Moving Toward Opioid Free Shoulder Surgery


Moving Toward Opioid Free Shoulder Surgery

presented by DePuy Synthes

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Dr. Paul Sethi

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists, Greenwich, CT 

Share an overview of the opioid epidemic, and present his approach for opioid-minimizing rotator cuff repair surgery

Howard Routman

Atlantis Orthopaedics, Atlantis, FL

Review a new best practices shoulder manuscript, and present his technique for opioid-minimizing total shoulder arthroplasty

Dr. Jeffrey Gadsden

Duke University Medical Center, DurhamNC

Discuss the importance of multimodal pain management, and present his use of EXPAREL in interscalene brachial plexus nerve block

Patients and providers are seeking new ways to decrease the reliance on opioids following shoulder surgery, while maintaining a high level of patient care.  The panel will review the latest data, techniques and trends in opioid-sparing post-surgical pain management following shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder arthroplasty.  This will be an interactive discussion with an opportunity for Q&A.


  • Howard Routman

    Atlantis Orthopaedics

  • Dr. Jeffrey Gadsden

    Duke University Medical Center

  • Dr. Paul Sethi

    Yale New Haven Hospital

Release: 06/26/2018

Expiration: 06/29/2018

Location: Online

Credits: This lecture qualifies for 0 CME credit hours.

Cost: $0.0

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