AOA Seminar—Pelvis & Acetabular Fracture Management

18/05/2024 to 19/05/2024

Region: ASIA
Language: English

Contact person

Md. Fazlul Haque Qasem

Goal of the seminar

The AOA Seminar—Pelvis & Acetabular Fracture Management is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and guidelines for basic treatment of the pelvis & acetabular injuries according to the AO Principles and to enable participants to recognize that which need treatment in their set up and which to be referred to a higher center.

Target audience

This seminar is targeted to Trauma Surgeons interested in enriching knowledge and developing skills in pelvis & acetabular injuries management.

Seminar description

This seminar will address:

  • AO principles of fracture management
  • Classification of the fractures of the pelvis & acetabular region
  • Importance of soft tissue and neurovascular structures
  • Treatment of pelvis & acetabular fractures and related other conditions
  • Complications with management in pelvis & acetabular fractures
  • Small group discussion between faculty and participants to clarify understanding

Seminar objectives

By the end of the seminar participants will be able to :

  • Outline the importance of pelvis & acetabular trauma care

  • Describe and classify common pelvis & acetabular fractures

  • Outline the importance of careful handling of the soft tissues

  • Apply different reduction techniques for pelvis & acetabular fractures

  • Apply operative techniques pelvis & acetabular fracture fixations

  • Anticipate potential pitfalls and complications in pelvis & acetabular fractures care

  • Identify pelvic & acetabular fracture complications

  • Formulate systems for maintaining safe standards of practice

  • Use professional networks to share ideas, challenge poor practice and provide support