Annual Meeting

Industry Symposia

 

Discover new products and techniques in industry-led workshops. No CME awarded.

 


Thursday, September 23
6:00 – 7:30 am Eastern Time



Wednesday, September 22
12:15 – 1:45 pm Eastern Time


3M+KCI

Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Complications in Lower Extremity Surgery

Faculty:
Ravi A. Karia, MD
Scott B. Shawen, MD

You’re invited to join Ravi Karia, MD, and Scott Shawen, MD, for this lunch symposium, designed to increase knowledge of appropriate and safe use of ciNPT and improve postoperative outcomes for lower extremity surgery. Presenters will review compelling clinical evidence, complex case studies, and provide a practical demonstration of the latest evolution in closed-incision and surrounding soft tissue management for lower extremity surgical procedures.

Program Highlights:

  • Understand the impact of surgical site complications

  • Tips and pearls for improving outcomes in lower extremity surgery , including for complex patients and procedures

  • Review high-quality evidence examining the importance of using negative pressure therapy for incision and surrounding tissue management

  • Discuss case examples of outcomes associated with negative pressure therapy in complex lower extremity cases

  • Take part in a question-and-answer session

Register

 

Conventus-Flower

Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Fibula Fractures featuring the Flex-Thread™ Distal Fibula IM Nail System

Faculty:
Samuel B. Adams, MD
David N. Garras, MD

Interactive, hands on, cadaveric session with the new Flex-Thread™ Distal Fibula IM Nail System.

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Paragon 28

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH – Nail it? Plate it? Straddle it? Span it?

Faculty:
Mark E. Easley, MD
Mark Myerson, MD

Please come and join the debate of the correct way to fixate an ankle or TTC arthrodesis. We will have the top surgeons in the industry sharing their experiences and debate which is better. There will be case-based discussions followed by hands-on lab sessions with all the technologies. Subject matter experts will also be present to answer your questions and detail the new portfolio expansions. Do you have these questions settled?

Register

 

Stryker

Prophecy Inbone - Total Ankle Replacement

Information/Registration:
Contact your Stryker Foot & Ankle Representative for more information

 

Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.

Lapiplasty® Cadaveric Symposium

Faculty:
TBD

Experienced faculty will lead hands-on cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure, as well as the new Lapiplasty® Mini-Incision™ System and Adductoplasty™ System.

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Zimmer Biomet

Choose Your Own Adventure: Demonstrations, Cases and Insights on Foot and Ankle

Faculty:
Ricardo Cook, MD
Robert Grunfeld, MD
Lew Schon, MD

This lunch session features 30-minute rotations that focus on selected topics such as: total ankle replacement, hallux valgus vs. lapidus, fractures, sports medicine, and bone marrow lesions. Attendees can choose which sessions they wish to attend during this event.

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Thursday, September 23
6:00 – 7:30 am Eastern Time


Medartis

Complex Trauma and Posttraumatic Ankle and Hindfoot Reconstruction

Faculty:
Victor Valderrabano, MD, PhD

Complex ankle trauma and posttraumatic deformities present us with both surgical and technical challenges. In this Industry Session, Dr. Victor Valderrabano will explore current concepts and advanced treatment methods for challenging ankle and hindfoot entities. The session is a mix of lecture and case review, with an opportunity for active participation from the audience.

Information/Registration:
RSVP to MarketingUS@medartis.com

 

Paragon 28

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH – Dynamic Methods for Syndesmotic Repair

Faculty:
John Y. Kwon, MD

How do you fixate the syndesmosis in a bad Weber B ankle fracture? Does it change with a diabetic patient? Are you remotely dissatisfied with the current industry offerings? Are you curious about what “magic” P28 has up their sleeves? Join the discussion with top trauma surgeons about an alternative to everything currently available and implant one yourself! We will have pilon, ankle, and syndesmotic plates available to implant, as well as multiple soft tissue options available.

Register

 

Stryker

PROstep MIS: Techniques in Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery

Information/Registration:
Contact your Stryker Foot & Ankle Representative for more information.

 

Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.

Lapiplasty® Cadaveric Symposium

Faculty:
TBD

Experienced faculty will lead hands-on cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure, as well as the new Lapiplasty® Mini-Incision™ System and Adductoplasty™ System.

