Course Details

Course:Sports Knee Curriculum - Soft Tissue 1 Intermediate ACL & Meniscal Repair
Date:24 - 25 April 2018
Course convened by: Adil Ajuied & Giles Heilpern

Soft Tissue One is an interactive, stimulating and hands on cadaveric course.  It is designed to equip delegates with the clinical decision making and surgical skills necessary for them to become accomplished and advanced Meniscal and ACL reconstruction surgeons.

Conveners Mr Adil Ajuid and Mr Giles Heilpern, and their faculty of high volume, soft tissue knee surgeons, have an established track record in training and education. 
The programme will be delivered  thorough didactic and practical sessions in a world class training centre and wet lab.

Places are extremely limited so delegates are advised to register early to avoid disappointment. 

Included in the course fee is one night accommodation and a course dinner on 24 April 2018. Travel is your own responsibility.

This course is intended for UK/Ireland delegates only. Please contact your local Smith & Nephew representative if you are interested in this course but are not from the UKI.

Please note the fee for non-UK delegates is £600. 




Venue:To Be Confirmed

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

08.30 Registration
11.00 Welcome & Introduction of Faculty
09.10 Meniscal anatomy, and function
09.20 Clinical presentation of Tears
09.30 History of meniscal treatment and Natural History of treatment
09.40 MRI Interpretation
10.00 Meniscectomy
10.10 Meniscal repair 
10.20 Demo (Portal Placement) - Demo in Meeting Room
10.30 Demo (In/In) -  Dry Demo in Meeting Room
10:50 Demo (In/In) - Wet Demo- Telecast
11.10 Demo (In/Out) - Wet Demo- Telecast
11.30 Demo (Out/Out) - Wet Demo- Telecast
11.50 Labs – Hands on 
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Meniscal Ramp Lesion – The tear you never knew was there !
13.40 Demo (Ramp) – Wet Demo – Telecast 
13.50 Salvage Options  
14.00 Secondary Gains of Meniscal Repair 
14.10 Lab – hands on
16.00 Radiology quiz 
16.20 Roundtable discussion 
17.00 Case Studies 
17.30 Close
20.30 Course Dinner 

Wednesday, 25 April 


08.30 Coffee
09.00 ACL Anatomy and Function 
09.10 ACL Mechanism and Presentation 
09.20 ACL Treatment Options 
09.30 ACL Graft Options 
09.40 Demo ( HS Harvest) – Wet Demo – Telecast
10.00 Demo (BTB Harvest) – Wet Demo – Telecast 
10.20 ACL Tunnel Position 
10.30 Demo (Femoral Tunnel) – Wet Demo – Telecast 
10.50 Demo (Tibial Tunnel) – Wet Demo – Telecast 
11.10 ACL Fixation 
11.20 Demo (Endobutton) – Dry Demo in Meeting Room 
11.40 Lab – hands on 
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Roundtable Discussion 
14.30 Case Studies
15.00 Lab – Hands on
17.00 Close



Invited Faculty:Mike Risebury, Martin Goddard, Andrew Pearse, Nicholas Bowman & Russell Houghton & Jamie Arbutnott
RegistrationFully Booked


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