07 June 2019

Norbert Haas receives EFORT recognition award

The award ceremony was one of many highlights at this year's congress. The AO symposium attracted numerous participants and marked the starting point of the renewed cooperation with EFORT.

01 June 2019

"Interesting to see how cement really behaves"—A course participant reports from Athens

Orthopedic surgeon Christoph Hartog from Switzerland attended AO Recon's principles course in Athens. He was particularly enthusiastic about the practical training at the Skills Lab stations.

29 May 2019

AO Recon's 2018 year in review

In the AO's Annual Report 2018, the foundation highlights that AO Recon continued its bold trajectory of growth and innovation. With its strong focus on education, AO Recon helps surgeons make better informed patient treatment decisions.

10 May 2019

Chinese surgeons enjoy course in Yantai

The course chaired by Michael Huo (USA) and Shudong Zhang (China) was eagerly awaited. It was already the sixth AO Recon course in China and, like its predecessors, it was a complete success.

16 April 2019

Save the date—AO Trauma/AO Recon symposium on periprosthetic fractures at the 20th EFORT Congress in Lisbon

The joint event takes place on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, addressing the overlapping topics between trauma and arthroplasty. Highest quality education will be delivered across the continuum of care, whether the treatment of choice is fixation or replacement.

07 April 2019

AO Recon education—What are your educational needs for the next 5 years?

After our first five years of successful educational events, we ask for your input and ideas to plan the next five. To make sure we are meeting your needs, please complete a short set of questions. It takes 5 to 10 minutes. Join survey

07 April 2019

Acetabular cup positioning—If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail

Placement of the acetabular cup during total hip arthroplasty relies completely on the judgement of the surgeon. Two recognized THA surgeon experts, Mohamad Allami and Bassam Masri, offer their perspectives on this topic in the 6th issue of AO Recon's Surgical Insights newsletter.

17 December 2018

Leading the way with practical exercises in Davos

Exercises involving dry bones and specimens offered surgeons the chance to practice surgical procedures under the supervision of experienced instructors.

03 December 2018

AO Recon's Robert Hube addresses the AO Davos Courses opening ceremony 2018

Speaking to an audience that included AO founders and past presidents, AO Recon Education Forum member Robert Hube emphasized the work that AO Recon has done to develop its faculty, its focus on teaching colleagues and its new developments such as the Skills Lab.

26 October 2018

Webinar—The difficult primary total knee arthroplasty


Adjacent to the AO Middle East Regional Courses, AO Recon conducted and recorded a free webinar. Participants gained remote access to firsthand knowledge from world-renowned experts.

24 September 2018

Webinar—Revision arthroplasty in periprosthetic fractures around the hip and knee


The interactive session provided an instructive presentation on the subject, including participants' contributions from the online chat.

02 July 2018

AO Recon Skills Lab premiers in Hungary

During the successful principles course in Szeged, Hungary from June 8 to 9, AO Recon launched its newly developed AO Recon Skills Lab to complement the lectures with practical exercises.


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