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Global AP Anatomic Total Shoulder System

On April 17, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, surgeons and others are welcome to virtually scrub in with Gerald Williams, MD, to perform a shoulder replacement with the Global AP Shoulder System from DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"The Global AP Shoulder has made a big difference in the way we treat shoulders because it can be adapted based on the patient's anatomy," said Dr. Williams. "The Global AP gives us the option to choose either a fixed or adjustable neck. This means we can replicate a patient's natural anatomical requirements."

As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can determine whether an orthopaedic implant is an appropriate course of treatment. There are potential risks, and recovery takes time. The performance of the new joint depends on weight, activity level, age and other factors. These need to be discussed with a doctor.

Dr. Gerald R. Williams, Jr., Attending Surgeon at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA, will be performing the surgery. Dr. Williams is an American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) member and chairperson and a co-designer of the Global AP Shoulder.

Reference:
Data on file at DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. 

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Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

It's not a medical drama. It's the real thing. Log on and watch John Uribe, M.D., renowned orthopedic surgeon and medical director for Doctors Hospital's Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, as he performs shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery during a live webcast on Wednesday, June 18 at 4 p.m. The webcast will be moderated by Tampa Bay Buccaneers team physician and Doctors Hospital orthopedic surgeon John Zvijac, M.D., and simultaneously translated in Spanish by Luis Vargas-Ortiz, M.D., sports medicine educator for the Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

Tears of the rotator cuff tendons are among the most painful and debilitating injuries of the shoulder. They can occur in athletes and non-athletes, affecting people of all ages. Dr. Uribe, who is team physician for the Florida Panthers and the University of Miami athletics department, will perform the procedure as part of Baptist Health South Florida's effort to broadcast various surgeries and procedures on the web, giving viewers an insider's look at the OR.

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A Comprehensive Approach to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Options and Techniques

Join Jon JP Warner, M.D., Chief Shoulder Surgery at Mass General and Laurence D Higgins, M.D., Chief Shoulder Service and Sports Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for an Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery webcast. This surgery was recorded on September 19th and is presented un-edited. A comprehensive approach to artrhroscopic RC repair, including options and techniques is presented. This program is brought to you by Depuy Mitek Professional Education.

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Live Webcast Reverse Shoulder Replacement

On Thursday, August 30 at 12:00pm EDT, University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland will host a live webcast featuring a live Reverse Shoulder Replacement. This procedure helps restores shoulder function and provides arthritis relief to elderly patients.
Reuben Gobezie, MD, will perform this unique surgical technique. The webcast will be moderated by Brian Victoroff, MD.

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Live Webcast Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilizing the Biomet Comprehensive® Shoulder System

New York City, NY-- On October 18, 2007 at 7:00 PM EDT, Biomet will sponsor a surgical broadcast featuring a live total shoulder replacement, moderated by Edward V. Craig, M.D. and performed by David M. Dines, M.D. at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, New York. Dr. Dines will utilize the Comprehensive® Shoulder System instrumentation and implants from Biomet Orthopedics, Inc. Visit their site to learn more about this orthopedic shoulder surgery and view a program preview.
This system is designed for an anatomical reconstruction of the entire glenohumeral joint and features specialized primary stems, Versa-Dial™ humeral heads that allow surgeons to set an infinite amount of offset between 0.5 and 4.5mm and modular hybrid glenoids with optional central peg for long-term fixation potential.
Biomet, as the manufacturer of orthopedic devices, does not practice medicine and does not recommend the implants or specific surgical techniques utilized in this webcast for treatment of any specific patient. The surgical techniques demonstrated herein are utilized by Dr. Dines and Dr. Craig, Biomet consultants, and are demonstrated for general educational purposes.
Comprehensive® and Versa-Dial™ are trademarks of Biomet Manufacturing Corp.

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Live Webcast: Bankart Repair To Correct Shoulder Instability

Akron Children's Hospital will premiere a live, one-hour Webcast about arthroscopic surgery to stabilize a dislocated shoulder on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at 5 p.m.
The Webcast will feature video of a high school football player undergoing a Bankart repair, followed by a live, interactive panel discussion with Akron Children's Hospital's orthopedic surgeon Kerwyn Jones, M.D., and sports medicine director, Joe Congeni, M.D. Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Todd Ritzman, M.D., will serve as the moderator of the panel, and viewers are encouraged to e-mail questions to the panel during the Webcast.

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Role of Arthroscopy for Acute Shoulder Dislocations

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