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Medical Education Training Program – Foot & Ankle

Advanced Techniques for Ankle & Achilles Repair

December 06-07, 2019
Arthrex GmbH

Agenda

Day 1

08:00 - 08:30  
Registration, Welcome & Coffee Doctors' Lounge
08:30 - 08:40  
Introduction and Company Presentation J. Mietzner 
08:40 - 09:45
10' 

10'
10'
10'
10'

15'
Lecture Session 1: Ankle Arthroscopy – Anterior and Posterior
  • Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy – Indications, Setup, Portals, Standard, Diagnostics
  • Osteochondral Defects
  • Arthroscopic Lateral Ankle Repair
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion
  • Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy – Indications, Setup, Portals, Standard Diagnostics
  • Subtalar Joint Fusion & Cartilage Repair

J. de Vila

H. Thermann
J. de Vila
H. Thermann
J. de Vila

H. Thermann
09:45 - 10:00 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
10:00 - 12:30 Wetlab - Anterior and Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch Break Arthrex Cafeteria
13:00 - 14:30
10'
10'
10'
10'
10' 
10'

20'
10'
Lecture Session 2: Achilles Tendon Pathologies
  • Anatomy, Biomechanics, Epidemiology and Natural History
  • Clinic and Diagnosis, Conservative Treatment
  • Endoscopic & Minimal Invasive Treatment – Midportion
  • Achilles Insertional Tendinopathy
  • Biological Supplements for Tendon Healing (Achilles Tendon Rupture)
  • Achilles Tendon Percutaneous Midsubstance Repair (Delayed Reconstruction / Infection)
  • FHL Tendon Transfer
  • Discussion


C. Becher
C. Becher
H. Thermann
A. Toepfer
H. Thermann
M. Carmont

M. Butler

14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
14:45 - 17:15 Wetlab - Achilles Tendon
17:30 Shuttle from Arthrex to Restaurant "Deutsche Eiche"
18:00 Bavarian Dinner
21:30 Shuttle from Restaurant to Bavaria Motel

 

Day 2

08:30 - 09:00 Exhibition & Coffee Doctors' Lounge
09:00 - 10:00
10'
10'
10'
10'
10'
10'
Lecture Session 3: Ankle Instability and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Lateral Ankle Instability – Modified Brostrom and Augmentation
  • Lateral Ankle Reconstruction
  • Medial Ankle Reconstruction (Deltoid Reconstruction)
  • Syndesmosis Injuries
  • Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy
  • Supramalleolar Osteotomy

M. Butler
J. de Villa
H. Thermann
J. de Villa
A. Toepfer
H. Thermann
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
10:20 - 12:15 Wetlab - Ankle Instability and Ankle Reconstruction
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch Break Arthrex Cafeteria
12:45 - 13:50
15'
15'

10'
15'
10'
Lecture Session 4: Flatfoot Reconstruction Solutions
  • Pathophysiology of the Flatfoot
  • The Correction of Flatfoot by Subtalar Arthroereisis in Adolescents and Adults
  • Lateral Column Lengthening
  • FDL Transfer and Spring Ligament Repair
  • Cotton and Lapidus Osteotomy

C. Becher
A. Toepfer

H. Thermann
A. Toepfer
M. Carmont
13:50 - 14:00 Discussion and Closure
14:00 - 14:05 Evaluation
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14:05 - 14:20 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
14:15 - 16:30 Wetlab - Flatfoot Reconstruction Solutions
16:30 End of Course

Faculty

Jürgen Barthofer, MD


Karl Eriksson, MD


Andrew Unwin, MD