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ASSH Comprehensive Board Review in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

  1. 1. Comprehensive Reviewin Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryPresented by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand July 13-15 2012 Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel Chicago, Illinois Program Chair: Michael W. Neumeister, MD Program Co-Chair: Ryan P. Calfee, MDFeaturing a special one-day course:General Orthopaedic ReviewJuly 12, 2012Course Director: Matthew L. Jimenez, MDCourse Co-Director: Marco Rizzo, MDCo-Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  2. 2. AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review July 12, 2012 OVERVIEW This one-day review course, brought to you by the AAOS and ASSH, prepares you for the general orthopaedic questions on the Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. Held just one day prior to the ASSH Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery course, this is a convenient opportunity to review generally accepted principles of orthopaedics across the specialties and prepare to maintain your certification. Your skilled faculty of experienced clinicians will focus on what you need to know in all the other specialty areas of orthopaedics for the exam. In addition, multiple choice questions are presented throughout the course allowing for further discussion of the course topics. Participation in the AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review requires an additional registration fee. OBJECTIVES • evelop a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental knowledge base D required for Maintenance of Certification • harpen clinical decision-making using contemporary clinical, laboratory and S diagnostic imaging methods to manage pediatric and adult musculoskeletal disorders • ompare and contrast current non-operative and operative treatment of a wide C spectrum of orthopaedic conditions including shoulder, lower extremity, spine and pediatrics • ecognize the spectrum of surgical management of reconstructive and traumatic R musculoskeletal conditions and the indications and contraindications for each • iscuss current orthopaedic literature concerning a wide array of common D musculoskeletal conditions in children and adults • Review the standard of care for management of musculoskeletal conditions Please note: the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery does not provide content or material for this educational program. CME CREDIT HOURS The ASSH designates this live activity, General Orthopaedic Review, for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ACCREDITATION The ASSH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.2
  3. 3. PROGRAM DIRECTORSMatthew L. Jimenez, MDMarco Rizzo, MDINVITED FACULTY *Andrew D. Bunta, MDJohn J. Grayhack, MDStephen Gryzlo, MDSteven L. Haddad, MDKim W. Hammerberg, MDRex Haydon, MDMustafa H. Khan, MDAndrea S. Kramer, MDDavid W. Manning, MDBradley R. Merk, MDRitesh Shah, MDPietro M. Tonino, MD 
COMMITTEE LIAISONNirmal C. Tejwani, MDDAAOS STAFFCynthia Tyska, CME Course ManagerAmber Schroeder, CME Course CoordinatorPhyllis McQueen, CME Course AssistantF or questions related to the content of theGeneral Orthopaedic Review Course, pleasecontact Amber Schroeder, AAOS CME CourseCoordinator at (800) 346-2267 ext. 4077 or viae-mail at information is available on page 10.*Subject to change, visit for updates. 3
  4. 4. THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012 6:30 AM Registration Begins 6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast 7:00 AM – 7:10 AM WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS LOWER EXTREMITIES Moderator: Matthew L. Jimenez, MD 7:10 AM – 7:45 AM Foot and Ankle Trauma and Reconstruction 7:45 AM – 8:25 AM Lower Extremity Trauma (Hip, Pelvis, Femur) 8:25 AM – 8:45 AM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions 8:45 AM – 9:05 AM Soft Tissue Injuries of the Knee 9:05 AM – 9:25 AM Knee Reconstruction and Arthroplasty 9:25 AM – 9:45 AM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK1 0:00 AM 10:20 – AM Tibia Fractures – Plateau, Shaft, Plafond1 0:20 AM 10:40 – AM Hip Reconstruction and Arthroplasty1 0:40 AM 11:00 – AM Polytrauma1 1:00 AM 11:25 – AM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions SPINE Moderator: Matthew L. Jimenez, MD 11:25 PM – 12:05 PM Spine Trauma 12:05 PM – 12:20 PM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions 12:20 PM – 1:05 PM LUNCH PEDIATRICS Moderator: Marco Rizzo, MD 1:05 PM – 1:25 PM Shoulder and Elbow 1:25 PM – 2:00 PM Lower Extremity 2:00 PM – 2:25 PM Spine Deformity and Trauma 2:25 PM – 2:45 PM Neuromuscular Disorders 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEMIC DISORDERS Moderator: Marco Rizzo, MD 3:30 PM – 4:05 PM Bone Metabolism/Osteoporosis 4:05 PM – 4:25 PM Musculoskeletal Oncology 4:25 PM – 4:45 PM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions SHOULDER Moderator: Marco Rizzo, MD 4:45 PM – 5:25 PM Shoulder Instability, Reconstruction, and Trauma 5:25 PM – 5:40 PM Discussion/Audience QA/ARS Questions 5:40 PM Adjourn4 An Audience Response System (ARS) will be used during the course to facilitate audience participation by collecting responses to sample questions.
