15SS59: Arthroscopy Essentials and Potentials

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "15SS59: Arthroscopy Essentials and Potentials" presentations are available to members and non-members at no cost. Continuing Education credit is available to ACFAS members.

Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Designation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons designates these educational activities for CPME Continuing Education Contact Hours. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  • At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
    1. Evaluate and diagnose the indications for soft tissue arthroscopy.
    2. Identify contraindications and risk factors via case based learning.
    3. Understand the advantages and best practices for small joint arthroscopy.
    4. Identify important pearls and techniques when using an arthroscopic approach.
    5. Understand arthroscopic procedural techniques for ankle fracture repairs.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.5 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 20min 17sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, video file
  • Release Date: November 2016
  • Ankle Soft Tissue Impingement: The Best Indication for Arthroscopy

  • Presenter: Sean T. Grambart, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Sean T. Grambart, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Paragon and a team surgeon at the University of Illinois, Department of Athletics.
  • Run Time: 9min 54sec
  • Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Does Size of Repair Matter?

  • Presenter: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS shares intellectual property rights with Stryker Orthopaedics.
  • Run Time: 9min 27sec
  • Arthroscopic-Assisted Ankle Fracture Repair: When is it Necessary?

  • Presenter: Michael S. Lee, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Michael S. Lee, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Biomet; Raptor Surgical, LLC; and Surgical Design Innovations, LLC.
  • Run Time: 14min 7sec
  • Subtalar Joint Arthroscopy: Redefining Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

  • Presenter: James M. Cottom, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: James M. Cottom, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant to Stryker and Arthrex, and has an equity interest in Edge Orthopedics.
  • Run Time: 11min 40sec
  • Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy

  • Presenter: Lewis H. Freed, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Lewis H. Freed, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Tenex.
  • Run Time: 16min 22sec
  • Small Joint Arthroscopy: Is It Worth It?

  • Presenter: Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS is on the speakers bureaus at Exactech, Wright Medical, and BioComposit; and receives other financial benefit from Wright Medical.
  • Run Time: 18min 47sec
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