Register

 

Zimmer Biomet

Optimizing the Total Episode of Care in an ASC

Faculty:
Ricardo Cook, MD

As your trusted partner, our ASC Solutions teams provide the tools to manage the pain points in your practice the way you want with solutions that drive profitability, minimize waste, and support coordination and communication in your Ambulatory Surgery Center.

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Thursday, September 23
12:15 – 1:45 pm Eastern Time


Arthrex, Inc.

Current Concepts in Foot & Ankle Surgery

Faculty:
Thomas Harris, MD
Anish Kadakia, MD
Chris Miller, MD

Presentations:

  • A Novel Technique for Addressing Hallux Rigidus

  • Technology Changes Everything: Nitinol in Foot & Ankle Surgery

  • Trauma Call for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: It's Here to Stay

  • Case Presentations

Information/Registration:
Contact Karen Booth at karen.booth@arthrex.com.

 

Bioventus LLC

Foot & Ankle Fracture Treatment: Current Concepts on the Role of Bone Stimulation

Faculty:
Robert B. Anderson, MD

In this session, Dr. Anderson will discuss:

  • Data and evidence regarding nonunion clinical challenges and current treatment strategies

  • Development of standards and an algorithmic approach to managing fracture nonunion

  • Identification of the cases and patients in which bone stimulation would be most beneficial

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Crossroads Extremity Systems

Instrumented Lapidus Correction Featuring The DYNABunion 4D Lapidus System

Faculty:
Scott Shawen, MD
Terry Philbin, DO
Wesley Stotler, DO
Michael Campbell, MD
Robert Leland, MD

Participants will review features and benefits of the 4D DynaBunion Lapidus System. This lab will feature cadaveric training. Advanced registration is encouraged, space is limited.

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DePuy Synthes

FIBULINK® Syndesmosis Repair System Tips & Tricks

Faculty:
Douglas Lucas, DO
Justin Weatherall, MD

Learn more about the DePuy Synthes FIBULINK® Syndesmosis Repair System including clinical literature review, surgical technique, case outcomes and best practices.

Information/Registration:
Contact Colleen Briggs at cbriggs@its.jnj.com

 

Paragon 28

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH – Nail It? Plate It? Straddle It? Span It?

Faculty:
Mark E. Easley, MD
Mark Myerson, MD

Please come and join the debate of the correct way to fixate an ankle or TTC arthrodesis. We will have the top surgeons in the industry sharing their experiences and debate which is better. There will be case-based discussions followed by hands-on lab sessions with all the technologies. Subject matter experts will also be present to answer your questions and detail the new portfolio expansions. Do you have these questions settled?

Register

 

Stryker

New Innovation in Total Ankle Replacement Surgery: PROPHECY Resect-Through Guides

Information/Registration:
Contact your Stryker Foot & Ankle Representative for more information.

 

Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.

Lapiplasty® Cadaveric Symposium

Faculty:
TBD

Experienced faculty will lead hands-on cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure, as well as the new Lapiplasty® Mini-Incision™ System and Adductoplasty™ System.

Register



Additional Session/Labs


Acumed/OsteoMed
Wednesday, September 22, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

New Innovations in Fibula Fracture Management

Faculty:
Gerald Cush, MD
Selene G. Parekh, MD

Join Acumed | OsteoMed, Dr. Cush, and Dr. Parekh on Wednesday, September 22, at 6:00pm in Richardson Ballroom D to learn about new innovations in fibula fracture management and syndesmosis repair.

Dr. Cush will provide his insight on the clinical advantages and indications where the Acumed Fibula Nail 2 System is beneficial, and Dr. Parekh will discuss the debate between rigid and flexible fixation for syndesmosis repair.

Information/Registration:
RSVP to Carol Schmidlin at carol.schmidlin@acumed.net

 


Bioventus LLC
Friday, September 24, 7:00 – 7:45 am

Biologics in Complex Foot & Ankle: A Differentiated Allograft for Fusion

Faculty:
J. Kent Ellington, MD, MS
John S. Lewis, MD

Join our surgeon-led breakfast symposium that focuses on complex procedures and their biologic solutions. Learn how OSTEOAMP®, a versatile, novel allograft, performs in the hands of nationally recognized Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeons J. Kent Ellington, MD, MS, and John S. Lewis, MD. Complex, clinical case examples and an interactive, live platform make this an event you won't want to miss! Coffee and breakfast provided.

Information/Registration:
RSVP to David Osgood at david.osgood@bioventus.com


Bioventus LLC
Friday, September 24, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch & Learn: The Importance of an Array of Growth Factors for Fusion

Faculty:
Mark E. Easley, MD

Join our surgeon-led lunch and learn that focuses on complex procedures and their biologic solutions. Learn how OSTEOAMP®, a versatile, novel allograft, performs in the hands of nationally recognized Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon and Past President of AOFAS, Dr. Mark Easley. Complex, clinical case examples and an interactive, live platform make this an event you won't want to miss! Lunch provided.

Information/Registration:
RSVP to David Osgood at david.osgood@bioventus.com

 


DJO Global
Friday, September 24, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

New and Innovative Fusion System Avoiding Maintained Active Compression. Achieve Active and Adaptive Healing with the DYNANAIL HYBRID

Lecture and Sawbones Workshop - Join us for an industry session with leading faculty to experience for yourself the new fusion system DYNANAIL HYBRID. This system provides maintained active compression and helps achieve active and adaptative healing

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In2Bones
Thursday, September 23, 5:15 – 7:30 pm

Introducing the QUANTUM™ Total Ankle

Faculty:
M. Truitt Cooper, MD
Greg A. Horton, MD
Christian K. Kikuchi, MD
Terrence M. Philbin, DO

Gain hands-on experience with the latest advancements in total ankle arthroplasty. This didactic and customized sawbones course will highlight the uniqueness of the QUANTUM Total Ankle with a faculty that specializes in ankle replacement surgery. Instructors will assist in hands-on learning, identify the role of total ankle arthroplasty in managing systemic ankle arthritis, provide insight into patient selection, and discuss commonly performed adjunctive procedures.

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Paragon 28
Wednesday, September 22, 6:00 – 7:30 am
Friday, September 24, 5:30 – 7:00 am and 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH – Nail It? Plate It? Straddle It? Span It?

Faculty:
Mark E. Easley, MD (Wednesday session)
Christopher Gross, MD (Friday sessions)
Mark Myerson, MD (all sessions)

Please come and join the debate of the correct way to fixate an ankle or TTC arthrodesis. We will have the top surgeons in the industry sharing their experiences and debate which is better. There will be case-based discussions followed by hands-on lab sessions with all the technologies. Subject matter experts will also be present to answer your questions and detail the new portfolio expansions. Do you have these questions settled?

Register

 

Paragon 28
Wednesday, September 22, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 23, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

A New Way of Thinking About HAV

Faculty:
Gregory P. Guyton, MD
Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

Every way to fix a 1st TMT fusion will be discussed and practiced in our active lab session. Guided resection, MIS, screws, plates, nails, length restoring grafts, stem cell biologics, and revisions. Paragon 28 is truly a one stop shop for every need a surgeon would have for bunion surgery. Expert surgeons will be present to share their experiences with and show you how to perform an MIS Lapidus procedure with an IM nail. BONUS TOPIC: How to effectively utilize a novel fixation method for tenodesis in lesser toe deformities. Do you want to try either of these or just hear from the experts?

Register

 

Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.
Wednesday, September 22, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 23, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Friday, September 24, 5:00 – 7:00 am

Lapiplasty® Cadaveric Symposium

Faculty:
TBD

Experienced faculty will lead hands-on cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure, as well as the new Lapiplasty® Mini-Incision™ System and Adductoplasty™ System.

Register

 

Vilex
Friday, September 24, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

The Hintermann Ankle Series: The New Legacy of Total Ankle Replacement

Faculty:
Beat Hintermann, MD

Preceding its debut in the US, the H3 and H2 Ankle Systems have a legacy of clinical excellence that spans over 20 years with Dr. Hintermann's experience. Join him in an exploration of the history and design that has culminated in 96% survivorship and over 30,000 implantations outside of the US. Now PMA-approved and available for use in the US.

Register

 

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