Course Objectives

This 3-day course includes lectures by experienced shoulder surgeons on all current concepts and controversies related to both open and arthroscopic shoulder surgery, live surgeries, ultrasound workshops for shoulder evaluation and practice of modern cutting-edge techniques on cadaveric specimens. By the end of this course, surgeons will be able to:

  • Understand all current rotator cuff repair techniques for partial, full thickness and massive tears
  • Comprehend all current irreparable tears treatment options (growth factors, spacers, graft augmentation, tendon transfers)
  • Understand all current shoulder instability treatment techniques including all current complex instability treatment alternatives like labral repairs, tendon transfers, bone grafts and coracoid transfer procedures
  • Comprehend athletes’ shoulder injuries and pathology including acromio-clavicular dislocations
  • Understand current controversies and apply current concepts to shoulder arthroplasty
  • Familiarize themselves with the outcomes and postoperative complications following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty surgeries and develop strategies for revising failed shoulder arthroplasties
  • Apply innovative shoulder disorders evaluation and management methods
  • Assimilate the principles of ultrasound shoulder evaluation

Under the Auspices (2018)

CME-CPD CREDITS

The 2nd Athens Shoulder Course, Athens, Greece, 01/02/2018-03/02/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME©) with 23 European CME credits (ECMEC©s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

CONTACT US

Scientific Coordination

3rd Orthopaedic Department
Hygeia Hospital
location-icon Erythrou Stavrou 5,  Marousi,
Athens, Greece
phone-icon +30 210 6549044
mail-icon  manosanton@gmail.com
link-icon  www.shoulder.gr

Registration & Practical Information

Synthesis Group SA
location-icon 31 Ag. Varvaras Str.,
Athens, Greece
phone-icon +30 210 9609400
mail-icon  tzombola@synthesispco.com
 link-icon  www.synthesispco.com