This joint OTA/POSNA webinar will cover: Fractures of the proximal femur in the adolescent and young adult can result in catastrophic outcomes if not treated promptly and appropriately. This webinar provides education from an expert panel of pediatric and adult traumatologists on these often complex injuries. The format will include both case based discussion and didactic lectures for an interactive viewer experience.
- Webinar participants will be able to identify and stratify high risk fractures of the proximal femur in adolescents and young adults.
- Webinar participants will be familiar with the challenges and complications unique to proximal femur fractures in the adolescent and young adult.
- Webinar participants will learn operative treatment options for proximal femur fractures in the adolescent and young adult.
Faculty and Course Outline
Klane White, MD - Introduction:
Anthony Riccio, MD - Femoral neck fractures in the adolescent with open growth plates
J. Tracy Watson, MD - Femoral neck fractures in the adolescent/young adult with closed growth plates:
David Spence, MD - Intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures in the adolescent:
Robert Ostrum, MD - Intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures in the young adult with closed growth plates:
Case Discussion and Summary: All Faculty