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17 July 2017

Tips and Tricks to Improve TKA Outcomes—Webinar Available Now

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

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05 June 2017

Trauma and Orthopedic Surgeons Discuss Periprosthetic Hip Fractures at EFORT

AOTrauma and AORecon 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 AORecon's recent activities and future plans. In 2016, AORecon 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 AORecon Advanced Knee Course in Marseille, France, was outstanding. Not only did an AORecon event take place in France for the very first time, but it was also a first for AORecon 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 AOTrauma week in Pacengo, Italy. Four AOTrauma courses were held at the event, and AORecon 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 AORecon'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

Solutions for the Arthritic Knee—Expert Live Session on Video

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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

Learning from the Best at the AO Davos Courses 2016

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, AORecon presented a daylong symposium on controversies and complications in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.

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18 November 2016

Side-by-Side in Lithuania: AOTrauma and AORecon Team Up on Fixation and Arthroplasty, Periprosthetic Fractures, and Infection

AORecon’s first opportunity to present in Lithuania came from AOTrauma faculty members, who were looking for a supplementary educational offering to complement their local AOTrauma 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, AORecon 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

AORecon 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 AORecon 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 AORecon 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 AOTrauma/AORecon 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 AORecon 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 AORecon 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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14 July 2016

Inspiring 4th AORecon Principles Course in China

Chinese participants experienced a memorable two-days principles course. They highly appreciated the educational content as well as the personal and interactive learning environment.

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13 June 2016

AOTrauma and AORecon Collaboration Marks Another Milestone at EFORT in Geneva

Following the successful collaboration at COMOC in Cape Town, AOTrauma and AORecon faculty successfully joined forces for the second time at the 17th EFORT Congress in Geneva.

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25 April 2016

First-ever AOTrauma-AORecon Symposium at COMOC in Cape Town

The 2016 COMOC marked the first of a series of events where AORecon will join forces with AOTrauma to offer an exciting symposium ranging from pure trauma to revision arthroplasty.

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06 January 2016

The Riddle's Answer—
Guessing Game During the Davos Courses

We are happy to announce the winners of the guessing game at the AORecon booth of this year's AO Davos Courses. Everyone who joined the game received an email.

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16 August 2015

Under the Auspices of the ELCCR

Pierre Hoffmeyer, chair of the AORecon Day at this years's ELCCR (Encuentro Latinoamericano de Cirujanos de Cadera y Rodilla) in Cartagena, reports from the event, which was well-received by all involved parties.

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09 June 2015

AORecon Introduction Session of this Year's EFORT Meeting

At the very start of this year's EFORT, AORecon hosted a 90-minute discussion about infection after THA with Carsten Perka, Jean-Noël Argenson, Daniel Berry and Fares Haddad.

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23 February 2015

Two Papers written by AORecon Surgeons featured in latest American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

The latest issue of the American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery features two publications from three people who are highly involved in the AORecon initiative: Philipp von Roth, Matthew Abdel and Daniel Berry.

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04 December 2014

The 2nd Annual Meeting of Arthroplasty Society in Asia in Collaboration with AORecon

The Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA) partnered with AORecon to hold the second ASIA meeting on November 6-8, 2014 in Seoul (KR).

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27 November 2014

Orthopedic Surgery today

AORECON NEWSLETTER ARTICLE
Global challenges drive the need for education in joint preservation and replacement.

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27 November 2014

Global Needs Analysis

AORECON NEWSLETTER ARTICLE
A guideline for future educational activities

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27 November 2014

AORecon Education

AORECON NEWSLETTER ARTICLE
Meeting the growing demand for quality medical education in joint preservation and replacement

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27 November 2014

AORecon Curriculum Development

AORECON NEWSLETTER ARTICLE
An academic and professional process

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14 November 2014

Successful first AORecon Symposium in Middle East

The AORecon Symposium "Arthroplasty in the Adult Hip and Knee—Basic Principles and Complications" took place in Dubai, UAE, on October 15, 2014. Ninety participants from the Middle East and North Africa took part in this event, and the feedback from both participants and faculty, was very positive.

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02 September 2014

The AORecon initiative—an update

The AORecon initiative was launched in January 2014, and there have been many developments since. Here is a snapshot of some of the progress we have made.

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28 May 2014

AORecon—an initiative of the AO Foundation

The AO Foundation is extending its areas of activity and has started an initiative that focuses on joint preservation and replacement: AORecon.

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28 May 2014

Get involved in the new AORecon community

Next to the newsletter subscription, AORecon offers the chance to ask a question of the experts.

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03 March 2014

Book release: Periprosthetic Fracture Management

AOTrauma has launched a book about periprosthetic fracture management, co-authored by Prof. Carsten Perka, chair of the AORecon Education Delegation.

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11 November 2013

AORecon Day at the COA

The AO Foundation reports about the successful AORecon event at the 8th International Congress of the Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA), which took place in Beijing, China from November 7–10, 2013.

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