Sao Paulo

Course Description

On 12 and 13 September 2019, the first Ankleplatform Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy Course in Brazil takes place in Sao Paulo. The program includes live surgeries, lectures and round table discussion sessions. Local organiser is Dr. Mauro Cesar Mattos e Dinato. Program director is Prof C.Niek van Dijk. The course venue is the Instituto Vita in Sao Paulo and caters for orthopaedic surgeons from Brazil. Only a limited number of places is available for Ankleplatform members from outside Brazil. Language will be English with simultaneous translation into Portuguese.The price of the course is € 350 (including lunch, coffee and tea breaks).

Registration can be made by filling in the registration form which will be published on Ankleplatform shortly. After confirmation of your registration PCO Provalentia will inform you on hotel facilities close to the course venue.

The Sao Paulo Course is for orthopaedic surgeons who are interested in new techniques and solutions for ankle and hindfoot problems.

Members of AnklePlatform will be informed first and have 'priority boarding'.

Preliminary Program

DAY 1 - September 12

07.00   -   07.30   Registration with welcome coffee
07.30   -   07.40   Introduction
07.40   -   08.10   OCD from the cradle to the grave (Niek van Dijk)
08.10   -   08.20   And when it fails? (Faculty)
08.20   -   08.30   Should I correct the alignment in an athlete? (Faculty)
08.30   -   08.40   Orthobiologics and new posibilities (Faculty)
08.40   -   08.50   OCD radiology (Faculty)
08.50   -   09.50   Case discussion
09.50   -   10.20   Coffee/Tea
10.20   -   10.50   Achilles tendinopathy (NvD)
10.50   -   11.00   Acute rupture: MIS or open (Faculty)
11.00   -   11.10   Non insertional: the role of the plantaris tendon (Faculty)
11.10   -   11.20   Insertional: is there a limit for arthroscopy? (Faculty)
11.20   -   11.30   Achilles radiology (Faculty)
11.30   -   13.30   Case discussion (Faculty)
12.30   -   13.30   Lunch
13.30   -   14.00   Ligament injury and repair (NvD)
14.00   -   14.10   Arthroscopic repair possibilities (Faculty)
14.10   -   14.20   The use of arthroscopy in syndesmotic ruptures (Faculty)
14.20   -   14.30   Fractures and arthroscopy (Faculty)
14.30   -   14.40   Ligament radiology (Faculty)
14.40   -   14.50   Case discussion
15.40   -   16.00   Coffee break
16.00   -   16.30   Arthrosis (NvD)
16.30   -   16.40   Ankle impingement: when not treat it? (Faculty)
16.40   -   16.50   Arthroscopic Arthrodesis on foot and ankle (Faculty)
16.50   -   17.00   What is better: percutaneous or arthroscopically? (Faculty)
17.00   -   17.10   Arthrosis radiology (Faculty)
17.10   -   18.10   Case discussion
18.10   -   18.20   Final considerations and end of the first day

 

DAY 2 - September 13

07.45   -   08.00   Coffee/Tea reception
08.00   -   09.00   Anterior Ankle arthroscopy: Tips & Tricks and Keys to success (Niek van Dijk)
09.00   -   10.00   Live surgery I: Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy (local host and NvD)
10.00   -   10.30   Coffee Break
10.30   -   11.30   Hindfoot Arthroscopy: Tips & Tricks and Keys to success (NvD)
11.30   -   12.30   Live surgery II: Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy (local host and (NvD)
12.30   -   12.45   Final considerations and end of the course
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