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Precourse 09: Ulnar Wrist: Reconstruction and Salvage

​Thursday, October 3, 2013

7:00 – 11:00 AM

Moscone West 3001/3003

Co-Chairs: Brian D. Adams, MD; Kulvinder Sachar, 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 the audience with a thorough overview of ulnar sided wrist injuries and discuss specific treatment options for both commonly treated conditions and complex pathology.  Emphasis will be placed on acute injuries, instability, arthritis and reconstructive/salvage procedures.  Through procedure oriented lectures and panel discussions, we will provide the audience with the tools necessary to treat ulnar sided wrist complaints.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
  • Define common and complex conditions that affect the ulnar side of the wrist.
  • Learn how to recognize ulnar sided wrist complaints and how to apply appropriate treatment options.
  • Demonstrate treatment options for ulnar sided wrist instability, arthritis and acute traumatic injuries.
  • Compare different salvage options for DRUJ, TFCC and LT ligament injuries.
Audience Level:  Intermediate
Category: Wrist
CME: The ASSH designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 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.


Donald S. Bae, MD
Prosper Benhaim, MD
Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)
Jeffrey A. Greenberg, MD, MS
Douglas P. Hanel, MD
Guillaume Herzberg, MD, PhD
William B. Kleinman, MD
Peter M. Murray, MD
Ghazi M. Rayan, MD
David S. Ruch, MD
Apurva S. Shah, MD, MBA
Alexander Y. Shin, MD
David J. Slutsky, MD
Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
Robert M. Szabo, MD, MPH
Thomas A. Wiedrich, MD
​7:00 ​Opening Remarks ​Brian D. Adams, MD &
Kulvinder Sachar, MD
​7:02 ​Ulnar Wrist Imaging - Xrays, CT, MRI & Arthroscopy ​Kulvinder Sachar, MD
​7:12 ​ECU Tendonitis and Instability ​William B. Kleinman, MD
​7:24 ​Peripheral TFCC repairs  – Open Techniques ​Prosper Benhaim, MD
​7:36 ​Peripheral TFCC repairs – Arthroscopic Techniques ​David J. Slutsky, MD
​7:48 ​Ulnar Head & Styloid Fractures and Nonunions ​Douglas P. Hanel, MD
​8:00 ​Madelungs Deformity ​Donald S. Bae, MD
​8:10 ​Dynamic DRUJ Reconstruction ​Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)
​8:22 ​DRUJ Osteoplasty & Ligament Reconstruction ​Brian D. Adams, MD
​8:34 ​LT Instability ​Alexander Y. Shin, MD
​8:46 ​PANEL FOR CASES ​Brian D. Adams, MD
​9:00 ​TFCC Injuries in Adolescence ​Apurva S. Shah, MD, MBA
​9:12 ​Hamate Fractures ​Thomas A. Wiedrich, MD
​9:22 ​Pisotriquetral Arthritis ​Ghazi M. Rayan, MD
​9:32 ​4th and 5th CMC Arthritis – Fusion & Interposition ​Peter M. Murray, MD
​9:42 ​Ulnar Impaction & HALT lesion - Arthroscopic techniques ​David S. Ruch, MD
​9:54 ​Dome Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy ​Jeffrey A. Greenberg, MD, MS
​10:06 ​Hemiresection Arthroplasty/Darrach/ Sauve-Kapandji ​Robert M. Szabo, MD, MPH
​10:18 ​Ulnar Head Replacement: Indications and Options ​Guillaume Herzberg, MD, PhD
​10:30 ​Interposition Allograft for DRUJ Salvage ​Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
​10:42 ​PANEL FOR CASES ​Brian D. Adams, MD

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