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29 October 2019

World-leading symposia in the spotlight at DKOU 2019

AO Recon's strong offering of scientific symposia sparked significant interest among German Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DKOU 2019) participants. The sessions attracted more than 1,700 attendees.

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17 October 2019

AO Recon surgeons look forward to a strong presence at DKOU 2019

With a broad symposium program at Europe's leading conference for orthopedic and trauma surgery, held October 22–25, 2019, in Berlin, Germany, AO Recon's arthroplasty surgeons will present insightful sessions on their core topics total joint arthroplasty and periprosthetic fractures.

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24 September 2019

Participants welcome AO Recon’s first courses in Romania and Slovenia

Best-in-class lectures and practical exercises—along with opportunities to network and exchange experiences—were highlights of AO Recon’s inaugural courses in Romania and Slovenia in September 2019.

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02 August 2019

Teaching the teachers: AO Recon surgeons attend AO's Faculty Education Program

Michael Glanzmann (Switzerland) and Plamen Kinov (Bulgaria) are ready to teach. With an intense live session in Prague they completed the AO Foundation’s acclaimed Faculty Education Program (FEP). In an interview, they provide exciting insights.

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15 July 2019

Prosthetic joint infection: Nearly 300 surgeons from 53 countries join webinar

Webinar participants learned how infection after joint replacement can be eradicated with a high degree of success. In this live chat with Olivier Borens (Switzerland) and Andrej Trampuz (Germany) participants raised 46 questions and made the session a very interactive event.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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