Didactic lectures and case presentations involving periprosthetic and interprostetic fractures of femur and tibia will be illustrated. Incidence, classifications and treatment options in management of these fractures will be explained.
- Evaluate implant stability
- Discuss fracture patterns and types of healing with fixation
- Justify fixation strategies for osteoporotic bone and around implants
Faculty and Course Outline
7:00-7:05 pm CST - Introduction and Evaluation of Implant Stability, Toan Le, MD
7:05-7:15 pm CST - Periprosthetic Fractures of Femur Around THA: Treatment Strategies, Richard Yoon, MD
7:15-7:25 pm CST - Periprosthetic Fractures Around TKA: Treatment Options, Samir Mehta, MD
7:25-7:35 pm CST - Interprosthetic Fractures, Frank Avilucea, MD
7:35-8:00 pm CST - Case Discussion and Discussion, All Faculty
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.