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2020 FOCAL Committee Webinars

Management of Intraoperative Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Moderator: Scott M. Sporer, MD, MS, Rush University Medical Center
Faculty: Erik N. Hansen, MD, UC San Francisco, and Brian M. Curtin, MD, OrthoCarolina

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How to Review Manuscripts: From Randomized Studies to Database Studies and Meta-Analyses, An Example-Based Webinar

Moderator: Michael A. Mont, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital
Faculty: James A. Browne, MD, University of Virginia and Viktor E. Krebs, MD, Cleveland Clinic

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Hip Arthroplasty

Preventing Femoral Component Failure with Anterior Approach

Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Presenter: William G. Hamilton, MD

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Acetabular Bone Loss

Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Presenter: William L. Griffin, MD
Faculty: Thomas K. Fehring, MD

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Periprosthetic Fractures After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
William J. Hozack, MD
Faculty: Clive P. Duncan, MD, MSc, FRCSC

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"Trunnionosis" & Safe Removal of THA Components

Host: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Presenters: Thomas J. Bradbury, MD and James R. Roberson, MD

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Hip-Spine Relationship in THA

Host: NYU, New York City, New York
Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
Faculty: James D. Slover, MD and William J. Long, MD

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Dual Mobility and Hip Instability

Host: NYU, New York City, New York
James D. Slover, MD
Faculty: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD and William J. Long, MD

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Hip Preservation Current Concepts and Decision Making – Preservation vs. Arthroplasty

Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Presenters: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD
Faculty: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD

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Hip Preservation Surgery

Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Presenters: Rafael J. Sierra, MD, Robert T. Trousdale, MD and Bruce A. Levy, MD

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Failing Metal-On-Metal THA – Diagnosis & Management

Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado
PresentersCharlie C. Yang, MD and Jason M. Jennings, MD

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Challenging Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Cases

Host: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Presenter: James A. Browne, MD
Faculty: Matthew Harb, MD and John Taliaferro, MD

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The Failed Trochanter After THA: Non-op, ORIF, and Gluteus Maximus Transfer

Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Presenter: Gregory G. Polkowski III, MD, MSc
Faculty: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD and Andrew A. Shinar, MD

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The Complicated Total Hip Arthroplasty

Host: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland
Moderator: Harpal S. Khanuja, MD
Faculty: Julius K. Oni, MD, Robert S. Sterling, MD, Savyasachi Thakkar, MD, and Daniel J. Valaik, MD 

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Knee Arthroplasty

UKA - Past Present and Future / Bicompartmentals and Bi-cruciate Retaining: Are These Really Options?

Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Presenter: Kevin B. Fricka, MD  
Faculty: William G. Hamilton, MD and Robert A. Sershon, MD

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Conversion of Failed UKA to TKA

Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Presenter: Bryan D. Springer, MD  
Faculty: Walter B. Beaver, MD

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What a Uni Patient Looks Like

Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
Presenter: Tad L. Gerlinger, MD  
Faculty: Craig J. Della Valle, MD

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Cemented vs. Cementless Knees

Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
Presenter: Brett R. Levine, MD, MS  
Faculty: Denis Nam, MD, MSc

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Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Presenter: P. Maxwell Courtney, MD
Faculty: Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA

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Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Marlex Mesh

Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Presenter: Matthew P. Abdel, MD 
Faculty: Michael J. Taunton, MD and Kevin I. Perry, MD

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Wound Complications In TKA – Prevention & Management

Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado
Presenter: Douglas A. Dennis, MD
Faculty: Jason Jennings, MD

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The Painful TKA: Diagnosis, Treatment and Technical Pearls

Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Presenters: Robert M. Molloy, MD and Atul F. Kamath, MD
Faculty: Trevor G. Murray, MD

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Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty; Diagnosis and Surgical Management

Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Presenter: Leonard T. Buller, MD
Faculty: Lucian C. Warth, MD

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Current Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of PJI

Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Presenters: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD  
Faculty: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD

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Perioperative Optimization, Antibiotic Stewardship and TJA Rehabilitation

Co-Hosts: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Presenters: Paul K. Edwards, MD, Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD, and Thomas G. Myers, MD, MPT 
Faculty: Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA

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Fellows "Case Conference"; Test of Implant Knowledge

Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Presenters: Michael P. Bolognesi, MD and Samuel S. Wellman, MD 
Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS and Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

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ERAS and Patient Selection & Optimization for TJA

Host: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 
Presenter: Gregory J. Golladay, MD 
Faculty: Nirav K. Patel, MD, FRCS and Jeremy A. Ross, MD

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Advanced Management of PJI; The Diagnosis Is Established, Now What?

Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Presenter: Lucian C. Warth, MD
Faculty: Leonard T. Buller, MD

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Optimizing Blood Management in TJA; Megaprostheses

Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California
Presenters: Anna A. Kulidjian, MD and Jeffrey M. Wilde, MD

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Knee Joint Preservation: Management of the Young Arthritic from Cartilage Repair to Osteotomy

Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California
Presenter: William D. Bugbee, MD
Faculty: Kace A. Ezzet, MD

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The Use of Social Media to Build a Practice

Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Presenter: Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD 
Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS

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Robotics and Technology in TJA; Hip/Spine Case Discussion

Host: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New York
Presenters: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD and Seth A. Jerabek, MD
Faculty: Michael P. Ast, MD

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Policy Changes and the Effect on Orthopaedics/Arthroplasty

Host: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Baltimore, Maryland
Presenter: Ronald E. Delanois, MD
Faculty: John T. Gill, MD and James Nace, DO, MS

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Bundled Payments, Advocacy and Changes of the BPCI

1. History of Bundled Payments
Richard Iorio, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

2. My Experience in the Bundle
Adolph “Chick” Yates Jr., MD, University of Pittsburgh

3. Advocacy, Changes of the BPCI & CJR, and Two-Midnight Rule
James I. Huddleston III, MD, Stanford University

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Planning & Implementing an Arthroplasty Outcomes Registry; How to Spot Bad Science in Clinical Research

Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Presenter: Alison M. Klika, MD, MS and Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Faculty: Carlos A. Higuera, MD

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Own It – Managing Complications Early in Practice

Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Presenter: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD
Faculty: Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc and Andrew A. Shinar, MD

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Preparing to Take Your Oral Boards

William G. Hamilton, MD

Board Preparation in the First Year of Practice
Robert A. Sershon, MD

Getting Ready To Take the Test
Ryan N. Robertson, MD & Blake E. Peterson, MD

Pearls That Helped Us Pass the Test
Alex J. Tauchen, MD & Nicholas M. Brown, MD

Tips from a Board Examiner: What Are Examiners Really Looking For?
Ronald E. Delanois, MD

William G. Hamilton, MD 

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