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CME OnDemand - Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Complications of Surgical Management
Foot & Ankle Focus: Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Complications of Surgical Management

Moderator: Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD, FACS
Faculty: Jesse F. Doty, MD, Richard T. Laughlin, MD; Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA; Philip B. Kaiser, MD

It is easy to talk about success stories of cases that turn out well, but it is even more important to learn from cases that do not go well. In this interactive discussion, speakers will share their experience with surgical management of Charcot neuroarthropathy, how to avoid complications, and how to manage complications when they occur. The faculty will also reveal tips and tricks they have learned and how management of these problems has changed over the years.

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe how complications are defined

  • Explain why complications occur

  • Describe how to avoid and manage complications

  • Discuss current trends in management

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Program Overview page.
Overview
Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course evaluations and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership. For more information on the AOFAS CME mission, visit aofas.org/education.


Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Disclosure

AOFAS requires all instructors, planners, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations during the past 12 months with any commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods and services consumed by, or used on patients). All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the education content vetted by AOFAS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness. AOFAS also requires faculty to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity. AOFAS attests that the persons responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters. All financial disclosures will be provided to meeting attendees in the final program materials.


Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing medical education activity has been made available by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners. Methods, techniques, and procedures demonstrated and views and opinions expressed by speakers, presenters, and faculty are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of AOFAS, nor does presentation on the program represent or constitute endorsement or promotion by AOFAS. AOFAS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, methods, information, techniques, opinions, or procedures expressed, presented, or demonstrated.

FDA Statement
Some drugs or medical devices demonstrated at this meeting have not been cleared by the FDA or have been cleared by the FDA for specific purposes only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or medical devices he or she wishes to use in clinical practice. AOFAS policy provides that “off label” uses of a drug or medical device may be described in its CME activities so long as the “off label” use of the drug or medical device is also specifically disclosed (i.e., it must be disclosed that the FDA has not cleared the drug or device for the described purpose). Any drug or medical device is being used “off label” if the described use is not set forth on the products approval label.

Faculty/Planner Disclosure Declaration
As an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) provider, AOFAS has the obligation to ensure the delivery of education that is balanced and free of commercial bias. To achieve this, it is the policy of the AOFAS that all CME-related board members, committee members (“planners”), faculty, and appropriate staff disclose in writing to the learners’ all financial relationships that you have had in the past 24 months with ineligible companies. An “ineligible company” are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

In addition to faculty members, commentators from the floor are charged with verbally disclosing any interests immediately prior to speaking. All disclosures are provided in this final program distributed at the meeting to all program participants.

In accordance with AOFAS policy:
Faculty participation in this educational activity will be predicated upon timely submission and review of AOFAS disclosure. An individual who refuses to disclose all financial relationships will be disqualified from being a planning committee member, a teacher, or an author of CME, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME activity. Non-compliance will result in a faculty member being stricken from the program.

An indication of the participant’s disclosure appears after his or her name as well as the ineligible company that provided the support. AOFAS does not view the existence of these disclosed interests or commitments as necessarily implying bias or decreasing the value of the author’s participation in this activity. In addition to ensuring that presentations be free of bias, faculty members are required to ensure that all material presented and discussed will be based on best- available evidence.

 

Disclosures

Webinar Faculty Disclosures
    
Vinod Panchbhavi, MD, FACS
Stryker – Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant
Wolters Kluwer Health – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Medical/Orthopaedic publications editorial/governing board
AAOS - Board member/committee appointments for a society
AOFAS- Board member/committee appointments for a society
American College of Surgeons - Board member/committee appointments for a society

Jesse Doty, MD
Arthrex, Inc – Royalties, Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant, Research Support
Globus Medical – Royalties, Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant, Stock or Stock Options
Wright Medical Group N.V. – Royalties, Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant, Research Support
Novastep - Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant
Artelon - Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant
BoneSupport - Paid Consultant
Additive Orthopedics - Paid Consultant
AOFAS- Board member/committee appointments for a society

Richard Laughlin, MD
American College of Surgeons - Board member/committee appointments for a society

Selene Parekh, MD
Arthrex Inc – Royalties, Paid Consultant
Wright Medical Group N.V. – Royalties
Integra – Royalties, Research Support
Additive Orthopaedics - Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter, Paid Consultant
Pacira - Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter 
Acumed LLC - Paid Consultant 
In2bones - Paid Consultant 
Tyber Medical - Paid Consultant 
American Orthopaedic Association - Board member/committee appointments for a society
AOFAS - Board member/committee appointments for a society

Philip Kaiser, MD
Kyto Life Sciences – Stock or Stock Options

EDUCATION COMMITTEE DISCLOSURES (Planners)

Mohamed Abd-Ella, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Jonathon D. Backus, MD
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
Foot and Ankle International: Editorial or governing board
Medline UNITE: Paid Consultant

Daniel C Farber, MD
AAOS: Board or committee member
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
DJ Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
Foot and Ankle Online: Editorial or governing board
JMEA: Stock or stock Options
Trace Medical Concepts: Paid consultant

Alena Frey
Staff
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Lauren Elizabeth Geaney, MD 
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member 
Arthrex, Inc: Research support
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society: Board or committee member Paragon 28: Paid consultant
Techniques in Orthopaedics: Editorial or governing board

Thomas M Hearty, MD
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member 
Orthobullets: Editorial or governing board

Kelly K. Hynes, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Carroll Jones, MD
Acumed, LLC: Research support
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
Artelon: IP royalties, Paid consultant, Paid presenter or speaker
Arthrex, Inc: IP royalties
BoneSupport: Paid consultant
Bone Support(Cerament): Paid presenter or speaker
Celling Biosciences: Paid presenter or speaker
Nuvasive: Paid consultant
Osteoremedies: Paid consultant
Smith & Nephew: Paid consultant
Wright Medical Technology, Inc: IP royalties, Paid consultant, Paid presenter or speaker, Research support

James Robert Lachman, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Elizabeth Martin, MD
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member 

James Meeker, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Jennifer Moore
Staff
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Julie Murkowski
Staff
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Irvin Oh, MD
Innomed: IP royalties

Christian A. Ortiz, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Vinod Kumar Panchbhavi, MD, FACS
AAOS: Board or committee member
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
Foot and Ankle InternationalTechniques in Foot & Ankle SurgeryOrthopedia.com: Editorial or governing board 
Stryker: Paid presenter or speaker
Wolters Kluwer Health - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Publishing royalties, financial or material support

Charles Saltzman, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

João Filipe Vide, MD
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member
European Federation of National Associations of Orthopedics and Traumatology: Board or committee member

Brian M Weatherford, MD
BESPA Global: Paid consultant 
Orthobullets: Paid consultant 
Synthes: Paid presenter or speaker

Richard Zell, MD
This individual reported nothing to disclose

Jacob Rothschild Zide, MD
Orthofix: Paid consultant 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 07/05/2024
Cost: Member: $15.00
Non-Member: $59.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME (MD) OnDemand Credit
1 MOC Point
1 CME (PA/NP/RN) OnDemand Credit
1 CEU (AT) OnDemand Credit
1 CE (PT) OnDemand Credit
1 Participation Credit
1 CME (DPM) OnDemand Credit
1 CME (Other) OnDemand Credit
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