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Dr. MaCalus Hogan presents an overview and case studies on Lisfranc injuries.

Educational objectives:

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

  • Describe the anatomy and function of the Lisfranc joint
  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of subtle to severe Lisfranc injuries
  • Review outcomes following conservative and surgical treatment Lisfranc injuries

Reading Resources: 

  1. Wilppula E. Tarsometatarsal fracture-dislocation. Late results in 26 patients. Acta Orthop Scand. 1973;44(3):335-45.
  2. Kuo RS1, Tejwani NC, Digiovanni CW, Holt SK, Benirschke SK, Hansen ST Jr, Sangeorzan BJ. Outcome after open reduction and internal fixation of Lisfranc joint injuries. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000 Nov;82-A(11):1609-18.
  3. Myerson MS, Fisher RT, Burgess AR, Kenzora JE. Fracture dislocations of the tarsometatarsal joints: end results correlated with pathology and treatment.  Foot Ankle. 1986 Apr;6(5):225-42.
  4. Ly TV, Coetzee JC.  Treatment of primarily ligamentous Lisfranc joint injuries: primary arthrodesis compared with open reduction and internal fixation. A prospective, randomized study.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Mar;88(3):514-20.


Dr. Hogan has no relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 9/5/2014 | Last Modified On: 11/24/2015 | Expires: 11/24/2016

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