AOTrauma World Meeting: sharing a world of knowledge

Join us in Madrid, Spain, April 28–May 1, 2019

16 January 2019

AOTRAUMA World Meeting Reception, Madrid, 2018

The AOTrauma World Meeting, April 28–May 1, 2019, in Madrid, Spain, is the perfect opportunity to sample the outstanding selection of AOTrauma courses designed to meet your specific professional needs. Join us to experience a slate of professional rewarding courses as well as networking opportunities.

The five courses offered throughout the week will challenge your current level of knowledge, attitudes and skills. The best-in-class curriculum and faculty will provide you with a memorable learning experience to last a lifetime.

 


AOTrauma Course—Foot and Ankle Reconstruction


AOTrauma Course—Management of Fractures of the Hand and Wrist


AOTrauma Masters Course—Elbow Trauma


AOTrauma Masters Course—Osteotomies of the Lower Extremity


AOTrauma Masters Course—Proximal Femoral Fractures


 

“This is an excellent format with great interaction. Thanks for the opportunity to be part of this!”

Rodrigo Pesantez-Hoyos (CO)

April 28–May 1, 2019

AOTrauma Course—Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

Course with Anatomical Specimens Dissection

Chairpersons: Xavier Martín Oliva (ES), Mandeep Dhillon (IN)

 

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the assessment tools for complex foot and ankle injuries, deformities, and disorders
  • Formulate the principles for surgical techniques to treat disorders of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot
  • Apply the principles of foot and ankle reconstruction and explain recommended techniques to achieve a functional foot
  • Identify the varieties of neurological and degenerative foot problems and their management options
  • Prevent, identify, and treat complications and recognize long-term outcomes
  • Define appropriate treatment options for salvage of failed previous treatment procedures


April 28–May 1, 2019

AOTrauma Course—Management of Fractures of the Hand and Wrist

Course with Anatomical Specimens Dissection

Chairpersons: Alex Lluch (ES), Fabio Suárez Romero (CO)

 

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and classify the most frequent skeletal hand and wrist injuries
  • Manage the acute bony and articular lesions to prevent complications and functional sequelae
  • Select the most appropriate treatment from various options based upon best evidence
  • Develop the proper management strategies for complications and sequelae secondary to the acute trauma
  • Recognize the importance of adequate postoperative care


April 28–May 1, 2019

AOTrauma Masters Course—Elbow Trauma

Course with dissection of anatomical specimens

Chairpersons: Lars Adolfsson (SE), Samuel Antuña (ES)

 

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Classify fractures of the elbow based on pattern, pathomechanism and soft-tissue injuries
  • Develop a management plan for elbow instability with or without concomitant fractures
  • Apply the various methods of internal fixation
  • Recognize the role of primary arthroplasty in elbow trauma
  • Perform basic soft-tissue coverage techniques for skin defects around the elbow
  • Use intraoperative image intensification during elbow trauma surgery


“Outstanding faculty with the chairs being superb surgeons and educators. I am honored to have worked with them.”

Bas Masri (CA)

April 28–May 1, 2019

AOTrauma Masters Course—Osteotomies of the Lower Extremity

Course with dissection of anatomical specimens

Chairpersons: Steffen Schröter (DE), Hans Philipp Lobenhoffer (DE)

 

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze frontal, sagittal, and axial plane alignment of the leg and plan correction of limb alignment
  • Apply the principles of preoperative planning for osteotomies around the knee, hip, and ankle
  • Recognize the relevance of constitutional and posttraumatic deformity for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Review technical pearls for these operative procedures and describe the latest developments in techniques, implants, and instrumentation
  • Perform the most relevant lower extremity approaches (osteotomies)


April 28–May 1, 2019

AOTrauma Masters Course—Proximal Femoral Fractures

Course with dissection of anatomical specimens 

Chairpersons: Filippo Randelli (IT), Josep Muñoz Vives (AD)

 

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify which head and neck femoral fractures will require open reduction
  • Execute an adequate approach for femoral head and femoral neck reduction
  • Identify malreduction in pertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
  • Execute closed reduction of pertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
  • Classify periprosthetic fractures around the stem
  • Execute fixation or replacement as indicated, depending on the classification


“The opportunity to introduce new faculty in a novel course format as an extension of the excellent AO learning environment was highly motivating. I look forward to further high-level courses with very talented faculty colleagues and enthusiastic participants.”

Simon Lambert (GB)



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