Basic Science Focus Forum Handouts

Wednesday, October 5 

Symposium I: Biomechanics-Hot Topics 2016 (7:35 am - 8:45 am)
Moderators: Edward J. Harvey, MD & Brett D. Crist, MD

No-Motion, Micro-Motion and Macro-Motion: What is Going on at the Fracture?
Mitchell Bernstein, MD

Why I Still Use Plates for Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures
Mark A. Lee, MD

When Should We Weight Bear Lower Extremity Periarticular Fractures-Science Behind the Anecdote
John D. Adams, MD

High Energy Young Femoral Neck Fractures-The Unsolved Fracture
Christopher Finkemeier, MD


Symposium II: Outside the Bone-What is Happening (9:55 am - 11:05 am)
Moderators: Emil H. Schemitsch, MD & Stephen L. Kates, MD

Osteoporosis Management: What the Trauma Surgeon Needs to Know!
Stephen L. Kates, MD

The Trauma Patient with a Fracture: Role of Vitamin C and D
Brad A. Petrisor, MD

Atypical Fractures:Best Practices in 2016
Sanjit R. Konda, MD

Nonunions: How Important is Nutrition and Medical Management?
Michael D. McKee, MD


Symposium III: Management of Mangled Extremities and Orthopaedic War Injuries (1:25 pm - 2:25 pm) Moderators: Todd O. McKinley, MD, CAPT. Eric A. Elster, MD, FACS, MS, USN                                    

Orthopaedic Management of Combat Extremity Injuries from Recent Conflicts                    

Jean-Claude G. D’Alleyrand, MD    

Advancements in Soft Tissue Coverage Methods and Science in Mangled Extremities and War Wounds                                                                                                                            

Ian L. Valerio, MD

Integrating Computational Clinical Decision Making Tools to Optimize Outcomes in Severe Extremity Wounds: Experience of the Surgical Critical Care Initiative                                  

Seth Schobel, MD

Advancements in Osteointegrated Prostheses for Lower Extremity Amputations                 

Kevin Tetsworth, MD


Symposium IV:  Fracture Healing AdjunctsThe World’s Perspective                             Moderators: Joseph Borrelli Jr, MD Peter V. Giannoudis, MD

Is There a Role for Allograft?                                                                                        

Gerhard Schmidmaier, MD

Induced Membrane Technique: What Have We Learned?                                                  

Peter V. Giannoudis, MD

Titanium Cages: How We Can Enhance Their Success                                                  

Ronald W. Lindsey, MD

Intramedullary Lengthening Devices: Do They Always Work?                                        

Christian Krettek, MD

Bone Transport and Treatment of the Docking Site: My Preferred Method                           

David W. Lowenberg, MD


Symposium V: Patient Related Outcomes- Helpful or Not so Much?                           Moderators: William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH Douglas W. Lundy, MD

Are the Currently Available PROs Adequate for Research in Orthopaedic Trauma?          

Thomas F. Higgins, MD

Which PROs are the Most Appropriate for Outcomes in Trauma and How Do We Account for the Lack of Pre-Injury Measures?                                                                                        

William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH

Mobility as Validated PRO for an Assessment of General Health                                        

Janet A. Prvu Bettger, ScD, FAHA

How PROs Will be Used by Others: Granting Agencies, Insurers, FDA, CMS, NQF            

Mark S. Vrahas, MD


Symposium VI: The Basics: A Principle Based Approach to Nonunion Management         Moderators: Aaron Nauth, MD Philipp Leucht, MD

Managing Infection in the Setting of Nonunion                                                                     

Paul Tornetta III, MD

Bone Grafting: What is the Ideal Type?                                                                          

Philipp Leucht, MD

Biological Therapies for Nonunion                                                                                

Michael J. Gardner, MD

Cell-based Therapies for Nonunion Management                                                                

Mark A. Lee, MD

Metabollic Workup of Nonunion                                                                                        

Mark R. Brinker, MD

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