|Equalizing leg length, repairing femoral neck stress fracture in osteogenesis imperfecta patient
To repair the complex case of a 5-centimeter leg-length discrepancy and femoral neck stress fracture in the setting of osteogenesis imperfecta, Mayo specialists performed a segmental osteotomy at the apex of the deformity.Managing severe glenoid bone deficiency
Glenoid bone insufficiency can jeopardize shoulder surgery outcomes by offering too little bone stock for secure component implantation. As leaders worldwide in the use of patient-specific instrumentation, a major advance in shoulder arthroplasty, Mayo specialists offer options to this challenging pathology.
Surgery relieves tumor compression, nerve transplant restores function
Treating a cell chondrosarcoma of the cervical spine, the Mayo team surgically removed the tumor compressing the vertebral artery and C6 and C7 nerve roots, and performed an ulnar fascicular nerve transfer to maximize upper extremity function.
Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Fractures
May 2-3, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
This advanced course for orthopedic surgeons who specialize in treating disorders of the shoulder includes didactic sessions, video demonstrations, and laboratory experience using cadaver specimens to teach principles and techniques for management of rotator cuff tears, SLAP lesions, instability and arthritis.
Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
July 10-12, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
This collaborative offering of Mayo Clinic and the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine accommodates beginner and intermediate-advanced level learners. Teaching includes lectures, demonstrations and hands-on experiences using live models and unembalmed cadavers. Registration will be available online at www.aium.org in March 2014.
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