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Published 9/1/2007

Improve your skills and knowledge with AAOS products

The AAOS is committed to becoming the most authoritative source of musculoskeletal knowledge. When you order products from AAOS, you can be assured that the information is unbiased, current, and relevant to your practice. Check out these new offerings!

Preorder OKU 9 and save!
For a limited time, Academy members and residents can pre-order Orthopaedic Knowledge Update (OKU) 9 for the low OKU 8 price. OKU 9 will be released in December 2007. Organized to give you fast access to answers and information in any setting, OKU 9 is your best single source to expand your knowledge and help you prepare for certification or Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

Edited by Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, MD, OKU 9 presents the best of the entire body of orthopaedic literature in a substantial, yet highly accessible format that will save you time. Hundreds of world-renowned orthopaedic surgeons selected, reviewed, and condensed a vast amount of core knowledge and new developments from 2005 to 2007 into a concentrated digest for your convenience.

Sections include: Principles of Orthopaedics, Systemic Disorders, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Spine, and Pediatrics. OKU 9 is available in both softbound and hardbound formats. The softbound volume is $175 for AAOS members, and $120 for residents; the hardbound volume has a member price of $225 and a resident/military price of $150. These prices will increase after December 31, 2007.

More than 30 years of OKU on CD-ROM
Get immediate access to all nine OKU volumes and accelerate your preparation for certification or MOC with Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 1–9 on CD-ROM. Available in December 2007 from AAOS, this portable, easy-to-use program will help you quickly find answers to the most important questions in orthopaedics.

Search the complete text, images, and references from all nine volumes of OKU with incredible speed and accuracy. A powerful new search engine provides trouble-free navigation and enables you to refine your search with advanced options. The program includes a convenient preview window and one-click magnification for on-screen viewing. OKU volumes 6 through 9 are also available in a printer-friendly PDF format.

The AAOS member price is $189; the resident/military price is $129.

OKU: Musculoskeletal Tumors 2
Strengthen your clinical understanding of musculoskeletal tumors and explore emerging new treatments that will influence the future direction of tumor care with OKU: Musculoskeletal Tumors 2. Edited by Herbert S. Schwartz, MD, and written by experienced authors from diverse disciplines, this new specialty volume is a concentrated source of critical research and developments.

Developed by the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and published by AAOS, this newest OKU specialty explores the physiology of tumors, biopsy specimens, current treatments, and management techniques. It even includes a CD-ROM supplement featuring a short video on biopsy techniques by Albert Aboulafia, MD. The CD also features extra figures (not included in the book) of cystic and benign bone lesions, and benign cartilage tumors.

The AAOS member price is $114; the resident/military price is $90. These prices will increase to $119 for AAOS members and $99 for residents/military after December 31, 2007.

Instructional Course Lectures: Knee
Instructional Course Lectures: Knee includes the most popular and notable Instructional Course Lectures focused exclusively on the knee from the past several AAOS Annual Meetings. Published cooperatively with the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, ICL Knee covers total knee arthroplasty, perioperative management, sports medicine, trauma, and more. Each section includes an introduction and commentary written by an expert in that area, which provides an additional perspective and experienced clinical opinion.

Compiled and edited by Mark W. Pagnano, MD, this focused collection of knee lectures is ideal for surgeons who treat the knee as a specialty or as part of their broader practice. The book is available for $88 to AAOS members ($110 for nonmembers and $72 for residents). Prices will increase after December 31, 2007.

OKU: Shoulder and Elbow 3
OKU: Shoulder and Elbow 3 edited by Leesa M. Galatz, MD, will be available in December 2007. Developed by the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and published by the AAOS, this completely new publication features a critically evaluated selection of the most relevant information from 2003 to 2007, as well as proven treatment and management standards.

Top surgeons in the field condensed a vast amount of new advances and developments, including a broad spectrum of surgical and non-surgical topics, to create a thorough learning and review resource. Topical headings and annotated bibliographies quickly guide you to what you need to know, so the information is logically organized and easy to understand.

The AAOS member price is $114; the resident/military price is $90. These prices will increase after December 31, 2007.

Easy ordering options
To order any of these products, or for more information, call AAOS at (800) 626-6726. You can also order online at www.aaos.org/products or use the following direct links:

OKU 9—www.aaos.org/OKU9
OKU: Musculoskeletal Tumors 2—
www.aaos.org/OKUtumors
ICL Knee—
www.aaos.org/02906
OKU: Shoulder and Elbow 3—
www.aaos.org/OKUshoulder.