NOF instructional pre-course
Course in Total Knee Arthroplasty – How to do it
This course is aimed for orthopaedic surgeons who are in their beginning of their Total Knee Arthroplasty career. Based on an analysis of common mistakes made in total knee arthroplasty the course will focus on how to perform the operation in a secure way with reproducible results.
Lund University and Hässleholm Hospital
Umeå University and Northern Sweden University Hospital
Pre-Course only (Resident and Non-resident) – 3500 SEK excl. VAT (25%)
Pre-Course and NOF Conference
4500 SEK excl. VAT (25%) (Until March 2016)
5500 SEK excl. VAT (25%) (Until March 2016)
Places are limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Monday April 25
|12.00-13.00||Registration and lunch|
|13.00-17.00||Lectures and case discussions|
|18.30||Course dinner (Included in course fee)|
Tuesday April 26
|08.30-10.00||Lectures and case discussions|
|10.30-12.00||Lectures and case discussions|
|13.00-14.30||Lectures and case discussions|
|15.00-16.45||Lectures and case discussions|
|16.45-17.00||Summary and closure|
Topics to be discussed during the course:
What is osteoarthritis?
Indications and contraindications for TKA
What patient expectations can and cannot the TKA fulfil
Why do TKAs fail
Preoperative planning incl preoperative radiographic investigation
When to use what implant
Is there a need for navigation / patient specific cutting block?
How too handle bone defects
Operative technique femur and tibia
What and how to do with patella?
Correction of deformities; varus, valgus, flexion
Balancing flexion / extension gaps
Cemented and/or uncemented fixation – when and how
How to treat early wound complications
The infected TKA – diagnosis and treatment
Pain relief after TKA