Venue

AMTS Basel, Switzerland

Date

February 8, 2018 - February 9, 2018

Description
This course has been designed for experienced Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) already undertaking primary Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) who wish to train themselves to Direct Anterior Approach (DAA). An international expert faculty will conduct participants through this intensive training with lectures, debates and hands-on cadaveric workshops.

Learning objectives 
Fully understand the benefits and technique for minimally invasive THA through DAA 
Gain (preliminary) surgical skills for performing THA through DAA 
Determine the necessary steps for patient positioning and draping associated with the procedure 
Acquire or improve upon existing knowledge of POLARSTEM™/R3™ surgical techniques 
Critically discuss cases with faculty 
Learn from ‘tips and tricks’ shared by peers and faculty

Participant profile 
• HCP with significant experience in primary THA (40 surgeries per year), looking to build the confidence to develop a new approach within their practice
• HCP will particularly benefit of this course if they are looking to adopt the DAA in their local clinical practice
• HCP must have either advanced or fluent level English language skills

Chairman: Dr Michael Leunig (CH)

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