ACFAS 2018 Industry Events
Breakfast Industry Events
Friday, March 23
CALCAnail—A Reproducible Intraosseous Approach to Calcaneal Fractures & Primary Subtalar Arthrodesis: Six-Year International Outcomes
Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
Presentation of an intraosseous reduction technique utilizing ligamentotaxis/tendinotaxis with a locked nail to treat calcaneal fractures and primary subtalar arthrodesis. Clinical outcomes with roundtable discussion and hands-on lab session. Participation required prior to clinical use.
Surgical Reconstruction of the At-Risk Foot and Ankle: The Application of Umbilical Grafts for Foot and Ankle Salvage Procedures
Faculty: Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
• Describe the science of umbilical tissue
• Describe the relevance of umbilical tissue in surgical applications and foot and ankle salvage procedures
• Explore clinical case studies on the use of umbilical tissue in a variety of chronic and complex wounds, surgical applications, and foot and ankle salvage procedures
Saturday, March 24
Bringing Clarity to Biologics: Understanding the Role of Regenerative Medicine in Podiatric Surgery
Led by a panel of leading physicians, this symposium will break down biologic alternatives and their fit within a successful podiatric practice, with a special focus on the potential of umbilical cord allografts in orchestrating healing and functional recovery.
Evening Industry Events
Wednesday, March 21
Solutions to Common Problems in the Foot and Ankle
Jason R. Miller, DPM, FACFAS
Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS
Nextra® Hammertoe Correction System
MSP™ Metatarsal Shortening System
Re+Line® Bunion Correction System
Arcus® Staple System
Join course faculty as they explore refreshing new ways to solve common problems in foot and ankle surgical cases. Lecture topics include Hammertoe Correction, Metatarsal Shortening and Bunion Correction. Attendees will also learn about the Subchondroplasty®(SCP®) Procedure, an exciting minimally invasive, fluoroscopically assisted procedure that targets and fills subchondral bone defects.
Friday, March 23
The Difference is Data: First MTP OA Level 1 Clinical Evidence
Babak Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Thomas J. Chang, DPM, FACFAS
Melissa M. Galli, DPM, MHA, AACFAS
Join your colleagues for refreshments as they discuss:
• Case-based presentations
• Surgical pearls and pitfalls
• Incorporating Cartiva into your practice
Open to all ACFAS members. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages provided.
Experiences with Nitinol Continuous Compression Implants in Podiatric Surgery
Mary E. Crawford, DPM, FACFAS
Zachary T. Ritter, DPM, CWS, FACFAS
A didactic and hands-on cadaveric experience showcasing the use of nitinol continuous compression implants in various podiatric surgical applications.
Treace Medical Concepts
Lapiplasty® Procedure Cadaveric Symposium
Paul D. Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS
Daniel J. Hatch, DPM, FACFAS
James Nunley, MD
Robert Santrock, MD
Bret Smith, DO
Experienced faculty will lead cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure for precision three-plane hallux valgus correction at the CORA, with rapid return to weightbearing.
Advancements for End-Stage Ankle Solutions
Benjamin D. Overley, Jr., DPM, FACFAS
Arush K. Angirasa, DPM, FACFAS
Philip Basile, DPM, FACFAS
This symposium is led by world-renowned experts on surgical treatment options for end-stage ankle arthritis who will present the latest research and technical advancements for ankle arthrodesis and total ankle arthroplasty. Through a mixture of didactic and case-based presentations, the faculty will provide insights into their evidence-based algorithms for selecting the most appropriate surgical solution for complex ankle arthritis patients. Unique to this symposium, the faculty will explore the impacts to their treatment decisions arising from the recent introduction of the first and only FDA-approved autograft alternative for rearfoot and ankle arthrodesis, the first comprehensive revision TAR system.
Soft-Tissue Cadaveric Lab
Delta Mezzanine, Bayou A/B
Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS
Keith L. Jacobson, DPM, FACFAS
Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS
JuggerKnot® Soft Anchor System
Quattro® Link Knotless Anchor System
JuggerLoc™ Bone-to-Bone System
PiroVue™ Gastrocnemius Recession System
Join course faculty for a hands-on cadaveric training lab, performing soft-tissue repair procedures, such as lateral ankle instability repair, midsubstance Achilles repair and ankle syndesmotic repair, along with the SCP Procedure.