AOTrauma Europe Masters Course—Knee Fractures with Anatomical Specimens
Innsbruck, Austria
04 Sep 2013 - 05 Sep 2013
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This course will be preceded by an AOTrauma Europe Workshop - Foot & Ankle Fractures, Sept 2-3 in the same location. For more information and registration, please click here.

Course description
AOTrauma Masters workshops teach current concepts and understanding at the highest level for experienced surgeons in orthopaedic trauma. The latest techniques in operative management dealing with the toughest orthopaedic trauma problems are presented. This workshop on fractures around the knee focuses on specific problems of the distal femur, patella and proximal tibia injuries with associated ligamentous and soft tissue problems. A combination of case and evidence based lectures will be included. A majority of the course content will be dedicated to practical exercises.

Target participants
Participants should have completed the AOTrauma Courses—Principles in Operative Fracture Management and Advances in Operative Fracture Management. Participants must be actively involved in trauma management and preferably in trauma surgical care. The workshop is aimed at experienced surgeons who are willing to share and express their experiences with other participants and specialists in the field and want to expand their special knowledge on the evaluation and treatment of knee injuries.

In order to make the course a valuable learning experience, English knowledge is a prerequisite.

Programs
Event program
Learning objectives
Analyze and classify specific fracture patterns in all three dimensions
Appreciate the paramount importance of preoperative planning
Understand and apply the different stand alone and combined approaches targeting specific injury patterns with the advantages and limitations
Review up to date fracture treatment with the latest implant modifications and techniques
Recognize the importance and treatment options of addition ligamentous injuries
Learn how to deal with severe soft tissue problems
Understand and practice the treatment options of posttraumatic functional deficits
Goals
This course on fractures around the knee focuses on specific problems of the distal femur, patella and proximal tibia injuries with associated ligamentous and soft tissue problems. A combination of case and evidence based lectures will be included.
A majority of the course content will be dedicated to practical exercises.
Contributors
Yves Acklin Dr. Dr. med.  (Chairperson)
Michael Blauth Prof. Dr. med.  (Chairperson)
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Details
ID MASTERWORKSHOP_5
Type AOTrauma / AO partner event
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Workshop
Content Cadaver practicals, Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration
Closing date04 Sep 2013
Statusclosed
Places24
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Pricing
Euro 1600.00 EUR
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Lunch
Course materials
Participants Room Reservations
All participant accomodation must be organized and paid individually. Participants are responsible for booking their own hotel room. A group rooming has been reserved at The Penz Hotel. Please complete the hotel booking form below and follow the instructions to reserve your hotel room directly.

The PENZ Hotel
Adolf-Pichler-Platz 3
6020 Innsbruck
Austria
Tel:
+43 (0)512 57 56 57 0
Fax: +43 (0) 512 57 56 57 9
E: office@thepenz.com
www.thepenz.com
Contact(s)
Ms Bettina Bolliger (Participant Contact)
AO Foundation
AOTrauma
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Switzerland
Phone+41814142722
Fax+41814142284
Emailbbolliger@aotrauma.org
Ms Jennifer Singer-Rupp (Course Manager)
AOTrauma
Education Project Manager
AOTrauma Education
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Switzerland
Phone+41814142701
Fax+41814142283
Mobile+41798118070
Emailjsinger@aotrauma.org
Venue
Medical University Innsbruck
Medizinzentrum Anichstrasse "MZA"
and
The Department of Anatomy
Anichstrasse 35
6020 Innsbruck, Austria
www.i-med.ac.at

The participants' hotel room is not included in the course fee. Participants are responsible for booking their own hotel room. A group rooming has been reserved at The Penz Hotel. Please complete the hotel booking form below and follow the instructions to reserve your hotel room directly.
Commercial partners
Siemens; DePuy Synthes