Charcot Reconstruction & External Fixation Webinar Quiz

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Prepare yourself to take this Charcot reconstruction & external fixation webinar quiz. Charcot neuroarthropathy is known as a complex condition that is characterized by the progressive deformity. It has limited treatment options and a high amputation rate. Let's see how well you understand Charcot reconstruction as well as external fixation. Answer these few questions, and your score will tell everything. Best of luck to you with this test. We hope you enjoy it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is internal fixation not an ideal solution for Charcot patients?
    • A. 

      Patients usually have poor bone quality.

    • B. 

      Infection is usually present.

    • C. 

      The patient has mechanical instability.

    • D. 

      Patients have a difficult time healing.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the greatest advantage of external fixation?
    • A. 

      Ability to OBTAIN stability

    • B. 

      Ability to remove the system

    • C. 

      Ability to OBTAIN and MAINTAIN stability

    • D. 

      Added comfort for the patient

  • 3. 
    Why do surgeons like to use external fixation?
    • A. 

      It’s cheaper than plating or screws.

    • B. 

      Offers reduced recovery time for the patient

    • C. 

      It reimburses more than other options.

    • D. 

      The surgeon is able to achieve correction percutaneously.

  • 4. 
    How many sizes of tabbed rings are offered in the RingFIX system
    • A. 

      120, 150, and 180

    • B. 

      140, 160, and 180

    • C. 

      140, 160, 180 and 200

    • D. 

      120, 150, 180 and 210

  • 5. 
    Why use olive wires?
    • A. 

      Helps keep bone segments centered in the ring

    • B. 

      Provides the ability to compress internally

    • C. 

      Minimizes movement as the bone cannot slide over the wire.

    • D. 

      Provides opposing forces for alignment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Does SBi offer a footpad designed for the RingFIX?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Can you attach a larger ring to a smaller footplate to accommodate larger legs?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Why would a surgeon use a static frame over a dynamic frame when treating Charcot?
    • A. 

      Static frames are more stable.

    • B. 

      Static frames are less expensive.

    • C. 

      Gradual correction requires too much time.

    • D. 

      You cannot use a dynamic frame when treating Charcot.

  • 9. 
    Charcot neuroarthropathy's pathophysiology is
    • A. 

      Most recommended

    • B. 

      Well-observed

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Still unknown

  • 10. 
    In which year did Pinzur use circular external fixation for maintaining alignment of deformity correction in high-risk, obese patients that had Charcot neuroarthropathy.
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2009

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