Course Director: Brett Levine, MD
Residents - Expand your surgical skills for hip and knee arthroplasty!
Build your surgical skills leading to proficiency at hip and knee arthroplasty in this interactive skills course designed exclusively for orthopaedic residents! Spend the majority of your time practicing bone cuts, correct ligament balancing for TKA, determining correct implant sizing and restoring biomechanics in THA, and more.
Course highlights include:
Preoperative planning and templating for hip and knee arthroplasty
The rationale behind, and the surgical skills needed to:
Monitor and reproduce leg lengths in THA
Monitor and improve hip stability during THA
Release soft-tissues to obtain appropriate limb and implant alignment during TKA
Maximize motion following TKA
Discussions on practice management, as well as perioperative protocols and diagnosis and treatment of peri-prosthetic infection
Work on anatomical specimens under the guidance of expert faculty. Panel discussions and faculty-led small group interactions round out your lab experience.
Two Dates / Two Locations!
Can’t make it to Rosemont in April? Join us in Long Beach, CA in August. Learn more!