AOTrauma Masters Course—Proximal Femoral Fractures (Course with Anatomical Specimen Dissection)
Madrid, Spain
28 Apr 2019 - 01 May 2019
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Goal of the course

This AOTrauma Masters Course addresses current concepts and state-of-the-art treatment options in orthopedic trauma. It covers one or more topics and has been planned based on the common and critical patient problems related to this specific topic. 

Target participants

The course is aimed at surgeons that 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.

Final Course Program—AOTrauma Masters Course—Proximal Femoral Fractures (563kb)
Learning objectives
Identify which head and neck femoral fractures will require open reduction
Perform an adequate approach for femoral head and neck reduction
Identify malreduction in pertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
Perform closed reduction of pertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
Classify periprosthetic fractures around the stem
Perform fixation or replacement as indicated depending on the classification
Josep Maria Muñoz Vives MD  (Chairperson)
Filippo Randelli  (Chairperson)
Wa’el Taha MD,M Med (Surgery)  (Overall 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 date28 Apr 2019
Available places11
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 2600.00 CHF
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 CHF 30.00 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
Course materials
Welcome cocktail

Hotel room booking for participants

Since Madrid offers a wide range of hotels in all different categories, no pre-booking has been made for participants.

We suggest you book your room through one of the many booking tools in the internet, since normally they offer the best room rates.

There are many hotels in different categories in walking distance to the course venue.

Ms Bettina Bolliger (Course organizer)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86
Ms Claudia Guentensperger (Participant contact)
Education Project Manager
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz

Event venue

Duques de Pastrana

Paseo de la Habana, 208, 8016 Madrid, Spain


Anatomical Specimen Laboratory

Centro de donacion de cuerpos (Bodies Donation Centre)

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Ciudad Universitaria, Facultad de Medicina, Pabellón 6

Plaza de Ramón y Cajal s/n., 28040 Madrid, Spain

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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers