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AJSM Webinar Series - December 2022: Quadriceps Tendon Autograft ACL Reconstruction – Global Perspectives
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The American Journal of Sports Medicine is proud to present the next installment in the American Journal of Sports Medicine Webinar series: Quadriceps Tendon Autograft ACL Reconstruction – Global Perspectives. Clinical and research interest in the use of quadriceps tendon autograft for ACL reconstruction surgery has gained significant traction globally. This webinar brings together global leaders in both the use and study of this graft to provide us with a truly global picture of the best current indications for use and a critical appraisal of key literature from the last 10 years. Moderator: David Wasserstein, MD, MSc, and panelists Martin Lind, MD, PhD, Volker Musahl, MD, Christian Fink, MD, and Peter B. MacDonald MD FRCS, share their knowledge and experience.

This is a FREE webinar. Questions? Contact Donna Tilton, Sr. Editorial and Production Manager, at [email protected]

*This activity has been approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™


David Wasserstein, MD, MSc, is a sports medicine and trauma surgeon practicing at Sunnybrook in Toronto, ON and specializing in knee reconstruction. His academic practice focuses on clinical outcomes and biomechanics and has been augmented by Fellowship training in Toronto and at Vanderbilt University. 

Martin Lind, MD, PhD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports traumatology and sports medicine at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. He is presently a Professor of Orthopedics and Sports traumatology Aarhus University. His research interests include cartilage restoration, knee ligament reconstruction, patellofemoral disorders, meniscus disorders and sports traumatology epidemiology

Volker Musahl, MD, is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Chief of Sports Medicine at the UPMC Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Center, Program Director of the Sports Medicine fellowship program, and associate head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Football team.

Christian Fink, MD, is a specialist in orthopedic surgery and sports traumatology at Gelenkpunkt – Sports and Joint Surgery Innsbruck, Austria and head of the Research Unit for Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Injury prevention (OSMI) at the Private University UMIT, Hall.  Professor Fink's main interests in orthopaedics are knee ligament surgery, acute extremity trauma, and degenerative knee surgery.

Peter B. MacDonald, MD, FRCS Dip Sports Med is a Professor at the Section of Orthopaedics, University of Manitoba and Site Medical and Surgical Lead at Pan am Clinic. He is President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and head team physician for the Winnipeg Jets (NHL) and Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL).  He is a member of the Executive Committee for the NHL team Physicians Society.  


Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the current clinical indications for use of quadriceps tendon autograft in ACL reconstruction surgery
  2. Explain recent evidence surrounding quadriceps tendon autograft outcomes from cohort studies, comparative trials and in registries
  3. Compare the relative risks and benefits of utilizing quadriceps tendon autograft compared to other graft choices in ACL reconstruction surgery


Martin C Lind, MD
ESSKA: Board or committee member
Johnson & Johnson: Research support
Norvartis: Research support
Smith & Nephew: Research support

David Wasserstein, MD
ConMed Linvatec: Paid consultant, research support for a company/supplier
Miach: Paid consultant, research support

Volker Musahl, MD
Arthrex, Inc.: Paid consultant for a company/supplier, other financial or material support
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics: Paid consultant for a company/supplier
ConMed Linvatec: Other support from a company/supplier
Springer: Publishing royalties

Christian Fink, MD
Nothing to disclose 

Peter B. MacDonald, MD, FRCS Dip Sports Med
ConMed Linvatec: Unpaid consultant, research support
Ossur: Research support
Zimmer Biomet: Research support
Arthrex: Research support.

Brett D. Owens, MD

CONMED Linvatec - Royalties, paid consultant
Mitek - Paid consultant, research support
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation - Paid consultant, research support
Vericel - Paid consultant
Vivorte - Stock
Arthrex, Inc. - Research support
American Journal of Sports Medicine - Royalties, Financial or Material Support; board
Saunders/Mosby-Elsevier - Royalties, Financial or Material Support
SLACK Incorporated - Royalties, Financial or Material Support
Springer - Royalties, Financial or Material Support
Orthopedics - Board
Orthopedics Today - Board
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine - Board

Donna Tilton
Nothing to disclose

Alexandra Campbell
Nothing to disclose

TERMINATION DATE: December 5, 2025
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must complete the activity and an online evaluation. Please note that this is an online-only activity. Participants must complete the evaluation online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.

The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors, which may be helpful, or of interest, to other practitioners. AOSSM is not responsible for expenses incurred by an author. Costs incurred by the registrant are the responsibility of the registrant.
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 12/06/2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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