AOTrauma Course—Foot Surgery
Graz, Austria
17 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019
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Goal of the course:

The goal of the 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 Foot & Ankle Surgery is targeted at experienced, certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons who are interested in furthering their knowledge in Foot and Ankle Fracture Management.


Course description:

The topics of the AOTrauma Course Foot & Ankle Surgery will cover classification and principles of treatment in Foot & Ankle 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 the participants through the exercises.

Instruments, gloves and gowns are provided.

Learning objectives
to be able to make decisions as to the optimal treatment modality according to the AO Principles
to have learned about the latest developments in research and clinical investigation
to be acquainted with new techniques and technologies as well as alternative approaches in fracture treatment
to have improved the manual skills by practicing on different bone models and human specimens
to understand the evolution of the AO Philosophy and Education - what is new and what is still valid as well as the rationale behind any changes
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Advanced
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Cadaver practicals, Debates, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date17 Sep 2019
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 850.00 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 30.- EUR 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

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 (Local Course Organizer)
AO Courses Austria

Medical University Graz

Anatomical Institute

Harrachgasse 21, A-8010 Graz

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DePuy Synthes