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OCC Webinar on Reconstructive Options for Peripheral Nerve Injuries

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  • This is an internet-based, enduring material CME activity based upon the digital capture of an Online Consultation Webinar presented on May 1, 2017.

    Planner: Sanjeev Kakar, MD
    Consulting Fee: Arthrex, Skeletal Dynamics
    Other: Medical Advisory Board Sonex Health, JBJS, BJJ

    Planner/Reviewer: Warren C. Hammert, MD
    Reviewer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

    Jonathan Isaacs, MD
    Contracted Research: Axogen, Inc.; Cook Biotech, Inc.

    Steve K. Lee, MD
    Consulting Fee: Axogen, BME Synthes, Checkpoint, Zimmer Biomet
    Speakers' Bureau: Axogen
    Other: Integra (supported research), Toyoba (research)

    Fraser Leversedge, MD
    Royalty: Wolters Kluwer, Orthohelix Surgical Designs / Wright Medical
    Consulting Fee: AxoGen, Stryker Orthopaedics, Bioventus
    Contracted Research: AxoGen, Stryker Orthopaedics, Bioventus

    Amy Moore, MD
    No relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.

    CME Staff: Angie Legaspi, CMP, Michael K. Vega, MSNM

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Develop an understanding as to the morbidity of common nerve injuries.
    • Appreciate the technical nuances with nerve transfers and their applicability.
    • Detail the suitability of nerve autograft versus allograft in the treatment of peripheral nerve injuries.

    Course Format:
    This course consists of an online pre-test, an online video, an online post-test, and an online evaluation. 

    Participation Requirements:
    To qualify for CME credit, participants must complete each part of this course. 

    Estimated Time:
    The estimated time to complete this course is 1 hour. 

    CME Credit Hours:
    The American Society for Surgery of the Hand designates this Internet Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.00 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™". Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The ASSH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

    Date of Original Release:
    This course was initially presented and recorded on May 1, 2017. 

    Termination Date:
    The course is available for CME credit through 11:59 PM Central Time, April 30, 2019. 

    Course Summary:

    How should I manage this peripheral nerve injury? Is nerve allograft better than autograft?Would a tendon transfer be more appropriate than a nerve transfer? What indeed are nervetransfers and how do I them?

    Please join Drs. Isaacs, Lee, Leversedge and Moore as they discuss the nuances in the management of peripheral nerve injuries during this 60 minute case based discussion. This is a webinar that will change your clinical practice.

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    2017 American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Provider Contact Information:
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 822 W. Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60607. Phone: (312) 880-1900. Fax: (847) 384-1435. Email: