AOTrauma Course—Approaches & Osteosynthesis
Graz, Austria
07 Sep 2019 - 12 Sep 2019
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Goal of the AOTrauma Course - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis - Sep 8-12, 2019:

The goal of the AOTrauma Course - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis 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 - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis is targeted at certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons with basic knowledge and skills in operative fracture treatment who wish to broaden this knowledge and who wish to practice surgical approaches for a better comprehension. The course is also open to residents and surgical trainees who participated in the AOTrauma Introductory Course.

Course description: 

The topics will cover different surgical approaches to the upper extremities and lower extremities, including shoulder and hip.

They will be taught in short lectures and videos followed by practical exercises on artificial bones, muscles specimens and anatomical specimens.

During the exercises key steps are projected on the monitors.

Each work station is limited to two participants.

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

Instruments, gloves and gowns are provided.


Please be informed: the AOTrauma Course - Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis starts on Sunday, Sep 8th, 2019

Prior to this course there is an optional course module, the AOTrauma Course Introductory to operative Fracture Treatment on Sep 7th, 2019 - to be registered and paid for separately. 

The second optional course module AOTrauma Course Fracture Management during Growth, to be registered and paid for separately, takes place on Thursday, Sep 12, 2019, right after the AOTrauma Cousres Advances in Approaches & Osteosynthesis. 

Learning objectives
make decisions as to the optimal treatment modality according to the AO Principles
have learned about the latest developments in research and clinical investigation
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 as well as on human specimens
understand the evolution of AO Philosophy and Education - what is new and what ist 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, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date07 Sep 2019
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 1250.00 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

Related events
AOTrauma Course—Introductory to operative Fracture Treatment
AOTrauma Course—Fracture Management during Growth
Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes