Courses address knee, wrist injuries

Two skills courses scheduled for spring 2008 provide you with the opportunity to improve your surgical techniques in the treatment of knee injuries in athletes and wrist injuries.

Getting patients back in the game
Refine your techniques for treating complex knee injuries in athletes of all ages at the Knee Injuries in Athletes: Cutting Edge Techniques for Restoring Function and Avoiding Complications course, April 3–5, 2008, at the Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) in Rosemont, Ill. This dynamic skills course, directed by Jason L. Koh, MD, and Rick W. Wright, MD, will emphasize proven surgical pearls and procedures to accelerate return-to-sport and avoid postoperative complications.

The course includes hands-on training in the latest techniques and devices for treating ligament, meniscal, and articular cartilage injuries. Techniques for knee ligament reconstruction will include single- and double-bundle graft techniques, transtibial tunnel and tibial inlay techniques, and techniques for the multiligament-injured knee. This course offers the opportunity to earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM.

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