AO Trauma Masters Course—Knee (online)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
03 Oct 2020 - 05 Oct 2020
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This course will be conducted as an online course!

Goal of the course
The goal of this course is to present a broad perspective about the knee joint, aiming to understand the knee as an organ, consisting of specialized tissues that should work in a synergic way to promote optimal function. The concept is to integrate existing knowledge in the areas of orthopedic trauma, and deformity correction around the knee joint to determine solutions for patient care. The focus is to deliver a set of principles that may guide surgeons on how to make decisions while dealing with knee injuries and deformities. The state-of-the art in diagnosis, planning, and management of complex injuries and their complications will be addressed by a group of very experienced colleagues.


Target participants
This course is dedicated to orthopedic surgeons interested in the management of traumatic, and malalignment conditions around the knee. Participants must have completed the AOTrauma Basic Principles and Advanced Principles courses. They must be actively involved in orthopedic trauma management and preferably have at least five years of experience post residency in trauma surgery. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.

Course description
Course will address the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management to deal with complex orthopedic trauma problems and complex deformities around the knee. The course includes many case presentations and open group discussions moderated by experts in the field. Best evidence is presented through case based lectures.




AO Trauma Masters Course - Knee (online) (1618kb)
Learning objectives
Recognize the tridimensional anatomy of the tibial plateau and its implications for the management of fractures
Perform the most relevant surgical approaches to the knee
Explain the mechanisms of trauma and the likelihood of soft-tissue damage for specific injury patterns
Explain the principles of knee deformity analysis in all planes
Perform preoperative planning for osteotomies around the knee
Apply the principles of deformity correction to perform osteotomies around the knee
Ashraf Abdelkafy MD,PhD,Prof. Dr.  (Chairperson)
Wael samir Osman  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region Middle East and Northern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Seminar (full day)
Content Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
Registration start11 Jul 2020
Closing date01 Oct 2020
Available places4
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 200.00 USD
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -10.00 USD 5%
Member plus discount -10.00 USD 5%
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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.
Ms Ranae McCrae (Faculty Contact)
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Ms Stephanie Pavlovic (Participant Contact)
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