Webinar: Approaches to the Calcaneus: Extensile vs. Limited Lateral


Webinar Description:

Three short lectures:  1.  Fracture anatomy, pattern, and operative set up  2.  Merits and Disadvantages of the Lateral Extensile Approach.   3.  Merits and Disadvantages of the Limited Lateral Approach  4.  Case Presentations with Lecturer Point / Counterpoint



1.  Appreciate nonoperative complications for intra-articular calcaneus fractures

2.  Recognize common fracture patterns involved with intra-articular calcaneus fractures

3.  Identify the merits and possible disadvantages to either the lateral extensile approach or

      limited lateral approach to the calcaneus


Faculty and Course Outline 

7:00-7:15pm CST - Calcaneal Fracture Anatomy, Non-operative Complications,  Brad Yoo, M.D.

7:15-7:30pm CST - The Lateral Extensile Approach:  Surgical Merits and Potential Pitfalls, Mark Adams, MD.

7:30-7:45pm CST - The Limited Lateral Approach:  When to Use?, James Meeker, MD

7:45-8:00pm CST -  Case Presentations with Lecturer Point / Counterpoint, All Faculty 

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This internet live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.

FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1   Credits TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.