AO Sports NA Masters Course - Management of Shoulder Pathologies
Join international AO experts in case discussions, reviews of current literature, and hands-on anatomy labs practicing selected arthroscopic and open procedures
September 24-25, 2022, Boston, Massachusetts
The goal of this course is to further develop the experienced surgeon’s understanding of soft-tissue injuries around the shoulder and enhance the surgical skills needed to treat this patient population. This course will help participants enhance their technical skills, identify optimal treatment decisions to improve postoperative function and patient satisfaction, and better manage complex and rare cases.
Small group discussions are moderated by expert faculty and selected arthroscopic and open procedures are performed in the anatomy lab.
Learning will be delivered through
How I Treat a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear [Webinar]
AO Sports NA Webinar—How I Treat a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear
This webinar featured three Sports shoulder cases prepared and presented by Management of Shoulder Pathologies faculty Dr. Ferry, Dr. Favorito, and Dr. Bishai. The case presentations were followed by a discussion, led by Dr. Ponce, between the expert faculty members and real-time questions from the audience.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to Identify shoulder anatomy and pathology related to sports and soft-tissue injuries Obtain an injury-specific history and perform a detailed physical exam of the shoulder Interpret appropriate radiographic images Create an accurate diagnosis Describe the treatment options and select an appropriate plan Perform arthroscopic and/or open procedures based on best scientific guidelines Develop an appropriate postoperative rehabilitation plan Identify and manage potential intra- and postoperative complications Review common, difficult, failed, and revision cases and explain how to manage poor outcomes
Who should attend
Experienced orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic sports medicine fellows who are technically proficient with arthroscopic shoulder surgery.