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Orthopedic Surgery

Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Fractures

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify patterns of rotator cuff tearing, including supraspinatus, infraspinatus and subscapularis
  • Diagnose shoulder instability due to both fracture and ligamentous laxity
  • Apply the indications for surgery in instability and rotator cuff tears
  • Differentiate the various surgical approaches for treatment of rotator cuff tears and instability
  • Demonstrate the ability to repair ligamentous laxity, debride arthritic lesions and repair superior labrum, anterior-posterior (SLAP) lesions
  • Formulate an arthroscopic approach to the patient with arthritis, rotator cuff lesions, instability and SLAP tears
  • Evaluate the patient with shoulder arthritis
  • Employ various surgical approaches for shoulder arthroplasty
  • Describe the appropriate use of the reverse total shoulder technique
  • Demonstrate reconstruction using the reverse total shoulder
  • Describe treatment of shoulder fractures

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.