• Virtual Reality and Simulator Training at AANA’s Learning Center!

    The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Learning Center, under the direction of Dr Tauro, has incorporated Virtual Reality and Simulator Training into their curriculum. There are eight simulators on site, creating a greater opportunity for more surgeons to perfect their skills. Simulators provide the opportunity to learn and practice a procedure repeatedly, optimizing surgical

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  • Dr. Tauro in the Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery

    Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Versus Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair There has been a recent trend toward not fixing larger rotator cuff tears in older patients and proceeding directly to Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement (a special type of replacement that compensates for a lack of an intact rotator cuff). Many shoulder experts, including Dr. Tauro, think

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  • Improving Pain Management after Orthopedic Surgery

    Pain management is greatly improved by a multiple modality approach used by Dr. Tauro and his anesthesia/pain management team. Spinal, rather than general, anesthesia is administered as its pain numbing effect lasts longer. Next, a tiny catheter, which continuously delivers pain medication, is inserted next to the sensory nerve by an anesthesiologist using ultrasound guidance.

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  • Muscle Sparing, No-Tourniquet Knee Replacement Technique

              Dr. Tauro is using a cutting-edge Muscle Sparing, No-Tourniquet Knee Replacement Technique! Traditionally, knee replacement required cutting through muscle. The new technique avoids cutting through muscle, and instead, goes underneath the muscle. This allows the patient to stand up soon after surgery, and have the muscle strength to walk, facilitating

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