Implant Arthroplasties for the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand

 Course Chair: Brian D. Adams, MD

Published by: American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Through eighteen consecutive demonstrations on cadaver specimens, experts show state-of-the-art techniques in arthroplasties of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.  Presentations include the indications, essentials of preoperative planning, highlights of surgical technique with pearls and pitfalls, rehabilitation, outcome, and complications.

Objectives:
This course illustrates the following key principles of arthroplasties involving the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand:
* Indications and contraindications
* Surgical techniques, including essential anatomy
* Proper rehabilitation
* Potential complications
* Expected outcomes