  5. 5. Comprehensive Reviewin Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryPresented by the American Society for Surgery of the HandJuly 13 – 15, 2012Renaissance Chicago Downtown HotelChicago, IllinoisProgram Chair:Michael W. Neumeister, MDProgram Co-Chair:Ryan P. Calfee, MDOVERVIEWThe ASSH Comprehensive Review Course isdesigned as an advanced review course and updatefor practicing hand surgeons as well as Residentsand Fellows in training. The course will review thetopical concepts of anatomy, biomechanics andpathology as well as diagnostic and treatmentmethods relating to hand, wrist and elbow surgery.The faculty are recognized experts in hand surgeryand have been selected for their knowledge,expertise and contributions relating to the subjectmatter they present. 5 5
  6. 6. Comprehensive Reviewin Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryPresented by the American Society for Surgery of the HandOBJECTIVESUpon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:• iscuss the topic concepts of anatomy, biomechanics and pathology relating to surgery of D the hand, wrist and elbow.• rescribe and use generally accepted diagnostic techniques required to evaluate various P disease preventions.• Describe treatment alternatives for acquired, traumatic, inflammatory, congenital, metabolic and neoplastic disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow.Please note: the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery does not provide content or materialfor this educational program.CME CREDIT HOURSThe ASSH designates this live activity, Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper ExtremitySurgery, for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim onlythe credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.ACCREDITATIONThe ASSH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education toprovide continuing medical education for physicians.INVITED FACULTY*Brian D. Adams, MD James P. Higgins, MDMichael S. Bednar, MD Thomas B. Hughes, Jr., MDRandip R. Bindra, MD, FRCS David M. Kalainov, MDAllen T. Bishop, MD Amy L. Ladd, MDDavid J. Bozentka, MD Scott D. Lifchez, MDReuben A. Bueno, MD Marco Rizzo, MDKevin C. Chung, MD Jamie T. Shores, MDMark S. Cohen, MD Ann E. Van Heest, MDJeffery B. Friedrich, MD Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MDWarren C. Hammert, MD Dan A. Zlotolow, MDEXHIBITING COMPANIES*A.M. Surgical, Inc. OsteoMed, L.P.AREX USA, LLC Skeletal Dynamics, LLCBuxton BioMedical Inc. TriMed, Inc.Medartis, Inc.66 *Subject to change, visit for updates
  7. 7. FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012 6:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM Breakfast SESSION I – HAND 7:00 AM – 7:05 AM Welcome 7:05 AM – 7:35 AM Flexor Tendons 7:35 AM – 8:00 AM Extensor Tendon Injuries 8:00 AM – 8:25 AM Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures 8:25 AM – 8:50 AM Fingertip and Nailbed Injuries 8:50 AM – 9:10 AM BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS 9:10 AM – 9:25 AM Dislocations, Ligament Injuries of the Hand 9:25 AM – 9:45 AM Dislocations, Ligament Injuries of the Thumb 9:45 AM – 10:05 AM Thumb Reconstruction1 0:05 AM – 10:35 AM Panel Discussion SESSION II – WRIST1 0:35 AM – 11:05 AM Carpal Anatomy, Mechanics and Instability (Non-dissociative Dissociative)1 1:05 AM – 11:25 AM Scaphoid Fractures1 1:25 AM – 11:55 AM Carpal Fractures and Dislocations 11:55 AM – 12:25 PM DRUJ/TFCC 12:25 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS 1:15 PM – 1:30 PM Kienböck’s Disease and Lunate Fractures 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Distal Radius Fractures 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Panel Discussion SESSION III – NICHE Topics 2:45 PM – 3:05 PM Dupuytren’s Disease 3:05 PM – 3:35 PM Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand and Arm 3:35 PM – 4:00 PM BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Infections of the Hand 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Chemical Injuries and Frostbite 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM Pediatric Fractures of the Hand, Wrist and Forearm 5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Panel Discussion Please visit for updated program and faculty information. 77
