12SS42: When Amputation is Not a Failure

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "12SS42: When Amputation is Not a Failure" 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. Compare and contrast various surgical treatment protocols for patients at risk for amputation.
    2. Determine how to increase the likelihood of successful healing of ulcers.
    3. Identify important pearls and pitfalls gleaned from case based discussions.
    4. Evaluate treatment approaches and their application to your practice for patient(s) with vascular insufficiency..
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.75 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 37min 26sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, Flash file
  • Release Date: May 2014
  • Amputations-What Does the Literature Tell Us?

  • Presenter: John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS is a Consultant/Advisor for Integra, Smith & Nephew, Organogenesis, KCI and Pfizer
  • Run Time: 12min 20sec
  • Improving the Success of Amputations

  • Presenter: Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS is on the Speaker's Bureau for Pfizer, Merck and KCI, Consultant/Advisor for Biomimetics
  • Run Time: 16min 54sec
  • Forefoot/Midfoot Amputation

  • Presenter: Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS has nothing to disclose
  • Run Time: 18min 31sec
  • Proximal Foot Amputations

  • Presenter: Mark A. Hardy, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Mark A. Hardy, DPM, FACFAS is a Consultant/Advisor for Arthrex, Inc., Grant/Research funding Director of Norther Ohio Foot & Ankle Foundation
  • Run Time: 12min 28sec
  • Tendon Balancing

  • Presenter: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS is a Consultant/Advisor for MMI-USA, Inc. Intellectual Property Rights for MMI-USA, Inc.
  • Run Time: 22min 22sec
  • Cost Effectiveness of Amputation

  • Presenter: Naohiro Shibuya, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Naohiro Shibuya, DPM, FACFAS has nothing to disclose.
  • Run Time: 14min 51sec
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