 16113, DVD-video, 60 mins.)

Station 14—Sub-Pectoral Open Biceps Tenodesis (Product no. 16114, DVD-video, 20 mins.)


Station 15—Lateral Elbow Tendinosis (Product no. 16115, CD-ROM, 19 mins.)

Station 16—Triceps Tendon Ruptures in Professional Football Players (Product no. 16116, DVD-video, 11 mins.)


Station 17—Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement (Product no. 16117, DVD-Video, 8 mins.)

Station 18—Hip Arthroscopy: Operative Set-Up and Anatomically Guided Portal Placement (Product no. 16118, DVD-video, 8 mins.)

Station 19—Limited Femoral Resurfacing for Osteonecrosis of the Hip (Product no. 16119, DVD-Video, 8 mins.)

Station 20—Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Resurfacing (Product no. 16120, DVD-video, 20 mins.)

Station 21—Non-Vascularized Bone Grafting for the Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Hip: The Trapdoor Approach (Product no. 16121, DVD-Video, 10 mins.)

Station 22—Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: Indications, Contraindications, Technique, and Potential Pitfalls (Product no. 16122, DVD-video, 25 mins.)


Station 23—Anatomic Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction Using Only the Semitendinosus Tendon (Product no. 16123, CD-ROM, 17 mins.)

Station 24—Efficient MIS-TKA: The Surgical Technique (Product no. 16124, DVD-video, 9 mins.)

Station 25—Fresh Osteochondral Allografting to the Knee for Osteochondritis Dissecans (Product no. 16125, DVD-video, 8 mins.)

Station 26—Instrument Guided Reduction of Lateral Tibial Plateau Fractures (Product no. 16126, CD-ROM, 8 mins.)

Station 27—The Lateral Approach to Minimally Invasive, Computer Assisted TKA Surgery (Product no. 16127, DVD-ROM, 9 mins.)

Station 28—Mini-Invasive Implantation of a UKR: Towards a New Instruments Philosophy? (Product no. 16128, DVD-ROM, 17 mins.)

Station 29—Minimally Invasive Computer Assisted TKA Surgery (Product no. 16129, DVD-ROM, 12 mins.)

Station 30—Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement Surgery with Use of the Kinematic Navigation (Product no. 16130, DVD-ROM, 20 mins.)

Station 31—MIS-TKA: The Surgical Team Makes the Difference (Product no. 16131, DVD-video, 11 mins.)

Station 32—Posterolateral Reconstruction of the Knee Using the Tibialis Posterior Tendon Allograft (Product no. 16132, DVD-video, 8 mins.)

Foot and Ankle

Station 33—The Anatomic Reconstruction of Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: A Modified Brostrom-Gould Technique (Product no. 16133, DVD-video, 9 mins.)

Station 34—Calcaneal Lengthening for Planovalgus Foot Deformity (Product no. 16134, DVD-video, 7 mins.)

Station 35—Combined Ankle and Subtalar Arthrodesis Utilizing a Retrograde Nail (Product no. 16135, DVD-ROM, 11 mins.)

Station 36—One-Stage Pantalar Arthrodesis: A Study of 66 Cases (Product no. 16136, CD-ROM, 15 mins.)

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