14SS53: TAR - The Bare Essentials

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "14SS53: TAR - The Bare Essentials" 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 sponsor 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. Understand design components and understand patient indication process.
    2. Objectively review the literature regarding revision.
    3. Evaluate treatment approaches of fusion vs ankle implant.
    4. Identify contraindications and risk factors via case based learning.
    5. Know post-operative rehabilitation options.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.75 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 45min 36sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, Flash file
  • Release Date: November 2015
  • What Do We Know and What Do We Think We Know? The EBM on TAR

  • Presenter: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS has intellectual property rights with Stryker Orthopedics.
  • Run Time: 17min 59sec
  • Who Should Get a TAR and Who Should be Fused?

  • Presenter: Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS has an equity interest in Raptor Surgical, LLC
  • Run Time: 18min 17sec
  • What's Available in the US Market? When to Pick Which Implant

  • Presenter: Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant to Stryker, Wright Medical, Zimmer, Bacterin, and Alliqua.
  • Run Time: 20min 23sec
  • General Intra-Op Pearls of TAR

  • Presenter: Benjamin D. Overley, Jr., DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Benjamin D. Overley, Jr., DPM, FACFAS is on the Wright Medical, Stryker, Integra and SBi speakers bureaus; is a consultant to Tornier, SBi, Wright Medical and Integra; and has intellectual property rights with Integra LifeSciences.
  • Run Time: 12min 17sec
  • Post-op Rehab and Patient Expectations for TAR

  • Presenter: Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant to Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Biomet, and Zimmer.
  • Run Time: 18min 21sec
  • Signs of Impending Doom- What to Watch For

  • Presenter: Murray J. Penner, MD
  • Financial Disclosures: Murray J. Penner, MD is on the Integra LifeSciences speakers bureau, is a consultant to Wright Medical, has intellectual property rights with Wright Medical and has received research funding from Integra, BioMimetics, and Synthes.
  • Run Time: 18min 19sec
  • CME Test

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