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Section: CME Category: Surgery

The Keller Bunionectomy for HIPJ Ulcerations

Daniel Yaeger, DPM

The goal of this lecture is to review the indication for Keller arthroplasty, cheilectomy, and 1st MPJ fusion for management of hallux limitus rigidus. We will review the textbook guidelines but also review some clinic scenarios and describe why each procedure was chosen for each patient based on age, comorbidities, physical exam, and radiographs.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Describe the history of the Keller bunionectomy
  2. Describe the utility of the Keller arthroplasty in offloading DFU
  3. Describe the indications for Keller arthroplasty
  4. Describe what alternative procedures exist to treat HIPJ ulcerations
  5. Review cases where the Keller arthroplasty has been successfully utilized to treat hallux ulcerations.
  • 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: 09/14/2023 Expiration Date: 09/14/2026

  • Author
  • Daniel Yaeger, DPM

    Department of Surgery
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    New York

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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.


    Daniel Yaeger has nothing to disclose.