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Medical Education Training Program – Foot & Ankle

International Foot & Ankle Mega Course
Arthroscopy, Fore-, Mid- and Hindfoot Surgery

October 11-12, 2019
Arthrex GmbH

Agenda

Day 1

09:15 - 09:45  
Registration, Welcome, Coffee and Exhibition Doctors' Lounge
09:45 - 11:00
15'
10'
20'



10'

10'
10'
Didactic Session 1 – Anterior / Posterior Arthroscopy and Ankle Instability
  • Introduction and Company Presentation
  • Orthobiologics at Arthrex
  • Anterior and Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy: Indications, Setup, Portals and Techniques (Anterior Decompression, Loosen Bodies, Synovitis and Talar Osteochondral Defect, Os Trigonum Excision, Talocrural and Subtalar Fusion, Arthroscopic FHL-Transfer)
  • Arthroscopic Lateral Ankle Repair Options (ArthroBrostrom®, Arthroscopic Brostrom and Arthroscopic Brostrom-Gould)
  • Arthroscopic Lateral Ankle Reconstruction (TightRope®, Tenodesis)
  • Discussion

J. Lenvain
S. Schaumann
S. Lapinskas



N. Corte-Real

K. Buedts
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
11:20 - 13:15 Wetlab
  • Anterior Arthroscopy, Anterior Decompression, Targeted Drilling, ArthroBrostrom®, Arthroscopic Brostrom and Arthroscopic Brostrom-Gould, Arthroscopic Ligament Reconstruction, Posterior Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Talocrural and Subtalar Fusion, Arthroscopic FHL-Transfer, Orthobiologics at Arthrex
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch Break Arthrex Cafeteria
14:00 - 14:50
10'
10'
10'
10'
10'

Didactic Session 2 – Ankle Sports & Achilles Tendon Pathologies
  • Lateral Ankle Instability: Modified Brostrom Repair and InternalBrace™
  • Syndesmosis Injuries
  • Achilles Insertional Tendinopathy
  • Achilles Tendon Percutaneous Midsubstance Repair
  • Discussion

R. Thomas
R. Thomas
K. Buedts
R. Thomas

14:50 - 15:15 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
15:15 - 17:45 Wetlab
  • Modified Brostrom-Gould with InternalBrace™, Lateral and Medial Ankle Reconstruction, Syndesmosis TightRope®, Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair, Achilles Tendinopathy Treatment, Endoscopic Plantar Fascia / Gastroc Release
17:45  End of Day 1
18:15 - 18:30 Walk from Arthrex via the Bavaria Motel to the Restaurant "Aubinger Einkehr"
19:00 Bavarian Dinner

 

Day 2

08:30 - 09:00 Coffee and Exhibition Doctors' Lounge
09:00 - 10:15
10'
10'

15'
10'

10'
10'
10'
Didactic Session 3 – Flatfoot Reconstruction Solutions
  • Pathophysiology of the Flatfoot
  • The Correction of Flatfoot by Subtalar Arthroereisis in Adolescents and Adults
  • Osseous Corrections (Calcaneal Slide, Evans and Cotton Osteotomy)
  • The Importance of the Spring Ligament Repair for Flatfoot Treatment: Combined FDL Transfer and Spring Ligament Augmentation
  • Product Update: Techniques and Implants for Ankle and Hindfoot Fusion
  • Lisfranc Fusion
  • Discussion

N. Corte-Real
A. Malik

K. Buedts
S. Verfaillie

J. Lenvain
S. Verfaillie
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
10:30 - 12:15 Wetlab
  • Arthroereisis, Calcaneal Osteotomy, Evans Osteotomy, FDL Transfer with Spring Ligament Augmentation, Cotton Osteotomy, Calcaneo-cuboidal Fusion, Medial Column Fusion, Ankle Arthrodesis
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch Break Arthrex Cafeteria
13:00 - 14:15 
10'
10'
10'
10'
10'

10'
10'
5'
Didactic Session 4 – Treatment Options for Forefoot Pathologies
  • Basic Minimal Invasive Forefoot Surgery
  • Dorsomedial and Plantar Lapidus Procedure for Hallux Valgus Repair
  • Double Osteotomy (Proximal Opening Wedge and Distal Reverdin-Green)
  • Metatarso-Phalangeal Arthrodesis and Hemiarthroplasty
  • Techniques for PIP-Fusion, Plantar Plate Repair and Toe Alignement Correction
  • Hallux Varus Repair
  • Discussion
  • Evaluation

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N. Corte-Real
S. Lapinskas
A. Malik
A. Malik
A. Malik

K. Buedts
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break Doctors' Lounge
14:30 - 16:30 Wetlab
  • MIS, Phalanx Arthrodesis, Chevron Osteotomy, Scarf / Akin Osteotomy, Metatarso-Phalangeal Fusion and Hemiprosthesis, Hammertoe, Plantar Plate Repair, Hallux Valgus with Mini TightRope®, Hallux Varus Repair with InternalBrace™ Augmentation Repair, Lapidus combined with 1.1 mm TightRope®, Low Profile Opening Wedge
16:30 End of Course & Handout of Certificates

Faculty

Jürgen Barthofer, MD


Karl Eriksson, MD


Andrew Unwin, MD