SOURCE: OR-Live, Inc.

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November 02, 2009 18:51 ET

This Week on ORLive (November 2, 2009): Four New Live Surgery Video Broadcasts; Take Part in a Shoulder Arthroscopy Symposium, View an Aortic Aneurism Repair, a Total Knee Replacement, an Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, and Preview a Pediatric H1N1 Interactive Broadcast

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

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - November 2, 2009) - ORLive, your destination for live and on-demand surgery video, will present four new live broadcasts this week. The broadcasts include a live symposium for advanced shoulder arthroscopy that includes a presentation by James Andrews, MD, founding member of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Later in the week ORLive will feature a live endovascular abdominal aortic aneurism repair from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and a total knee replacement featuring the LEGION Total Knee System from Smith & Nephew. The final live broadcast for the week will feature a live arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, featuring Arthrocare Sports Medicine's SpeedScrew.

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 feature a live interactive broadcast from Akron Children's Hospital focusing on H1N1 and what parents need to know.

LIVE SYMPOSIUM: DePuy Mitek Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Symposium

Monday, November 2, 2009 7:30 PM EST - Join a web-based symposium focused on complex topics in shoulder arthroscopy, utilizing interactive and case-based presentations by a panel of expert shoulder arthroscopists. Panelists include James Andrews, MD, founding member of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and several other renowned members of the orthopaedic community.

Learn more about this live video broadcast on ORLive.com

LIVE SURGERY VIDEO: Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 10:00 AM EST - Join the vascular surgeons at Sentara as they perform a live minimally invasive procedure to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm. During the live webcast, vascular surgeons will discuss the signs and treatment options available for patients with aortic aneurysm disease, and talk about the advances of a "Hybrid OR."

To find out more about Sentara Vascular Specialists, visit sentara.com/vascularspecialists. Follow the webcast at twitter.com/sentarahealth.

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

LIVE SURGERY VIDEO: The LEGION Total Knee System with LEGION REVISION Personalized Solutions System

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 7:00 PM EST - The LEGION Total Knee System is a comprehensive and seamless system that empowers surgeons to address diverse surgical challenges. Designed to meet the needs of surgeons performing from one to one hundred knee revisions a year, the LEGION TKS instrumentation reduces surgical time and simplifies intraoperative decision-making. This surgery, presented by Richard Evans, MD, will demonstrate the versatility of the LEGION TKS in a revision situation allowing the surgeon to deliver personalized joint care regardless of the challenges presented during surgery.

The LEGION Total Knee System gives surgeons the opportunity to address surgical challenges to restore patient's right to a more active lifestyle. This is a unique opportunity you don't want to miss! Watch live November 5.

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: ArthroCare Sports Medicine's SpeedScrew Provides New Option for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Friday, November 6, 2009, 3:30 PM EST - Ian Lo, MD will be featured in an ORLive webcast of an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair procedure using ArthroCare Sports Medicine's new SpeedScrew Device, a next generation, fully threaded knotless implant designed to enable superior arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs. Dr. Lo's procedure will be webcast live from the Health Resources Center in Calgary.

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

PREVIEW VIDEO: 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.

Learn more about this 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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