Dear Colleagues & Friends
The Department of Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy has the great pleasure and honour to welcome you to México, for the 6th ICRS Surgical Skills Course in Cartilage Repair, which will take place on February 1st-3rd, 2018 at the Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación “Luis Guillermo Ibarra Ibarra” in Mexico City.
The Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación (INR) is a public hospital dedicated to clinical practice, research and teaching. The INR is the only in its gender in Mexico and Latin America with the mission of reduce the incidence of disability and the formation of Specialists Doctors with the multidisciplinary collaboration of Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Human Communication, Ophthalmology, Burn Center and Orthopedic Departments. The INR is an innovative Institution with a concept of modernity, human quality and with a culture of dedication and continuing education. Our faculty routinely provides coverage for the residents to gain experience in the management of difficult cases. For the Arthroscopy Department in collaboration with the Tissue Engineering, Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Unit the cartilage field has been one of the priority lines of research and clinical practice. The INR has a modern facility employing the latest technological and medical advancements on its attractive campus that meets hospitalization, medical consultation area, classrooms, rehabilitation facilities, research laboratories, and auditoriums.
In the 6th ICRS Surgical Skills Course internationally acknowledged surgeons and experts in the field of cartilage repair will provide you 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 to include scientific lectures, live demonstrations in the hands of the experts, and hands-on workshops on human specimens.
Mexico City is the economic center of our Country and has a great number of places to visit. Few cities in the world have such as rich and ancient history as Mexico City, a city which metropolitan zone has been the seat of important human settlements for more than two thousand years. This is a culturally diverse city, offering outstanding restaurants, varied entertainment, sporting events, monuments, and museums. There is an easy access to Coyoacan neighbourhood to walking, have a coffee and try the traditional Mexican churros. The Insurgentes Avenue is the longest avenue in Mexico City where you will find prestigious restaurants, shopping centres, Bars and Lounges for nightlife.
Clemente Ibarra, General Director and Professor &
Anell Olivos-Meza, Consultant and Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Department
Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación “Luis Guillermo Ibarra Ibarra”