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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Results

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Overview / Abstract:

After completing this CME module, participants will be able to

1. Discuss the pathophysiology and etiology of posterior wall acetabular fractures, including incidence and mechanism of injury.
2. Compare and apply currently recognized classifications of posterior wall acetabular fractures.
3. Identify and describe imaging studies and other observations helpful in confirming the diagnosis of posterior wall acetabular fracture and in guiding treatment decisions.
4. Describe management of patients with posterior wall acetabular fractures, including appropriate nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.
5. List indications and contraindications for surgical treatment of posterior wall acetabular fractures.
6. Discuss the use of open reduction and internal fixation techniques in the treatment of posterior wall fractures, including instrumentation and setup, appropriate surgical approaches, pearls and pitfalls, complications, rehabilitation, and outcomes.

Expiration

Mar 24, 2012

Discipline(s)

Physician CME

Format

Online

Cost

$30-$90

Credits / Hours

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Berton R. Moed, MD, Faculty Chair

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Orthopedics

Keywords / Search Terms

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Results

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