Barr Foundation and Dr. Jan Ertl to Attend the 2004 CAPO Convention in Ottawa,Ontario July 21-24,2004
t-barr at t-barr.com
Wed Jul 14 08:15:54 PDT 2004
The Barr Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non profit organization, was established in
1978 ,to assist amputees with prosthetic rehabilitation whom other wise
would have no other financial resources.
The Foundation accepts used and new prosthetic components as donations for
third world efforts where we have established programs in 9 foreign
We also actively advocate on behalf of amputees, located internationally,
for proper and qualified prosthetic services and promote innovative
amputation surgical techniques.
One of our current roles is promoting the Ertl Osteomyplastic Amputation
Procedure for initial amputation and reconstruction. See more at
www.ertlreconstruction.com Stay tuned for posting to the Ertl website,
reimbursement codes for surgeons to utilize for performing the Ertl
Since 1995 our organization has provided funding, thru sponsoring 160
prosthetists, to nearly 1000 amputees in 38 states and 9 foreign countries.
We have distributed over 800 videos( VHS and DVD) describing the Ertl
Many surgeons have reported that they have successfully performed the
procedure while viewing the video on the monitor In the operating room.
Dr. Jan Ertl as offered to evaluate amputees with problem stumps to
determine if they maybe candidates for the Ertl Procedure at the CAPO
This is our first appearance in Canada so please stop by our exhibit booth,
located just outside the exhibit hall at the Canadian Association of
Prosthetists and Orthotists (CAPO) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, to
introduce yourself and learn more about the Barr Foundation and Ertl
Procedure. We look forward to meeting our Canadian neighbors.
Invite your surgeons,prosthetists and fellow amputees to attend.
Until then we look forward to seeing everyone at the Florida Association of
Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) conference in Bonita Springs, Florida
July 15-17, ACA conference in Nashville August 4-7 and AOPA in Hollywood,
Florida, September 20-23.
Have a nice day,
Anthony T. Barr
136 Northeast Olive Way
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
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