AOTrauma Course—Principles in Operative Fracture Treatment
Graz, Austria
10 Sep 2017
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Goal of the course:

The goal is to learn and repeat principles in operative fracture treatment (osteosynthesis).

Target participants:

The AOTrauma Introductory Course Principles in Operative Fracture Treatment is targeted at certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons who are interested in refreshing the basic knowledge and skills before participating in the AOTrauma Course Approaches & Osteosynthesis, and is also open for surgical trainees.

Course description:

The topics will cover basic knowledge of different clinical applications of screws, plate fixation and tension band and will be taught in short lectures and videos followed by practical exercises on artificial bones.

During exercises key steps are projected on the monitors.

Each work station is limited to two participants.


Learning objectives
improve the manual skills by practicing on artificial bone models
understand the principles of standard techniques in osteosynthesis
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Basic Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date10 Sep 2017
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 150.00 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
Course dinner
Ms Sylvia Reischl
AO Courses Austria


Medical University Graz

Anatomical Institute

Harrachgasse 21, A-8010 Graz



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