Plate and Screw Fixation Alternative Methodology: Lapidus, Forefoot, Midfoot and Rearfoot Pathology
Jeffrey M Manway, DPM
UPMC Mercy Podiatric Surgical Residency
Univ Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Foot and Ankle Division
UPP Department of Orthopaedics, Pittsburgh, PA
The content of this program will serve to illustrate a variety of fixation options for forefoot, midfoot and hindfoot/ankle fusions. Attendees will be able to gain insight on relative pros and cons of fixation choices through a case based review.
- Identify optimal forefoot fixation constructs based on strength and union rates.
- Identify optimal hindfoot fixation constructs based on strength and fixation rates.
- Identify other pros and cons of fixation choices such as cost, influence on soft tissue and surgical time.
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.