Posted: 9/15/2021

Management of Proximal Phalanx Fractures & Their Complications

Video Description

Phalangeal fractures are very common, representing approximately 10% of all fractures that present to the emergency room. While many Phalangeal fractures can be treated non-operatively, some do require surgery.

This webinar will address key principles in the assessment and management of phalangeal fractures. All critical aspects of phalangeal fracture care will be discussed with pertinent case examples. Surgeons will learn to assess and evaluate phalangeal anatomy and fracture geometry. Adjuvant imaging techniques to analyze fracture geometry and plan implant placement, will be discussed in detail. And finally, the webinar will cover fixation techniques, including various instrumentation options.

Jeffrey Lawton, MD
Chief, Hand and Upper Extremity
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Chair for Quality and Safety, Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor, Plastic Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Charles Cassidy, MD
Henry H. Banks Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedics
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Chaitanya Mudgal, MD, MS (Ortho), MCh
Hand Surgery Service
Department of Orthopedics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Chairman, AO NA Hand Education Committee
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Amit Gupta, MD, FRCS
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Rebecca Neiduski, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Professor of Health Sciences
Elon University
Elon, North Carolina


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