AOTrauma Course—Management of Fractures of the Hand and Wrist
Graz, Austria
24 Sep 2017 - 27 Sep 2017
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Goal of the course:

The goal of the AOTrauma course is to broaden the knowledge and comprehension of operative fracture treatment according to the level of education or specialty and to practice surgical approaches.

Target participants:

The AOTrauma Course Management of Fractures of the Hand and Wrist is targeted at experienced, certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons with advanced knowledge and skills in operative fracture treatment who wish to broaden their knowledge in Hand and Wrist Fracture Management.

Course description:

The topics of the AOTrauma Course Management of Fractures of the Hand and Wrist will cover classification and principles of treatment in hand & wrist surgery as well as different techniques, surgical anatomy and approaches.   

They will be taught in lectures followed by practical exercises on human specimens of the Anatomical Institute Graz.

During the dissections key steps are projected on the monitors.

Each work station is limited to 2 participants.

Faculty members and instructors are there to guide you through the exercises.

Instruments, gloves and gowns are provided.

Learning objectives
be able to make decisions as to the optimal treatment modality according to the AO Principles
have learned about the latest developments in research and clinical investigations
be acquainted with new techniques and technologies as well as alternative approaches in fracture treatment
have improved the manual skills by practicing on different bone models and human specimens
understand the evolution of AO Philosophy and Education - what is new and what is still valid as well as the rationale behind any changes
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
Matej Kastelec  (Co-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 Artificial bone practicals, Cadaver practicals, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date24 Sep 2017
Available places46
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 840.00 EUR
Payment options and information
The preferred method of payment is credit card (Mastercard, Visa).
If you cannot pay via credit card you have the possibility to request an invoice.
Please note that we will charge you a 10% handling fee in addition to the participant fee.
In case of an invoice request, please contact Sylvia Reischl at
Please indicate the official invoice address of the paying person or entity as well as a respective email address the invoice has to be sent to.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks

Hotels recommendations - for reservations, please contact the hotel of your choice directly - rooms to be paid at the hotel of your choice directly:

Romantik Parkhotel Graz****
Leonhardstrasse 8, A-8010 Graz

Tel. +43 / 316 / 36 30 - 0
Fax. +43 / 316 / 36 30 - 50

Schlögelgasse 14 (Am Dietrichsteinplatz), A - 8010 Graz
Tel. +43 / 316 / 82 25 21 - 0
Fax. +43 / 316 / 82 25 21 -7


Stoisers**** Hotel Garni GmbH & Co KG 
Mariatrosterstr. 174, A - 8044 Graz
Tel. +43 / 316 / 39 20 55 
Fax. +43 / 316 / 39 20 55 - 55

Ms Sylvia Reischl
AO Courses Austria

Medical University Graz

Anatomical Institute

Harrachgasse 21, 8010 Graz

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes