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September 28, 2010 15:01 ET

This Week on ORLive: Live Patient Specific Knee Replacement and New CME Resources

New On-Demand and Live Medical Video From BroadcastMed for the Week of September 27, 2010

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  BroadcastMed, the leader in online medical video, presents on ORLive a live interactive broadcast of a patient specific knee replacement featuring technology from Zimmer. This week also includes the launch of a new CME focused website from UPMC, the UPMC Physician Resources site.

On-demand features this month include our library of procedures and educational programming focused on atrial fibrillation and BroadcastMed invites you to take part in the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board.

NEW ON ORLIVE

LIVE SURGERY VIDEO - Zimmer Patient Specific Instruments and the Gender Solutions™ Natural-Knee® Flex System
Premieres Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 7PM EDT

On Tuesday, September 28th at 7 PM EDT Zimmer Medical Education will broadcast an ORLive Zimmer Patient Specific Instrument surgery featuring Zimmer Patient Specific Instruments and Natural Knee. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Michael Bolognesi, Duke University Medical Center and will be moderated by Dr. Shawn Hocker from Atlantic Orthopedics, PA in Wilmington, NC. The broadcast will last one hour and will show the entire surgical procedure.

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 ORLive.com, and be ready to view this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

NEW CME SITE - Introducing the UPMC Physician Resource
This week marks the launch of the UPMC Physician Resources website, a new web destination dedicated to providing physicians with the highest quality CME content from one of the country's leading institutions.

ORLIVE REFERRALS - Week of September 27, 2010
September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, and each week ORLive highlights on-demand videos for our membership and visitors. 

Medical Education Referral: Arrhythmia: Catheter Ablation for Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), from Brigham and Women's Hospital

CME Referral: Reality EP: Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal AF, from the Heart Rhythm Society

Viewer's Referral: Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy Surgery, from Shawnee Mission Medical Center

HIGHLIGHTS

NOW ON-DEMAND - Continuum® Acetabular System and Zimmer® M/L Taper with Kinectiv® Technology
Now Available On-demand

Zimmer Medical Education presents 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 ORLive.com, and be ready to view this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

NOW ON-DEMAND - Artificial Disc Treatments for Cervical Disease
Now Available On-Demand

Until recently, spinal fusion was the surgical solution to cervical disc disease. ORLive invites you to watch footage of an Artificial Discectomy performed by William Kuhn, MD of Halifax Hospital, and join in on a live online discussion with the doctor and patient, Ali Rabatsky. 

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 going live.

PREVIEW - LEGION™ Total Knee System with VISIONAIRE™ Patient Matched Instrumentation
Premieres Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 7PM EDT

Kenneth Cherry, MD will demonstrate his approach to address efficiency in the OR by utilizing the LEGION Total Knee System in conjunction with VISIONAIRE Patient Matched Instrumentation while Dr. Steven Haas, from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, moderates the procedure. Combining the two technologies, will reduce OR time and eliminate up to 23 surgical steps from the TKA procedure thereby making efficiency more accessible.

Learn more about this broadcast or get a reminder at ORLive.com, and be ready to view this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

About BroadcastMed

BroadcastMed is the leading provider of video communication channels and solutions to the healthcare community. Working collaboratively with hospitals, device manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies, BroadcastMed produces and distributes customized, interactive, video programs that demonstrate the latest advances in medicine, surgical techniques and product innovations, and promotes them to a verified audience of more than 700,000 healthcare professionals. The BroadcastMed network of sites provides an intimate look at over 650 live and on-demand surgeries, medical education, and symposia to global audiences that watch and learn from more than 40 million video views annually. The BroadcastMed network can be found on-line at www.BroadcastMed.com

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