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Powerpoint Links of Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Care of the Patient with Multiple Injuries David C. Templeman, MD
Vascular Injuries (Evaluation) John H. Wilber, MD
Acute Compartment Syndrome Margaret M. McQueen, MD
Compartment Syndromes Thomas E. Whitesides, MD
Fracture Classification: Closed Fractures
Fracture Classification: Open Fractures
Rationale and Technique of Wound Debridement
Antibiotics for Fracture Care
Timing of Surgery/Temporary Ex Fix
Fracture Classification
Biology of Bone Repair
Biomechanics of Fractures and Fixation
Closed Reduction, Traction and Casting Techniques
Basic Principles and Techniques of Internal Fixation of Fractures
Principles of External Fixation
Bone Grafting and Bone Graft Substitutes
Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Osteoporotic Fractures
Pathologic Fractures




Proximal Humeral Fractures

Evaluation and Classification Andrew H. Schmidt, MD

Percutaneous Fixation Emil H. Schemitsch, MD

ORIF Proximal Humerus Robert F. Ostrum, MD

Prosthetic Replacement Andrew H. Schmidt, MD


Humeral Shaft Fractures

Nonoperative Treatment Augusto Sarmiento, MD

Nonoperative Treatment James Nepola, MD

Plating vs. IM Nailing Piotr A. Blachut, MD

Radial Nerve Palsy James Powell, MD


Elbow Injuries

Supracondylar Humerus Fractures – Adult: Classification James F. Kellam, MD

Supracondylar Fractures, ORIF David L. Helfet, MD

Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: Pediatric Kathryn E. Cramer, MD

Olecranon Fractures Gregory J. Schmeling, MD

Radial Head Fractures David W. Lhowe, MD


Forearm Fractures

Both-bone Forearm Fractures Gerald J. Lang, MD; Laura J. Prokuski, MD

Forearm Fractures and Distal Radio-ulnar Joint Injury Michael D. McKee, MD


Distal Radius Fractures

Classification and Assessment Thomas E. Trumble, MD

Closed Reduction and Cast Application Edward W. Rutledge, MD

Percutaneous Pinning Thomas E. Trumble, MD

External Fixation Margaret M. McQueen, MD

ORIF for Dorsal Displacement Douglas P. Hanel, MD

ORIF for Volar Displacement Joseph Slade III, MD


Hand/Wrist Injuries

Scaphoid Fractures Michael D. McKee, MD

Wrist & Carpal Dislocations Thomas F. Varecka, MD

Hand Fractures Laura J. Prokuski, MD

Hand Soft Tissue Injuries Thomas F. Varecka, MD





Pelvic and Proximal Femur Fractures

Pelvic Ring Fractures: Classification Ross K. Leighton, MD

Emergency Room Evaluation of Associated Injuries Kyle F. Dickson, MD

Acetabular Fractures Michael D. Stover, MD

Femoral Neck Fractures in Young Adults Philip R. Wolinsky, MD

Intertrochanteric Fractures Michael R. Baumgaertner, MD

Subtrochanteric Fractures Thomas A. Russell, MD


Femoral Shaft Fractures

Classification Femur Shaft Fx Robert A. Winquist, MD

Open Femur Fractures Michael W. Chapman, MD

Femoral Shaft Fx Skeletally Immature Milton L. Routt, Jr., MD


Supracondylar Femur Fractures

Classification Christopher T. Born, MD

Blade Plate and Condylar Screws Gerald J. Lang, MD

Condylar Buttress Plate Paul J. Duwelius, MD


Knee Injuries

Patella Fractures & Extensor Mechanism Disruption Michael A. Miranda, MD


Tibial Plateau Fractures

Classification Michael D. Stover, MD

Surgical Approaches to the Tibia Robert A. Probe, MD

Schatzker I, II, and III Fractures Paul J. Duwelius, MD

Schatzker IV, V, and VI Fractures Mark C. Reilly, MD


Tibial Shaft Fractures

Closed Fractures: Closed Reduction vs. ORIF Peter G. Trafton, MD

Surgical Approaches to the Tibia Robert A. Probe, MD

Reducing and Nailing Tibial Metaphyseal Fractures Robert A. Winquist, MD

IM Nails for Open Tibial Fractures Piotr A. Blachut, MD

External Fixation for Open Tibial Fractures Bruce French, MD

Open III C Fractures: Salvage vs. Amputation Dolfi Herscovici, DO


Tibial Pilon Fractures

Classification Kyle Dickson, MD

ORIF Stephen K. Benirschke, MD

Hybrid External Fixator Lon Weiner, MD

Surgical Approaches to the Tibia Robert A. Probe, MD


Ankle Fractures

Classification Raymond R. White, MD

Surgical Approaches to the Tibia Robert A. Probe, MD

ORIF: Weber A & B Raymond R. White, MD

ORIF: Weber C Edward W. Rutledge, MD

Malleolar Fxs: A, B & C Peter G. Trafton, MD


Foot Fractures

Calcaneal Fracture Classification Paul Tornetta III, MD

Calcaneal Fracture Closed Reduction Richard E. Buckley, MD

Calcaneal Fracture Open vs Closed Rx Richard E. Buckley, MD

Talus Fractures Keith A. Mayo, MD

Lisfranc Fractures Kevin J. Pugh, MD

Midfoot Trauma Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD

Forefoot Trauma David C. Teague, MD





Spine Injury

Physical Examination of the Spine-Injured Patient Ronald W. Lindsey, MD

Radiological Examination of Spine Injuries Aleksandar Curcin, MD

Pathophysiology of Spinal Injury John B. Sledge III, MD

Upper Cervical Spine Injuries Alan M. Levine, MD

Lower Cervical Spine Injury John C. France, MD

Non-operative Management for T-L Trauma Mitchel B. Harris, MD

Principles of Posterior Surgery for T-L Trauma Alan M. Levine, MD

Principles of Anterior Surgery for T-L Trauma John C. France, MD

Sacral Injuries Carlo Bellabarba, MD

Gunshot Wounds to the Spine Aleksandar Curcin, MD



  1. zeeshan says

    u guys r doin the best thing , educatin us, keep up te good work, god bless.

  2. Louli says

    Do you have any presentations about connective tissue disorders?

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