Global | 22 September 2020

AO Recon Webinar—Bone Defect Management in Acetabular Reconstruction

AO Recon offers an interactive live educational session to present, discuss, and give instant advice on the arthroplasty topic specified below. The session is free of charge and accessible from all over the world. Enhance your knowledge and take this excellent opportunity to gain access to renowned key opinion leaders who share their expertise and answer your questions in real-time.

This webinar is a virtual live lecture on bone defect management in acetabular reconstruction with Q&A.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 15:00-16:00 CEST (UTC+2)
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  • Daniel Berry, USA
  • Carsten Perka, Germany


The main challenge in acetabular reconstruction during revision THA is bone loss, and new techniques and technologies have dramatically improved results and simplified technical aspects of reconstruction. This webinar will review the bone loss patterns encountered during acetabular revision and the best techniques to solve each one with modern technology. The webinar will include a presentation and case-based learning format.


After the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Identify the most common patterns of acetabular bone loss preoperatively on radiographs
  • Describe the best methods of using uncemented hemispherical cups to treat mild-moderate severity acetabular bone loss
  • Describe the best methods to treat severe superolateral acetabular bone loss (Paprosky 3A and 3B pattern)
  • Describe the best methods to identify and treat pelvic discontinuity


Registered participants will receive the webinar link by e-mail 3 days prior to the event. 


We recommend you to perform a function test and check the system requirements to ensure your computer is ready for the webinar.


The webinar is free of charge.


Date22 September 2020

Chair(s) Daniel Berry, Carsten Perka




ContactCamilla Keller


Each AO Recon course includes hands-on simulation experience for participants. Various types of practical exercises enrich the course events and increase the learning effect.

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