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Section: Board Review Category: Imaging

Assessment of Deformity - Rearfoot and Leg

Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS, FACFAS

Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS, MS gives a unique look at rearfoot and leg deformities by reviewing how to plot and interpret the angles of the foot. Dr LaPorta shows a host of foot radiographs and how to correctly find and interpret the important angles of the foot. He concludes by showing how these angles can be used to provide your patient with optimal surgical correction.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz (Min. 70% Passing Score)
  4. Complete the program Survey
Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify and plot the important angles of the forefoot and rearfoot and apply your findings to aid in diagnosis of common podiatric problems seen in your clinic.
  2. Discuss Anatomic planning of common rearfoot deformities of the foot.
  3. Discuss the importance of the intermetatarsal angle for hallus valgus correction.
  4. Use the angles of the foot for mechanical access planning of common podiatric deformities.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.


    Guido LaPorta has nothing to disclose.