Course Directors: Thomas Bauer (Paris) & Niek van Dijk (Amsterdam)
European School of Surgery, October 2 & 3, 2009, Paris, France
The Paris Foot & Ankle Course focused on endoscopic surgery of the hindfoot and ankle, featuring cadaver lab sessions, lectures, live surgery, and case discussions. The hands-on sessions in the cadaver lab presented the latest techniques on arthroscopic and endoscopic foot and ankle surgery.
Niek van Dijk
Objectives of this course were:
- To learn and practice the latest arthroscopic and endoscopic techniques in foot and ankle surgery.
- To exchange knowledge on the most common ankle and hindfoot pathology and its treatment options.
- To learn more about different aspects of the ankle and hindfoot, including Osteochondral defects, Chronic ankle instability, Syndesmotic instability, Achilles tendinopathy, Peroneal tendon pathology, Anterior and Posterior ankle impingement, Osteo-Arthritis of the Ankle, Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty & Endoscopic subtalar arthrodesis.