Surgeon Bioskills Course
Solutions for Complex Extremity Fractures
Las Vegas, Nevada
This two day course focuses on the current challenges orthopaedic surgeons face. Our esteemed faculty will provide didactic presentations accompanied with hands-on surgical-based training focusing on complex extremity fracture solutions. The course begins with a welcome reception Thursday evening, April 6th and concludes on Saturday, April 8th.
Hand and Wrist Session
Participants will learn the latest in the treatment options for the hand and wrist. Presenters will cover complex hand fractures and fracture/dislocations of the PIP joint. Additionally, the course will cover treatment methods of complex distal radius fractures, providing an alternative to volar plating.
Participants will learn about treatment options for radial head repair from basic fixation to arthroplasty. Additionally, this section provides the principle-based approach to distal humerus fixation and features treatment methods for olecranon and coronoid fractures.
Participants will learn the challenges and complications of complex fractures for the shoulder. Our faculty will share their experience in comparing plate and rod fixation treatment methods applied to the clavicle and proximal humerus.
Participants will gain practical hands-on experience in our sawbones workshop covering suggested treatment options for these challenging indications.
Lisa Lattanza, MD
Dr. Lattanza is the professor of orthopaedic surgery and chief of hand, elbow and upper extremity surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. She is also the director for the UCSF hand and upper extremity fellowship program.
Dr. Lattanza is currently involved in both clinical and biomechanical research of the elbow and wrist. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. After completing her residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, she served as a fellow in hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She also finished additional fellowship training in pediatric hand and upper extremity problems at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.
Please click the 'Register Here' button at the bottom of the page and answer the following questions in order to register for this upcoming course.
Kara Katen - Registration
Carol Schmidlin - Acumed
April 6, 2017 - April 8, 2017
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas3960 Las Vegas Blvd.Las Vegas, Nevada 89119USA
*Please note that all airline and transportation reservations are to be arranged by the individual attendee.
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