Thursday 3 Oct 2019

Main Lecture Hall (Aula) at Collegium Novum, Jagiellonian University, ul. Gołębia 24

18:30 Opening ceremony

What we have learned and how the knee arthroplasty has changed over past 20 years.

To know the future need read the past.

Friday 4 Oct 2019

Cracow, City Council Hall, Plac Wszystkich Świętych 3

Session: Innovation In Primary TKA 8.00 – 13.30

Innovations in prevention degenerative knee. Osteotomies around the knee. Orthobiology

What's new - trends in TKA.

What has been improved in implant design.

How to improve outcomes. Outpatient joint arthroplasty.

What factors show the most significant impact on outcome after TKA?

How much activity can we expect after TKA

Innovations in patient specific surgery: navigation, PSI, robotics.

Bone cuts and rotational position. Soft tissue balancing and patellar tracking.

TKA in post-traumatic osteoarthritis.

TKA in the stiff knee.

Severely deformed knees.  Soft tissue balancing in varus and valgus deformity.

Planning and correction of intra and extra-articular deformities with TKA.

Wich allignment is the best: Mechanical versus Kinematic Aalignment

Blood management, pain control and rehabilitation.


Session: Complication 14.00 – 17.00

Failure analysis.

Infection prevention and diagnosis.

Management early wound healing complications.

Debridement and polyethylene liner exchange in infected TKA ?

Single stage vs two stage revision.

Periprothetic fracture.

Pain after TKA.

19:30 Banquet

Historical Museum Rynek Underground, Main Market Square 1, Krakow

Saturday 5 October 2019

Session Revision TKA 8.00 – 11.30

Planning, approach, implant removal and implant selections.

Dealing with bone defects. Bone grafts.

New materials and technique in TKA revision. Metaphyseal solutions.

Implant fixation. Cemented or cementless.

Level of constraint and extensor mechanism.

Knee balancing and joint line in TKA revision.

Session Innovation in Partial Knee Arthroplasty 12.00 – 15.00

What's new - trends in UKA.

What factors show the most significant impact on outcome after UKA?

How much activity can we expect after UKA

Indications & Contraindications

Iimplant selections. Mobile vs fixbearing.

Perioperative Management

Complication: prevention & teatment

Surgical techniques.

Overview results.

Assessment of failed UKA

Revision UKA.

Patellar resurfacing.

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