SOURCE: BroadcastMed, Inc.

www.ORLive.com

October 05, 2010 12:54 ET

This Week on ORLive: Live Total Knee Replacement Surgery Using Patient Matched Instrumentation

New On-Demand and Live Medical Video From BroadcastMed for the Week of October 4, 2010

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - BroadcastMed, the leader in online medical video, presents on ORLive a live interactive broadcast of total knee featuring patient specific instrumentation from Smith and Nephew. Additionally, you can find new orthopedic video content on the Broward Health Channel, featuring hip, shoulder, carpal tunnel release, and ACL repair procedures.

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

NEW ON ORLIVE

LIVE SUGERY VIDEO - 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.

FEATURED CHANNEL - Broward Health

Broward Health showcases its capabilities and physicians in this ORLive channel featuring orthopedic procedures, cancer treatments, cardiac surgery, and interviews with their physicians and staff.

ORLIVE REFERRALS -- Week of October 4, 2010
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and each week ORLive highlights related on-demand videos for our membership and visitors. 

Breast Cancer Surgery Referral: Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expansion, from Synovis

CME Referral: iQ&A Interactive Medical Intelligence Zone for Rheumatoid Arthritis, from CMEducation Resources

Viewer's Referral: Radiofrequency Ablation of a Kidney Tumor, from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

HIGHLIGHTS

NOW ON-DEMAND - Zimmer Patient Specific Instruments and the Gender Solutions™ Natural-Knee® Flex System
Now Available On-Demand

Zimmer Medical Education presents 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 video lasts one hour and shows the entire surgical procedure.

This surgery video is available exclusively to members of the ORLive community, and members may still interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. View this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

PREVIEW - Contemporary Adhesion Prevention In Gynaecological Surgery
Premieres Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 2:30PM EDT/19:30 GMT

Participate in this live interactive webcast as gynaecological surgeons Prof. Jeremy Wright and Mr. Andrew Kent review surgical footage and discuss the inherent challenges with conventional adhesion prevention techniques. The faculty will share case reports and will contrast the pros and cons of available options, including the SprayShield™ adhesion barrier system.

This program features the SprayShield™ adhesion barrier system. It is intended for audiences outside the United States where the SprayShield™ system has CE Mark approval, and is indicated for use in patients undergoing laparotomy or laparoscopic abdominopelvic surgery as an adjunct to good surgical technique intended to reduce the incidence, severity, and extent of postsurgical adhesions.

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.

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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