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Suprascapular nerve – anterior approach

Yesterday I compared the traditional lateral approach to the suprascapular nerve to the anterior approach described by Butch Krishnan. I am more familiar with the lateral (Lafosse) approach but the anterior approach was quite straightforward. I have done it in … Continue reading

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Update from San Diego Shoulder Meeting 2011

It’s hard to use the term, San Diego Shoulder Meeting or San Diego Shoulder Institute. Everyone (including me) refers to it as the Esch Meeting. Jim’s hand is everywhere insuring that the quality he has demonstrated over the last 28 … Continue reading

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Shoulder surgery recent articles on G9MD.com

Samer Hasan and I wrote the first What’s New in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery for the JBJS. Actually, it was the first What’s New JBJS review article. I have always felt that there should be a location for this type … Continue reading

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Proximal Humerus Fractures – Joseph Zuckerman, MD

Dr. Zuckerman makes some excellent points in the presentation he gave at the Current Solutions Shoulder and Elbow Course held in Tampa, Florida this January.  Many of you call it the Frankle Meeting. One of the many things I like is … Continue reading

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Frankle Current Solutions in Shoulder Elbow Surgery 2011

The Foundation for Orthopedic Research and Education (FORE), Current Solutions in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery is online and available. Shoulder and elbow surgeon Mark Frankle organized this superb meeting with the help of Tampa based FORE staff Mindy Gregory and … Continue reading

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Napa 2010 Shoulder Controversies – PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma

I am reviewing the content for the Napa/Nottage/Getelman Shoulder Controversies course that G9MD.com  filmed in October. What an outstanding session on orthobiologics! Truly an all-star cast that includes Stephen Abelow, Brian Cole, Allan Mishra, Stephen Snyder, and Stephen Weber. I … Continue reading

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Annecy Live Surgery

The most unique meeting of the year is the Annecy Live surgery put on by Babette Lafosse and her assistant, Laurent. Nowhere else will you see the world’s expert surgeons perform challenging cases, live. No editing. No re-live, just surgery … Continue reading

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Scribd feedback

Shouldn’t be any problem now. They sent me an automated reply with a link to the website. Probably just missed something. Let’s give it a go. First I have to click the Share & Embed button on the navigation toolbar. … Continue reading

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Latarjet coracoid position

I attended the Matcalf / AANA course in Snowbird last week and had an interesting discussion and then interview with Dr. Giovanni DiGiacomo from Rome. He developed a plate for the coracoid to meet two needs. 1. Support against possible … Continue reading

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Frankle Meeting 2011

We are now in the process of uploading all the presentations from the 2011 Current Solutions in Shoulder and Elbow. The meeting was held in Tampa, January 21-23. Most people call this the Frankle meeting since Mark Frankle started it. … Continue reading

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