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Rotationplasty

Course #: 03-645

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Rotationplasty is used most often as a function-preserving salvage procedure after resection of sarcomas of the lower extremity, however, it can also used after infection of prosthetic knee joints. This CEU course focuses on the different aspects that play a role in the decision-making for amputations as well as the anatomical requirements for adequate prosthetic fitting. We will also look into the dilemmas that are associated with the decision-making process, as well as the technical considerations leading to higher functioning performance. Indications for rotationplasties with and without an anomaly of the hip joint are also discussed. The course will take a deeper look into a case study investigating the vascular management of rotationplasty procedures secondary to femoral osteosarcomas done on four patients with a mean age of 26. Finally, long-term results following rotationplasty with regard to health-related quality of life, functional performance, and psychosocial aspects are investigated. This section regards 12 patients who underwent rotationplasty and where then evaluated by physical examination, the Short Form (36) Health Survey, and the Tegner activity level scale. The reading materials for this course include articles from the Journal of Child Orthopedics, Case Reports in Orthopedics, and BioMed Central Musculoskeletal Disorders.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate the main determinants for adequate weight-bearing on the foot.
  2. Explain the primary goal in reconstruction of a lower limb.
  3. Compare and contrast endoprosthetic knee replacement with rotationplasty.
  4. Identify the most devastating complication after rotationplasty.

 

CEU Course Syllabus

  Rotationplasty Current Concepts   0.75 Contact Hours     
  Surgical Methods   0.50 Contact Hours    
  Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life         0.75 Contact Hours      

Total = 2 Contact Hours

Instructional level:  Basic

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