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October 05, 2009 17:49 ET

This Week on ORLive: Interact With Pediatric Experts, Preview a Personalized Knee Implant Surgery, and Reserve Your Opportunity to Participate in a Live Trauma and Critical Care Symposium

ORLive Brings New Live and On-Demand Medical and Surgical Video Each Week

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - October 5, 2009) - During the week of October 5, 2009, ORLive, the world's leading medical and surgical broadcasting company, will broadcast live and on-demand medical and surgical video from the pediatric experts at Akron Children's Hospital, the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board, the preview of a live personalized knee implant surgery, and introduces the opportunity to participate in an upcoming live trauma and critical care symposium from Massachusetts General:

LIVE: Ask Children's - Developmental Milestones: Birth to 3 Years

Thursday, October 8, at Noon EDT -- This is the second live webcast in a monthly series from Akron Children's hospital. Designed for new and expecting parents, this interactive video webcast will feature John Duby, MD, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, and speech pathologist Kathleen Considine.

Viewers will be able to interact and ask questions during the broadcast via the ORLive website. Learn more about this broadcast, or view previous episodes of "Ask Children's," on

NEW: Virtual Brain Tumor Board: Left Frontotemporal Mass, 59 year old Female (BPBT)

This 59 YO female presented with a generalized tonic/clonic seizure in 1997. She had a large left insular lesion. It was discussed about whether to do intervention at that time. She opted for observation only. She continued to be maintained on anticonvulsants. Twelve year follow-up showed the lesion to be stable with no progression. She is well controlled by anticonvulsants. Follow-up imaging from 2009 was presented.

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UPCOMING LIVE: Personalized Unicompartmental Knee Implant Surgery to Treat Early Stage Arthritis

Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at 7:00 PM EDT -- Foundation Surgical Hospital will present an OR 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 and moderated by Dr. Glenn Landon, Chief of Orthopedics at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. During the webcast, the viewing audience will be encouraged to email questions to the doctors.

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

REGISTER NOW: The Trauma and Critical Care Symposium at Massachusetts General Hospital

Monday, November 9, 2009, at 8:00 AM EDT -- 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 is the target audience.

Learn more about this opportunity and register now at

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 45,000 hours of programming each month. The ORLive network can be found on-line at

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