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Irreparable Massive Rotator Cuff Tear (AANA20)
  • $40 for AANA-Members
  • $80 for Non-Members
ICL Description
My Patient Has an Irreparable Massive Rotator Cuff Tear: When Should I Use a Soft Tissue Reconstruction, When Should I Use an Arthroplasty, and How do I Get it Right?

Originally accepted for presentation at the 2020 AANA Annual Meeting in Texas, this ICL will focus on current treatment strategies for articular cartilage, highlighting the controversies and different approaches from a diverse faculty perspective.
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this educational activity participants should be able to:
  1. Determine which patients with massive irreparable rotator cuff tears should be treated with soft tissue reconstructions and which should be treated with reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
  2. Expose the glenoid efficiently and safely.
  3. Understand the use of advanced tools for glenoid planning and placement.
  4. Describe the steps to minimize the risk of complications.
Michael H. Amini, M.D. | Mark A. Mighell, M.D. | Patrick St. Pierre, M.D. | Eric T. Ricchetti, M.D.
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Availability: Retired
Cost: Member: $40.00
Non-Member: $80.00
ASES Member: $80.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered

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