Mayo Clinic Course on Shoulder Tendon Transfers and Complex Rotator Cuff Repair 2019

Rochester, MN US
April 25, 2019 to April 27, 2019

Course Directors: Bassem T. Elhassan, M.D.,  Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D., Ph.D.


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This course will provide cutting-edge presentations, cadaver demonstrations, and cadaver-based workshops on the management of complex rotator cuff tears and conditions affecting the scapulothoracic joint. The course will highlight the principles, surgical techniques and outcomes of tendon transfers around the shoulder joint and scapula, advanced arthroscopically-assisted tendon transfers, and alternative salvage procedures such as reconstruction of the superior capsule, reverse shoulder arthroplasty and shoulder/scapulothoracic fusion. A portion of the course will allow attendees to perform tendon transfers on whole torso and upper extremity cadaveric specimens.

Course Highlights

  • Focus on shoulder tendon transfers
  • One-on-one faculty to attendee interaction during the cadaver lab

Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedic surgeons.

Course summary
Event starts: 
04/25/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/27/2019 - 5:00pm
Mayo Clinic - Siebens Medical Education Building
100 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

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