AAOS/POSNA/ISHA Surgical Treatment of the Pre-Arthritic Hip Course

Surgical Treatment of the Pre-Arthritic Hip 
September 13 — September 14, 2019 
Rosemont, IL

Directors: Ira Zaltz, MD; Bryan Kelly, MD ; Ernest Sink, MD

Customize your lab experience! Choose 1 of 3 lab tracks: Arthroscopy, Open Preservation, or Combo. It’s your course. It’s your choice. Choose the custom lab experience that works best for you: arthroscopic procedures only, open preservation procedures only, or a combination of both. Procedures include PAO, PFO, surgical hip dislocation, arthroscopy, and more! World-class faculty will present the best evidence in conjunction with technical pearls for the management of pre-arthritic hip. Debates, case reviews, panel discussions, and surgical videos on cutting-edge topics complete this unique and interactive course experience. This is a valuable opportunity to hone your surgical skills for the techniques of your choice. Don’t miss out!

Course highlights include:
  • Customized lab experience in state-of-the-art environment
  • Pro/Con debates presenting different perspectives on decision-making, approaches, and controversies
  • Guidance from world-renowned faculty in the lab and during case-based discussion
What past participants have said about the course:
  • “The history/exam talk was excellent. I feel better equipped to examine patients. The imaging talk was also good. Discussion on acetabular version was helpful as this issue comes up frequently in my practice.”
  • “Great course. Helped with understanding of when certain techniques should be used.”
  • “[Faculty were an] outstanding group. Very interactive and available. Extremely knowledgeable. Strived to be evidence-based.”
  • “I think the course was very good for both the podium presentations and cadaveric sessions and overall helped me a great deal. It was definitely worth coming for the course.”
Who should take this course?
Arthroscopic and open hip preservation surgeons familiar with concepts and techniques of treating classic acetabular dysplasia and cam impingement. In addition, surgeons that may not treat these conditions themselves, but are interested in making the correct diagnosis.

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Practice open or arthroscopic hip preservation techniques in a cadaveric setting
  • Define controversies regarding arthroscopic and open procedures for borderline hip conditions
  • Review the variations in acetabular-sided morphologies and implications for surgical management approaches
  • Compare and contrast the variations in femoral-sided morphologies and implications for surgical management approaches
  • Identify various patterns of extra-articular hip impingement and appropriate surgical management options
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