15-16.03 AO Recon Course: Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (Принципи на тоталното тазобедрено и коленно ендопротезиране)

ян. 9, 2024Новини, Обучения, Обучения 2024

44th SICOT congress

The AO Recon Course—Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of patients with a need for primary arthroplasty in the hip and knee. This course is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of joint arthroplasty. Based on a patient-centered approach this course focuses on the key principles of primary arthroplasty.


Metropolitan Hotel Sofia

Target participants

This course is targeted at newly certified orthopedic surgeons and advanced orthopedic surgical trainees

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

•    Identify patient’s reconstructive surgery needs

•    Adopt a patient-centered approach

•    Anticipate, recognize, and stratify potential complications

•    Describe and discuss safe and effective procedures for primary arthroplasty

•    Discuss the management of early and late problems or complications

•    Communicate and facilitate a multidisciplinary team-based approach

•    Apply best practice to optimize and document patient outcomes

Event description

This course is modular in structure and highly interactive. Short, evidence-based lectures cover the key information required. Moderated case discussions in small groups will expand on each topic and help participants to develop decision-making and surgical management skills. Participants will perform hands-on practical exercises including templating and planning exercises. Participants will share their experience with faculty and peers.

All factors related to achieving the best possible outcomes in primary arthroplasty will be covered.


Level: Principles

Language: English


Plamen Kinov, Bulgaria

European CME accreditation

An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME® in Brussels for European CME credits (ECMEC).

Registration fee

Standard Ticket: EUR 799

Early Bird Ticket: EUR 719 (valid until November 10, 2023)

Included in the registration fee are  documentation, coffee break, lunch break and course certificate.

Course reception will be on March 15, 2024 (Metropolitan Hotel Sofia)

Cancellation policy: 50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter.

Event organization

Helene Lich

Clavadelerstrasse 8, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland

Phone: +41 79 696 57 31

E-mail: helene.lich@aofoundation.org

Participant information and contact

If you have any questions, please contact Global Event Services:

Inês Moço
E-mail: ines.moco@aofoundation.org

Phone: +41 79 816 73 09