  8. 8. SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM Registration 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM Breakfast SESSION IV – NERVE 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM Nerve Physiology, Injury and Repair 7:30 AM – 8:10 AM Compressive Neuropathy of the Upper Limb 8:10 AM – 8:25 AM Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 8:25 AM – 8:45 AM Brachial Plexus Injuries - Adult 8:45 AM – 9:05 AM Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy 9:05 AM – 9:35 AM Panel Discussion 9:35 AM – 10:00 AM BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS SESSION V – NERVE RECONSTRUCTION1 0:00 AM – 10:40 AM Tetraplegia1 0:40 AM – 11:10 AM Nerve Palsies and Tendon Transfers1 1:10 AM – 11:50 AM Cerebral Palsy: Upper Extremity Management1 1:50 AM – 12:20 PM Panel Discussion 12:20 PM – 1:05 PM LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS SESSION VI – ELBOW 1:05 PM – 1:35 PM Tendonopathies of the Elbow 1:35 PM – 2:20 PM Elbow Dislocations, Ligamentous Instability, and Post-Traumatic Stiffness 2:20 PM – 2:40 PM Fractures of the Distal Humerus 2:40 PM – 3:00 PM Fractures of the Radial Head 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Panel Discussion 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS SESSION VII – CONGENITAL/TUMOR 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity 4:45 PM – 5:20 PM Tumors of the Upper Extremity 5:20 PM – 5:30 PM Panel Discussion88 Sessions and food functions are for Course registrants only.
  9. 9. SunDAY, JULY 15, 2012 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM Breakfast SESSION VIII – MICROVASCULAR/TRAUMA 7:00 AM – 7:25 AM Replantation 7:25 AM – 7:55 AM Vascular Insufficiency 7:55 AM – 8:15 AM Compartment Syndrome/ Volkmann’s Ischemia 8:15 AM – 8:45 AM Burns 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Panel Discussion SESSION IX – ARTHRITIS 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Rheumatoid Arthritis – Hand and Wrist1 0:15 AM – 10:45 AM Atypical Arthritidies1 0:45 AM – 11:30 AM Osteoarthritis – Hand and Wrist1 1:30 AM – 12:00 PM Panel Discussion12:00 PM CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS / MEETING ADJOURNED Choose an electronic syllabus for the ASSH Comprehensive Review Course instead of printed books. Select your choice of 2 spiral-bound syllabi with approximately 900 pages or 1 USB. Registrants may request both the print and the USB syllabi formats for an additional fee of $30. NOTE: This applies only to the ASSH Comprehensive Review Course. DIGITAL CAPTURE he 2012 Comprehensive Review Course will be captured digitally and T made available for purchase. Place an advanced order with your registration and receive a discount on the USB drive or on unlimited access to the content through the ASSH eLearning Portal. This content will be available approximately 3 weeks after the course. USB drive* eLearning Portal Stream ASSH Member $215 25% savings! $195 over 30% savings! Nonmember Physician $285 $265 Affiliate Members/Allied Health $175 $155 Resident or Fellow $145 $125 Prices listed are for registered attendees only. *Price does not include shipping and handling fee. Please visit for updated program and faculty information. 99
  10. 10. registration informationREGISTRATION FEES – DEADLINE JUNE 21, 2012The General Orthopaedic Review Course registration includes a detailed course syllabus,breakfast, boxed lunch, and refreshment breaks scheduled for July 12. Comprehensive Reviewregistrant fees include a detailed course syllabus**, daily breakfast and refreshment breaksas well as a boxed lunch on July 13-14. Course sessions and food functions are for the courseregistrants only—spouses and families are not permitted in these areas.**See page 9 for information on syllabi options. REGISTER AT BY MAIL* ASSH BY FAX (847) 384-1435 Department 1005 BY PHONE (847) 384-8300 PO Box 6500 Chicago, IL 60680July 12, 2012 July 13-15, 2012AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review ASSH Comprehensive Review in Hand Registration Fees Upper Extremity Surgery Registration FeesAAOS or ASSH Member...................... $399 ASSH Member...................................... $875AAOS Emeritus Member..................... $399 ASSH Affiliate Member....................... $575Nonmember Physician........................ $499 Nonmember Physician ....................... $975Residents and Fellows......................... $299 Resident or Fellow............................... $495Allied Health Professional.................. $299 Allied Health Professional.................. $625Onsite registration will incur an additional $50 fee and is subject to space availability.Registration ConfirmationAll registrations are confirmed by e-mail or fax. If you have not received a confirmation priorto your departure for this course, please contact the ASSH Registrar at (847) 384-8300*Mail registrations are first sent to the ASSH bank for clearance. After being held for 5-7 days, mailed registrants are then forwarded to the ASSH central office. Please allow additional time for receipt and confirmation if mailing your registration.Refund Policy / Cancellation FeeAll refunds must be requested in writing to the ASSH Central Office by fax at (847) 384-1435or by email at A full refund, less a $150 administrative fee, will be givenif written notification is received by the ASSH on or before May 31. Cancellation requestsreceived between June 1 and June 21 will receive a 50% refund of payment received.No refunds will be given after June 21, 2012.QUESTIONS?Contact the ASSH Central Office at (847) 384-8300 or via e-mail:• For Exhibitors –• For Registration CME questions –• For Program Content Faculty – meetings@assh.org10
