ACFAS 2018 Industry Events

Breakfast Industry Events

Friday, March 23
FH Orthro

CALCAnail—A Reproducible Intraosseous Approach to Calcaneal Fractures & Primary Subtalar Arthrodesis: Six-Year International Outcomes
6:30–7:30am
Governors C
RSVP
 
Faculty:
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.

Osiris
Surgical Reconstruction of the At-Risk Foot and Ankle: The Application of Umbilical Grafts for Foot and Ankle Salvage Procedures
6:30–7:30am
Governors D
RSVP
 
Faculty: Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS

Objectives
•    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
Amniox Medical
Bringing Clarity to Biologics: Understanding the Role of Regenerative Medicine in Podiatric Surgery
6:30–7:30am
Governors C

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
Zimmer Biomet

Solutions to Common Problems in the Foot and Ankle
5:30pm
Gaylord
RSVP
 
Faculty:
Jason R. Miller, DPM, FACFAS
Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS

Featuring:
Subchondroplasty®(SCP®) Procedure
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
Cartiva

The Difference is Data: First MTP OA Level 1 Clinical Evidence
6:15pm
Governors C
RSVP

Faculty:
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.

Depuy Synthes
Experiences with Nitinol Continuous Compression Implants in Podiatric Surgery
6:15pm
Governors B

Faculty:
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
6:15pm
Canal BC
RSVP

Faculty:
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.

Wright
Advancements for End-Stage Ankle Solutions
6:15pm
Governors A
RSVP

Faculty:
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.

Zimmer Biomet
Soft-Tissue Cadaveric Lab
6:15pm
Delta Mezzanine, Bayou A/B
RSVP

Faculty:
Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS
Keith L. Jacobson, DPM, FACFAS
Brett D. Sachs, DPM, FACFAS

Featuring:
Subchondroplasty®(SCP®) Procedure
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.

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