Course Director: Steven Haddad
Learn from the experts!
Gain a comprehensive look into the challenging world of managing end stage
ankle arthritis. This brand-new course is based on the new generation
concept of bone stock preservation in total ankle arthroplasty. Take advantage
of hands-on training for four different implant systems in a single-weekend,
saving countless hours participating in individual prosthesis corporate-run
courses. The small faculty-to-participant ratio provides the opportunity for
direct contact with the experts, both in surgical skills development and
Course highlights include:
• Hands-on implementation of the four most recently FDA-approved U.S. ankle implants! Learn the procedures and necessary equipment, and explore the advantages and disadvantages of each.
— INFINITY™ Total Ankle System
— Integra® Cadence® Total Ankle System
— Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Total Ankle
— Exactech Vantage® Total Ankle System
• Hot topics – arthrodesis, joint-preserving operations, and arthroplasty
Who should take this course?
Fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons, and generalists and joint replacement surgeons with an interest in expanding their practice to total ankle arthroplasty.
Bring your PA for a unique opportunity to work together and strengthen your performance as a team!
PAs can attend lectures, view surgical demonstrations, and observe in the lab. Please note: PAs must register with an orthopaedic surgeon by calling AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 and providing the name of the surgeon that is registered for the course.