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CME Surgery

Surgical Implications in Equinus Deformity

Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS

Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS discusses the biomechanics of an equinus deformity and the impact on treatment programs. Dr LaPorta reviews what angles are important to measure when accessing an equinus deformity and how these angles can help in determining the appropriate medical or surgical intervention that is best for that patient.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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  • Pre-Test

  • View Lecture (Surgical Implications in Equinus Deformity)

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Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the effect of Equinus on foot function
  2. Perform a comprehensive clinical exam
  3. Describe the effect of the osseous framework on equinus deformity
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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

  • Author
  • Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS

    Director Podiatric Medical Education
    Community Medical Center
    Scranton, PA

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