Surgical Techniques for Spasticity Debated & Explained: Neurectomy, Tenotomy or Muscle Lengthening.
Thursday, June 25 – 1400 – 1500 ET
- Speaker evaluation (for cme certificate of participation)
Join us for a 60 minute webinar (45 minutes of content & 15 minutes for Q & A) in the safety of your office. These webinars showcase an international faculty to address the needs of medical and surgical physicians, PT/OT, and orthotists
Target audience: Physiatrists, Residents, Medical Students, Physicians treating spasticity in an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary setting, PMR, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics, pediatrics, neurology, Neurosurgery, Physio and OT, and Orthotists.
CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role), Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
- Differentiate between a reducible and non-reducible joint.
- Describe the merits of each surgical technique: Neurectomy, Tenotomy or Muscle Lengthening.
Describe the role of nerve blocks at selecting these surgical techniques.
- Thomas Joseph Goetz, Orthopaedic Surgeon BScEng(Physics), MD, FRCS(C), Vancouver Upper Limb Centre
- Mary Ann Keenan, MD, Emeritus Professor CE of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department Orthopaedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
- Nadine Sturbois-Nachef, Chirurgien orthopédique chez CHU de Lille.
- Paul Winston, MD FRCPC, Clinical assistant professor in the department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and the Island Medical Program UBC
Dr N. Sturbois-Nachef, is an orthopedic surgeon in Lille University Hospital (France). She is specialized in hand, peripheral nerve and neuro-orthopedic surgery. She received a Master Degree in Neurosciences from the University of Paris-Est-Créteil. Her actual field of research concerns the neuromuscular consequences of selective partial neurectomy, which is considered today as the standard surgical treatment of spasticity.
Mary Ann Keenan, MD, Emeritus Professor
Dr. Thomas Goetz is an orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in hand, upper extremity surgery, microsurgery and trauma. He is an Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia. He has been in the specialty of trauma and upper extremity surgery since July 1998. He receives tertiary and quaternary referrals for complex upper extremity problems, particularly the elbow, wrist and hand. He has worked 6 years at the Royal Columbian Hospital as a trauma surgeon and has worked at St. Paul’s Hospital since September 2004. He has helped to develop St. Paul’s Hospital as an upper limb centre. He started the University of British Columbia Orthopaedic upper extremity resident training program at St. Paul’s Hospital. He started the Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Fellowship training program at St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Goetz has spent a great deal of energy in development of upper extremity services at St. Paul’s Hospital.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.