New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2008
Patients, colleagues, residents and medical students can view various orthopedic oncology procedures within Dr. James C. Wittig's online video series. In this new video, Dr. Wittig illustrates and narrates step-by-step procedures for removing the entire scapula for a Ewings Sarcoma and reconstructing the shoulder girdle with a total scapula prosthetic replacement.
Accessibility is a unique and important aspect of Dr. Wittig's approach to teaching and educating his patients to the surgeries they may undergo. "The addition of these medical education videos is helpful in illustrating what will happen during a procedure and sharing with others the complexity involved in dealing with orthopedic oncology conditions." To view, go to http://www.sarcoma.ws.
Dr. Wittig is also creating additional videos to be added to the Video Series currently on his website: Radical Distal Femur Resection; Partial Scapula Resection and Reconstruction; Surgical Approaches for Resecting Axillary Tumors and Tumors of the Brachial Plexus; Forequarter Amputations; Nerve Tumors; Radiofreqency Ablation of an Osteoid Osteoma. The videos are featured at http://www.sarcoma.ws; http://www.bonecancer.org; http://www.shouldertumor.org.
Dr. James C. Wittig - Dedicated to dramatically changing lives of children and adults afflicted with sarcomas and other orthopedic tumors through innovative limb sparing surgeries, groundbreaking techniques and a specialized multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and ultimate treatment. Dr. Wittig utilizes his education and extensive experience in the orthopedic oncology field and works diligently and cooperatively with other medical professionals for a seamless continuum of care. Dr. Wittig is committed to finding the most current, viable solutions in the area of bone and soft tissue tumors in particular sarcomas. Dr. Wittig is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Chief, Orthopaedic Oncology (Pediatric and Adult) Mount Sinai Medical Center, 5 East 98th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10029 and Chief, Orthopedic Oncology; Director, Sarcoma Section of the Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601. To make an appointment to see Dr. Wittig, contact him at 212-241-1807. To arrange a speaking engagement or video conference, please e-mail him directly at sarcoma (at) jameswittig.md.