AOTrauma Course—Introductory to operative Fracture Treatment
Graz, Austria
07 Sep 2019
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Goal of the course:

The goal of this course is to learn and repeat principles in operative fracture treatment (osteosynthesis).

Target participants:

The AOTrauma Introductory Course Principles in Operative Fracture Treatment is targeted at certified orthopaedic and trauma surgeons who are interested in refreshing the basic knowledge and skills before participating in the AOTrauma Advanced Course Approaches & Osteosynthesis, and is also open for surgical trainees.

Course description:

The topics will cover basic knowledge of different clinical applications of screws, plate fixation and tension band and 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
understand the AO principles of fracture treatment
understand the principles of standard techniques in osteosynthesis
improve the manual skills by practicing on artificial bone models and anatomical specimens
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
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ID AOTRAUMA10009538-1
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 places9
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 150.00 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 a € 30,-- handling fee in addition to the participant fee. Please contact therefore your Local Event Organizer at 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—Approaches & Osteosynthesis
AOTrauma Course—Fracture Management during Growth
Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes