AOTrauma Europe Masters Course—Pilon Fractures (Course with Anatomical Specimen Dissection)
Brno, Czech Republic
04 Apr 2019 - 05 Apr 2019
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Goal of the course
The AOTrauma Europe Masters Courses 2019 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, 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.

Program ratio
Lectures, 165min: 22.45%
Discussions, 240min: 32.66%
Hands-on, 330min: 44.90%

Course program (816kb)
Learning objectives
Conduct appropriate investigations for the preoperative planning of fracture reduction and fixation techniques
Perform suitable surgical incisions for specific fracture types and restore pilon anatomy with appropriate reduction techniques
Use adequate fixation methods to avoid secondary dislocations
Identify risk factors for soft-tissue complications and describe how to minimize them
Formulate strategies to manage complications
Perform surgical salvage procedures
Martin Poeze  (Chairperson)
Fabian Stuby Priv. Doz.  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Cadaver practicals, Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date04 Apr 2019
Available places0
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 pay by invoice. Please note that we will charge you EUR 30.00 handling fee in addition to the participant fee.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Ms Claudia Guentensperger (Faculty contact)
Education Project Manager
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7270 Davos Platz
Ms Stephanie Pavlovic (Participant contact)
AO Courses Europe, Middle East & Africa

Course Venue
Masaryk University
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Anatomy
Kamenice 3
602 00 Brno

Accommodation for participants
Best Western Premier - Hotel International Brno
Husova 200 / 16
602 00 Brno
Tel: +420 542 122 811

Single room: 98€/room/night incl. buffet breakfast

A quota of rooms has been blocked until 28 February 2019. After this date, room reservation & room rate is upon availability. Accommodation is not included in the registration fee and has to be paid to the hotel directly. Mention the booking code to receive contracted room rate: AOTrauma 2019.

For reservation please send an e-mail to

Distances by car:

Brno airport: 15min

Bratislava airport: 1h15min

Vienna airport: 1h30min

Prague airport: 2h

Main train station: 3min

Return bus transfer from hotel to the anatomy will be provided for both course days.




Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes