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Masters in Revision Total Hip Replacement: the Femoral Side

January 15, 2005 by admin

The goal of this meeting is to explore current concepts related to revision surgery of the femoral component in total hip replacement.

Venue:
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Date / Time:
Friday, 25 March 2005, 17:40 to 20:00

OVERVIEW
Revision total hip replacement is a challenging surgery requiring sound biological strategies for bone stock defect management and dedicated implants for stable fixation. This masters in revision surgery of the femoral component addresses the upside and downside potential for bone grafting techniques, proximal and distal fixation revision components, and highlights the design and operative choices in revision total hip replacement

OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, participants should have a better understanding of:

  • The basic science of bone regeneration
  • Benefits of using bone grafts/current design revision stems
  • Technical ups and downs
  • The current knowledge of clinical outcomes

Continuous Professional Development accreditation of NZOA (pending)

Organiser:
Rocco P. Pitto, MD, PhD

Faculty:
Hugh Blackley (Auckland)
Jillian Cornish (Auckland)
Jonathan Garino (Philadelphia)
Geoff Horne (Wellington)
Rocco Pitto (Auckland)
Michael Ries (San Francisco)

With the endorsement of:
The Foundation for the Advancement in Research in Medicine, Inc (FARM)
The Auckland Orthopaedic society

Contact:
Telephone: #64 9 2760044 (ext. 7666)
Facsimile: #64 9 276 0066
CLove@middlemore.co.nz

 

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