Video Topics Wanted


Highest Priority Topics

The OTA is seeking several trauma surgical techniques videos to complete the OTA’s trauma video library.

Topics considered of highest priority to complete the video library are noted below:


  • ORIF Syndesmosis – Screw Fixation
  • ORIF Syndesmosis – Tightrope Fixation

Femur Distal

  • ORIF Medial Distal Femur Fracture

Femur Proximal

  • Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fracture – via Posterior Approach
  • Percutaneous Fixation Femoral Neck Fracture

Femur Shaft

  • Lateral Approach to the Femoral Shaft

Forearm Distal

  • Closed Reduction Distal Radius Fracture

Forearm Proximal

  • Kocher Approach to Lateral Elbow
  • Radial Head Arthroplasty for Fracture

Forearm Shaft

  • ORIF Radial Shaft Fracture – Dorsal Approach

Humerus Distal

  • TEA for Distal Humerus Fracture

Humerus Shaft

  • ORIF Humeral Shaft Fracture – Posterior Approach


  • External Fixation Pelvic Ring Injury
  • ORIF Pubic Symphysis

Tibia Distal

  • External Fixation Across Pilon Fracture

Tibia Proximal

  • Lateral Approach to the Proximal Tibia

Other Topics to Consider:


  • ORIF Acetabular Fracture Anterior
  • ORIF Acetabular Fracture Posterior


  • Ankle Arthrodesis – Anterior
  • ORIF Ankle – Posterior Lateral Approach


  • Elbow Spanning External Fixation

Extensor Mechanism/Patella

  • Anterior Approach to the Knee/Extensor Mechanism

Femur Distal

  • Medial Approach to the Distal Femur

Femur Proximal

  • Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fracture – via Anterior Approach
  • ORIF Femoral Neck Fracture
  • Watson Jones Approach to the Hip

Femur Shaft

  • External Fixation Femoral Shaft Fracture
  • Piriformis Nailing Femoral Shaft Fracture


  • ORIF Calcaneus Fracture – Percutaneous
  • ORIF Talus Fracture
  • Percutaneous Fixation Metatarsal Fracture

Forearm Distal

  • ORIF Distal Radius – Dorsal Approach
  • ORIF Distal Radius - Wrist spanning bridge plate

Forearm Proximal

  • Medial Approach to Elbow
  • ORIF Coranoid – Medial Approach
  • Tension Band Olecranon Fracture

Forearm Shaft

  • IM Nail Radius and Ulna Shaft Fractures


  • ORIF Metacarpal Fracture
  • ORIF Scaphoid Fracture


  • Reduction Techniques for Hip Dislocation

Humerus Shaft

  • ORIF Humeral Shaft – Percutaneous
  • ORIF Humeral Shaft Fracture – Lateral Approach


  • Acute Management Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Arthrodesis

Pediatric Techniques

  • Application of Hip Spica Cast
  • Flexible Nail Fixation Femoral Shaft Fracture
  • Percutaneous Plating Femoral Shaft Fracture
  • Percutaneous Pinning Lateral Condyle Fracture


  • Lumbopelvic Fixation
  • ORIF SI Joint – Posterior Approach
  • Posterior Approach to the SI Joint

Shoulder Girdle

  • Approach to Clavicle
  • Glenoid ORIF – Anterior
  • Judet Approach to Scapula
  • ORIF Distal Clavicle Fracture
  • SC Joint Reduction/Fixation Techniques
  • Shoulder Dislocation Reduction Techniques

Tibia Distal

  • Anterior Pilon Approach
  • Anterior-lateral Approach to Pilon Fractures

Tibia Proximal

  • ORIF Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fracture – Dual Approaches
  • Posteromedial Approach to the Proximal Tibia


  • Management of DRUJ Injuries

Miscellaneous Techniques

  • Application of Wound Vac
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Compartment Pressure Measurement
  • Femoral Traction
  • Foot Fasciotomy
  • Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest
  • Lateral Gasctocnemeous Muscle Flap
  • Reamer Irrigator Aspirator Bone Graft Harvest
  • Short Leg Splint
  • Sugar Tong Splint
  • Tibial Traction
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