Annual Meeting

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AOFAS Annual Meeting 2023
September 21-23, 2023

AOFAS President: Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD
Program Chair: Kenneth J. Hunt, MD
Pre-Meeting Chair: Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. AOFAS designates these enduring materials for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants are required to submit a completed evaluation form at the end of the meeting in order to receive CME credit.

Scientific Symposia and Guest Speakers


Symposium 1: West Meets East: Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery
Moderators: Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD, and Su-Young Bae, MD, PhD

Minimally Invasive Bunion Correction: The American Way
A. Holly Johnson, MD

Minimally Invasive Bunion Correction: The European Way
Henryk Liszka, MD, PhD

Minimally Invasive Bunion Correction: The Korean Way
Jinsu Kim, MD

The Data on MIS Bunion Surgery
Jie Chen, MD, MPH


Support for this symposium is provided by an educational grant from Vilex.


Symposium 2: Kenneth A. Johnson Symposium on Controversies in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Moderators: Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD, Thomas H. Lee, MD, and Charles L. Saltzman, MD

Recognize and Honor KFAS Presidents
Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD

Guest Nation Recognition
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD

Introduction of Kenneth Johnson Speaker
Thomas H. Lee, MD, and Charles L. Saltzman, MD

Kenneth Johnson International Speaker: Hong-Geun Jung, MD, PhD
Supramalleolar Osteotomy for Deformed Ankle Arthritis

Dr. Jung is the Director of the Foot & Ankle Center and Sports Medicine Center at Konkuk University Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea. He has held leadership roles in several orthopaedic societies, including the Korean Orthopaedic Association, Korean Foot and Ankle Society, and Korean Society for Sports Medicine, and served on the Medical Supervisor Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

Deformity Correction Through Ankle Replacement
Mark E. Easley, MD



Symposium 3: West Meets East: Lateral Ligament Repair
Moderators: Kristian Buedts, MD, and Kirk A. McCullough, MD

Open Lateral Ligament Repair
Lauren E. Geaney, MD

The Percutaneous ANTI Roll Reconstruction
Mark A. Glazebrook, MD, PhD, MSc

Approaching Multi-Ligament Ankle Instability
Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

Percutaneous Lateral Ligament Repair
Jesus Vila y Rico, MD


Support for this symposium is provided by an educational grant from Artelon.


Research Speaker: Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD
High Impact Research: The (Not So) Simple Truths!

Dr. Bhandari currently serves as Chair of the Surgery Department and Associate Chair of Research at McMaster University. A global leader in evidence-based surgery and orthopaedic research, he has received the highest awards in the field, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Medal, the Edouard Samson Award, and the Kappa Delta Award. Dr. Bhandari has published more than 1,000 papers and has lead edited several major research textbooks, including the best seller, Evidence-Based Orthopaedics.


Symposium 4: Treating Charcot Marie Tooth Disease for the Orthopaedic Specialist
Moderators: Glenn B. Pfeffer, MD, and Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM

Genetics and Etiology of CMT
Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD

Masquerade and Illusion: Biomechanics and Exam of the Compensated CMT Foot
Max P. Michalski, MD

A Deep Dive on Surgical Outcomes and Treatment Options
Edward T. Haupt, MD

My First 800 CMT Cases: Pearls, Pitfalls, and Propaganda
Glenn B. Pfeffer, MD



Symposium 5: How to Improve Your Research Grant Applications (Research Forum)
Moderators: Sandra E. Klein, MD, and Jason T. Bariteau, MD
Panelist: Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD

Best Papers of 2023 in FAI and KFAS Contributions to FAI
Charles L. Saltzman, MD

Applying for a Grant: How to Avoid Mistakes
Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MS, MPH

Navigating Industry-Funded Research: Tips and Tricks
Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD

Funding Opportunities in Foot and Ankle
Timothy R. Daniels, MD



Symposium 6: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Moderators: Gary W. Stewart, MD, and Tonya L. Dixon, MD, MPH

Retention, Recruitment, and True Inclusion of Under-represented Minorities in Orthopaedic Surgery
Eric W. Carson, MD

Formation and Important Role of Black Women in Orthopaedic Surgery
Haydee C. Brown, MD

"Color Lining" in Medicine: Are You Holding a Crayon?
Shorye Durrett, MD



Keynote Speaker: M. Scott Echols, DVM
Advances in Imaging and Tissue Preservation Providing Solutions to Medical Mysteries

Dr. Echols is a board-certified avian veterinary specialist who has focused his career on developing new technology to aid in the practice of medicine and surgery – for all species. His inventions include novel contrast agents and CT protocols (for vascular and soft tissue imaging), X-ray based technology, and formaldehyde-free cadaver preservation. His technology has been incorporated in several medical and veterinary schools, private industries, and government programs to aid in the discovery of diseases, medical advancements, training programs, and general research.


Symposium 7: Room to Grow? Management of Osteochondral Lesions and Peroneal Tendons
Moderators: Eric I. Ferkel, MD, and Jin Woo Lee, MD

The Korean Approach to Biologics and OCDs
Bom Soo Kim, MD

Are Expensive Allografts Necessary to Treat OLTs? What the Literature Says
Cristian A. Ortiz, MD



Symposium 8: Treating Chronic Peroneal Tendinopathy
Moderators: Daniel K. Moon, MD, MBA, and Eric M. Bluman, MD, PhD

Peroneal Tendinopathies: Allograft or Tenodese?
Anish R. Kadakia, MD

Tendoscopy and Nanoscopy for Peroneal Tendon Disorders
Eric Giza, MD

Treating Peroneal Tendon Dislocations
Ho Seong Lee, MD



Symposium 9: The Science of Injury Mitigation, Prevention, and Treatment
Moderators: Joseph S. Park, MD, and John Y. Kwon, MD

Walk Away from Every Crash: Motor Vehicle Safety Testing
Jason Forman, PhD

The Role of Footwear in Injury Prevention: The NFL Experience
E. Meade Spratley, MD

Management of High Energy Foot and Ankle Trauma
Kelly K. Hynes, MD

Respect the Soft Tissues: Reducing Complications in High Energy Trauma
Jeannie Huh, MD


Support for this symposium is provided by an educational grant from Medline UNITE Foot & Ankle.

Symposium 10: Ankle Arthroplasty: Getting the Best Results
Moderator: Lara C. Atwater, MD, and Charles L. Saltzman, MD

Toward a Cure for Arthritis: Genetics and Transcriptomics of Ankle Arthritis
Samuel B. Adams, MD

Outcomes Following Ankle Replacement: What Do the Registries Say?
Timothy R. Daniels, MD

Is the Age Floor Lowering for TAR? How Young Is Too Young?
Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD

Deformity Limits with Total Ankle Replacement
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Role for Mobile Bearing TAR Design
William C. McGarvey, MD



Symposium 11: Emerging Technologies That Will Change the Way We Practice
Moderator: Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA

Virtual Reality Glasses
Mark S. Myerson, MD

Patient-Specific Instrumentation for TAR
Craig S. Radnay, MD, MPH

3D-Printed Implants in Foot and Ankle: Is There a Ceiling?
Rishin J. Kadakia, MD

AI in EHR and Integrating Health Outcome Measures Into Practice
Gregory R. Waryasz, MD

Stem Cells in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Lew C. Schon, MD



Symposium 12: Managing Grade 2 and 3 Hallux Rigidus: Data-Driven Approaches
Moderators: Sudheer C. Reddy, MD, and Paul G. Talusan, MD

Fusion Works, Why Save It for Last?
Scott J. Ellis, MD

Joint Preservation for Implants: The Right Patient for Implant Arthroplasty
Niall A. Smyth, MD

Preserving Motion Without Synthetics: Interposition Arthroplasty for Motion Preservation
J. Kent Ellington, MD, MS

Cheilectomy Does Great! Even with Arthritis
David I. Pedowitz, MD, MS



Paper Sessions

Paper Session 1A: Ankle Arthritis
Moderators: Christopher W. Reb, DO, and Michael S. Aronow, MD

Patient-Related Risk Factors Associated with Poorer Outcomes Following Total Ankle Arthroplasty: A Scoping Review of 101552 Cases
Ibrahim I. Haq, MBChB ; Zaki Arshad, BA (Cantab), MBBChir; Maneesh Bhatia, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Identification and Analysis of the Ankle Microbiome Using Next-Generation DNA Sequencing: An Observational Analysis
Caroline Hoch, BS; John Allen, BS; Joshua L. Morningstar, BS; Solangel Rodriguez-Materon, MD; Christopher Gross, MD; Daniel Scott, MD

Lower Limb Alignment in Patients with Primary Valgus Ankle Arthritis: A Comparative Analysis with Patients with Varus Ankle Arthritis and Controls
Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Woo-Chun Lee, MD

Younger Patients Undergoing Total Ankle Arthroplasty Experience Higher Complication Rates and Worse Functional Outcomes Scores
Albert T. Anastasio, MD; Billy I. Kim, BA; Colleen M. Wixted, MBA; James DeOrio, MD; James Nunley II, MD; Mark Easley, MD; Samuel Adams, MD

Effects of Ankle Arthrodesis versus Total Ankle Arthroplasty on Patient's Shoewear: What Fits Better?
Madeleine Willegger, MD; Lindsay Anderson, MD; Michael Symes, MBBS, MPH, FRAC; Alastair Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC; Kevin Wing, MD, FRCSC; Murray Penner, MD, FRCSC; Andrea Veljkovic, MD, MPH, FRCS

Postoperative Medial Malleolar Fractures in Total Ankle Replacement Are Associated with Medial Malleolar Width and Coronal Alignment
Joaquin Palma, MD; Isabel Shaffrey; Agnes Cororaton, MS; Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Jensen Henry, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD



Paper Session 1B: Ankle Ligament
Moderators: David N. Garras, MD, and Eric W. Tan, MD

Evaluation of Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability with a Sprain Stimulator: A Controlled Study in Physically Active Subjects
Matthieu Lalevee, MD, PhD; Eli Schmidt; Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

A New Trend of Social Media and Medicine: Analyzing the Quality and Educational Value of Ankle Sprain-Related Videos on TikTok
Troy Q. Tabarestani, BA; Albert T. Anastasio, MD; Anthony Duruewuru; Joshua Taylor, BS; Mikhail Bethell, MS; Samuel Adams, MD

The Impact of 3D Foot Alignment on Detection of Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmotic Widening After Injury Using Comparative Contralateral Distance Mapping
Grayson Talaski; Kevin Dibbern, PhD; Vineel Mallavarapu, BS; Ryan Jasper; Eli Schmidt; Andrew Behrens, BSE; Ki Chun Kim, MD; Kepler A.M. Carvalho, MD; Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Donald D. Anderson, PhD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

An Open Label, Multi-center, Controlled, Retrospective Study of a Biodegradable Synthetic Graft for Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Patients Suffering from Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability
Gabriella Mendez, MD; Gregory Berlet, MD; Jesse Doty, MD; Ryan Scott, DPM; Bryan Vopat, MD; Christopher Hyer, DPM; Terrence Philbin, DO; Mark Prissel, DPM; Patrick E. Bull, DO

Diagnostic Accuracy of Conventional Ankle CT Scan with External Rotation and Dorsiflexion in Patients with Acute Isolated Syndesmotic Instability
Joao Carlos Rodrigues, MD, PhD; Adham do Amaral e. Castro; Laercio Alberto Rosemberg, MD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD; Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, MD

Syndesmosis Evaluation Under WBCT: 3rd Base to Get a Cut-off Point to Diagnosis
Nicolas Protasowicki, MD; Giovanni Carcuro; Felipe Chaparro, MD; Ximena Ahumada, MD; Manuel Pellegrini, MD; Cristian A. Ortiz, MD



Paper Session 2A: Total Ankle 1
Moderators: Kathryn L. Williams, MD, and Jonathon D. Backus, MD

Outcomes After Total Ankle Arthroplasty with a Minimum Average Follow-up of 10 Years: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Kian Bagheri, BA; Albert T. Anastasio, MD; Nicole Cantor, BS; Alexandra Hunter Aitchison, BS; Emily Poehlein, MB; Cynthia Green, PhD; Samuel Adams, MD

Outpatient Total Ankle Arthroplasty (TAA) as a Safe and Lower Cost Alternative to Inpatient TAA
Isabel Wolfe, BS; Matthew S. Conti, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD

Total Ankle Arthroplasty Is Associated with Decreased Risk of Postoperative Total Knee Arthroplasty Compared to Ankle Arthrodesis
Gloria Coden, MD; Andrzej Brzezinski, MD; Kurt Hofmann, MD

Defining the Patient Acceptable Symptom State (PASS) for PROMIS After Total Ankle Replacement
Isabel Shaffrey; Matthew S. Conti, MD; Joseph T. Nguyen; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Elizabeth A. Cody, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD; Jensen K. Henry, MD

Wear Rates of Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Total Ankle Arthroplasty at Mean 7-Year Follow-up
Joseph McCahon, DO; Hope Thalody, DO; Tyler Radack, BS; Tiffany N. Bridges, DO; Adam Lencer, BS; Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA; Joseph Daniel, DO

Complication Rates and Functional Outcomes After Total Ankle Arthroplasty in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Colleen M. Wixted, MBA; Billy I. Kim, BA; Albert T. Anastasio, MD; James DeOrio, MD; James Nunley II, MD; Samuel Adams, MD; Mark Easley, MD



Paper Session 2B: Fractures
Moderators: Thomas G. Harris, MD, and Mohamed Mokhtar Abd-Ella, MD

Epidemiology, Pathoanatomy, and Clinicoradiologic Correlations of Quadrimalleolar Ankle Fractures: A Cross-Sectional Study
Noopur Ranganathan, BS; Siddartha Sharma, MS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani MD; Yuzuru Sakakibara, MD, PhD; John Kwon, MD; Gregory Waryasz, MD

Automated AI Detection Tool for Ankle Fractures Using X-Rays and Smart Devices
Nour Nassour, MD; Jose M. Acitores, MS; Caleb Jang, BS; Noopur Ranganathan, BS; John Wolf, BS; John Kwon, MD; Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD

Outcomes of Early Weightbearing Following Open Reduction and Internal Fixation in the Geriatric Population
Daniel S. Choi, MD; Valerie Carbajal, MD; Brent Kokubun, MD; David Lee, MD; Arash Aminian, MD; Thomas Harris, MD

Tibialis Posterior Tendon Entrapment in Posterior Malleolar and Pilon Injuries of the Ankle: A Retrospective Analysis
Lyndon W. Mason, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Junaid Aamir, MBChB, MRes, MRCS; Anxhela Syziu, Bsc; Loukas Andritsos; Robyn Caldwell, MBChB

The Impact of Surgical Timing After Ankle Fracture on Clinical and Long-Term Patient Reported Outcomes
Turner Sankey, MD; Thomas Sanchez, MD; Ashish Shah, MD

Immediate Unprotected Weightbearing After Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Ankle Fractures: A Prospective Trial
Vu Le, MD, FRCSC; Darius Viskontas, MD, FRCSC; Ryan Lohre, MD; James R. Yan, MD, FRCSC; Trevor Stone, MD, FRCSC; Bertrand Perey, FRCS; Farhad O. Moola, MD, FRCSC; Dory Boyer, BSc, MD, FRCSC; Mike M. Lemke, MD; Kelly L. Apostle, MD, FRCSC



Paper Session 3A: Total Ankle 2
Moderators: Daniel Ocel, MD, and Daniel K. Moon, MD, MBA

The Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on Total Ankle Arthroplasty Outcomes
Jordan A. Helbing, BS; Benjamin Farley, MD; Alex Gu, MD; Gautam Siram, MD; Benjamin Stein, MD; Marc David Chodos, MD

Mid- to Long-Term Outcomes of the STAR Total Ankle Replacement
Albert T. Anastasio, MD; Emily Poehlein, MB; Mark Easley, MD; James Nunley II, MD

Predictive Model for Reintervention in Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Carlos Felipe Albarrán, MD; Mario I. Escudero, MD; Francisco Escobar, MD; Eddie Birman Schocken, MD; Felipe Chaparro, MD; Giovanni Carcuro, MD; Manuel Pellegrini, MD

Early Survivorship, Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following Primary and Revision Total Ankle Arthroplasty Using a Modular Augmented Revision (INVISION) Implant
Jennifer Purnell, MD, FRCSC; Isabel Shaffrey; Jonathan Deland, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD; Jensen K. Henry, MD

Fixed Bearing in Primary Total Ankle Replacement Is Associated with Reduced Revision Rates
Peter Stavrou, MBBS, FRACS; Dylan Harries, BSc(Hons), PhD; Michelle Lorimer, BSc(Ma&CompSci)(Hons); Sophie Corfield, PhD

Influence of Joint Line Level on Clinical Outcomes and Range of Motion in Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Joaquin Palma, MD; Isabel Shaffrey; Agnes Cororaton, MS; Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Jensen K. Henry, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD



Paper Session 3B: Sports and Achilles
Moderators: Simon Lee, MD, and Monika Volesky, MDCM

Effect of Dorsal Closing Wedge Calcaneal Osteotomy on Foot Alignment and Biomechanics in Patients with Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
Bedri Karaismailoglu, MD, FEBOT; Matthias Peiffer, MD; Siddhartha Sharma, MS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Arne Burssens, MD, PhD; Gregory Waryasz, MD; Daniel Guss, MD, MBA; John Kwon, MD; Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD

Data Censoring Likely Biased the Largest Randomized Trial of Achilles Tendon Rupture Treatment Against Surgery: A Monte Carlo Analysis
Gregory P. Guyton, MD; Mitchell Tarka, MD

Patient Reported Outcomes Following Surgical Intervention of Isolated Lisfranc Injury: Minimum Two-Year Follow-up
Thomas Sanchez, MD; Ashish Shah, MD

Operative Treatment of Jones Fractures (OTA Type 87,5.2A) Is Not Associated with Earlier Clinical or Radiographic Healing
Matthew T. Kingery, MD; Manasa Kadiyala, BS; Raymond J. Walls, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), MFSEM; Abhishek Ganta, MD; Sanjit Konda, MD; Philipp Leucht, MD; Steven Rivero, MD; Kenneth A. Egol, MD

Evaluating the Utility of Plain Radiograph and Computerised Tomography Scanning in Identifying Concomitant Foot Fractures in Patients with Unstable Lisfranc injuries
Junaid Aamir, MBChB, MRes, MRCS; Robyn Caldwell, MBChB; Dileep Karthikappallil, MBChB, MRCS(Ed); Mamdouh M. Elbannan, MRCS, MCh; Hiro Tanaka, MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Lyndon W. Mason, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Outcomes of Arthroscopic Anterior Talofibular Ligament Repair with and without Inferior Extensor Retinaculum Augmentation for Chronic Ankle Instability: A Prospective Randomized Study
Sung Hyun Lee, MD, PhD; Yang Hun Jo, MD



Paper Session 4A: Hindfoot
Moderators: Pamela C. Luk, MD, and M. Truitt Cooper, MD

Cervical Ligament Insufficiency in Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity: It May Be More Important Than We Know
Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Rami Mizher, BS; Agnes Cororaton, MS; Harry Greditzer, MD; Carolyn M. Sofka, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Jonathan Deland, MD

Peroneus Brevis to Longus Tendon Transfer in the Treatment of the Flexible Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity: A Cadaveric Study
Matthew S. Conti, MD; Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Jeffrey Hoffman, MS; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Jonathan Deland, MD; Brett D. Steineman, PhD

Outcomes of the Bone-Block Lapidus Arthrodesis (LapiCotton) in the Treatment of the Collapsed Foot
Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Kepler A.M. Carvalho, MD; Rogerio Marcio Kajimura Chinelati; Aly M. Fayed, MD, MSc; Eli Schmidt; Gustavo Araujo Nunes, MD; Amanda Ehret; Tania Szejnfeld Mann, MD, PhD; Matthieu Lalevee, MD, PhD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

Role of Insole Material in Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Vasundhara Mathur, MBBS; Atta Taseh, MD; Bradley A. Weaver, MS; Mustafa Hashmi, BS; Jennifer Skolnik, DPM; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD; Gregory Waryasz, MD

