Upper Extremity Lecture and Cadaver Lab Sat, Sep 29 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  1. Flaps to the hand (intrinsic, loco-regional, fingertip) including:
    • Groin flap (back up flap)
    • Arm: Lateral arm
    • Forearm: (RFF, PIA, Becker, UAF)
    • Hand intrinsic flaps (Quaba, FDMA, Homodigital, cross finger, VY, Neurovascular island flap)
  2. Vascularized bone flaps: 1-2 ICSR), femoral condyle
  3. Wrist anatomy and surgery (PRC, four corner, scaphoid, Thumb CMC arthroplasty)
  4. Botox and hand ischemia
  5. AO Principles of fracture fixation including Metacarpal, Phalanx, Thumb, (articular and extra-articular fractures)
  6. Important nerve transfers, decompression and exposure to major peripheral nerves including:
    • Carpal tunnel
    • Cubital tunnel
    • Guyon’s canal
    • Radial tunnel
  7. Zone 2 flexor tendon repair
  8. Extensor tendon repair all zones including:
    • Swan Neck, Boutonniere, Mallet
    • Common tendon transfers
  9. Compartment syndrome release
  10. Vascular exposure
  11. Local analgesia and wide awake surgery infiltration technique
  12. Splinting safe position
  13. Cosmetic hand surgery: Fat grafting

Educational Grant Provided by: Platinum: Allergan Medical


Subject to change

6:30 AM

Registration (coffee provided)

7:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks - Michel Saint-Cyr, MD, Course Director

7:10 AM

Wide Awake Surgery, Principles of Pain Management and Local Anesthesia - Donald LaLonde, MD

7:20 AM

Decompression and Exposure of Major Peripheral Nerves (Median, Ulnar, Radial) - Amy Moore, MD

7:35 AM

Important Nerve Transfers to Know and TMR - Jason Ko, MD

7:50 AM

Important Tendon Transfers to Know - Prosper Benhaim, MD

8:00 AM

Botox and Hand Ischemia - Michael Neumeister, MD

8:10 AM

Panel Discussion & Q & A - Prosper Benhaim, MD, Donald Lalonde, MD, Amy Moore, MD, Jason Ko, MD, Michael Neumeister, MD

8:20 AM

Coffee Break

8:30 AM

Principles of Hand Fracture Fixation - Michael Neumeister, MD

9:00 AM

Flexor Tendon Repair: All Zones - Prosper Benhaim, MD

9:10 AM

Extensor Tendon Repair - All Zones - Amy Moore, MD

9:20 AM

Compartment Syndrome: Evaluation and Release - Jason Ko, MD

9:30 AM

Panel Discussion - Michel Saint-Cyr, MD, Michael Neumeister, MD, Prosper Benhaim, MD, Amy Moore, MD, Jason Ko, MD

9:40 AM

Coffee Break

9:50 AM

Free Flaps to the Hand - Jason Ko, MD

10:00 AM

Regional Flaps to the Hand - (RRF, PIA, Becker) - Michael Neumeister, MD

10:10 AM

Intrinsic Flaps to the Hand - Michel Saint-Cyr, MD

10:20 AM

Cosmetic Hand Surgery - Fat Grafting - Sean Bidic, MD

10:30 AM

Box Lunch (provided to all cadaver lab participants)

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.