SOURCE: OR-Live, Inc.

OR-Live, Inc.

November 16, 2009 09:15 ET

REMINDER: This Week on ORLive (November 11, 2009): Seven New Live Programs Featuring a Trauma and Critical Care Symposium, Live Orthopaedic Surgeries, a Live Demonstration of Synthetic Sealant for European Audiences, and a Special Parent Focused Interactive Discussion on H1N1 and Children

ORLive -- Your Destination for Live and On-Demand Surgery Video

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - November 16, 2009) - ORLive, your destination for live and on-demand surgery video, will present seven new live broadcasts this week. The broadcast week will launch with a live two-day symposium for trauma and critical care from Massachusetts General Hospital, and three live orthopaedic surgeries. Also on Tuesday we'll present a European audience focused broadcast on Synthetic Sealants used in lung surgery, and wrap up the week with two interactive parent focused broadcasts from Akron Children's Hospital, including a special H1N1 focused discussion.

Each week ORLive invites you take part in the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board, and encourages you to preview next week's line-up that will include a live interactive broadcast that will feature thoracic surgeons Dr. Daniel Miller and Dr. Scott Swanson discussing the techniques used in complex Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (or VATS) cases for lung cancer.

LIVE SYMPOSIUM: The Harvard Trauma and Critical Care Symposium at Massachusetts General Hospital

Monday, November 9-10, 2009, at 8:00 AM EST -- The Trauma and Critical Care Symposium is designed to review state-of-the-art information about the diagnosis and management of severely ill patients. The Symposium provides an ideal mix of the traditional standard-of-care principles with cutting-edge, forward-moving practices. It explores issues related to surgical technique, resuscitation, inflammation and infection, respiratory care, nutrition, pre-hospital care, and ethics. Surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other health care providers with an interest to trauma and critical illness are the target audience.

Learn more about this opportunity and register now at ORLive.com.

LIVE SURGERY: Preventing Air Leaks Following Lung Surgery: Clinical Results with a Synthetic Sealant

November 10, 2009, at 1:00PM EST -- During this webcast, Prof. Dr. Paul De Leyn and Prof. Dr. Bernward Passlick will present on their clinical results in the effective treatment of air leaks and will discuss case reports utilizing a synthetic lung sealant -- the PleuraSeal™ lung sealant system. Participants can submit questions that will be answered during the presentation.

This program features the PleuraSeal™ lung sealant sytem. It is intended for audiences outside of the United States where the PleuraSeal™ system has CE mark approval, and is indicated for use as a surgical sealant during elective pulmonary resection as an adjunct to standard closure techniques of visceral pleural air leaks. The PleuraSeal™ lung sealant system is not yet available for sale in the United States.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE SURGERY VIDEO: Personalized Unicompartmental Knee Implant Treats Early Stage Arthritis while Preserving Bone

November, 10, 2009, at 7:00PM EST -- Foundation Surgical Hospital will present a live webcast of a partial knee replacement featuring the iUni® Personalized Knee Resurfacing System. Foundation Surgical Hospital is a nationally recognized, state-of-art specialty orthopedic and neuro-spine facility developed to provide patients with the highest quality of care in a comfortable, healing environment. The live procedure will be performed by Dr. Terry Clyburn and Dr. Brian Parsley from Foundation Surgical Hospital in Houston, Texas. During the webcast, the viewing audience can email questions to the doctors.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE SURGERY VIDEO: Surgeon Designed. Patient Matched(SM): TKA with Biomet's Signature™ and Vanguard® Systems

November 11, 2009, at 7:00PM EST -- Biomet will sponsor a live total knee replacement utilizing Signature™ patient-specific technology. This surgery will broadcast live from Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The surgery will be performed by Jeffrey H. DeClaire, MD, of the DeClaire Knee & Orthopaedic Institute, Rochester Hills, Michigan and moderated by Adolph V. Lombardi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Assistant Professor Orthopeadic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE DISCUSSION: Ask Children's: Ear, Nose and Throat

Thursday, November 12, 12:00 PM EST -- Ear infections, tonsillitis, deviated septums and other conditions affecting the ears, nose and throat will be up for discussion with Anton Milo, MD, DDS, and director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Akron Children's Hospital. On Thursday, November 12 at NOON EST, log on to watch this latest Ask Children's Live Web Chat from Akron Children's Hospital. Your parenting and child health questions can be asked and answered live via the Internet by child health specialists from Akron Children's Hospital.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE DISCUSSION: H1N1 -- What Parents Need to Know

Thursday, November 12, 12:30 PM EST -- What is the difference between H1N1 and the regular flu? Should my child get vaccinated? How can my kids avoid getting sick? Questions about the H1N1 virus are spreading faster than the disease itself. So, what do parents need to know? On November 12th at 12:30pm EST, viewers can get their questions answered during a live web chat from Akron Children's Hospital. Norman Christopher, MD, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital will be joined by pediatrician P. Cooper White, MD, and cardiologist and Ask Children's host, Grace Smith, MD, to answer viewer questions about H1N1 during the 30 minute program.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE VIDEO: Advanced Techniques for IM Nailing

Thursday, November 12, 7:30PM EST -- Join Roy Sanders, MD, Tampa, Director, Florida Orthopaedic Institute and Toney Russell, MD, Memphis, Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee for advanced techniques for IM nailing. Nailing the tibia in extension reduces the pull from the quadriceps, which may facilitate alignment and enable a sustainable reduction. The TRIGEN META-NAIL Semi-extended Instruments open up an alternative approach that may help you improve patient outcomes. Preview of the SURESHOT™ Distal Targeting System Learn more about the next evolution in TRIGEN technology (coming in 2010).

Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

PREVIEW VIDEO: Techniques and Technology in Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Thursday, November 19, 2009, at 7:00PM EST -- Join thoracic surgeons Dr. Daniel Miller and Dr. Scott Swanson for a live webcast, including a discussion of techniques used in complex Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (or VATS) cases for lung cancer. The webcast will address the particular challenges of re-operative pulmonary surgery, identification and treatment of complications during VATS resection, new technology used to facilitate operative dissection, and segmental resection.

Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

About ORLive

ORLive is the world's leading surgical broadcasting company. Working collaboratively with hospitals and device manufacturers, ORLive produces customized, interactive, video programs that demonstrate the latest surgical techniques and product innovations. The ORLive broadcasting network provides an intimate look at over 650 live and on-demand surgeries to a global audience, streaming over 50,000 hours of programming each month. The ORLive network can be found on-line at www.ORLive.com.

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