CANCELLED—AOTrauma Europe Masters Course—Fractures around the Knee
Hamburg, Germany
04 Sep 2020 - 05 Sep 2020
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Goal of the course

The AOTrauma Europe Masters Courses 2020 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. 

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.

Event program
Learning objectives
Identify the character of the fracture, and associated soft-tissue injuries
Develop strategies for immediate and definitive fixation
Perform fracture related surgical approaches including posterior and extended (360°) with appropriate patient’s positioning
Select the appropriate pre-, intra-, and postoperative imaging
Organize effective fracture, and patient related aftercare
Assess prevention and management of complications
Define criteria for revision and manage posttraumatic conditions
Wa’el Taha  (Educational director)
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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
For participants fromEurope and Southern Africa
Closing date04 Sep 2020
Available places36
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 1600.00 EUR
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Ms Bettina Bolliger (Senior Project Manager Educational Events)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86

Event venue

Universitätsklinikum-Hamburg Eppendorf

Institut für Neuroanatomie

Martinistr. 52, Gebäude N61

DE-20246 Hamburg

Accommodation for participants

Since Hamburg 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.

The nearest hotel to the course venue is the Dorint Hotel Hamburg-Eppendorf.

Dorint Hotel Hamburg-Eppendorf

Martinistraße 72

DE-20251 Hamburg

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes