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Webinar Director: Kevin Shea, MD, FAAOS
This course will review approaches to common, challenging conditions in the knee, with a focus upon younger patients without advanced osteo-arthritis. Focal cartilage loss of the knee joint in different regions will be discussed. Combined lesions of articular cartilage and meniscus loss will be reviewed. A separate discussion will also review options for treating more advanced cases of osteochondritis dissecans
At the conclusion of this webinar, learners should be able to:
· Outline the treatment options for cartilage loss/defects in the active, young patient
o Focal Cartilage loss on the tibia-femoral joint – Best Options
o Focal Cartilage loss on the patella-femoral joint – Best Options
o Combined Meniscus and Focal Articular Cartilage Loss – Best
o Cartilage Breakdown/Loss and OCD
Faculty: Seth Sherman, MD, FAAOS; Marc Tompkins, MD, FAAOS; Lutul Farrow, MD, FAAOS, Crystal Perkins, MD
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 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.