AAOS 2023 Faculty Feature Video - Rafael J. Sierra, MD, FAAOS

December 21, 2022

Rafael Sierra, MD, FAAOS, will moderate ICL 403 - Getting Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Right on March 10 during the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. You have to be there to experience it.

Video Transcript

Speaker: Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS, Moderator, Getting TKA Right

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: Hello, my name is Raphael Sierra, I'm a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: I am moderating the session, UKA, Getting it Right. The session is aimed to help the orthopaedic surgeon navigate the difficulties of performing a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty Whether it's robotic, manual instrumentation, medial or lateral side, this session should provide you with the tools to be able to perform the arthroplasty correctly.

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: At AAOS 2023 in Las Vegas, I'm really looking forward to the in-person educational content, primarily looking forward to the ICLs, as well as being able to visit the exhibits by the different companies.

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: Whether you are high or low volume, unicompartmental arthroplasty surgeon, this ICL technical skills course will provide you with the tools to get it right. We know that unicompartmental knee arthroplasty surgical technique is difficult, and there is no doubt that learning this from the experts will help avoid complications associated with its use.

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: This ICL technical skills course will show you how to perform a medial mobile bearing unicompartmental arthroplasty Using the femur First technique, an alternative surgical technique for implanting this prosthesis, you will also be able to learn how to perform a lateral robotic unicompartmental arthroplasty through a subfascest, through a medial, subfacest approach, an innovative way of performing this arthroplasty, you will also see experts using different forms of robotics for implantation of medial unicompartmental arthroplasty

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: this session should be relevant to any orthopedic surgeon in practice, whether you are a low, medium or high volume unicompartmental surgeon. this session will provide you with meaningful technical skills that can be used immediately in practice.

Rafael J. Sierra, MD FAAOS: I am looking forward to seeing you at ICL course, Getting Unicompartmental Arthroplasty Right.

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