participating in this course will learn how to address the severely
injured patient in an emergency situation, how to evaluate, diagnose,
and classify pelvic ring and acetabular injuries, and determine
appropriate timing and indications for interventions. They will be able
to apply knowledge and skills in selection and performance of the
surgical approach for specific injuries and definitive reconstruction of
faculty of world experts will cover key concepts of pelvic and
acetabular diagnosis and treatment in six modules. All concepts
will be expanded and reinforced in interactive group discussions,
emphasizing the diagnosis, evaluation, indications, treatment
modalities, decision-making processes, and complications.
This hybrid course is delivered on 3 consecutive days from 12:00 to 16:00 CET (different modules each day consisting of presentations and small group discussions). Participants will join either online from home or face to face at the venue. Participants who are physically present in Davos will also complete practical exercises and an anatomical specimen laboratory on some mornings and late afternoons (details in the full program).
AO Trauma Course—Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management offers
experienced participants an understanding of the initial evaluation,
stabilization, and definitive treatment of patients with fractures and
dislocations of the pelvic ring, acetabulum, or both. The AO Principles,
the latest techniques, and up-to-date evidence will be incorporated
into the course, guiding participants in developing the knowledge and
skills needed to treat these injuries and improve patient outcomes.
should be fully trained orthopedic and/or trauma surgeons with
subspecialty interest in the treatment of pelvic and acetabular
fractures. They must have already completed the AO Trauma Courses—Basic
Principles and Advanced Principles of Fracture Management.