Medical Practice Technical Challenges

Knee

Arthroplasty

21-M21
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October 1st 2021 - October 2nd 2021
COURSE COORDINATORS
João Gamelas (MD, PhD)
COURSE PRESENTATION
The knee arthroplasty course aims to provide differentiated training in this orthopedic therapeutictechnique, both in the context of primary prosthesis and revision. This training is done in 2 modules, the first on primary arthroplasty and the second on revision, having a first moment of theoretical training on different aspects of the technique, on the main options available and on the main controversies, followed immediately by the component practical and cadaverous in “Cadáver Lab”. It develops in two days for the two modules, thus evolving from primary arthroplasty to revision arthroplasty, from the simplest to the most complex
TARGET AUDIENCE
Orthopaedic surgeon residents (second half of the residence), recent specialists in orthopaedic surgery (less than two years post-graduate experience) or other orthopaedic surgeons that are interested in deepening theoretical and practical knowledge on knee arthroplasty.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. To know and manage the basic principles and the technique of implantation of a primary total arthroplasty.
  2. To incorporate knowledge about prosthetic revision surgery to solve different complex problems and train the execution of related surgical techniques on the cadaver
ADMISSION CRITERIA
Academic background in the mentioned specialties.

Registration order with the following priority criteria :
  • Brand new specialists in orthopaedic surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgeons residents
  • Other orthopaedic surgeons


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