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September 20, 2019 - TCO

Behind-the-scenes: MACKIS 2019

More than 100 orthopedic surgeons from around the globe attended the 2019 Minnesota Anatomic Complex Knee International Symposium (MACKIS) conference September 11-14 in Minneapolis at the Mall of America Radisson Blu.

We were honored to have 4 of our experts, including MACKIS chairman Dr. Robert LaPrade, both presenting and demonstrating on a variety of topics:

  • Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD: MACKIS chairman LaPrade conducted a series of demonstrations – such as anatomic lateral collateral ligament (LCL) reconstruction and meniscal root repair, among others – and presented on the key anatomic principles of the medial and posterolateral knee.
  • Christopher M. Larson, MD: Dr. Larson conducted a demonstration on what to do when facing certain ACL repair issues.
  • Corey A. Wulf, MD: Dr. Wulf presented on the topic of oblique ligament tears.
  • Jill Monson, PT, OCS: Monson presented on advanced rehabilitation concerns for multigamentous knee injuries.

Our cameras were there to capture a behind-the-scenes look at this prestigious conference. Here’s a look at some of the top moments:

MACKIS provides a platform for orthopedic doctors to share best practices, discuss relevant topics and conduct live surgical demonstrations. The conference’s core focus topics include ACL repairs and complex meniscus tears, among other knee-specific injuries.