The material presented at the Annual Meeting has been made available by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily best, method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the faculty which may be helpful to other who face similar situations.

The AAOS disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individuals attending a session for all claims, which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person.

No reproductions of any kind, including still photography, audiotapes and videotapes, may be made of the presentation at the Academy’s Annual Meeting. The Academy reserves all of its rights to such material, and commercial reproduction is specifically prohibited.