Programme


 Friday, September 7, 2018
 10:30-11:00 Registrations - Welcome
 11:00-12:30 BASIC PRINCIPLES
Moderators: A. Kelekis, N. Zagoreos

Biomechanics of elbow joint
P. Stavlas

Clinical exam of the elbow: Bones & ligaments
E. Fandridis

Ultrasound of the elbow. Diagnosis and treatment
A. Plagou

The role of MRI in ligamentous injuries of the elbow
D. Kechagias

The value of CT in the diagnosis and treatment of elbow injuries
O. Papakonstantinou

Discussion
12:30-14:30
SURGICAL APPROACHES IN ELBOW AND FOREARM
Moderators: A. Mavrogenis, E. Fandridis

Lateral approach (Kocher, Kaplan)
N. Vergados

Lateral and Medial column approach
Ch. Dinopoulos

Anterior approach (Henry)
I. Galanakis

Posterior approach: Mayo posterior lateral/ olecranon osteotomy
V. Psihogios

Posterior approach: Triceps splitting/triceps reflecting
P. Stavlas

Anterior approach forearm (Henry)
N. Zagoreos

Posterior approach forearm
N. Darlis

Discussion
14:30-16:30 PRACTICAL EXERCISE: SAW BONES
  • OSTEOSYNTHESIS OF FRACTURES OF RADIAL HEAD
  • OSTEOSYNTHESIS OF FRACTURES OF PROXIMAL ULNA
  • OSTEOSYNTHESIS OF FRACTURES OF DISTAL HUMERUS
16:30-17:30 ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY
Moderators: N. Darlis, Ch. Ntinopoulos

Arthroscopy of the elbow: Patient set-up and portals
N. Darlis

The role of arthroscopy in elbow osteoarthritis
A. Venouziou

Arthroscopic removal of loose bodies and plica of the elbow
C. Chrysanthou

Posterior interosseous nerve. Diagnosis and treatment
S. Papadakis

Discussion
17:30-18:00 Coffee Break - Chat with experts
18:00-19:15 TRAUMA I
Moderators: Ch. Dimitriou, C. Zalavras

Elbow dislocation. The role of conservative treatment
Z. Kokkalis

Terrible triad of elbow. Is it that terrible?
P. Givisis

Intrarticular fractures of distal humerus
I. Maris

Osteosynthesis of the radial head. Is it always successful? Feasible?
S. Spiridonos

Fractures of radial head. What is the appropriate radial head prosthesis?
P. Kanellos

Discussion
19:15-20:30
TRAUMA II
Moderators: P. Givisis, E. Chronopoulos

Nonunion of distal humerus fractures
O. Savvidou

Forearm instability. Diagnosis and treatment
E. Apergis

Coronal shear fracture. Diagnosis and which one to fix
C. Zalavras

Olecranon fractures: From Simple to complex
C. Zalavras

Discussion
20:30 Welcome Reception
Saturday, September 8, 2018
08:30-09:30 ELBOW IN CHILDREN
Moderators: A. Beris, K. Antonis

Supracondylar fractures of the elbow
P. Samelis

Elbow dislocation & fracture of the medial humeral epicondyle
T. Sarlikiotis

Monteggia fractures in chidren
K. Antonis

Pitfalls in rehabilitation of the elbow
G. Tzanos

Discussion
 09:30-10:45 COMPLICATIONS AFTER ELBOW FRACTURES I
Moderators: C. Sinopidis, P.Stavlas

Compartment syndrome of the forearm
A. Beris

Heterotopic ossification of the elbow. Surgical management
A. Korobilias

Surgical management of distal humerus fractures
J. Sanchez-Sotelo

Management of complications after radial head arthroplasty
I. Sarris

Discussion
 10:45-12:00 COMPLICATIONS AFTER ELBOW FRACTURES II
Moderators: I. Feroussis, K. Ditsios

Post-operative infection after open reduction and internal fixation of distal humerus fractures. Treatment algorithm
C. Zalavras

Elbow stiffness: Open approach
Β. Olsen

Elbow stiffness: Arthroscopic management
J. Sanchez-Sotelo

Reconstructive procedures for advanced elbow arthritis or stiffness other than total elbow arthroplasty
S. Sourmelis

Discussion
12:00-12:30 Coffee Break - Chat with experts
12:30-13:30 ELBOW INSTABILITY
Moderators: A. Korobilias, I. Galanakis

Basic knowledge for elbow instability
K. Ditsios

Simple elbow instability: Clinical presentation, Treatment, Outcome
Β. Olsen

Complex elbow instability
J. Sanchez-Sotelo

Discussion
13:30-14:00
LECTURE
Chair: P. Papagelopoulos

The changing face of upper extremity surgery: New frontiers with advanced technology
P.N. Soucacos
14:00-15:00 CASE PRESENTATIONS. BRING YOUR CASES
Moderator: J. Sanchez-Sotelo
15:00-15:30 Light Lunch
15:00-16:30  PRACTICAL EXERCISE: SAW BONES
  • OSTEOSYNTHESIS OF FRACTURES OF ELBOW
  • RADIAL HEAD ARTHROPLASTY
  • TOTAL ELBOW ARTHROPLASTY
16:30-18:30
TOTAL ELBOW ARTHROPLASTY
Moderators: P. Papadopoulos, S. Sourmelis

Elbow arthroplasty, indications, design, outcome
Β. Olsen

Tips and tricks to optimize outcome in elbow arthroplasty
J. Sanchez-Sotelo

Treatment of osteoporotic distal humerus fractures with hemi-arthroplasty
P. Papadopoulos

Elbow hemi-arthroplasty in distal humerus fractures in younger patients
Β. Olsen

Diagnosis and treatment of infection after elbow arthroplasty. The hip surgeon perspective
V. Nikolaou

Periprothetic fractures after elbow arthroplasty. ORIF or revision
C. Sinopidis

Discussion

18:30-19:30 TENDINOPATHIES & OVERUSE SYNDROMES I
Moderators: V. Psihogios, P.Koulouvaris

Distal biceps rupture. The optimal technique
I. Feroussis

Distal triceps rupture
D. Koulalis

Differential diagnosis and operative treatment of radial tunnel syndrome
F. Giannoulis

Discussion
19:30-20:30 TENDINOPATHIES & OVERUSE SYNDROMES II
Moderators: D. Mastrokalos, F.Giannoulis

Impingement syndrome of the elbow
P. Gianakopoulos

The role of PRP in elbow tendinopathies. An update
E. Papadogeorgou

Neurolysis VS transposition of the ulnar nerve in cubital tunnel syndrome
V. Kontogeorgakos

Musculoskeletal tumors of the elbow
P. Papagelopoulos

Discussion
20:30
CLOSING REMARKS & ADJOURN
Sunday, September 9, 2018

CADAVERS, LECTURES AND CASE DISCUSSION
 09:00-14:00 ELBOW AND FOREARM SURGICAL APPROACHES
Moderators: S. Sourmelis, O. Savvidou

Lateral approach (Kocher, Kaplan)
N. Vergados

Lateral and Medial column
Ch. Dinopoulos

Anterior approach (Henry)
I. Galanakis

Posterior approach: Mayo posterior lateral/ olecranon osteotomy
V. Psihogios

Posterior approach: Triceps splitting/triceps reflecting
P. Stavlas

Anterior approach forearm (Henry)
N. Zagoreos

Posterior approach forearm
N. Darlis
ANATOMY LAB
Instructors:  N. Vergados, Ch. Dinopoulos, I. Galanakis, V. Psihogios, P. Stavlas, N. Zagoreos, N. Darlis
15:00 
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