AOTrauma Webinar—Achieving Excellence in ESIN for Pediatric Femoral Fractures
Dübendorf, Switzerland
03 May 2016
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We are pleased to offer the following webinar to our AOTrauma community.

Dr Theddy Slongo, Switzerland and Dr Jonathan Dwyer, UK will present:

Achieving Excellence in ESIN for Pediatric Femoral Fractures
Tuesday, May 03, 2016, 02:00PM–03:00PM (GMT +2:00)

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ESIN is the gold standard for the treatment of femoral fractures in children aged 4 to 14 years.

This webinar focuses on the intraoperative challenges regularly encountered during ESIN.
The goals are the following:

•    Provide tips and tricks
•    Dispel confusion between ESIN and other intramedullary fixation methods
•    Fine tune your surgical technique
•    How to extend surgical indications
•    Avoid pitfalls and prevent mistakes
•    Achieve excellent results associated with ESIN

Please check your time for the webinar here.

Dr Slongo and Dr Dwyer will answer questions throughout the lecture. It will be a an interactive live transmission. Participants will be able to ask questions through a "real-time" online chat.

We look forward to your participation in this event.

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Learning objectives
Identify those femur fractures which are suitable for ESIN
Describe the most important biomechanical prerequisites for a safe and stable fixation
Recognize technical failures that cause complications
List the most frequent failures
Describe how stability can be ensured or increased in critical situations
Outline the technique how and when to use end caps
Realize the difference between ESIN and rigid intramedullary fixation or stacking and why it is important not to mix these techniques
Jonathan Dwyer  (Chairperson)
Theddy Slongo MD  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Expert to Expert
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Lectures
Target audience General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Paediatric surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date03 May 2016
Available places54
Cancellation policyNo cancellation fee
Swiss Francs 0.00 CHF
Ms Anja Sutter (Project Manager)
AOTrauma International
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