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06 July 2017

Chinese surgeons enjoy interactive learning in Chongqing

The precourse survey revealed that participants felt a big gap between their actual and their desired levels of expertise, so the course was eagerly awaited. It marks the third AO Recon principles course in China and, like its predecessors, it was a complete success.

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05 June 2017

Orthopedic and trauma surgeons discuss periprosthetic hip fractures at EFORT

AO Trauma and AO Recon held their second joint symposium at this year's EFORT congress in Vienna, Austria. World-renowned leaders from both subspecialties joined forces to address periprosthetic fractures (PPFx) in the hip as an overlap topic between trauma and arthroplasty.

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31 May 2017

Annual Report 2016 and future outlook

The AO Foundation Annual Report 2016 launches, including an article about AO Recon's recent activities and future plans. In 2016, AO Recon has developed as a global educational institution in the orthopedic world, and the first half of the new year already demonstrates a promising continuation.

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10 May 2017

Outstanding educational experience in Marseille

In many respects, the AO Recon Advanced Knee Course in Marseille, France, was outstanding. Not only did an AO Recon event take place in France for the very first time, but it was also a first for AO Recon to offer an extensive course on complex arthroplasty.

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14 April 2017

Little Davos in Italy

More than 300 participants gathered for a memorable learning experience at this year's major AO Trauma week in Pacengo, Italy. Four AO Trauma courses were held at the event, and AO Recon complemented the educational offering with a two-day joint seminar on Principles of Total Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Arthroplasty.

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13 March 2017

Principles of arthroplasty in the land of Hippocrates

Athens, the great historical city of science, provided the venue for AO Recon's first curriculum course in Greece. A total of 64 participants gathered to learn about the principles of total hip and knee arthroplasty.

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05 January 2017

Expert session on video—Solutions for the arthritic knee

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Four expert surgeons provide an insightful session that addresses various techniques, from preservation to total replacement of the knee. A one-hour video shows all speeches and dialogues, including the corresponding presentation slides.

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03 January 2017

AO Davos Courses 2016—Learning from the best

In December 2016, the AO Foundation welcomed 1,400 participants and 450 faculty members from 76 countries to its 23 high-level, evidence-based educational courses.

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02 December 2016

Advanced symposium with a broad range of topics at AAOT

At the annual congress of the Argentinian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (AAOT), which hosted 3,000 participants, AO Recon presented a daylong symposium on controversies and complications in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.

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18 November 2016

Side by side—AO Trauma and AO Recon team up in Lithuania

AO Recon’s first opportunity to present in Lithuania came from AO Trauma faculty members, who were looking for a supplementary educational offering to complement their local AO Trauma Principles Course with aspects of periprosthetic fracture management.

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15 November 2016

Inaugural arthroplasty course starts meeting India's high educational demand

This time, the course took place in Hyderabad, a metropolis of seven million inhabitants in south central India. Despite huge demand, only 60 course seats were available, as limited seating at AO courses helps to ensure educational excellence.

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03 November 2016

Interesting twists in the debate on periprosthetic fractures at DKOU

The AO Foundation was invited by the German Congress of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery 2017 (DKOU) to be this year’s official partner organization. This cooperation resulted in the AO Foundation's biggest presence ever at the congress.

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