Special live session from the 2021 AAOS Meeting in San Diego. Featuring special guest Rachel Goldstein from CHLA who joins us to discuss DDH. Discussion focuses on ultrasound assessment of children with dysplasia and the ominous finding of an inverted labrum. We also dive into other recent studies in the lightning round discussing the femoral head-shaft angle in children with Cerebral Palsy, NOF of the distal tibia, the effects of lumbar fusion on cervical sagittal alignment in patients with…
- Write down EVERYTHING you learn – and don’t rely on your smartphone to do it
- Create a thorough template for your surgical notes and build on them throughout the year
- Commit to creating an independent written preoperative plan for each case
- Cultivate a relationship with a mentor and use them to learn the nuances of the craft that aren’t in a textbook
- Seek out job opportunities from well-respected sources and by engaging in regular dialogue with your mentors
Nick Fletcher, MD speaks with Dr. Michelle Caird, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan. They discuss her upbringing, tips for research success, her experience as department chair, practical ways to expand diversity in orthopaedic surgery, and more.
Jennifer Beck, MD from UCLA and the Orthopaedic Institute for Children joins us to discuss bone health in children including how to incentivize patients to take their vitamin D and relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S). We also discuss some of Dr. Beck's preferences for ACL reconstruction and highlight new literature on screening for cervical instability in Down Syndrome, implant selection for Triplanes, whether ankle fractures with syndesmosis injuries do worse, and more!
Vertebral Tethering has recently gained conditional approval from the FDA as a humanitarian device exemption and has been gaining popularity and interest as evidenced by increasing numbers of presentation at national and international meetings. However, the evidence supporting its use is sparse and the indications for use are varied among practitioners. We will examine the ethics and art of approaching the adoption of this new technology. We will educate surgeons on how to go about learning…
Nick Fletcher speaks with Dr. Stuart Weinstein of Iowa to discuss Dr. Weinstein's storied career, his thoughts on leadership, his work in politics and lobbying, his approach to research which has generated so many landmark studies, and more.
Jeffrey Nepple, MD from Wash U in St. Louis joins us to discuss cartilage wear patterns in FAI and SCFE and implications for treatment from the most recent JPO. We also highlight new literature regarding resorbable implants in pediatrics, Pavlik harness success in hip dysplasia patients with irreducible dislocations, and much more.
This video is a case example using the authors’ preferred technique for Shilla Growth Guidance procedure. The second generation of growth guidance implants built upon the concept of a “Luque trolley.” Whereas the Luque trolley attempted to guide growth using sublaminar wires, which ultimately led to interlaminar ankylosis and auto-fusion, the developers of the second generation of growth guidance constructs utilized pedicle screws placed in an extraperiosteal fashion to guide…
Operative Versus Non-operative Treatment of Z-Type Comminuted Clavicle Fractures in Adolescents: A Sub-stratified Cohort Analysis
Pelvic Osteotomies for Developmental Dysplasia of…
Pelvic Osteotomies for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
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Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer After Clubfoot…
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