Save up to 250 Euros • First Come – First Serve Policy – Limited to 48 vacancies for the Wet-Lab • Reduced Student / Resident Fees (available until October 31, 2017)
Internationally acknowledged surgeons and experts in the field of cartilage repair will update participants with the newest information, tips and tricks of all options in the surgical treatment of cartilage damage and concomitant lesions. The Programme Committee has developed an outstanding academic agenda which include scientific lectures, live demonstrations by experts and extensive hands-on workshops on human specimens.
4 x 2 Hours of Hands-on Wet Lab (Human Specimens)
Basic Science in Cartilage Repair
Chondroprotection of the Meniscus
Joint Stability & Realignment Techniques
Complexity of the Patellofemoral Joint
Bone Marrow Stimulation Techniques & Osteochondral Plugs
Cell-based Therapies with or without Scaffolds: ACI & MSCs
Follow-up of Repaired Articular Cartilage: Image & Rehabilitation
Return to Activities & Sports
The course will include core lecture modules for cartilage, osteochondral repair and treatment of concomitant lesions including biomaterials, biomechanics with osteotomies and patella balancing, histology, mini implants and surgical techniques. The hands-on cadaver workshops will include MACI, Meniscal Repair and Meniscal Substitutes, ACL Reconstruction, High Tibial Osteotomy & Femoral Osteotomy, Treatment of PFI, Bone Marrow Stimulation, OATS & Metal Mini Implants. The course will offer 12 work stations (4 surgeons each). Over 100 participants are expected from all over the world for the hands on part and/or for lectures only.