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March 08, 2010 16:23 ET

This Week on ORLive (March 8, 2010): Watch and Learn as Surgeons From Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Perform a Life Saving Surgery to Correct Esophageal Atresia, and Preview Upcoming Broadcasts on Liver Cancer and a Live Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

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

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - March 8, 2010) - ORLive, your destination for live and on-demand surgery video, will present a life saving Esophageal Atresia correction surgery from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and introduce upcoming broadcasts on the diagnosis and treatment of hepatacellular carcinoma, an aggressive form of liver cancer, and a live reverse shoulder arthroplasty surgery.

This week ORLive also invites you take part in the latest installment of the Virtual Brain Tumor Board, and to watch and learn from our library of colorectal cancer related videos featured on

NEW VIDEO: Esophageal Atresia
Thursday, March 11, at 5:00 PM EST -- Brenner Children's Hospital of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will broadcast a presentation of a life-saving procedure to correct Esophageal Atresia, a rare congenital disorder in which the esophagus does not develop properly. This surgery, performed by John Petty, MD, and Charles Turner, MD, is usually performed to connect the esophagus with the stomach and upper esophagus so that the baby can receive nutrition via its mouth without risk of aspiration.

This presentation will be available to members of the ORLive community, and members will be able to interact and ask questions via the ORLive website. Learn more about this broadcast at, and be ready to view this exciting procedure by activating your free membership to ORLive today.

PREVIEW: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Wednesday, March 17, at 7:00PM EDT -- Watch a presentation of research findings on the diagnosis, treatment and survival rates of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), from the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation of NewYork-Presbyterian.

HCC, the most common form of liver cancer, is diagnosed in about 24,100 people each year. Watch this webcast to learn more about the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer.

Learn more about this video, and sign up for a broadcast reminder at

PREVIEW: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Wednesday, March 17, at 7:00PM EDT -- This live webcast will feature orthopedic surgeons from Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, performing a Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty using the Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Reverse Shoulder System which aids in the restoration of normal function for patients suffering from severe distortion of osseous anatomy and loss of rotator cuff function. Designed in collaboration with surgeons worldwide, it provides options and flexibility intended to help the patient achieve an enhanced quality of life.

Learn more about this video, and sign up for a broadcast reminder at

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