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Scientific program

International advanced course on elbow surgery

Wednesday – November 3rd 2021

07:30-07:50Registration
07:50-08:00Welcome and introduction
PATIENT WORK-UP 
08:00-08:15Physical examination of the elbow in a volunteer
08:15-08:20Live elbow Ultrasound in a volunteer
08:20-08:35ReLIve MRI-CT of the elbow: I finally know were to look
08:35-09:00Clinical exam of patients
ELBOW ARTHRITIS: NON-ARTHROPLASTY OPTIONS 
09:00-09:10Primary OA: Clinical presentation and Treatment 
09:10-09:20Inflammatory arthritis: What is hurting and how can you help?
09:20-09:30Interposition arthroplasty: is there still a role? 
09:30-09:40Elbow arthrodesis: is there an indication and what to expect?
09:40-09:50Radiocapitellar arthritis: The forgotten joint
09:50-10:20Case-based Discussion
10:20-11:00Let’s Chat with Coffee and Biscuits…
PRIMARY TOTAL ELBOW ARTHROPLASTY 
11:00-11:10Total Elbow Arthroplasty: design principles
11:10-11:20How to choose the best approach for your TEA
11:20-11:30Unlinked (linkable) TEA. Is anatomical the road to the future?
11:30-11:40Linked TEA. Hinging the elbow is the way to go
11:40-12:30CASE DISCUSSION: FROM EASY INFLAMMATORY TO COMPLEX POSTRAUMATIC 
12:30-13:00CADAVER “LIVE” SURGERY: TEA
13:00-14:30Lunch workshops
FAILED TOTAL ELBOW ARTHROPLASTY
14:30-14:40Infection after TEA:  Prevent, diagnose & treat
14:40-14:50Mechanical failure after TEA: the reasons and how to manage it
14:50-15:00Bone loss after TEA: the strategy
15:00-15:10Periprosthetic fractures: fix or revise?
15:10-15:40Dramatic case discussion!
15:40-15:55VIDEO SESSION: TIPS AND TRICKS IN REVISION TOTAL ELBOW SURGERY 
ACUTE ELBOW TRAUMA 
15:55-16:05Column fractures: I provide optimal fixation with low complications
16:05-16:15Capitellum and trochlear fractures : They may be quite tricky.
16:15-16:25Hemi or Total Elbow arthroplasty in acute trauma: tell me the truth!!
16:25-16:35Radial Head fractures: fix, excise or replace?
16:35-16:45Coronoid Fractures: I need to know when I should fix them!!
16:45-17:15TOUGHT ACUTE CASES:
Unstable dislocations, Terrible triad, Longitudinal instability
& complex olecranon: you will not be afraid anymore
17:15-17:45CADAVER “ LIVE” SURGERY: 
How to perform a really neat Radial Head Arthroplasty
17:45-18:00EARLY PERSISTENT COMPLEX ELBOW INSTABILITY:
Dealing with a terrible situation.

Thursday – November 4rd 2021

POSTRAUMATIC ELBOW STIFFNESS
08:00-08:10Why does an elbow become stiff?
08:10-08:20 Soft tissue release: Who is the right patient for isolated capsulectomy?
08:20-08:30Complex stiffness: What else does the patient need?
08:30-08:40 Is HO really a problem in your practice? Prevent and treat it
08:40-09:00 Limitation of forearm rotation: The forgotten stiffness
09:00-09:30CADAVER “LIVE“ SURGERY
HOW TO PERFORM AN ELEGANT OPEN ELBOW RELEASE
NONUNION AND DEFORMITY AROUND THE ELBOW
09:30-09:40The role of 3D modeling for elbow sequelae
09:40-09:50Distal humerus nonunions: Make it heal or replace it!
09:50-10:00Radial head fracture sequelae: nonunion & malunion
10:00-10:10Olecranon nonunion and malunion: what are my options?
10:10-10:30Case discussion
10:30-11:00Coffee break
DEALING WITH SOFT TISSUE INJURIES
11:00-11:10Chronic lateral ligament insufficiency: how to detect and treat
11:10-11:20Chronic medial ligament insufficiency
11:20-11:30Partial tears of the biceps: debride or repair
11:30-11:40Complete distal biceps tears: One, two or no incisions?
11:40-11:50Distal triceps tears: do not miss them
11:50-12:15Case based Discussion
12:15-12:45LIVE CADAVER SURGERY:LCL RECONSTRUCTION USING GRAFT/BICEPS
12:45-14:15Lunch Workshops
SPECIAL SESSION: NEW FRONTIERS IN ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY
BASIC HERAS
11:50-12:15 Set-up and Portals: A rational tour into elbow arthroscopy
11:50-12:15Arthroscopic findings: What is normal and what is not?
Lateral Elbow Pain: The initial Steps
14:50-15:00 Epicondylitis: What we know and how does it look from inside?
15:00-15:10Symptomatic plica: Does it really exist?
15:10-15:20OCD: Make it heal!
15:20-15:30VEOS: What does this mean?
14:30-15:50A few cases…
THE INTERMEDIATE STEPS
15:50-16:00Arthroscopic capsulectomy: tips and tricks
16:00-16:10Fixing the capitellum: right indication leading to great outcome
16:10-16:20Fixing the Coronoid and Radial Head: is this reasonable?
FOR EXPERTS
16:20-16:50CADAVER “LIVE” SURGERY: ARTHROSCOPIC OSTEOCAPSULAR ARTHROPLASTY
16:50-17:00Dealing with instability through the scope
17:00-17:30Experts discussion with beer: Clarifying what works and does not
ELBOW SCOPE OUT OF THE BOX 
17:30-17:40Endoscopically assisted distal biceps repair
17:40-17:50Endoscopic ulnar nerve release
17:50-18:05THE ELBOW KEYNOTE LECTURE
18:05-18:15Closing remarks & Adjourn