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Gothenburg AIC 2010

Instructional Courses


1. Trochanteric Hip Fractures

Main sponsors Stryker & Synthes, Henrik Runnerström (nail), Anders Hultman (plate)
Instructors Cecilia Rogmark, Malmö; Ricard Miedel, Stockholm (SöS)
Participants 15
Description

Why do we so often see failures with this "simple" and common fracture? Emphasis on problem recognition, failure prevention and salvage procedures.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.

Venue F1, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


2. Ankle Fractures

Main sponsors Smith & Nephew, Anna Lindberg & Joakim Andersson
Instructors Per Olov Berntsson, Danderyd; Michael Möller, Gothenburg
Participants 15
Description

Why do we so often see failures with this "simple" and common fracture? Emphasis on problem recognition, failure prevention and salvage procedures.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.

Venue F2, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


3. The Elbow Engaging Forearm Fracture

Main sponsors Swemac, Erik Hammervik & Lars Granath
Instructors Lars Adolfsson, Linköping; Carl Ekholm, Göteborg
Participants 15
Description Proximal fractures of the forearm that engage the elbow joint cover a wide spectrum of fractures – from the simple olecranon fracture to the complex fracture dislocation and Monteggia equivalents.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.
Venue F3, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


4. Shoulder Arthroplasty

Main sponsors DePuy, Maria Maistedt
Instructors Anders Ekelund, Stockholm (S:t Göran); Mikael Etzner, Varberg
Participants 20
Description A seemingly simple procedure with several pitfalls, and in the fracture setting a demanding procedure.
Live surgery (Ekelund) (with audience interaction) and thorough discussion.
Venue K-Aulan, SU/Mölndal, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


5. ACL-reconstruction using different surgical procedures with focus on the double-bundle technique

Instructors Juri Kartus, Uddevalla (NU); Jon Karlsson, Gothenburg
Participants 20
Description Technical considerations and discussion. A film is specially prepared for this tutorial.
Venue J1, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


6. Arthroscopic procedures in gleno-humeral instability

Instructors Anders Nordqvist, Malmö; Vahid Hamidy, Gothenburg
Participants 20
Description Technical considerations and discussion. A film is specially prepared for this tutorial.
Venue V-Aulan, SU/Mölndal, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


7. Cementing Techniques in Hip Arthroplasty

Main sponsors Biomet & Link, Hans Wallin
Instructors André Stark, Stockholm (Danderyd); Nils Hailer, Uppsala
Participants 15
Description Cemented hip arthroplasty.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises with evaluation.
Venue G4, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


8. Hindfoot Osteotomies

Main sponsors NMS, Jenny Holmer
Instructors Martin Ålund, Gothenburg; Bertil Romanus, Gothenburg
Participants 15
Description Hindfoot osteotomies are common in the treatment of hindfoot varus and valgus deformities of different etiologies. The purpose of this instructional course is to present the different indications, the operative planning and the effects of these osteotomies on foot biomechanics.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.
Venue F4, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


9. TEN-nailing in Paediatric Fractures

Main sponsors Synthes, Anders Hultman
Instructors Johan Nathorst-Westfelt, Gothenburg; Per-Mats Janarv, Stockholm; Torsten Backteman, Gothenburg
Participants 15
Description Treatment of fractures with TEN-nails with emphasis on technical aspects.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.
Venue F5, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


10. Conservative vs percutaneous vs open surgical treatment of thoracolumbar fracture

Main sponsors Medtronic, Arne Holm
Instructors Rune Hedlund, Gothenburg; Claes Olerud, Uppsala
Participants 15
Description The course will discuss the indications and timing of conservative and surgical treatment of thoracolumbar fracture, and also present the new technique of percutaneous fixation. The workshop includes hands-on training in decompression and reduction techniques and pedicle screw fixation.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.
Venue F6, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre


11. Periprosthetic fractures of the femur

Main sponsors Zimmer (NCB), Mats Lindberg & Synthes (LCP), Anders Hultman
Instructors Pelle Berg, Uppsala; Markus Kuster, Switzerland
Participants 15
Description The course will discuss classification of these fractures, describe modern treatment options and provide solutions for the difficult cases.
Presentations and practical sawbone exercises.
Venue H1, Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre