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Thursday February 7th, 2019

8:00 – 09:30       Rotator cuff – The basics

Chairmen: Boerte Boe | George Skarpas

Functional Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff  T. Hovav

The importance of Critical shoulder angle for the surgeon. Anterior or lateral acromioplasty? B. Boe

Management of the Stiff Shoulder. Current Concepts P. Gleyze

The philosophy of the treatment of the stiff shoulder cases. The peri-subscapularis inflammation K. Gulyas

Conservative treatment of RC tears S. Vrouva

Patient Personality and Pain Management. New approaches C. Isaia

The role of acupuncture in the management of shoulder pathology M. Karavis 


9:30 – 11:00 : Reparable rotator cuff tears

Chairmen: Ladislav Kovacic | Pascal Gleyze

Modern Treatment options for repairing Subscapularis Tears M. Karahan

PASTA lesions. Debride, repair in situ, or complete the tear and repair? E.Mataragas

Repairing SS and IS Tears. Why choose single row repair and how to do it right F. Martetschläger

Repairing SS and IS Tears. Why choose double row repair and how to do it right N. Gomez

Repairing SS and IS Tears. Why to prefer trans-osseous repair and how to do it right C. Fossati 

Radiological Evaluation of the “Repaired” Cuff A. Karantanas

Mobilize as you tolerate versus immobilization following arthroscopic RC repair M. Saccomano


 11:00 – 11:15 Welcome Addresses

Chairmen: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis | Emmanouil Brilakis 

11:15 – 11:30  Coffee break

11:30 – 12:50 Treatment options for irreparable rotator cuff tears

Chairmen: Enrico Gervasi | Christos Yiannakopoulos

Massive Cuff Tears. The challenge of treatment M. Antonogiannakis

Subacromial bio-absorbable spacer (balloon). What the literature supports, and which is the Slovenian experience L. Kovacic

How does the shoulder compensate for a torn cuff? How the subacromial balloon contributes to this compensation V.Senecovic

Augmenting RC Repair with Grafts when and how to do? Do they really heal? P. Avanzi

Superior Capsul Reconstruction. Is it a revolution? G. Milano

Superior Capsul Reconstruction using fascia lata. The way it started and still a valid option C. Azevedo


12:50 – 13:40 Tendon transfers for irreparable cuff tears

Chairmen: Christel Conso | Emmanouil Fandridis

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer for Irreparable posterosuperior RC tears. History. Indications, results E. Gervasi

Lower trapezius transfer for Irreparable posterosuperior RC tears. History. Indications. Results P. Vezeridis

Transfers for subscapularis tears – Latissimus Dorsi and Pectoralis major. When to consider subscapularis unrepairable J. Kany

13:40 – 14:15 Light lunch

 14:15 – 16:30 Live surgery

Chairmen: Mustafa Karahan | Tom Clement Ludvigsen – OR Moderators: Ioannis Chiotis | Anastasios Deligeorgis

Balloon Implantation
Surgeon: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Surgeon: Enrico Gervasi

16:30 – 17:10 Special topics

Chairmen: Giuseppe Milano | Panos Efstathiou

Revision of failed RC repair. What should the surgeon do? Nuno Gomez

Osteoporosis. What the shoulder surgeon should consider Efstathios Chronopoulos 

17:10 – 19:25 Live surgery

Chairmen: Nuno Gomez | Bruno Toussaint – OR Moderators: Anastasios Deligeorgis | Ioannis Chiotis

Superior Capsule Reconstruction
Surgeon: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis
Arthroscopic Bone Block
Surgeon: Ettore Taverna

Friday February 8th, 2019

8:00 – 09:20  Instability

Chairmen: Dimitrios Kostopoulos | Claudio Rosso

Instability classification. An algorithm of treatment A. Calvo

              The value of the conservative treatment in the management of shoulder instability. When and how to apply G. Petta

Current concepts in Multidirectional instability D. Alexakis

Current concepts for Posterior dislocations and instability A. Deligeorgis

The principles of the shoulder pacemaker for shoulder instability P. Moroder

Practical application of the shoulder pacemaker V. Danzinger


9:20 – 10:40  Instability  

Chairmen: Michael Hantes | Frank Martetschläger

MRA and CT-scan evaluation of instability M. Natsika

Which is the critical glenoid bone loss. Treatment options G. Milano

First Time Shoulder traumatic dislocation. Should we fix them early? A. Georgoulis

Arthroscopic Bankart repair. Indications and long-term results C. Rosso

Arthroscopic Bankart and Remplissage. Is it a valid option? E. Brilakis

Arthroscopic subscapularis tenodesis M. Maiotti


10:50 – 10:55 Coffee break        

10:55 – 12:05 Bone block procedures for Instability

Chairmen:  Knut Beitzel| Anastasios Georgoulis

Open Latatrjet. Is it the gold standard for glenoid bone defects? M. Hantes

Arthroscopic Latarjet with cannulated screws T. Ludvigsen

Arthoscopic Latarjet using 2 buttons M. Azar

Arthoscopic Latarjet using a posterior guide for tunnel placement B. Toussaint

Implant-free anatomical glenoid reconstruction in recurrent anterior shoulder instability (The J-Bone Graft) P. Moroder

Arthoscopic Eden-Hybinnete procedure with autograft or xenograft. Combination with ASA E. Taverna

                                                          Treating anterior instability. Our experience E. Antonogiannakis


12:05 – 13:35     Shoulder problems in athletes

Chairmen: Pantelis Nikolaou | Nikolaos Piskopakis

Slap lesions. Etiology, diagnosis, proper management (repair or tenodesis) E. Fandridis

The long head of biceps. Tenotomy or tenodesis C. Conso

Tenodesis. Where and how P. Gleyze

Current options for treatment of acute AC Joint dislocation. How to best restore the 3D function K. Beitzel

Current concepts for the management of chronic AC joint Instability F. Martetschläger

Impigement syndroms K. Kateros

Suprascapular entrapment syndrome. Technique of release C. Yiannakopoulos


14:30 – 15:40  Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Giuseppe Milano | Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

 SCR using fascia latta. Tips and Tricks C. Azevedo

Repairing SS and IS Tears. Why to prefer trans-osseous repair and how to do it right C. Fossati 

Acromioclavicular Joint Repair P. Dimakopoulos


15:40 – 16:50     Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Ettore Taverna | Marco Maiotti

Bankart repair and Remplissage. Tips & tricks E. Brilakis

Arthroscopic Eden-Hybinnete E. Taverna

Arthroscopic subscapularis tenodesis alone or augmenting arthroscopic Eden-Hybinnete M. Maiotti


16:50 – 17:20 Coffee break

17:20 – 18:30 Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Tom Clement Ludvigsen | Bruno Toussaint

Arthroscopic Latarjet using cannulated screws T.Ludvigsen

Arthoscopic Latarjet. Modification using a guide for posterior tunnel placement B.Toussaint

Arthoscopic Latarjet using 2 buttons M. Azar


14:30 – 15:40  General Shoulder topics

Chairmen: Georgios Arealis | Georgia Petta

Functional anatomy of the normal shoulder. What happens to the Impaired cuff? T. Hovav

An algorithm for the diagnosis of shoulder pathology A. Stathellis

Pain management for shoulder pathology. Re-educating the patient S. Vrouva

Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty. Normal vs pathological findings G. Arealis

General principles of shoulder rehabilitation G. Petta


15:40 – 16:50  Shoulder Instability

Chairmen: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis | Victor Danzinger 

The rationale for the surgical treatment for the management of shoulder instability E. Antonogiannakis

The rationale for the rehabilitation for the unstable shoulder G. Arealis

The principles of rehabilitation following surgical treatment for shoulder instability K. Psarogiorgos

The principles of shoulder pacemaker for shoulder instability V. Danzinger

Physiotherapy in atraumatic multidirectional instability cases V. Danzinger


16:50 – 17:20  Coffee break

17:20 – 18:30  The stiff shoulder

Chairmen: Károly Gulyás | Eleftherios Bournousouzis

Stiff shoulder. An inflammation of the joint capsule. Etiology and natural history K. Gulyás

Conservative treatment of the stiff shoulder M. Patramani

The role of arthroscopic arthrolysis in stiff shoulder cases E. Brilakis

Manual therapy for the management of the stiff shoulder E. Zervakaki

Myofascial pain management and trigger point therapy M. Charalampidis


Saturday February 9th, 2019

 8:00 – 09:30       Total shoulder Arthroplasty 

Chairmen: Efstathios Chronopoulos | Kostas Karliaftis

Nerves Around the Shoulder (Axillary, Radial, Suprascapular). What the surgeon should know to Avoid Them T. Troupis

The Evolution of Shoulder Arthroplasty (Anatomic and Reverse). What to Expect Nowadays C. Chrysanthou

Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty: how, when, what’s new E. Gervasi

Stemless anatomic shoulder arthroplasty. Indication and results A. Kyriakos

Arthroplasty in young patients. Is it an option? C. Sinopidis

Patient specific instrumentation. Current concepts and future perspectives B. Marjanovic


9:30 – 10:30      Indications for reverse shoulder Arthroplasty

Chairmen: John S. Maris | Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

RSA for fractures as primary or after failed previous management E. Chronopoulos

RSA for massive irreparable rotator cuff tears without arthropathy B.Toussaint

Is there a place for RSA in patients with intact rotator cuff? E. Gervasi

RSA for rotator cuff arthropathy. The only solution  J. C. Feroussis


10:30 – 10:45     Coffee break

10:45 – 12:05     Technical matters for Reverse shoulder Arthroplasty  

Chairmen: John Feroussis | Pericles Papadopoulos

The concept of lateralization in RSA. Do it from the Glenoid side G. Arealis

The concept of lateralization in RSA. Do it from the Humeral side A. Boutsiadis

Metal or poly glenosphere for RSA I. Chiotis

Stemless Metaphyseal Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty P. Papadopoulos

Long term results of stemless Metaphyseal RSA O. Levy

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer and RSA for restoring external rotation M. Azar


12:05 – 13:05     Complications and revision Arthroplasty

Chairmen: Eleni Giamarellou | Ofer Levy

Complications of Anatomic and reverse TSA. How to Avoid and how to Solve M. Ziogas

Infection Affecting TSA: The Infectious Diseases Specialist’s Perspective E.Giamarellou

Infection Affecting TSA: The Surgeon Perspective O. Levy

Revision total arthroplasty: rates, complications, what about young patients E. Gervasi


13:45 – 14:35             Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Jean Kany | Philipp Moroder

Latissimus Dorsi transfer for subscapularis tears Jean Kany

Pectoralis major transfer for subscapularis tears Philipp Moroder


14:35 – 15:25             Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Enrico Gervasi | John C. Feroussis

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. How to do it properly John C. Feroussis

The Bio-RSA Enrico Gervasi


15:25 – 15:55  Coffee break

15:55 – 16:45  Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Enrico Gervasi | Peter Vezeridis

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer for Irreparable posterosuperior RC Tears Enrico Gervasi

Lower trapezius transfer for irreparable posterosuperior RC Tears Peter Vezeridis


16:45 – 17:35  Live Demonstration & Discussion

Chairmen: Enrico Gervasi – Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

Deltopectoral Approach for anatomic TSA. Tips and Tricks for balancing the prosthesis Enrico Gervasi

Cuff Tear Arthroplasty Panagiotis Dimakopoulos



13:05 – 13:45             Light lunch

13:45 – 15:15             Rotator Cuff Tears

Chairmen: Maristella Saccomano | Spyridon Gigourtakis

Rotator cuff disease. A disharmony between demands and ability. What happens in the shoulder when the cuff fails? M. Saccomano

How we can increase the functional capacity of the cuff? Rehabilitation of the scapula  S. Gigourtakis

Rehabilitation of the cuff. How we can strengthen the cuff without injuring it M.Patramani

Balloon. A tool for shoulder rehabilitation T. Hovav

Surgical options to increase the functional ability of the cuff (partial repair, SCR, tendon transfers) D. Gerogiannis

Reverse SA. When everything has failed C. Massoni


15:15 – 15:45    Coffee break

 15:45 – 17:15  The arthritic shoulder

Chairmen: Berte Boe | Michael Seferiadis

Arthritis of the shoulder. A matter of joint incongruity B. Boe

Patient education. Protective use of shoulder M. Seferiadis

Physical modalities for pain management G. Patouras

Pharmacological and surgical options for improving the function of the biological joint G. Avramidis

An introduction for shoulder arthroplasty (anatomic, reverse, hemi) A. Trellopoulos

Rehabilitation after shoulder arthroplasty depending on the type of arthroplasty M. Tziouma



Thursday February 1st, 2018

08:00 – 09:40 Session 1: Instability – General Topics

Chairmen: Panos A. Efstathiou | Dimitrios Kostopoulos

Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Shoulder George Skarpas

The role of MRI and MRA in Glenohumeral Instability Pre and Post- Operative Assessment Maria Tzalonikou

The Role of Anaesthesiologist in Shoulder Arthroscopy Eirini Sarri

First Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation Anastasios Georgoulis

Posterior Dislocation. How to Repair Anastasios Deligeorgis

Multidirectional Instability. When to operate and how Dimitrios Alexakis


09:40 – 11:10 Session 2: Instability – Artrhscopic Soft Tissue Repair

Chairmen: Roman Brzôska | Panagiotis Vallianatos

Shoulder Instability. The Rehabilitation Program Georgia Petta

Bankart Repair. How to Do It Right Elias Mataragas

Arthroscopic Remplissage. When and How Emmanouil Brilakis

The Evolution of Implants (from Metal to Soft Anchors) Georgios Arealis

From Engaging Lesions to On Track – Off Track Lesions Giuseppe Milano


11:10 Welcome Addresses

11:35 – 11:50 Coffee Break

11:50 – 13:50 Session 3: Live Surgery

Chairman: Emmanouil Brilakis | Commentator: Giuseppe Milano O.R. Moderator: Ioannis Chiotis

11:50 Bone Block Technique in Beach Chair

Surgeons: Ettore Taverna, Anastasios Deligeorgis

12:50 Bone Block Technique in Lateral Decubitus

Surgeons: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis, Elias Mataragas

13:50 – 14:50 Lunch Break

14:50 – 16:30 Session 4: Instability with Bone Defects or Bony Procedures

Chairmen: Pantelis K. Nikolaou | Ettore Taverna

Bone Defects. Radiologic Evaluation with CT Margarita Natsika

Open Latarjet. Indications – Results – Complications Michael Hantes

Arthroscopic Latarjet. How To Do It Tom Clement Ludvigsen

Bone Block. How to Do It Ettore Taverna

Bone Block. The learning curve. How We Do It Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

Arthroscopic Subscapularis Augmentation (ASA) Technique. What to Expect and How to Do It Marco Maiotti


16:30 – 18:20 Session 5: Shoulder Problems in Athletes

Chairmen: Tom Clement Ludvigsen | Nikolaos Piskopakis

Shoulder MRI & MRA in Athletes. Myths & Reality. Example Cases Dimitrios Kechagias

Shoulder Pain in Overhead Athletes. Conservative Management. The Role of the Scapula Berte Bøe

Shoulder Pain in Overhead Athletes. When and How to Operate Ladislav Kovacic

Impingement Syndromes Emmanouil Fandridis

Pasta Lesions. In Situ Repair or Complete the Tear and Repair? Antonio Cartucho

Suprascapular Nerve Pathology in Overhead Athletes Antoon Van Raebroeckx

When the AC Joint is the Problem in Overhead Athletes Roman Brzôska


Friday February 2nd, 2018

08:00 – 09:30 Session 6: Rotator Cuff – General Topics

Chairmen: Anastasios Georgoulis | Vasileios Vrangalas

Functional Anatomy of the RC. How We Raise the Arm Eliyahu Adar

Shoulder Function of the Impaired Rotator Cuff. The Compensation Mechanism Eliyahu Adar

Patient Personality and Pain Management Christina Isaia

The Role of Physiotherapist in RC Tears. Conservative and Post-Operative Management Michael Seferiadis

Management of the Stiff Shoulder. Current Concepts Pascal Gleyze

The Critical Shoulder Angle. Correlation with RC Tears and Osteoarthritis Ioannis Chiotis


09:30 – 11:00 Session 7: Reparable Rotator Cuff

Chairmen: Ioannis Gliatis | Pericles Papadopoulos

Repairing RC Tears. Single or Double Row? Christos Sinopidis

Subscapularis Repair Pericles Papadopoulos

Tips for Arthroscopic RC Repair of Massive Cuff Tears Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

Augmenting RC Repair with Grafts Paolo Avanzi

MRI Evaluation of “Repaired” Cuff Apostolos Karantanas


11:00 – 12:30 Session 8: Irreparable Rotator Cuff

Chairmen: Enrico Gervasi | Michael Hantes

What means “Pseudoparalytic” Shoulder. How to Treat and When Jean Kany

Superior Labrum Reconstruction for Irreparable RC Tears Christos K. Yiannakopoulos

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer for Irreparable RC Tears Enrico Gervasi

Long Term Results of Inspace Balloon Vladimir Senekovic

Our Experience of Inspace Balloon Emmanouil Brilakis


12:30 – 12:45 Coffee Break

12:45 – 14:45 Session 9: Live Surgery

Chairman: Emmanouil Brilakis | Commentator: Tom Clement Ludvigsen O.R. Moderator: Anastasios Deligeorgis

12:45 Massive RC Tear Repair & Balloon Implantation

Surgeons: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis, Ioannis Chiotis

13:45 Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Surgeons: Enrico Gervasi, Emmanouil Brilakis

14:45 – 15:45 Lunch Break

15:45 – 17:30 Session 10: Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery – General Topics

Chairmen: John Christoforidis | Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

Nerves Around the Shoulder (Axillary, Radial, Suprascapular). How to Avoid Them Theodore Troupis

The Evolution of Shoulder Arthroplasty (Anatomic and Reverse). What to Expect Nowadays Chrysanthos Chrysanthou

“Cuff Tear Arthroplasty” with Cuff Reconstruction – Surgical Technique Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

The Role of Hemi-Arthroplasty in Shoulder Osteoarthritis and in RC Arthropathy John S. Maris

Infection Affecting TSA: The Infectious Diseases Specialist’s Perspective Eleni Giamarellou

Infection Affecting TSA: The Surgeon Perspective Ofer Levy


17:30 – 19:20 Session 11: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (Anatomic & Reverse)

Chairmen: Ofer Levy | John S. Maris

Resurfacing, Stemless and Stemmed Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty. Tips & Tricks Efstathios Chronopoulos

Deltopectoral Approach for SA. Tips and Tricks Enrico Gervasi

Complications of Anatomic TSA. How to Avoid and/or Solve Bruno Toussaint

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Tips & Tricks John C. Feroussis

Lateralization for Medialized Glenoid: The bio-RSA solution Jean Kany

The Concept of Lateralization in RSA Achilleas Boutsiadis

Long Term Results of Stemless Metaphyseal Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Ofer Levy



Thursday 26th January 2017

16:00 Registrations – Welcome Addresses

Time Session 1: Welcome Chair: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

16:30 Welcome to ASC / Course Οbjectives Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

Time Session 2: Introduction

Chairs: Panagiotis Skandalakis / Argyris Mitsou

17:00 Shoulder Anatomy. What Is Important for the Surgeon George Skarpas

17:10 The Nerves Around the Shoulder Joint. What Should the Surgeon Know Anastasios Georgoulis

17:20 Arthroscopic Shoulder Anatomy Dimitrios Kostopoulos

17:30 Management of the Painful Shoulder Christina Isaia

17:40 Discussion

Time Session 3: Shoulder Dysfunction

Chairs: Konstantinos Karliaftis / Theodore Troupis

17:50 Impingement Syndromes Ioannis Chiotis

18:00 The Long Head of Biceps: SLAP Lesions. When and How to Treat? Berte Bøe

18:10 Tenodesis of Long Head of the Biceps. When, Where and How Pascal Gleyze

18:20 Stiff Shoulder. How to Treat Conservatively George Stamatakis

18:30 Arthroscopic Treatment of the Stiff Shoulder. Tips and Tricks for a Complete Release Elias Mataragas

18:40 Discussion

Time Session 4: Shoulder Dysfunction 2

Chairs: Nikolaos Piskopakis / Theodore Mariolis-Sapsakos

18:50 Calcifying Tendonitis Vasiliki Tsiampa

19:00 When and How to Do a Mumford Procedure Anastasios Tokis

19:10 Arthroscopic Treatment of AC Joint Dislocation Dionyssios P. Chissas

19:20 Our Experience Using Surgilig for AC Joint Dislocation Dimitrios Alexakis

19:30 Discussion

Friday 27th January 2017

Session 5: Instability

Chairs: John Christoforidis / Anastasios Georgoulis

08:00 CT Evaluation for Anterior Shoulder Instability Margarita Natsika

08:10 The First Dislocation Ioannis K. Triantafyllopoulos

08:20 How to Do it: Arthroscopic Bankart Repair for Anterior Instability Ioannis Gliatis

08:30 The Evolution of Bankart Repair. From Metal to Soft Anchors Geert Declercq

08:40 Why the First Attempt Fails. Management and Revision of Failed Bankart Repair Berte Bøe

08:50 Discussion

09:00 Bone Defects in Shoulder Instability. From Engaging Lesions to On/Off Track Lesions Christos K. Yiannakopoulos

09:10 Arthroscopic Remplissage for Engaging Hill’s Sachs Emmanouil Brilakis

09:20 Open or Arthroscopic Latarjet. Indication, Contraindications, Results, Complications Christos Sinopidis

09:30 How to Do it: Tips & Tricks for Arthroscopic Latarjet Tom Clement Ludvigsen

09:40 Discussion

09:50 Coffee Βreak

Time Session 6: Instability 2

Chairs: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis / Ettore Taverna

10:20 Arthroscopic Glenoid Rim Reconstruction Using Bone Graft Ettore Taverna

10:30 Our Experience Using Bone Graft Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

10:40 Management of Posterior Instability Zinon Kokkalis

10:50 Our Experience with Arthroscopic Management of Posterior Instability Anastasios Deligeorgis

11:00 Conservative Treatment of Multi Directional Instability Avraam Aivazoglou

11:10 Operative Management of Multi Directional Instability Dimitris Alexakis

11:20 Discussion

Time Session 7: Live Surgeries

Chairs: Emmanouil Antonogiannakis / Emmanouil Brilakis

11:30 Live Surgery 1. Bone Block 2. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

14:00 Light Lunch

Time Session 8: Rotator Cuff Repair

Chairs: Panos A. Efstathiou / Ilias Ntisios

15:00 US & MRI Evaluation of Rot Cuff Tears Dimitrios Kechagias

15:10 The Role of Physiotherapist in RC Tears. Conservative and Post-operative Management Georgia Petta

15:20 Risk Factors of RC Tears. Can We Change the Natural History of RC Repairs? Achilleas Boutsiadis

15:30 Identification and Repair of Subscapularis Tears Giuseppe Milano

15:40 Partial Supraspinatus Tears. In Situ Repair or Completing the Tear and Repair Emmanouil Fandridis

15:50 Discussion

Time Session 9: Rotator Cuff Repair 2

Chairs: Michael Hantes / Panagiotis Vallianatos

16:10 Tips for Arthroscopic Cuff Repair. Single or Double Raw Repair Michael Hantes

16:20 Tips for Arthroscopic Cuff Repair: Massive Cuff Tears / Find and Release Emmanouil Antonogiannakis

16:30 The Biodegradable Spacer. A Novel Treatment Modality for Massive RC Tears Eliyahu Adar

16:40 Our Experience with Balloon Emmanouil Brilakis

16:50 Superior Capsule Reconstruction: History & Safety of Procedure Christos K. Yiannakopoulos

17:00 Augmenting Rotator Cuff Repairs with Grafts Paolo Avanzi

17:10 Arthroscopic Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer for Irreparable Posterosuperior Cuff Tears Enrico Gervasi

17:20 Discussion

17:30 Coffee Break

Time Session 10: Shoulder Arthroplasty

Chairs: Giuseppe Milano / Tom Clement Ludvigsen

18:00 The Role of Physiatrist. Conservative and Post-operative Management of Shoulder Arthritis Evangelos Manaos

18:10 Historic Evolution: From Neer Hemi-arthroplasty to Fourth Generation Modular Implants Efstathios Chronopoulos

18:20 Hemi or Total Arthroplasty for the Management of Shoulder Arthritis. When to Do a Hemi John S. Maris

18:30 Cuff Tear Arthroplasty Panagiotis Dimakopoulos

18:40 Stemless TSA Pericles Papadopoulos

18:50 How to Do it: Tips & Tricks of Anatomic TSA. The exposure of the glenoid Enrico Gervasi

19:00 Discussion

Time Session 11: Shoulder Arthroplasty

Chairs: Enrico Gervasi / Geert Declerq

19:10 Trends and Controversies in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty John C. Ferousis

19:20 Lateralization of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Achilleas Boutsiadis

19:30 Outcomes of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (Anatomic and Reverse) Alexandros Kyriakos

19:40 How to Do it: Tips & Tricks of Reverse TSA John C. Ferousis

19:50 How to Do it: Transdeltoid Approach for Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Tom Clement Ludvigsen

20:00 Solving Difficult Problems in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Glenoid Bone Loss, Instability, bioRSA Giuseppe Milano

20:10 Discussion

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Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece

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