AOTrauma Course—Fracture Management during Growth
Graz, Austria
12 Sep 2019
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Goal of the course:

The goal of the AO Trauma Course Fracture Management during Growth is to broaden the
knowledge and comprehension of operative fracture treatment in children according to the
level of education or specialty and to practice typical pediatric surgical techniques in children .

Target participants:

The AOTrauma Course Fracture Management during Growth is targeted at certified orthopaedic
and trauma surgeons with knowledge and skills in operative fracture management who are
interested in broadening their knowledge in fracture treatment of the growing bones.


Course description:

The topics will cover general principles of pediatric trauma in contrary to adults as well as biomechanics and post op care and complications.

The topics 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
to make decisions as to the optimal treatment modality according to the AO Principles in children
to have learned about the latest developments in research and clinical investigation in the growing bones
to be acquainted with new techniques and technologies as well as alternative approaches in fracture treatment in growing bones, depending on age
Wolfgang Grechenig  (Chairperson)
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ID AOTRAUMA10009538-2
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, Lectures
Target audience Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Closing date12 Sep 2019
Available places39
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 120.00 EUR
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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Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes