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In this issue of Ortho Restore, Winter 2020:
- Michael O’Malley, MD; Jeremy D. Shaw, MD, MS; Richard Wawrose, MD; Tom W. Evashwick-Rogler, MSc; and Spencer E. Talentino, BS, discuss that hip-spine syndrome (HiSS), characterized by simultaneous degenerative hip arthritis and lumbar stenosis, represents a condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent as our community ages.

- Christopher M. Gibbs, MD, and Carola F. van Eck, MD, PhD, present on current considerations in the surgical treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of HiSS
  • Improve outcomes by understanding the most common surgical complications of treating HiSS
  • Recognize the contributing effects of hip osteoarthritis to lumbar stenosis
  • Analyze management of ACL injuries through awareness of current controversies amongst orthopaedic surgeons
  • Analyze patient outcomes following ACL injuries by identifying the relative indications for use of a graft type
  • Increase patient outcomes through use of anatomic ACL reconstruction


Dr. O’Malley, Dr. Shaw, Dr. Wawrose, Dr. Gibbs, Dr. van Eck, Mr. Evashwick-Rogler, and Mr. Talentino have reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 01/27/2020 | Last Modified On: 01/27/2020 | Expires: 01/27/2021

This course has been expired.