Participant Satisfaction and Investigator Assessment of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injection as a Nonsurgical Intralesional Treatment Option for Plantar Fibromatosis
Luis A. Ortega, MD; Joseph Caporusso, DPM, MPH; Richard Pollak, DPM, MS; David Hernandez, MD; Shannon Dalton, PhD; Qinfang Xiang, PhD; Saji Vijayan, MBBS; Christopher J. Anderson, DPM

Outcomes After Bipolar Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation in the Ankle
Kyle M. Schweser, MD; James Cook, DVM, PhD, OTSC; Brett D. Crist, MD; Kylee Rucinski, MHA



Paper Session 4B: 3D Imaging and AI
Moderators: Christopher E. Gross, MD, and Stephen J. Pinney, MD

The Role of Computed Tomography with External Rotation and Dorsiflexion in Decision Making for Acute Isolated Posterior Malleolar Fractures Bartonícek and Rammelt Type II: A Cross-Sectional Study
Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, MD; Joao Carlos Rodrigues, MD, PhD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD; Kepler A.M. Carvalho, MD; Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Rafael Barban Sposeto; Vincenzo Giordano, MD, PhD, FBCS

Characterizing Three-Dimensional Alignment of the Hip, Knee, Ankle, and Foot Under Physiological Upright Load: A Weight-Bearing Computed Tomography Study in Arthritic Joints and Healthy Controls
Samuel Braza, BS; Matthew Jones, BS; Eli Schmidt; Ayobami Ogunsola, MD, MPH; Kepler A.M. Carvalho, MD; Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Kevin Dibbern, PhD; Matthieu Lalevee, MD, PhD; Jacob Elkins, MD, PhD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

Reliability of Cone Beam Weight-Bearing Measurements of the Postoperative Outcome of Total Ankle Arthroplasties and Inter-Method Reliability with Respect to the Weight-Bearing X-rays
Agustin Barbero, MD; Ben Efrima, MD; Camilla Maccario; Cristitan Indino; Joshua Ovadia, MD; Federico Usuelli, MD

The Accuracy of 3D Measurements in Weightbearing Computed Tomography to Diagnose Lisfranc Instability
Alexandra F. Flaherty, MS; Noopur Ranganathan, BS; Gregory Waryasz, MD; Daniel Guss, MD, MBA; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD; Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Lorena Bejarano-Pineda, MD

Application of External Torque Enhances the Detection of Subtle Syndesmotic Ankle Instability in a Weightbearing CT
Matthias Peiffer, MD; Thibaut Dhont, BS; Francis Cuigniez; Thomas Tampere, MD; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD; Pieter D'Hooghe, MD, PhD; Emmanuel Audenaert, PhD; Arne Burssens, MD, PhD

AI-Based Foot X-ray Reading in Real-world: Evaluating the Accuracy of Assistive Decisions for Diagnosing Foot and Ankle Disorders
Yoon-Chung Kim, MD, PhD; Youn-Ho Choi, MD



Paper Session 5A: Forefoot
Moderators: Jeremy T. Smith, MD, and Ajay N. Gurbani, MD

Percutaneous versus Open Distal Chevron Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hallux Valgus: A Prospective Randomized Study
Gi-Won Choi, MD; Hangseob Yoon, MD; Kwang Hwan Park, MD, PhD; Joon Jo, MD; Moses Lee, MD

Radiographic and Clinical Results of 4th Generation Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery for Symptomatic Hallux Valgus
Kyra E. Lopez, MSc; Jorge N. Gil, MD; Grant Chapman; Christopher Hodgkins, MD; Thomas P. San Giovanni, MD; Cary Chapman, MD; Solangel Rodriguez Materon

Integrity of the First Metatarsal Head Vascularization and Soft-Tissue Envelope Following Minimally Invasive Chevron Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus (HV) Deformity: A Micro-CT and Anatomical Assessment
Kepler A.M. Carvalho, MD; Aly M. Fayed, MD, MSc; Samai Ferrarezi, MD; Gustavo Araujo Nunes, MD; Tania Szejnfeld Mann, MD, PhD; Nacime Salomao Barbachan Mansur, MD, PhD; Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, MD; John Femino, MD; Bopha Chrea, MD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD; A. Holly Johnson, MD; Miki Dalmau-Pastor, PhD

MIBA Osteotomy versus Open Technique in Hallux Valgus Surgery: Results of a Randomized Prospective Study
Mario I. Escudero, MD; Francisco Escobar, MD; Felipe Chaparro, MD; Carlos Albarran, MD; Andrés I. Medina Payá, MD; Manuel Pellegrini, MD

Biomechanical Performance of Static Compression Devices Compared to NiTiNOL Compression Devices in Simulated First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis
Tyler Gonzalez, MD, MBA; J. Benjamin Jackson, MD, MBA; Shannon King, MS; Kristen Gregory; James Johnson, PhD; Courtney Kline, MS; David Safranski, PhD

Comparing the Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Cheilectomy to Open Cheilectomy with Moberg Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus
Rami Mizher, BS; Jaeyoung Kim, MD; Elizabeth A. Cody, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD; A. Holly Johnson, MD



Paper Session 5B: Science of Foot and Ankle Care
Moderators: V. James Sammarco, MD, and Niall A. Smyth, MD

Three-Dimensional Mapping of Chaput Tubercle Fractures: Evaluation of Morphologic Characteristics and Anterior Inferior Tibiofibular Ligament Involvement
Siddhartha Sharma, MS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Matthias Peiffer, MD; Bedri Karaismailoglu, MD, FEBOT; Noopur Ranganathan, BS; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD; Emmanuel Audenaert, PhD; Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Gregory Waryasz, MD

Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Managing Postoperative Pain in Foot and Ankle Surgeries: A Prospective Randomized Blinded Controlled Study
Brendan C. Smith, MD; Anna Ng-Pellegrino, MD; Ajith Malige, MD; Rebecca Bates, BS; James R. Lachman, MD

The Influence of Multiplanar Talar Displacement on Articular Ankle Loading: A 3D Finite Element Study
Matthias Peiffer, MD; Lauren K. Lewis, MD, MPH; Katherine K. Xie, MD; Theodore T. Guild, MD; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani, MD; John Kwon, MD

Altered Gait in Charcot Neuropathic Mice: A Kinematic Analysis
Shelby Alwine, BS; Nicole M. Fye, BS; Indigo G. Milne, BS; Zachary A. Koroneos, BS; Christopher Stauch, MD; Kaitlin L. Saloky, MD; Michael Aynardi, MD

Proximal Tibial Cortex Transverse Distraction Facilitating Healing and Limb Salvage in Severe and Recalcitrant Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Qikai Hua

UK Foot and Ankle Thrombo-Embolism Audit (UK-FATE): A Multicentre Prospective Study of Venous Thromboembolism in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Lyndon W. Mason, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Jitendra Mangwani, MBBS(Gold Medal), MS(Orth), MRCS(Ed), FRCS (Tr&Orth); Karan Malhotra, MBChB(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Linzy Houchen-Wolloff, PhD



Special Presentations

Foundation Remarks and Awards

Foundation Update
Peter G. Mangone, MD

2023 Pillars of the Society
Peter G. Mangone, MD; William C. McGarvey, MD; Charles L. Saltzman, MD; Jonathan T. Deland, MD

Presentation of the Diamond Mission Partner Award to Stryker
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Presentation of the Pierce E. Scranton Humanitarian Service Award
Naomi N. Shields, MD

Presentation of the Women’s Leadership Awards
Peter G. Mangone, MD; Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD

Announcement of Arthritis Foundation/AOFAS Grant Awards
Sheldon S. Lin, MD; Michelle M. McLeod, PhD, ATC

Presentation of the Diamond Mission Partner Award to DePuy Synthes
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Recognition of the 2023 AOFAS Traveling Fellows
Jeremy T. Smith, MD


AOFAS Presidential Remarks and Awards

Recognition of the European Foot & Ankle Society and EFAS/AOFAS Exchange Fellows
Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD; Kristian Buedts, MD

FAI/FAO Updates
Charles L. Saltzman, MD

Presentation of the 2023 Roger A. Mann Award, J. Leonard Goldner Award, and IFFAS Award for Excellence
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD

Outgoing Presidential Remarks
Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD

Introduction of Incoming President
David B. Thordarson, MD

Incoming Presidential Remarks
Michael S. Aronow, MD


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