Canada | Vancouver | 28 - 29 September 2017

AORecon Advanced Symposium:
AORecon and UBC—Current Topics and Complications in Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Involving expert faculty from North America and Europe, this symposium teaches the latest developments in hip and knee arthroplasty and allows participants to hand in their cases to be discussed by the experts during the event.


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Target participants

This event is targeted at orthopedic surgeons with extensive experience in joint replacement surgery.

Goal of this event

Highlight advanced topics in the field of primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, and to provide a platform for discussions concerning these topics and controversies with peers as well as with experts in the respective field.

learning objectives

At the end of this event, participants will be able to:

  • List the current topics in the fields of primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Explain how to prevent and manage less common complications
  • Discuss options and techniques for complex revisions


Clive Duncan (CA), Don Garbuz (CA), Nelson Greidanus (CA), Gijs van Hellemondt (NL),
Michael Huo (US), Steven MacDonald (CA), Mike Tanzer (CA)


Date28 - 29 September 2017

LocationMorris J Wosk Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Chair(s) Daniel Berry, Bas Masri

Topicship, knee

ContactBas Wijburg

Download AORecon & UBC Program Vancouver 2017 (PDF, 1.37 MB)

AO Excellence

A group of experts within the field of arthroplasty have gathered to form the AORecon Education Forum. They develop curricula, plan all educational events listed on this page, and address hot topics in our Surgical Insights section.


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