• Master Class can be opted ONLY by delegates registering for the main conference. You cannot register for Master Class alone.
  • The same session will be run on both Friday & Saturday.
  • Breakfast will be served at 06:30 am and the Master Class will start at 07:30 am SHARP.

F1/S1: Principles of Primary ACL Reconstruction:How to get it right the first time

Chairman: Charles Brown

  • Clinical Relevant Anatomy for Successful ACL Reconstruction
  • ACL Graft Selection, Harvest and Preparation
    • Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft
    • Hamstring tendon autograft
    • Quadriceps tendon autograft
  • How to perform anatomic SB ACL reconstruction (surgical technique, tunnel placement, graft tensioning and fixation)
  • Advances in ACL Rehabilitation

F2/S2: How to repair the meniscus

Chairman: Frank Noyes

  • Why you should save the meniscus
  • Meniscal Repair Technique
    • Outside-in repair technique
    • Inside-out repair technique
    • All-inside repair technique
  • The Hidden Lesions
    • Root repair (transtibial tunnel technique)
    • Root repair (closed socket technique)
    • Ramp lesion repair
  • Panel discussion: How to stay out of trouble and maximize success

F3/S3: Techniques in Revision ACL Surgery

Chairman: Brian Wolf

  • Work-up of the patient with a failed ACL reconstruction
  • 1-stage revision ACL reconstruction
  • 2-stage revision ACL reconstruction
  • Treatment of associated ligamentous laxities and malalignment

F4/S4: Osteotomy around the Knee

Chairman: Ronald van Heerwaarden

  • Indications for osteotomies around the knee
  • How to plan an osteotomy around the knee
  • How I perform a medial opening wedge tibial osteotomy
  • Why a closing wedge HTO is sometimes better
  • How I perform an open wedge distal femoral osteotomy
  • How I perform a medial closing wedge distal femoral osteotomy
  • How to stay out of trouble and what to do when it goes wrong