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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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25 October 2016

Well attended principles course in Dubai

The Dubai Regional Courses 2016 brought more than 250 participants from over 15 countries to the Middle East, to attend courses conducted by 80 international and regional faculty members.

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21 October 2016

Bringing new perspectives to SOA

At this year's Singapore Orthopaedic Association meeting, joint preservation, restoration, and replacement experts presented different viewpoints in addition to basic principles.

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15 September 2016

First session on shoulder arthroplasty at SICOT in Rome

With a dedicated 90-minute session focusing on shoulder disorders, AO Recon addressed "Controversies in Proximal Humeral Fracture Treatment" to an interested audience. Four European experts presented different subtopics.

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08 September 2016

Successful symposium at ASIA2016

AO Recon recently presented a symposium at this year's annual meeting of the Arthroplasty Society in Asia, which was held in conjunction with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Based on the great success of previous collaborations, the AO Recon session was regarded as one of the highlights of the scientific program.

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19 August 2016

Four days on complex fractures in Australia

The Gold Coast area hosted the first AO Recon course to ever take place in Australia this past August. Over four days, topics on complex fractures, including arthroplasty following hip and knee trauma, infection, and related issues were discussed at the collaborative AO Trauma/AO Recon course.

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12 August 2016

Bundled know-how for advanced patient care at the ELCCR

Orthopedic surgeons with advanced specialization and experience were especially attracted to the AO Recon symposium at the XIIth annual congress of the ELCCR (Encuentro Latinoamericano de Cirujanos de Cadera y Rodilla) in Cartagena, Colombia. Correspondingly, sessions on periprosthetic fractures and joint preservation led to lively discussions.

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10 August 2016

Tremendous run on AO Recon principles course in Bogota

Those who registered early enough to snag one of the 60 bookable seats, came to enjoy a highly instructive two-days principles course, supported by former AO president Jaime Quintero.

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