24th Annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course

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24th Annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course

Friday, August 29, to Sunday, August 31, 2014
Four Seasons Hotel
Baltimore, Maryland 21202 USA
Course Chair:

John E. Herzenberg, MD
Course Directors:

Janet D. Conway, MD, Shawn C. Standard, MD,
Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, and Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe simple and complex pediatric and adult lower-limb deformities
  • Interpret advances in the field of limb reconstruction and deformity correction
  • Effectively perform osteotomy planning
  • Understand the methodology of minimally invasive internal and external fixation
  • Identify and evaluate alternatives for the treatment of deformities from hip, knee, ankle, and foot contractures
  • Understand electronic media technology for deformity correction
  • Gain greater insight through the sharing of techniques, and tips and tricks with others in the orthopedic community

Internal Lengthening Pre-Course

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Learning Objectives:
    • Understand the history of internal limb lengthening devices
    • Describe the indications and contraindications for limb lengthening with internal devices
    • List the complications of internal lengthening devices, and how to avoid these complications
    • Explain pre-operative decision making regarding diameter/length of the implant, and osteotomy level

Cadaver Lab: Osteotomies, Flaps, and Safe Zones Pre-Course

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Learning Objectives:
  • Perform percutaneous osteotomy techniques
  • Demonstrate basic surgical and incision techniques
  • Analyze indications for basic and complex soft-tissue flaps
  • Identify safe zones for wire and pin placement in the femur, tibia, and foot

Taylor Spatial Frame:Back to Basics Post-Course

Monday, September 1, 2014
Learning Objectives:
    • Identify the characteristics of a stable frame
    • Describe safe zones for wire and half pin placement
    • Understand nuances of the Total Residual Program
    • Describe the difference between proximal and distal referencing
Additional Information:
Event Venue:
Bone Ninja

If you are attending the three-day Baltimore Limb Deformity Course, you will need to bring an iPad for use during the digital planning sessions. If you do not own an iPad, you will be able to follow along using worksheets which will be provided.
Please note that you will receive a free download of Bone Ninja with your registration to the three-day Deformity Course.

Contact Information
For additional information, please contact:
Madeline Bacon
Manager of Academic and Research Programs
Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics 
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 West Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Thank you for your consideration.
Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics | Sinai Hospital of Baltimore | 2401 West Belvedere Avenue | Baltimore | MD | 21215-5271