16SS70: Next Generation of Cartilage Repair: Staving Off Fusions and Joint Replacements

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "16SS70: Next Generation of Cartilage Repair: Staving Off Fusions and Joint Replacements" 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. ACFAS has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.75 continuing education contact hours.

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. Understand the basic science of cartilage and clinical concepts for cartilage repair.
    2. Take away important pearls and observe complications gleaned from case based presentations.
    3. Discuss and evaluate appropriate treatment options for cartilage repair.
    4. Review various techniques used within surgical treatment approaches.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.75 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 31min 49sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, video file
  • Release Date: November 2017
  • What’s the Problem with Articular Cartilage? Why Don’t You Heal?

  • Presenter: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Robert M. Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS is on the editorial board from JFAS and has received grant/research funding from Rosalind Franklin University.
  • Run Time: 17min 21sec
  • Marrow Stimulation Techniques: Technique Au Naturel?

  • Presenter: Amol Saxena, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Amol Saxena, DPM, FACFAS is a speaker at Trimed/Medpac, Alter-G, Storz Medical AG, Curamedix, Zimmer Medizin, and Mitek/Depuy; a researcher at Alter-G, Storz Medical AG, and Zimmer Medizin; receives royalties from Teleflex Medical, Trimed/Medpac, Arthrex, a book royalty from Springer; and is a stock holder at Aler-G.
  • Run Time: 11min 07sec
  • OATS and Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation: When Do They Work?

  • Presenter: Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS works with Wright/Tornier, Zimmer/Biomet, Allosource, Sonoma Orthopedics, and Medshape.
  • Run Time: 15min 28sec
  • Biologic and Synthetic Scaffolds: Navigating Indications and Outcomes

  • Presenter: Michael H. Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Michael H. Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant and instructor at Arthrex, Inc; and a lecturer at BSN Medical.
  • Run Time: 19min 13sec
  • PRP, Stem Cells, Hyaluronic Acid-The Quick Facts and Fiction

  • Presenter: Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Arthrex, Novamed, Treace Medical, and Medline; has intellectual property rights in Arthrex and Stryker; is on the editorial governing board for Foot and Ankle Specialist, Podiatry Today; and received grant/research funding from ACFAS.
  • Run Time: 14min 33sec
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation: Where are We with Cost and Outcomes?

  • Presenter: Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for Stryker, Zimmer, and Wright Medical; on the Surgeon Advisory Board for Alliqua Biomedical; on the board of directors of Plazmology4; has equity interest in Cold Plasma Medical Technologies; and has intellectual property rights in Cold Plasma Medical Technologies and Edge Orthopedics.
  • Run Time: 14min 07sec
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