SOURCE: OR-Live.com

October 18, 2007 07:15 ET

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilizing the Biomet Comprehensive® Shoulder System

Live Webcast: From Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY: October 18, 2007 7:00 PM EDT (23:00 UTC)

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) - On October 18, 2007 at 7:00 PM EDT, Biomet will sponsor a surgical broadcast featuring a live total shoulder replacement, moderated by Edward V. Craig, M.D. and performed by David M. Dines, M.D. at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, New York. Dr. Dines will utilize the Comprehensive® Shoulder System instrumentation and implants from Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.

This system is designed for an anatomical reconstruction of the entire glenohumeral joint and features specialized primary stems, Versa-Dial™ humeral heads that allow surgeons to set an infinite amount of offset between 0.5 and 4.5mm and modular hybrid glenoids with optional central peg for long-term fixation potential.

Biomet, as the manufacturer of orthopedic devices, does not practice medicine and does not recommend the implants or specific surgical techniques utilized in this webcast for treatment of any specific patient. The surgical techniques demonstrated herein are utilized by Dr. Dines and Dr. Craig, Biomet consultants, and are demonstrated for general educational purposes.

Comprehensive® and Versa-Dial™ are trademarks of Biomet Manufacturing Corp. (NASDAQ: BMET)

Visit: http://www.or-live.com/Biomet/1745 now to learn more about this orthopedic shoulder surgery and view a program preview. VNR http://or-live.com/rams/bio-1745-mkw-q.ram

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Alex Fraser
    Director of Marketing
    slp3D, Inc / OR-Live™
    860-953-2900 x 214
    afraser@slp3d.com