AOTrauma Symposium—Fracture Management during Growth
Graz, Austria
15 Sep 2017
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Goal of the course:

The goal of the AO Trauma Course Fracture Management during Growth is to broaden the
knowledge and comprehension of operative fracture treatment in children according to the
level of education or specialty and to practice typical pediatric surgical techniques in children .

Target participants:

The AOTrauma Course Fracture Management during Growth is targeted at certified orthopaedic
and trauma surgeons with knowledge and skills in operative fracture management who are
interested in broadening their knowledge in fracture treatment of the growing bones.

Course description:

The topics will cover general principles of pediatric trauma in contrary to adults as well as biomechanics and post op care and complications.

The topics will be taught in short lectures and videos followed by practical exercises on artificial bones and anatomical specimens.
During exercises key steps are projected on the monitors.
Each work station is limited to two participants.

Learning objectives
make decisions as to the optimal treatment modality according to the AO Principles in children
have learned about the latest developments in research and clinical investigation in the growing bones
be acquainted with new techniques and technologies as well as alternative approaches in fracture treatment in growing bones, depending on age
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Subspecialty
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Symposium
Content Artificial bone practicals, Cadaver practicals, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date15 Sep 2017
Available places9
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 120.00 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, A-8010 Graz

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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes