AOTrauma Europe Masters Course—Fragility Fractures of the Proximal Humerus with Anatomical Specimens
Innsbruck, Austria
07 Jun 2017 - 08 Jun 2017
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Goal of the course

The AOTrauma Europe Masters Courses 2017 address current concepts and state-of-the-art treatment options in orthopedic trauma. Each course covers one or more topics and has been planned based on the common and critical patient problems related to the specific topic. 

Target participants

The course is aimed at surgeons who have been practicing orthopedic trauma for many years and who are willing to share their experiences on the specific topic of the course.
Participants should have completed the AOTrauma Courses—Basic Principles and Advanced Principles of Fracture Management and must be able to communicate well in English.

Course description

The course is delivered using a combination of small group discussions, cases, exercises with anatomical specimens or other simulation materials (when appropriate), and summary lectures. All activities are moderated by expert faculty in a highly interactive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.

Event program
Learning objectives
Analyze fracture characteristics relevant for decision making including orthogeriatric patient background
Determine the best personalized treatment for the orthogeriatric patient (nonoperative, reconstruction, arthroplasty (note that arthroplasty will not be part of the practical exercises))
Apply different techniques of reconstruction in the osteoporotic bone (proximal humeral nail, angular stable plate with augmentation, allograft augmentation)
Recongnize the value of orthogeriatric comanagement for fracture care
Martin Jaeger  (Chairperson)
Franz Kralinger  (Chairperson)
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ID AOTEU_2017_06
Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Cadaver practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date07 Jun 2017
Available places5
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 1600.00 EUR
Payment options and information
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. Please contact therefore your Local Event Organizer and 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
Course dinner
Course materials
Ms Bettina Bolliger (Course Organizer)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86
Ms Marlene Sieber (Participant Contact)
AO Foundation
AO Trauma
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz

Event venue

Medical University Innsbruck
Anatomical Institute
Mullerstrasse 59
6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Phone: +43 (0) 512 9003 71111

Accommodation for participants

Kindly book your accommodation directly via
Innsbruck Tourism:
Phone: +43 512 59850

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes