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Stockholm International Hip Revision Course

Theory and practices
Stockholm April 11-13 2018
In cooperation with European Hip Society

About The Course
The Stockholm International Hip Revision Course is an established hip course.
From 2018 the course is held in cooperation with Link Sweden AB and European Hip Society in accordance with the European Curriculum for Orthopedics and Traumatology and EFORT Educational Platform.
Responsibility for the course is held by Lars Weidenhielm, Per Wretenberg and Gösta Ullmark.

Topics include:
 Anatomy and surgical approaches.
 Painful THA, shall we revise?
 Revision methods, cemented, uncemented, Impaction Bone Grafting. Mega prostheses.
 Dislocation. Prevention and surgical options for revision.
 Periprosthetic fractures. Osteosynthesis or/and prosthetic revision?
 Infections. How to avoid, to diagnose and to treat them.
 Case discussions.
 Workshops: distal anchoring stems, extended trochanteric osteotomy and Impaction Bone Grafting in Femur and Acetabulum.
Who Should Attend?
Orthopedic surgeons to assess current practice and knowledge of avoiding THA complications and gain insight in revision options of failed THA´s.
Specialist Hip Surgeons who want to update knowledge in revision hip surgery.
Specialist registrars who wish to gain further knowledge in prevention and treatment of painful or failed THA.

Obligatory task for each attendee
Prepare as PPT one case for presentation during the course.
(Obligatory for course certificate).
Venue Facilities
The course is held at the Hotel C Stockholm. It is a Congress hotel in the very centre of Stockholm, located in the main business and shopping area. The hotel is located 50 meter walking distance from Stockholm central station. Shuttle train from Stockholm Arlanda airport takes 20 minutes to Stockholm central station.
Both the course and the dinners will take place in the Hotel, providing the perfect opportunity to network.
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Day one – Wednesday April 11
(Coffee & sandwich for morning arrivals)
10.00-10.15 Introduction Per Wretenberg.
10.15-10.30 Reasons for revision Per Wretenberg.
10.30-10.55 Hip pain – what to operate and not Theofilos Karachalios.
10:55-11:15 Future reasons for revision Theofilos Karachalios.
11.15-11.45 Preoperative analysis and approaches Lars Weidenhielm.
11.50-12.30 Extraction of cement and components Per Wretenberg.
12.30-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.15 Distal anchoring prostheses Rudiger Weiss.
14.15-17.00 Workshop; distal anchoring stems and extended trochanteric osteotomy.
17.00-18.30 Case presentations and Discussion
19.00 Dinner for all attendees and faculty.
Day two- Thursday April 12
08.00-08.45 Cemented revision, any indication? Per Wretenberg.
08.45-09.30 Uncemented stem, advantages and disadvantages
using various models. Rudiger Weis.
09.30-10.15 Uncemented cup, which one is best? Harald Brismar.
10.15-10-45 Coffee
11.45-12.30 Infection, how to deal with our greatest threat?
Prevention, diagnosis and treatment options. Bo Söderqvist.
12.30-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.45 Which revision method is best? Results from registers. Geir Hallan.
13.45-14.05 Impaction Bone Grafting. Graft stability,
repair of major cortical defects, healing mechanism.
Clinical, histological and PET results of IBG. Gösta Ullmark.
14.05-14.20 Bone graft as antibiotic carrier in infected revisions. Gösta Ullmark.
14.20-14.40 Video. Graft preparation and IBG method in Acetabulum and Femur
14.20-16.00 Workshop IBG in plastic bone. Faculty.
16.30-18.30 Case presentations and Discussion Faculty.
19.30 Dinner for all attendees and faculty.
Day three- Friday April 13
08.00-08.30 Dislocated THA How to prevent, and successfully treat. Gösta Ullmark.
08.30-09.00 Periprosthetic fracture an increasing problem. Which are the risk factors for receiving a fracture? When is osteosynthesis enough and when is revision required? Per Wretenberg
09.00-09.45 Coffee
09.45-10.15 Salvage prostheses (tumor model). Otte Brosjö
10.15-10.45 Why shit happens? Historical orthopedic disasters, will we repeat them? Richard Wallensten
10.45-11.15 Gould standards of revision methods, conclusions. Faculty
11.15 Grab & Go (Sandwich meal)



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Course sponsored by Waldemar Link