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Board Review Surgery

Dual-Component Metallic Implant vs K-Wire for PIPJ Fusion: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE

Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE discusses the use of the Nextra correction system for PIPJ fusion. Dr Malay also discusses how the system is used and reviews a randomized control trial that supports its benefit for PIPJ fusions.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify the disadvantages of k wire placement for fusions
  2. Describe how the Nextra correction system is surgically placed and advantages of its use
  3. Discuss the randomized controlled trial comparing the Nextra system to Kwire use
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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

  • Author
  • Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE

    Director of Podiatric Research, Ankle and Foot Medical Centers of Delaware Valley
    Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Philadelphia, PA

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    Scot Malay has nothing to disclose.