AO Recon Course—Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, 26.10.-27.10.2023., Zagreb

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obavještavamo Vas da se od 26.10.-27.10.2023. održava “AO Recon Course—Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” u Zagrebu.

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Goal of the event
The AO Recon Course—Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of patients with a need for primary arthroplasty in the hip and knee. This course is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of joint arthroplasty. Based on a patient-centered approach this course focuses on the key principles of primary arthroplasty.

Target participants
This course is targeted at newly certified orthopedic surgeons and advanced orthopedic surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patient’s reconstructive surgery needs
  • Adopt a patient-centered approach
  • Anticipate, recognize, and stratify potential complications
  • Describe and discuss safe and effective procedures for primary arthroplasty
  • Discuss the management of early and late problems or complications
  • Communicate and facilitate a multidisciplinary team-based approach
  • Apply best practice to optimize and document patient outcomes

Event description
This course is modular in structure and highly interactive. Short, evidence-based lectures cover the key information required. Moderated case discussions in small groups will expand on each topic and help participants to develop decision-making and surgical management skills. Participants will perform hands-on practical exercises including templating and planning exercises. Participants will share their experience with faculty and peers.
All factors related to achieving the best possible outcomes in primary arthroplasty will be covered.


Dinko Vidović

George Macheras

Srdačan pozdrav,

Hrvatsko traumatološko društvo HLZ-a