Intermediate Fracture Management Hindlimb (Day Two)

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About the course

Course Objectives:
▪ Understanding the regional anatomy of, and applying it to, the surgical
approaches to the pelvis, femur and tibia
▪ Understanding the biomechanics of implant systems used in the treatment of fractures of the pelvis, femur and tibia
▪ Decision making in the selection of implant systems
▪ Treating complications associated with hindlimb fracture repair
▪ Practical application of implant systems to the pelvis, femur and tibia

The second day of the course will focus on fractures of the hindlimb. We will start with a session on the development and use of minimally invasive fracture
repair techniques.
This will be followed by the approach to the management of specific fractures of the hindlimb and pelvis, including comminuted tibial shaft, fractures of the
malleolar, sacroilliac luxations and iliac shaft fractures, as well as complex femoral fractures and non-unions.
The afternoon will be devoted to the application of these techniques in the wet lab.

During the wet lab practical we will be using the PAX locking system as well
as traditional compression plates.

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