23 May 2018

Defining new standards—AO Recon in the AO Foundation's 2017 Annual Report

The AO Foundation launches 2017 Annual Report 2017, including an article about AO Recon's new educational content and its global expansion.

11 April 2018

New AO Recon faculty generation—Pushing the envelope in arthroplasty

A generational change in thought leadership is accelerating progress in the field of hip and knee reconstructive surgery, says Dr Matthew P Abdel, one of a new crop of young surgeons.

01 March 2018

Online game—Balance the gaps in a TKA


As an edutaining starter into the topic, this game invites you to run a quick knowledge test. By means of three cases, you will decide on the appropriate technique to create equal and symmetric flexion and extension gaps.

09 January 2018

Expert Session—Recent trends in shoulder arthroplasty


In this webinar chaired by Martin Jaeger (DE), renowned expert surgeons discuss osteoarthritis, cuff tear arthropathy, and shoulder replacement for proximal humerus fractures.

18 December 2017

Highlights of the AO Davos Courses 2017

Over the AO's flagship educational event of the year—the AO Davos Course 2017 in December— AO Recon presented its thematic variety to a big audience during two courses and a live broadcast expert session.

08 December 2017

Breaking down the barriers between surgical disciplines

Two different disciplines are collaborating at the Davos Courses for the first time to serve the growing demand in surgery relating to knee and hip replacements, proving that the AO Foundation is far more than the sum of its parts.

03 December 2017

AO Recon at SICOT—How to prevent and manage periprosthetic joint infection

Chairperson Chris Frey reports on the AO Recon symposium where arthroplasty experts discussed periprosthetic joint infection as a burning topic amongst orthopedic surgeons.

13 November 2017

The AO Foundation plays a leading role at DKOU 2017

The AO Foundation had a strong presence at Europe's leading conference for orthopedic surgery in Berlin this fall, delivering 13 symposia on a wide range of topics, thereof an AO Recon symposium on complications in hip and knee arthroplasty.

06 October 2017

The University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes AO Recon in Vancouver

The advanced level symposium, Current Topics and Complications in Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, was the first collaboration of AO Recon and the UBC Department of Orthopaedics but certainly will not be the last one.

21 July 2017

First AO Recon principles course in Brazil

The first AO Recon Principles Course in Brazil—held mid-July—marked a considerable success for AO Recon in Latin America. The case discussions were held in Portuguese, so participants could engage in lively debate in their mother tongue.

17 July 2017

Webinar—Tips and tricks to improve TKA outcomes


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

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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