SOURCE: OR-Live, Inc.

August 17, 2010 10:06 ET

This Week on ORLive: Surgical Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

New On-Demand and Live Surgery Video for the Week of August 16, 2010

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - August 17, 2010) -  ORLive, the vision of improving health, presents new video focusing on surgical options for type 2 diabetes, from NewYork-Presbyterian. In addition to these videos, ORLive invites you to take part in the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board, and go back to school this month as your watch and learn from this month's featured channel of medical education content.


NEW VIDEO - Surgical and Medical Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes
Premieres Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Noon

Type 2 diabetes can lead to potentially deadly complications for many patients, but the team at NewYork-Presbyterian remains on the forefront of research and treatment innovations. Join Dr. Francesco Rubino, Chief, Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Judith Korner, from Columbia University Medical Center, and Dr. Louis Aronne, from the Weill Cornell Medical Center as they review the advancements that are being made and see what happens when gastric bypass surgery results in a possible remission of diabetes.

Viewers of this video are invited to interact with the team via the ORLive website, where you can also request a reminder to alert you when this video is available.

NEW CHANNEL - Sorin Group
With over 40 years of experience, Sorin Group is responsible for many of the innovations that have made heart valve replacement and repair among the safest and most effective procedures in the world today. ORLive invites you to watch and learn as Sorin presents video of many of these devices on the Sorin ORLive Channel

ORLIVE REFERRALS - Week of August 16, 2010
Each week ORLive highlights on-demand videos for our membership and visitors. 

Medical Education Referral: daVinci Prostatectomy Patient Education from Methodist University Hospital.

CME Referral: Critical Advances in the Evolving Science and Medicine of STEMI Management and High-Risk ACS from CMEducation Resources

Viewer's Referral: Brain Mapping and Systems Biology from the International Brain Mapping and Interoperative Planning Society (IBMISPS)


PREVIEW - Continuum® Acetabular System and Zimmer® M/L Taper with Kinectiv® Technology
Premieres Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7PM EDT

On Thursday, September 23rd at 7 PM EDT Zimmer Medical Education will broadcast an ORLive Total Hip Arthroplasty featuring the Continuum Acetabular System and the Kinectiv Modular Neck Technology. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Mark Hartzband, Hartzband Center for Hip and Knee Replacement, L.L.C., Paramus, NJ and will be moderated by Dr. Paul Duwelius, St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, OR. The broadcast will last one hour and will show the entire surgical procedure. Following the live broadcast the surgery will be archived for future playback.

This opportunity allows for firsthand insight of the safe and effective implantation and surgical procedure involved with the Continuum® Acetabular System and the Zimmer® M/L Taper with Kinectiv® Technology.

This surgery video is available exclusively to members of the ORLive community, and members can interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this broadcast or get a reminder at, and be ready to view this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

NOW ON-DEMAND - DePuy® Rotating Platform Revision Knee Replacement
Now Available On-Demand

Dr. Russ Nevins will performs a revision total knee replacement using the Sigma® TC3 RP and M.B.T. Revision Tray system from DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Moderated by Dr. William Barrett (Renton, WA), this video takes place from Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, NV. 

During the video, originally presented live, Dr. Nevins performs the revision total knee replacement surgery featuring the Sigma TC3 RP, a rotating platform knee implant design. This system helps diffuse loosening forces from the increased mechanical constraint typical in revision implant systems and offers surgeons enhanced fixation options through the use of metaphyseal sleeves on the femoral and tibial side. 

Viewers can still interact with the surgical team by submitting questions via the ORLive website. To learn more about this broadcast go to

About ORLive
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