IM Nailing of Lower Extremity Fractures - A Cadaveric Course

Date(s) - 08/04/2019 - 09/04/2019

Worsley Building, Leeds

Course Convenor: Professor Peter V Giannoudis

Course aims:

  • This course is focused on the management of patients with fractures of the lower extremity which can be stabilised with intramedullary nailing techniques. Indications, selection of appropriate implant, tips & tricks of reaming and intramedullary nailing will be covered. An integrated multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive treatment is provided by a renowned faculty of experts. Surgical approaches and the techniques of nailing will be practiced on cadaveric and saw bone stations. In addition to lectures and workshops, case presentations will allow participants to interact and to discuss complex cases and their optimum management. The combination of hands on experience in association with focused lectures and discussion of tips & tricks will provide a unique experience of knowledge of intramedullary nailing of lower limb fractures.

Topics Covered:

  • General Considerations of IM Nailing
  • Biomechanical Considerations of IM Nailing
  • Femoral/Tibial Entry points: An update
  • Intramedullary Reaming: What have we learned
  • See attached flyer for full programme.

Course Fee:

  • £250

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