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Board Review Surgery

Lapidus Bunionectomy: Weight Bearing Status

Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM discusses the anatomy, mechanism of pathology and biomechanics behind hallux valgus deformity. Dr DiDomenico reviews the indications, goals, complications and surgical technique of the Lapidus procedure and provides multiple case examples.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Describe the mechanism of pathology leading to hallux valgus
  2. List radiographic findings
  3. Recognize the importance of hardware selection
  4. Relate the surgical technique of the Lapidus Bunionectomy
  5. Identify the benefits of the Lapidus procedure over other surgeries
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

    Adjunct Professor
    Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
    Chief Section of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
    St. Elizabeth Health Center
    Youngstown, OH

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    Lawrence DiDomenico has disclosed that he serves as a Consultant to Stryker and EBI/Biomet.