Saturday March 6, 2021


Combined session OTA/LLRS 
10:00am EST – 12:50pm EST

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Register By: 3/3/2021 11:59PM CST. Residents and Fellows register at $0. 
2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™



  1. Participants will learn the indications for the various recent  innovations in bone defect management that would be best suited for their patient with this difficult to treat condition.
  2. Bone infection can be difficult to diagnose and treat. This session will teach the participant to determine whether limb salvage or amputation is indicated, and if salvage is chosen what techniques maximize success.

Specialty Day Program

Management of Bone Loss, Infection, and Amputation Reconstruction

(All times listed in Eastern Standard Time)                        

10:00am - 10:05am     Welcome and Introduction             
                                         Stephen Quinnan, MD, Mitch Bernstein, MD - LLRS    
                                         Michael McKee, MD, J. Tracy Watson, MD - OTA                                   

10:05am - 11:30am     Part I:  Innovations in Bone Defect Management 
                                         Moderators:  Mitch Bernstein, MD / J. Tracy Watson, MD             

10:05am – 10:15am    Bone Defects in 2020: Conventional Treatment
                                         Michael J. Gardner, MD

10:15am - 10:25am     Induced Membrane Grafting / 3D Titanium Cages
                                         Kevin Tetsworth, MD FRACS

10:25am - 10:35am     Treatment of LLD with Internal Lengthening Nail
                                         J. Tracy Watson, MD

10:35am - 10:45am     Acute Shortening and Lengthening
                                         S. Robert Rozbruch, MD

10:45am - 10:55am     Plate Assisted Bone Segment Transport (PABST)
                                         Matthew P Gardner, MD

10:55am - 11:05am     Bone Transport Nail
                                         J Spence Reid, MD

11:05am - 11:15am     Transport and Then Nailing (BC-TATN)
                                         Stephen M Quinnan, MD

11:15am - 11:30am     DISCUSSION                          

11:30am - 11:45am     BREAK

11:45am - 12:50pm     Part II: New Technologies and Techniques for Bone Infection/Nonunion             
                                         Moderators: Stephen A. Kottmeier, MD /J. Spence Reid, MD             

11:45am - 11:55am     An EBM Approach to Preventing Infections in At Risk Injuries
                                         Robert V. O'Toole, MD

11:55am - 12:05pm     Antibiotic Cement Coated Nails
                                         Janet D. Conway, MD

12:05pm - 12:15pm    Compression Nails
                                         Austin T. Fragomen, MD

12:15pm - 12:25pm    Limb Salvage versus Amputation: Decision Making in 2020
                                         Lisa K. Cannada, MD

12:25pm - 12:35pm    Osseointegration
                                         Munjed Al Muderis, MBChB

12:35pm - 12:50pm    DISCUSSION

12:50pm                         Adjourn  

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. The OTA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

OTA designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.