17:15-18:15 EDT – Tips and Tricks: Rotator Cuff
Learn exposure tips, tricks, and cost-effective fixation strategies for open cuff repair.
Define the indications for augmenting cuff repairs with a patch and SCR
Understand how to incorporate an allograft patch into your cuff repair, and review delivery tricks for allograft augmentation and SCR.
Learn SCR suture management and adjunctive repair (biceps management, infraspinatus incorporation etc).
Appreciate the indications for latissimus dorsi and trapezius transfers as well as exposure “pearls”.
Introduction by John Haverstock, Oakville, ON
“Open cuff repair in 2020?” by Robin R. Richards, Toronto, ON
Interposition Bridging Reconstruction with Allograft by Ivan Wong, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
Superior Capsular Reconstruction by J Pollock, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Ottawa, ON
Latissimus Dorsi Transfer by Stéphanie Hinse, Hopital Verdun, Montreal, QC
Trapezius Transfer by George Athwal, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, London, ON