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Patients are hearing that injections of platelet-rich plasma or stem cells will heal injuries and arthritis, but the evidence is mixed. Orthopedic surgeon Drew Lansdown, MD, explains the formulations, when to consider their use and how ...
In this presentation Lionel N. Metz, MD, will discuss considerations for the young adult deformity patient, case examples, common pitfalls and modes of failure, and causes of pain after adult reconstruction.
Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents a case study of 28-year-old hiker and cyclist who sustained an intrasubstance tear in her medial meniscus.
Carlin Senter, MD, and Elizabeth Marshall, MD, discuss how to perform a subacromial shoulder injection, focusing on the supplies needed and the proper anatomic landmarks, including the advantages of both the posterior and lateral approaches for injection.
Carlin Senter, MD, and Elizabeth Marshall, MD, discuss how to properly perform a knee injection, focusing on the supplies needed and the proper anatomic landmarks, including a discussion of both the anterior and lateral joint lines approaches for injection.
Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents the arthroscopic repair technique for a 36-year-old male police officer with a medial meniscus root tear with a bone fragment.
Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, discusses surgical approaches for patients with spinal disorders including the various options to achieve decompression and realignment, stabilizing the patient and obtaining a fusion. The rationales behind ...
Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, presents case examples of older patients with spinal disorders and focuses on approaches that are integral at arriving at an accurate diagnosis: patient history, physical examination and imaging, including X-ray, CT and MRI.