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AOTrauma Masters Course—Foot & Ankle Reconstruction

Course description Surgeons participating in the course will concentrate on the application of surgical planning and advanced techniques in the management of complex foot and ankle injuries. The course will be taught in a modular format. A limited number of evidence-based lectures will cover the key information required. In practical exercises and cadaver workshops participants will be trained in the application of different techniques and approaches. Discussing cases in small groups will help

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AOTrauma Course—Approaches and Fracture Care in Practice

Course Objectives At the end of the course participants will be able to: Demonstrate understanding of pre-operative decision making and the indications and contra-indications of those decisions. Identify anatomical landmarks per specific anatomical area Apply anatomical principals of dissection Identify potential risks of approaches per specific anatomical area Perform the standard surgical approaches to the wrist, forearm and elbow. Describe and apply the most common principles of

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AOTrauma Seminar—Distal Tibia, Ankle and Hindfoot

Assess and manage the soft tissue injury to include open fractures. Understand the principles of fracture anatomy and imaging Choose appropriate surgical tactics for simple and complex fractures Apply modern fixation techniques to these fractures

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AOTrauma Webcast—MIS Proximal Humeral Fixation with Intraoperative 3-D Imaging

Welcome! We are pleased to offer the following webcast to our AOTrauma community. Dr Florian Gebhard, Germany and Dr Peter Richter, Germany will present: MIS Proximal Humeral Fixation with Intraoperative 3-D Imaging Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 02:00PM–03:30PM (GMT +1:00) Please check your time for the webcast here . Dr Gebhard and Dr Richter will answer questions throughout the lecture. It will be an interactive live transmission. Participants will be able to ask questions through a "real-time

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AOTrauma Seminar—Distal Tibia, Ankle and Hindfoot_Roadshow

Assess and manage the soft tissue injury to include open fractures Understand the principles of fracture anatomy and imaging Choose appropriate surgical tactics for simple and complex fractures Apply modern fixation techniques to these fractures

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AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management

Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification, and decision making Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue Treat diaphyseal and simple (peri)articular fractures using different application techniques Evaluate and recognize the special problems related to; fractures in the immature skeleton

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AOTrauma Masters Course—Foot & Ankle

Surgeons participating in this course will concentrate on the application of surgical planning and advanced techniques in the management of complex foot and ankle injuries and deformities. The course is taught in a modular format. Each module starts with a concise, case-based instructional lecture from one of the world's leading experts. Case-based interactive plenary sessions promote exchange between course participants and faculty members. Discussing cases in small groups deepen participants

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Foot and Ankle, Davos, Switzerland

Identify the characteristics of complex foot and ankle fractures, dislocations, deformities and disorders Apply appropriate diagnostic tools to adequately assess foot and ankle injuries and deformities Formulate the principles for surgical techniques to treat traumatic injuries, deformities, and disorders of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot Use clinical and x-ray data to formulate an individual treatment plan Integrate the management of soft-tissue, tendon, and cartilage pathologies

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Lower Extremity II, Davos, Switzerland

Distal Femur—Patella—Malleoli Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select two from a wide choice of 1-day self-directed learning modules. Goal of the course The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and skills for managing difficult and complex cases. State-of-the-art techniques and approaches, best practices for treatment, and the management of complications will all be addressed at a high level. Target participants

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2018 AOTrauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Knee Injuries and Deformities, Davos, Switzerland

Course structure This 5-day, Masters-level course comprises three 1-day modules. Participants also select two from a wide choice of 1-day self-directed learning modules. 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, constituted by 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, joint