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#164: Knee International II
16 Apr 2019
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We are excited to present a high-quality TV event on “Unicompartmental vs. Total Knee Replacement”. Take a deep dive into indications and contraindications for partial versus total knee arthroplasty and get technical insights from renowned international knee surgeons.

Enjoy a cutting-edge education event with live talks, video insights, and interactive case discussions on clinical examination and imaging, patient selection and indications, as well as state-of-the-art treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Don’t miss the tips and tricks of our experts on how to avoid technical pitfalls and deal with revisions following UKA.

This education event is aimed at specialized knee surgeons, as well as general orthopaedic and trauma surgeonsphysiotherapists, and medical students.

I will learn to
  • Evaluate patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Make appropriate indication for UKA as well as absolute and relative contraindication
  • Advise patients on pros and cons of partial versus total knee replacement
  • Understand characteristic pitfalls in UKA and TKA and how to avoid them
  • Know more about revision strategies in UKA
  • Get insights into innovations in UKA and TKA
Roland Becker, M.D.

Medical Specialist for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Special Orthopaedic Surgery

2nd Vice President of ESSKA, Deputy Editor of KSSTA, Board Member of European Society of Sports Traumatology

Head of Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Brandenburg Medical School “Theodor Fontane”, Germany
Medical Director, Hospital Brandenburg, Germany

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Michael T. Hirschmann, M.D.

Head of Knee Surgery, Consultant

DKF-Head of Research "Knee Group", University Basel

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Kantonsspital Baselland-Bruderholz, Switzerland

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Nanne Kort, M.D., PhD

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Specialized Hip and Knee Surgeon

Chairman European Knee Associates (ESSKA), Board member ESSKA

CortoClinics, Schijndel, Netherlands

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What to expect
Technical pitfalls differ in UKA and TKA. Every surgeon has to be aware of these specific problems.
Professor Roland Becker, M.D.
There are objective parameters to discriminate between the indication for UKA or TKA.
Professor Michael T. Hirschmann, M.D.
It is not all about imaging. Clinical symptoms and examination are essential for appropriate indication in UKA and TKA.
Nanne Kort, M.D., PhD
Welcome and Introduction
5 min
Assessment of Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee
10 min
Indications for UKA and TKA
20 min
Case Presentations
10 min
Live Discussion - Voting, Q&A
5 min
5 min
Kinematic after UKA or TKA
5 min
Technical Pitfalls in UKA and TKA
15 min
Fast Track in UKA and TKA
10 min
New Innovations - Customized Knee Replacement
15 min
Take Home & Live Discussion - Voting, Q&A
5 min
45 min
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What's included
live and interactive
Watch the event live and ask your questions directly to our experts. Share your opinion in interactive polls and contribute to the live expert discussion.
Earn CME credits after successful completion of the CME quiz. The education video is accredited by the German Medical Association for a duration of 12 months. Credits will be transferred automatically to your personal CME account.
practice-oriented & cutting-edge
Get a high-quality update in a time-saving video format including evidence-based overview talks, tips & tricks from top-class experts, exciting video insights from the OR and concise takeaway messages.
anytime & everywhere
Educate yourself whenever you feel like it – at any time and from everywhere. Seamlessly integrable into your daily routine. Flexible access on your desktop, mobile device or smart TV.
Enjoy entertaining medical education in a cutting-edge online TV format. Comfortably from home or on the go – no travel expenses, absence time or extra costs.
permanently available
Benefit from unlimited access to the event. Watch the on-demand version at your own pace and download related top resources after the live broadcast.
49,00 €
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