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Precourse 05: Elbow Trauma and Instability

​Wednesday, October 2, 2013

12:30 – 4:30 PM

Moscone West 2020 

Co-Chairs: Lisa L. Lattanza, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD

Precourse Fees:

ASSH Member - $195
ASSH Senior Member - $145
Non-Member Surgeon - $225
Allied Health - $125
Resident/Fellow - $75

Includes printed & electronic syllabus.


This precourse will provide a state-of-the-art update on all aspects of elbow trauma and reconstruction.  An international faculty will participate in lectures and case discussions on fracture management and instability of the elbow.  Emphasis will be placed on presenting new techniques for treatment of traumatic injuries and elective reconstruction.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
  • Describe surgical approaches to the elbow for trauma and reconstruction.
  • Recognize pitfalls of surgical techniques and how to avoid them.
  • Compare modern techniques for treatment of fractures of the distal humerus, radial head, coronoid and ulna.
  • Evaluate different approaches for elbow arthroplasty for fracture.
  • Describe treatment options for elbow instability.
  • Determine steps for successful postoperative management of elbow trauma.
Audience Level: Advanced
Keyword(s): Trauma
Category: Elbow
CME:  The ASSH designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The ASSH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Julie E. Adams, MD
Mark E. Baratz, MD
Mark S. Cohen, MD
Douglas P. Hanel, MD
Michael R. Hausman, MD
Jesse B. Jupiter, MD
Graham J. King, MD, FRCSC
Lisa L. Lattanza, MD
Jorge L. Orbay, MD
A. Lee Osterman, MD
David C. Ring, MD, PhD
David S. Ruch, MD
Scott P. Steinmann, MD


​12:30 ​Treatment of Distal Humerus Fractures ​David S. Ruch, MD
​12:45 ​Essex-Lopresti ​A. Lee Osterman, MD
​1:00 ​Distal Biceps Tears ​Julie E. Adams, MD
​1:15 ​Non-Arthroplasty Options for the Young Patient with Post-Traumatic Arthritis ​Graham J. King, MD, FRCSC
​1:30 ​Olecranon/Monteggia Fractures ​Mark E. Baratz, MD
​1:45 ​“Elbows to Run from” Case Discussion ​Scott P. Steinmann, MD
2:30 Break
​2:45 ​How and When to Fix Coronoid Fractures ​Michael R. Hausman, MD
​3:00 ​Capitellar/Trochlea Fractures ​David C. Ring, MD, PhD
​3:15 ​Ligament Repair/Reconstruction ​Douglas P. Hanel, MD
​3:30 ​The Stiff Unstable Elbow ​Jorge L. Orbay, MD
​3:45 ​Radial Head Fractures: ORIF and Replacement Options ​Jesse B. Jupiter, MD
​4:00 ​“More Elbow Disasters” Case Discussion ​Lisa L. Lattanza, MD

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