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AJSM Webinar Series - December 2021: The Treatment of Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: Is Superior Capsule Reconstruction the Answer?
Course Information
The American Journal of Sports Medicine is proud to announce the next installment in our journal webinar series.* This webinar will feature the article “Histologic Analysis of Porcine Dermal Graft Augmentation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears” Moderator Thomas Kremen, MD, and author Alison Toth, MD, will be joined by John Kelly IV, MD, Clara Azevedo, MD, and John T. Tokish, MD, to discuss irreparable rotator cuff tears. 

How can we optimize the treatment irreparable rotator cuff tears? Is superior capsule reconstruction the answer? Large, retracted rotator cuff tears are common problem encountered by orthopaedic surgeons who treat shoulder injuries. Join our faculty of experts who will discuss a wide variety of treatment options including partial repair, bridging with xenografts, and superior capsule reconstruction.


Have a question for before the webinar? Email it to info@ajsm.org and tune in to hear the answer!

This is a FREE webinar. Questions? Contact Alexandra Campbell, AOSSM Education Coordinator, at alexandra@aossm.org

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

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe clinical features and key concepts in the pathophysiology of irreparable rotator cuff tendon tears
  2. Evaluate surgical treatment options for irreparable rotator cuff tendon tears
  3. Discuss the results of current treatment options for irreparable rotator cuff tendon tears
DISCLOSURES

Clara Azevdo, MD    
ConMed Linvatec - Paid consultant, Speakers bureau/paid presentations
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics - Other Financial or Material Support

John Kelly IV, MD    
SLACK Incorporated - Publishing royalties, financial or material support
Springer - Publishing royalties, financial or material support

Thomas Kremen, MD    
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation -    Honoraria
Micromed - Other financial or material support
Heron Therapeutics - Paid consultant
        
John M. Tokish, MD     
Arthrex, Inc - IP royalties; Paid consultant; Paid presenter or speaker
DePuy, A Johnson & Johnson Company - Paid consultant
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - Editorial or governing board; Publishing royalties, financial or material support
Mitek - Paid consultant; Paid presenter or speaker

Alison Toth, MD    
Arthrex, Inc - Other financial or material support
Breg - Other financial or material support
Mitek - Other financial or material support
Smith & Nephew - Other financial or material support
Stryker - Other financial or material support
Vericel - Paid consultant, Paid presenter or speaker

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

PLANNERS
Donna Tilton
Nothing to disclose

Alexandra Campbell
Nothing to disclose

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: December 8, 2021
TERMINATION DATE: December 7, 2024
Disclaimer
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
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.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this Journal-based CME 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.

CLAIMING CREDIT
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.

DISCLAIMER
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.
 
Summary
Availability: Registration Required
Expires on 12/07/2024
Location: Online Meeting
Date / Time: Dec 08, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Cost : FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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