  11. 11. HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONSRENAISSANCE CHICAGO DOWNTOWN HOTELDEADLINE JUNE 1, 2012Housing for the AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review AIRLINECourse and the ASSH Comprehensive Review in Hand and INFORMATIONUpper Extremity Surgery course will be at the Renaissance United Airlines has beenChicago Downtown, 1 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601. selected as the officialSituated on the north edge of the historic Loop, this luxury carrier for the course.hotel is just a step away from upscale shopping and fine dining. Reservations must be• All attendees are responsible for making their own made and tickets must sleeping room reservations be purchased a minimum• DO NOT contact the ASSH Office for hotel reservations of seven days prior to departure to secure the• Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM discount. United will• Room rate for a single/double occupancy room is $194.00 confirm reservations at• Please reference group code “crhcrha” to receive the the lowest rate available, meeting rate provided normal qualifications are met. ToReserve a room by phone by calling (312) 372-7200 take advantage of theseReserve a room online: special airfares, individualsReservation requests must be received by June 1, 2012 or their travel agents mayand be accompanied by a one night’s deposit. If the room contact United Airlinesblock fills prior to the deadline, the hotel cannot guarantee at (800) 521-4041 usingavailability and/or the special ASSH rate. Upon check in you Meeting ID Code 549KA orwill be asked to verify your check out date. The Renaissance reserve a flight online atChicago Downtown is one of a growing number of hotels will levy an additional charge should your departuredate be altered after check in, without prior notification.Rates are subject to the appropriate state and local taxes ineffect at the time of the program date. Five dollars of yourroom rate will be used to defray meeting costs.DISCLAIMERThe material presented in this continuing medical education program is made available by the American Society for Surgeryof the Hand (ASSH) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for educational purposes only. This materialis not intended to represent the best or only methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, butrather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the authors or presenters that may be helpfulor of interest to other practitioners. Attendees agree to participate in this medical education program sponsored by ASSHand AAOS with full knowledge and awareness that they waive any claim they may have against ASSH and the AAOS forreliance on any information presented in this educational program. In addition, the attendees also waive any claim theyhave against ASSH for injury or other damages that may result in any way from their participation in this program. All ofthe proceedings of the AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review Course and the Comprehensive Review in Hand and UpperExtremity course are intended for limited publication only, and all property rights in the material presented, includingcommon – law copyright, are expressly reserved by the speaker or ASSH/AAOS. No statement of presentation made is to beregarded as dedicated to the public domain. Any sound reproduction transcript or other use of the material presented atthis course without the permission of the speaker or ASSH/AAOS is prohibited to the full extent of common – law copyrightin such material. ASSH and AAOS are not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and forwhom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are theresponsibility of the registrant. The approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is required for procedures and drugsthat are considered experimental. Instrumentation systems discussed and/or demonstrated in or at ASSH/AAOS educationalprograms may not yet have received FDA approval. 11
  12. 12. 12 6300 North River Road, Suite 600 Rosemont, IL 60018-4256Comprehensive Reviewin Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryPresented by the American Society for Surgery of the HandJuly 13-15, 2012Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel | Chicago, IllinoisFeaturing a special one-day course:General Orthopaedic ReviewCo-Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and theAmerican Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)July 12, 2012