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Paw injuries in Sporting Dogs
WV15.001 | Alessandro Piras / Rico Vannini | en
Alessandro Piras is presenting a live interactive Webinar about:Paw injuries in Sporting DogsLearnings Outcomes:
- Assess the injury mechanism, diagnosis and prognosis of the most common injuries affecting meta-bones and digits
- Describe the different treatment options and the most common challenges and complications
Expert presentations/Webinars
Fracture Management of the Head Region Part II
WV14.003 | Jörg Auer / Anton Fürst | en
Learning outcomes:
- Know the techniques applied for the fixation of different head fractures
- Know how to use different implants for the fixation of complicated head fractures
Expert presentations/Webinars
Fracture Management of the Head Region—Part I
WV14.002 | Anton Fürst, Jörg Auer | en
Anton Fürst is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Fracture Management of the Head Region—Part ILearning outcomes:
- Know the different techniques for the fixation of mandible fractures
- Know how to use the locking compression plate for the fixation of complicate mandible fractures
Expert presentations/Webinars
Minimally Invasive Fracture Repair—the Pros and Cons
WV14.001 | Brian Beale, Rico Vannini | en
Brian Beale and Rico Vannini are presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Minimally Invasive Fracture Repair—the Pros and Cons.Learning outcomes:
- Discuss the indications and benefits of minimally invasive repair of long bone fractures
- Describe the surgical approach and application of minimally invasive technique for repair of long bone fractures
- Describe the aftercare and the expected outcome following fracture repair
Expert presentations/Webinars
Fracture treatment with absolute and relative stability
WV13.001 | Michael P Kowaleski, Rico Vannini | en
Michael P Kowaleski and Rico Vannini are presenting a live interactive Webinar about fracture treatment with absolute and relative stability.Learning outcomes:
- Describe absolute and relative stability and how stability influences fracture healing
- Identify the stability achieved by various fixation types
- Target the appropriate stability based on the biology and mechanics of a fracture
- Recognize the pitfalls of inadequate or excessive stability
Expert presentations/Webinars
Fracturas de la Diáfisis del Húmero
WT15.102 | William Belangero, Rodrigo Pesantez , Paulo Barbosa | es
Alejandro Sandoval Dazaes presentar un Webinar interactivo en vivo sobre:Fracturas de la Diáfisis del HúmeroLearning Outcomes:
- Discutir a indicação nos dias atuais do tratamento incruento, suas vantagens e desvantagens
- Discutir as indicações e as diferentes opções do tratamento cirúrgico, vantagens e desvantagens de cada método
- Opções de tratamento nas falhas do tratamento incruento e cruento
- Mensagem final
Expert presentations/Webinars
Avances en las Fracturas del Radio Distal
WT15.101 | Alejandro Sandoval Daza, Luis Felipe Náquira | es
Alejandro Sandoval Dazaes presentar un Webinar interactivo en vivo sobre:Avances en las Fracturas del Radio DistalLearning outcomes: •Saber que exámenes radiológicos son necesarios. •Identificar el abordaje más adecuado según el tipo de fractura. •Discutir cuáles son las complicaciones que se presentan en las fijaciones. •Revisar cómo se evitan estas complicaciones.
Expert presentations/Webinars
Infection after Nailing
WT15.005 | Jorge Barla / Pol Rommens | en
Jorge Barla is presenting a live interactive Webinar about:Infection after NailingLearning Outcomes:
- Identify the risk factors for infection after intramedullary (IM) nailing
- Define steps to diagnose IM infection and apply a classification
- Describe the options for the management of IM infection, including renailing
Expert presentations/Webinars
The Posterior Wall Family
WT15.004 | Chris Morrey, Anthony Ward | en
Chris Morrey is presenting a live interactive Webinar about:The Posterior Wall FamilyLearning Outcomes:
- Apply the classification system to arrive at the appropriate surgical plan for the specific fracture type
- Decide the appropriate surgical approach for each type of fracture, with particular focus on the Kocher
- Langenbeck and trochanteric flip approaches
- Review surgical techniques to deal with reduction and fixation of the marginal impaction fragments
- Deal with the late presentation fracture
- Discuss the results and outcomes of the family of posterior wall fractures
Expert presentations/Webinars
Different K-wire Fixation for Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus
WT15.003 | Theddy Slongo, Jonathan Dwyer | en
Theddy Slongo is presenting a live interactive Webinar about:Different K-wire Fixation for Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures of the HumerusLearning Outcomes:
- Explain the indication for K-wire fixation of pediatric supracondylar fractures of the distal humerus
- Recognize the importance of anatomical fracture reduction in achieving stable fixation
- Explain the three different K-wires fixation techniques
- Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the three different fixation techniques
- Recognize potential limitations in relation to fracture pattern for each of these techniques
- Anticipate, prevent and address complications of each of these techniques
Expert presentations/Webinars
Distal Humeral Fractures—How to Succeed with an Internal Fixation
WT15.002 | Lars Adolfsson, Daniel Rikli | en
Lars Adolfsson is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Distal Humeral Fractures—How to Succeed with an Internal FixationLearning Outcomes:
- Apply the AO/OTA classification system to understand the pathomechanics and provide guidance on the operative treatment of distal humeral fractures
- Describe the treatment of these fractures with internal fixation
- Recognize the indications for considering primary arthroplasty in elderly patients with osteopenia and severe comminution
Expert presentations/Webinars
AOTrauma Webinar—Secondary Fracture Prevention
WT15.001 | Markus Gosch, Christian Kammerlander | en
Markus Gosch is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Secondary Fracture PreventionLearning Outcomes:
- Describe the relevance of secondary fracture prevention and the special needs of older adults
- Assess and reduce the risk of falls
- Diagnose and treat osteoporosis in older adults
- Adapt the hospital environment to reduce the risk of fractures
Expert presentations/Webinars
Tibial Plateau Fractures—Assessment and Treatment Principles
WT14.019 | Muhammad Wajid / Farivar A. Lahiji | en
Learning outcomes:
Expert presentations/Webinars
Intramedullary Nailing of Metaphyseal Fractures of the Tibia
WT14.018 | Pol M Rommens / René El Attal | en
Learning outcomes:
- Recognize the importance of reducing metaphyseal tibial fractures before nail insertion
- Use appropriate aids and tools to obtain and secure fracture reduction before and during nailing
- Identify the correct entry point and recognize its importance for nail positioning and fracture alignment
- Apply specific techniques to facilitate correct nail placement and correct final positioning
Expert presentations/Webinars
Fixation of Subtrochanteric Fractures
WT14.017 | Jong-Keon Oh / Mark Lee | en
Learning outcomes:
- Describe the deforming forces and anatomy related to subtrochanteric fractures
- Recognize the common modes and reasons for failure after fixation with plating and nailing
- Perform the basic surgical techniques to avoid failures
- Outline the appropriate salvage procedures after failure with nailing and plating
Expert presentations/Webinars
Biomaterials in Infected Nonunion
WT14.016 | Michael Raschke / Stephen Kates | en
Michael Raschke is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Biomaterials in Infected NonunionLearning outcomes:
- Explain the properties of biomaterials and their use for preventing implant-related infections
- Describe the use of biomaterials in the treatment of infected nonunion
- Describe the use of biomaterials in the treatment of bone defects
Expert presentations/Webinars
Infected Nonunion The Elephant in the Room
WT14.015 | Brian Bernstein / Iain McFadyen | en
Brian Bernstein is presenting a live interactive Webinar about:Infected NonunionLearning outcomes:
- Recognize and diagnose infected nonunion based on an appropriate index of suspicion
- Apply current definitions and classification systems
- Apply appropriate management protocols
- Review new adjuncts and future prospects for treatment
Expert presentations/Webinars
Nailing of Proximal Femoral Fractures—Past, Present, and Future
WT14.014 | Edgar Mayr, Bernd Füchtmeier | en
Edgar Mayr is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Nailing of Proximal Femoral Fractures—Past, Present, and FutureLearning outcomes:
- Describe the development of nailing for proximal femoral fractures
- Review the evidence for this accepted standard and identify potential pitfalls in nailing
- Recognize why nailing of femoral fractures is important for older adult patients
- Outline future developments in nailing
Expert presentations/Webinars
Hindfoot Nailing—Indications and Limitations
WT14.011 | Jan von Recum, Michael Castro | en
Jan von Recum is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Hindfoot Nailing—Indications and Limitations Learning outcomes:
- Address the specific characteristics and problems related to the surgical management of combined arthritis of the ankle and subtalar joint
- Recognize the importance of hindfoot alignment
- Explain the advantages of IM nailing of hindfoot injuries
- Describe the special design of the Expert Hindfoot Arthrodesis Nail
- Recognize the crucial role of the insertion point
Expert presentations/Webinars
Distal Femur Fracture Plate and Intermedullary Nail Selection, Surgical Treatment of Tibial plate Fracture and Posterior Column Fracture
WT14.010 | Prof Liu Fan, Congfeng Luo | zh
Prof Liu Fan and Congfeng Luo are presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Distal Femur Fracture Plate and Intermedullary Nail Selection, Surgical Treatment of Tibial plate Fracture and Posterior Column FractureLearning outcomes are :
- Understand the anatomy of distal femur
- Outline the surgical indications
- Discuss the pros and cons of plating and nailing
- Introduce the tips and tricks
- Describe the complications
Expert presentations/Webinars
The Intramedullary Fixator—Innovation in Nailing
WT14.009 | Stefaan Nijs, Willem-Jan Metsemakers | en
Stefaan Nijs is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: The Intramedullary Fixator—Innovation in Nailing.Learning outcomes:
- Review the limitations of conventional nailing and angular stable plating in metaphyseal fractures
- Recognize the biomechanical advantages of the intramedullary fixator
- Describe the surgical technique for the angular stable locking system (ASLS) in metaphyseal nailing
- Describe the clinical advantages of the intramedullary fixator versus conventional fixation
Expert presentations/Webinars
IM Nailing of Proximal Femoral Fractures
WT14.008 | Michael Blauth, Daniel Rikli | en
Michael Blauth is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: IM Nailing of Proximal Femoral FracturesLearning outcomes:
- Describe the overall treatment goals and options for per/intertrochanteric femoral fractures
- Appreciate the importance, targets, and criteria for intraoperative imaging, reduction, and implant placement
- Outline how surgical results can be improved systematically and discuss typical failure mechanisms
- Review the most up-to-date recommendations for postoperative care
Expert presentations/Webinars
Augmentation in Osteoporotic Proximal Humeral Fractures
WT14.007 | Franz Kralinger, Michael Blauth | en
Franz Kralinger is presenting a live interactive Webinar about: Augmentation in Osteoporotic Proximal Humeral Fractures.Learning outcomes:
- Describe the complications associated with angular stable plating of proximal humeral fractures
- Recognize and describe the biomechanical advantages of augmentation
- Review the data on safety aspects of augmentation (eg, heat necrosis, cartilage damage)
- Describe the correct technique for augmentation of PHILOS plate fixation
Expert presentations/Webinars
Talus Neck Fractures
WT14.005 | Mandeep Dhillon, Ewe-Juan Yeap | en
Mandeep Dhillon and Ewe-Juan Yeap are presenting a live interactive Webinar about talus fractures.Learning outcomes:
- Recognise talar neck fractures and identify associated injuries
- Select a surgical approach appropriate to the fracture pattern
- Evaluate fixation options
- Identify complications
Expert presentations/Webinars
Acute Management and Reconstruction of Pelvic Ring Injuries
WT14.004 | Takeshi Sawaguchi, Zsolt Balogh | en
Takeshi Sawaguchi and Zsolt Balogh are presenting a live interactive Webinar about the acute management and reconstruction of pelvic ring injuries.Learning outcomes:
- Understand the stability of the pelvic ring.
- Understand the different method of fixation at different locations.
- Understand the tips and tricks of several procedures.
- To understand the pros and cons of acute definitive internal fixation
- To be able to select pelvic ring injured patients suitable for acute definitive internal fixation
- To understand the methods can be possibly utilised for acute definitive internal fixation
Expert presentations/Webinars
Intertrochanteric Fracture of Femur: ORIF vs. THR
WT14.003 | Tang Xin, Pan Zhijun | zh
Tang Xin and Pan Zhijun are presenting a live interactive Webinar about intertrochanteric fractures of the femur.
Expert presentations/Webinars
Management and Fixation of Osteoporotic Fractures
WT14.002 | Stephen Kates, Clifford Jones | en
Stephen Kates and Clifford Jones are presenting a live interactive Webinar about management and fixation of osteoporotic fractures.Learning outcomes:
- Differentiate the structure of osteoporotic bone compared to normal bone architecture
- Describe the interactions between osteoporotic bone and implants
- Explain why “single shot surgery” is essential in the treatment of patients with fragility fractures
- Identify the types of fixation failure
- Review tips to avoid failed fixation
Expert presentations/Webinars
High Energy Distal Femur Fractures
WT14.001 | Mark Reilly, Stephen H Sims, Michael Sirkin, Hobie D Summers | en
Mark Reilly, Stephen H Sims, Michael Sirkin and Hobie D Summers are presenting a live interactive Webinar about: High Energy Distal Femur Fractures.
Expert presentations/Webinars
ICP Monitoring–Standards, Controversies, and Trends
WC13.001 | Geoffrey T Manley, Randall Matthew Chesnut, Jamshid Ghjar, Claude Hemphill | en
A Webinar dealing with the current standards, controversies, and clinical implications for monitoring Intracranial Pressure (ICP) in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients. Geoffrey T Manley moderated the expert group of faculty members including: Randall Matthew Chesnut, Jamshid Ghja and Claude Hemphill.
Expert presentations/Lectures
Common myths of facial wound care
LC14.001 | Ron W Pelton | en
Ron W Peltons lecture from the University of Minnesota about the common myths of facial wound care.
Expert presentations/Webcasts
All Things Achilles—Surgical Management to Restore Function
41028 | Andrew Sands, Les Grujic | en
Andrew Sands performs the following procedures live from the AMTS, Basel SwitzerlandModerator Les Grujic
- Calf release
- Strayer
- Baumann
- Approach to acute Achilles ruptures
- Approach to Flexor Hallucis Longus (FHL) transfer
- Approach for distal Achilles degeneration/tear with bony deformity
- Achilles tendon (traditional) 3-step releaseLearning Outcomes
- Identify the variety of pathologies affecting the Achilles Tendon
- Formulate the principles for surgical management of pathology affecting the Achilles Tendon
- Apply the principles of foot and ankle reconstruction and explain the recommended techniques to achieve a functional foot and ankle
Expert presentations/Webcasts
Techniques in Pediatric distal femur correction Distal Femur Osteotomy with the Pediatric 90° Condylar Locking Compression Plate
41027 | Theddy Slongo, Jon Dwyer | en
Learning Outcomes
- Recognize the different etiologies of distal femoral deformity
- Describe the special condition in a CP patient with knee contracture
- Realize the functional impairment of distal femoral deformity
- Describe the indications for distal femoral correction in pediatric patients
- Formulate the different steps for a supracondylar femoral osteotomy
Expert presentations/Webcasts
Posttraumatic Cubitus Varus: Correction-Osteotomy with Radial External Fixator
41026 | Theddy Slongo, Peter P Schmittenbecher | en
Theddy Slongo performs a posttraumatic Cubitus Varus correction-osteotomy with a radial external fixator live from the AMTS in Lucerne.Moderator Peter P SchmittenbecherLearning Objectives
- Recognize the etiology of posttraumatic cubitus varus deformity
- Be aware of the functional and cosmetic consequences
- Realize that no real remodeling takes places in this segment
Expert presentations/Webcasts
Hallux Valgus: Overview and Surgical Considerations - Lapidus procedure and Scarf/Akin osteotomy
41025 | Andrew K Sands, Les Grujic | en
Andrew K Sands and Les Grujic perform a Lapidus procedure and a Scarf/Akin osteotomy live from the AMTS in Lucerne, SwitzerlandLearning Objectives
- Describe the anatomy of hallux valgus deformities including establishing the presence or absence of 1st ray hypermobility
- Explain two contemporary procedures available for correction of bunion deformities
- Recognize the indications, approaches, procedure detail, tips and tricks of a Lapidus and Scarf procedure to gain the best possible outcome with deformity correction
- Assess the available management options for both procedures
- Define the postoperative regimes for both procedures
Surgical procedures
Ankle joint - Deformity and malunion Ankle arthrodesis with 7.3mm cannulated screws using arthroscopy
24034 | Christina Kabbash | en
Christina Kabbash presents an arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis surgical procedure.In this presentation an arthroscopic approach is utilized to access the ankle joint and a multiplanar rigid lag screw fixation method consisting of three screws
- one posteromedial, one anterolateral and one anteromedial is used.Learning Objectives
- Identify clinical indications and contraindications for …
- Recognize appropriate positioning and preparation of the patient
- Perform the soft-tissue approach to the ankle joint
- Prepare the joint surfaces using arthroscopy prior to arthrodesis
- Perform correction of the malalignment
- Apply correct placement of the 7.3 mm cannulated screws
- Perform wound closure and dressing
Practical exercises
Ankle arthrodesis using an anterior approach
24032 | Christina Kabbash | en
In this presentation an anterior approach is used to access the ankle. Three 7.3 mm cannulated screws are then nserted to fuse the jointThe Learning Objectives
- The clinical indications and contraindications
- The anterior surgical approach to the ankle joint
- The preparation of the joint surfaces prior to fixation
- The correction of the malalignment, and,
- The placement of the 7.3 mm cannulated screws
Practical exercises
Midfoot–Profound collapse or instability Reconstruction and realignment using the Midfoot Fusion Bolt
24031 | Andrew K Sands, Michael Castro, Per-Henrik Ågren | en
In this presentation, the reconstruction and realignment of a collapsed midfoot is demonstrated using the Midfoot Fusion Bolt
Practical exercises
Wrist–Midcarpal fusion Using the VA-Locking Intercarpal Fusion System
22101 | Juan González del Pino, Douglas A Campbell, Ladislav Nagy | en
In this presentation a midcarpal fusion is performed using the Variable Angle Locking Intercarpal Fusion SystemLearning Objectives
- To identify the clinical indications
- To introduce the principles of the Variable Angle Locking Intercarpal Fusion System
- To show the patient position and approach
- Perform a midcarpal fusion
Practical exercises
Ulna shaft–Oblique shortening osteotomy Using the LCP Ulna Osteotomy System 2.7
22100 | Ladislav Nagy, Renato Fricker | en
In this presentation a 3 mm shortening osteotomy will be performed on the ulna shaft using the Ulna osteotomy system 2.7. Learning Objectives
- To identify the clinical indications
- To introduce the principles of the LCP Ulna Osteotomy System 2.7
- To show the patient position and approach and
- Perform the oblique osteotomy, and stabilization with a 2.7 LCP Ulna Osteotomy Plate

Tibia, Proximal–Malalignment and deformityBiplanar open-wedge osteotomyFixation using the TomoFix Medial High Tibia (MHT) plate
20248 | Ronald van Heerwaarden | en
In this presentation a biplanar open-wedge osteotomy of the proximal tibia is planned and excecuted. The osteotomy is then fixed with the TomoFix Medial High Tibia or MHT plateThe Learning Objectives
- Clinical indications and contraindications
- Patient position
- Surgical approach
- Planning and excecution of a biplanar open-wedge osteotomy of the proximal tibia
- Fixation of the osteotomy with the TomoFix MHT plate

Femur, Distal–Malalignment and deformity Biplanar closed-wedge osteotomyand fixation using the TomoFix Medial Distal Femur (MDF) plate
20247 | Ronald van Heerwaarden | en
In this presentation a biplanar closed-wedge osteotomy of the distal femur is planned and executed. The osteotomy is then fixed with the TomoFix Medial Distal Femur or MDF plate.

Femur, distal–Intraarticular fracture (33-C2) Fixation with the VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate System 4.5/5.0
20246 | Iain McFadyen | en
In this presentation an intraarticular fracture of the femur, a 33-C2 fracture will be treated with the Variable Angle LCP Curved Condylar Plate System 4.5/5.0The Objectives
- Identify the clinical indications
- Introduce the principles of the Variable Angle LCP Curved Condylar Plate System 4.5/5.0
- Patient position and approach
- Perform the reduction and fixation of the fracture
Practical exercises
Proximal humerus – 3-part fracture Reconstruction using the MultiLoc Proximal Humeral Nail
20245 | Martin Hessmann, Stephen Nijs | en
In this presentation, the reconstruction of a three-part fracture of the proximal humerus is demonstrated using the MultiLoc Proximal Humeral Nail
Practical exercises
Radius, distal—Intraarticular fracture Fixation using the 2.4 mm VA-LCP Volar Two-Column Distal Radius Plate
20244 | Daniel Rikli, Douglas A Campbell | en
In this presentation an intraarticular fracture of the distal radius is treated with a 2.4 Variable Angle LCP Volar Two-Column Distal Radius Plate The objectives of this presentation are:
- To identify the clinical indications for palmar plating And to show
- The principles of the variable angle locking system
- The patient position and the approach
- The instruments needed
- And the reduction and fixation of the fracture
Practical exercises
Pelvis–Sacral fracture Reduction and fixation with iliosacral screws
20233 | Michel Oransky, Carlos Sancineto | en
In this presentation a fracture of the sacrum is reduced and stabilized with two 7.3mm cannulated screws. The learning objectives are:Fracture classificationSacral morphologyPatient position and the surgical approach The implants and instruments neededand reduction and stabilization techniques
Practical exercises
Tibial shaft fracture stabilized with different external fixator frame constructs Assessment of stability
00135 | Brian Bernstein | en
In this presentation, a type 42-A3 fracture of the tibial shaft is stabilized with different external fixator frame constructsThe Learning Objectives
- Clinical indications for the application of the large external fixator
- Correct position and insertion of the Schanz screws
- Construction of different frame types
- Choice of frame type according to the stability required
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