Clinical Evolution of Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Trapper Lalli, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
This webinar is designed to review the evolution of total ankle procedures. There will be a discussion around anatomic consideration in the selection of the patient specific implant to be used and emerging technologies in ankle arthroplasty. Biomechanical considerations of ankle function will also be discussed. Surgeons will get a much better understanding of the clinical challenges in total ankle procedures so that their patients will have better outcomes.
- Understand the different options available for total ankle replacement.
- Discuss the renewed focus on bone preservation, poly wear and anatomic design for improved long term outcomes.
- Describe the biomechanics of the ankle as it relates to surgical reconstruction.
- Discuss technological advancements in total ankle procedures.
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.
Nurses: CE is provided for this program through collaboration between PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 1 contact hour of nurse CE credit.