This is an orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine conference with faculty from the Partners Hospital’s in Boston – Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Newton Wellesley Hospital, and faculty from outside teaching institutions. The course will have didactic sessions that will introduce the topics relating to knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery. The participants will then have the opportunity to improve their surgical skills in a laboratory setting with faculty instructors. The course will discuss important aspects of the surgical care and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Recognize meniscal root injuries.
- Describe meniscal root injuries.
- Assess articular cartialge lesions and develop an algorithm for treatment.
- Apply the MACI (Matrix Assisted autologous Chondrocyte Implantation) procedure for cartialge regeneration.
- Compare the treatment of unicompartmental joint disease with cartilage reconstruction andosteotomy versus unicompartmental replacement.
- Discuss the nuances of unicompartmental replacements, and different techniques.
- Treat patients with unicompartmental replacement.
- Explain complex issues related to shoulder instability and develop an algoithm for the operative management of shoulder instability.
- Apply the Laterjet procedure for bone loss related to shoulder instability.
- Compare the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears with conservative care versus superior capsular reconstruction and reverse shoulder replacement.
30.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum
30.50 contact hours