9th Biennial AAOS/ASES
Shoulder and Elbow Course:
Current Techniques and Controversies
April 24 – 26, 2014 • Orlando, FL
Latest treatments, practical solutions, faculty access
Discover what’s new and what’s developing at this unique convergence of U.S. and international shoulder and elbow surgeons. Lectures, panel discussions, video demonstrations and case discussions engage you in the latest surgical techniques, managing and avoiding complications, and point/counterpoint debates on current controversies.
Evaluate current treatments and practical solutions for instability, rotator cuff deficiency, arthritis, and traumatic injuries to the shoulder and elbow. Ask in-session questions via e-moderators throughout the course and bring your tough cases for one-on-one discussion time with faculty.
• Bone model labs for orthopaedic surgeons
• PT concepts for non-orthopaedists
• Various prosthetic and non-prosthetic options for managing glenohumeral arthritis in young patients
• Fracture patterns in the proximal humerus and optimal fixation techniques for each case
• Factors for successful revision surgery for rotator cuff disease and instability
• Current treatment options for managing elbow arthritis, instability, and stiffness
• Available treatment options for acute and chronic AC joint separations
• Live Surgery Broadcast: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair; Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Manage bone deficiencies for the humerus and glenoid in the management of arthritis and instability
• Describe optimal exposure techniques for open surgery of the shoulder and elbow
• Compare and contrast the risks and benefits of operative and non-operative treatment of rotator cuff tears
• Manage complications of shoulder arthroplasty
• Discuss the latest recommendations for the use of the Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
• Discuss the optimal rehabilitation for complex and routine repairs
The Academy would like to thank the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications.
This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.
Your syllabus will be provided in electronic format only. Registrants will be notified of details on downloading the file in advance of the course.
Bring your OR staff, physical therapists