1999 Annual Meeting
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and 1999 ANNUAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
Date: October 6, 1998
To: Members, Virginia Orthopaedic Society
From: Robert P. Nirschl, M.D., President
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the May 1-2, 1999 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society to be held at the Williamsburg Marriott (next to Kingsmill) in Williamsburg, Virginia.
We are fortunate to have as our guest speakers Robert Cofield, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Mayo Clinic, and Robert Moffitt, Director of Health Policy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
The program format has been changed to a two-day session. We will maintain the tradition of an interesting and informative meeting highlighting academics but also including political and economic issues regarding the practice of orthopaedics as we enter the millennium.
Scientific papers will be presented during the two half-day sessions (Saturday and Sunday). Abstracts are now being accepted for inclusion in the program. The Society will again be presenting a $500 cash award for the best resident paper. We ask department chairmen to please make copies of this letter and the enclosed abstract cover sheet and encourage your residents to present at the meeting.
Please complete the enclosed Abstract Cover Sheet (one per abstract) and submit with your abstract to:
Eric J. Guidi, M.D.
ABSTRACTS ARE DUE FEBRUARY 15, 1999. THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR now to be at the Williamsburg Marriott on May 1st and 2nd for an outstanding meeting.
1999 VIRGINIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
Robert H. Cofield, M.D. is Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His professional interests focus on adult reconstructive surgery and surgery of the shoulder. Dr. Cofield is a founding member and past president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and an honorary founding member of the South African Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. Dr. Cofield previously was Dean of the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He has served the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in many capacities.
Robert Moffitt, Ph.D. is the Director of Domestic Policy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. Dr. Moffitt has over 17 years or professional experience in Washington, working on Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch and the private sector. He served in President Regan's administration where he was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Congressman Ed Whitfield is US Representative to First District, Kentucky. He serves on the US Commerce Committee and several subcommittees.
Rem Dickenson serves as Health Policy Aide to Senator John Warner in Washington, D.C.
Mike Jurgensen is Director of Health Policy for the Medical Society of Virginia. The Medical Society of Virginia is the largest physician organization in the state and is recognized as a leading force in promoting medical legislation and policies on behalf of the citizens and physicians of Virginia.
FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1999
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1999
SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1999
7:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
7:30 Femoral Trochlear Pressure Patterns: Effects of Surgical Realignment
7:38 Arthroscopic Notchplasty and Debridement for Osteoarthritis of the Knee:
Two- and Five-Year Results
7:46 Evaluation of High Tibial Osteotomy Using Distraction Callostasis with a
Unilateral External Fixator
7:54 Evaluation of the Short-Term (6-month) Results of Viscosupplementation
with Hyaluronic Acid Preparations in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
BASIC SCIENCE SECTION
8:15 The Use of Marrow Stromal Cells Embedded in Alginate in the Repair of
Articular Cartilage Defects
8:23 Articular Surface Repair of the Canine Patella Following Subchondral
Abrasion and Stress Protection
8:31 Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Associated with Bone Infarct
8:50 Issues in the Management of Rotator Cuff Tears
9:40 Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
10:05 Treatment of Unstable Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Fracture
Dislocations with a Dynamic Traction Splint
10:13 Longitudinal Fractures of the Sacrum: Case Series
10:21 Early Femur Fracture Fixation Significantly Increases Morbidity in
Patients with Occult Hypoperfusion
10:29 Magnetic Distal Targeting for Modular Intermedullary Nails
10:37 The Curved Calcaneal Plate: A New Fixation Pattern for ORIF of the
Calcaneus Using an Updated Medial and Lateral Approach
11:00 Knee-Ankle Coupling in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Equinus Gait:
Implications for Surgery
11:08 The Role of the Tibialis Posterior Tendon on Foot/Ankle Biomechanics and
Deltoid Ligament Function
11:16 Biomechanical Comparison of Crossed Screw and Blade Plate Ankle Fusion
11:35 VOS Web Site Update
11:45 Adjourn Session
SPORTS MEDICINE SECTION
8:00 Shoulder Stabilization Using Arthroscopic Transglenoid Sutures Versus Open
Capsulolabral Repair: A 5-Year Minimum Follow-up Comparison
8:08 The Development of a New Technique to Monitor the Axillary Nerve During
8:16 A Comparison of Epidural Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, and General
Anesthesia + Ropivicaine 3 in 1 Femoral Block for Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament
8:24 Limited Open Carpal Tunnel Release
8:45 Shoulder Arthroplasty: Current Concepts
9:35 Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
10:00 A Prospective Blinded Study of the Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance
Arthrography of Acetabular Labral Pathology
10:08 Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Labral Tears
10:16 The Effects of Femoral Component Surface Finish on the Cement Mantle: An
in vitro Study Using a Fully Debonded Model
10:24 Can We Predict Aggressive Osteolysis in Total Joint Arthroplasty?
10:45 President's Address - Robert P. Nirschl, M.D.
11:00 Resident "Best Paper" Awards Presented
11:15 Second Business Meeting
11:45 ADJOURN 1999 ANNUAL MEETING
Meeting Registration: A registration form is enclosed in this packet. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Lodging Reservations: Room reservations can be made by using the enclosed reservation form or by calling the Williamsburg Marriott at 757-220-2500 or 800-442-3654. You can also visit the Williamsburg Marriott Web Site! Reservation cut-off date has been extended to April 15, 1999.
Accreditation:This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Medical Society of Virginia through the joint sponsorship of Carilion Health System and the Virginia Orthopaedic Society.
Credit:Carilion Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 hours in Category I towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only the hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Exhibits:The Society extends its sincere appreciation to exhibitors participating in this meeting. Exhibits will be on display the mornings of Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2. SUPPORT THE EXHIBITORS.
Continental breakfast will be available in the exhibit hall on Saturday and Sunday.
Educational Grants:The Society is grateful to companies who have contributed or pledged grants in support of this conference.
Golf:Tee times are reserved at Kingsmill Woods Course on Saturday, May 1. Tee times are limited and advance sign-up is encouraged.
Meeting Contact:Donna H. Scott, Society Administrator, tel: 804-649-2407, fax: 804-649-2514 or e-mail Admin@vos.org