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Carpal Instability - SLAC, SNAC, wrist arthritis, and salvage procedures Sat, Oct 30 4:30-6:00 p.m. EDT

This course will discuss management of chronic wrist injuries, including diagnosis, reconstruction and when to move toward salvage procedures.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Understand wrist anatomy and carpal biomechanics.
  2. Discuss the natural history of SLAC and SNAC wrists and treatment options by stage.
  3. Discuss technical pearls of wrist denervation, proximal row carpectomy, and selective fusions.
  4. Discuss indications for total wrist arthrodesis and surgical approach.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.