Program

Foot & Ankle Course Provisional Program

Lectures

Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators.
Hindfoot Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators.
Tendoscopy: Achilles Tendon, PTT, Peroneal Tendons: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators.
Ankle instability.
Ankle Deformity: Current Concepts & Treatment Strategy, including indications for Osteotomy.

Apart from OCD, Impingement lesions, instability and tendon disorders, lectures will also handle secondary OCD, advanced hindfoot techniques and arthroscopic arthrodesis.

Live Surgery

There will be 3 live surgeries. The topics for the 3 live surgeries will depend on the availability of the patients. We aim at a variety of indications like ankle instability, posterior ankle impingement and recurrent peroneal tendon dislocation.

Hands-on

The participants who registered for the full course will spend 4 hours in the hands-on cadaver-lab. In the regular course they will perform Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy including treatment of OCD and Impingement, Hindfoot Endoscopy including Os Trigonum removal, access to Ankle joint and Subtalar joint, Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty, 1st MTP Joint arthroscopy, Peroneal & Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy. For the advanced program are scheduled: ATFL repair, Sinus Tarsi arthroscopy, Endoscopic Tarsal tunnel release, Endoscopic Groove deepening, Retrocalcaneal bursitis, Achilles Tendoscopy, Peroneal Tendoscopy and FHL transfer, Subtalar arthrodesis, Ankle arthrodesis and Pantalar fusion.

December 4
All attendees
11:30 – 13:30
Arrivals and registration
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch (simple lunch box)
13:30 – 13:45
Introduction
Faculty
13:45 – 15:15
Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators, Tips & Tricks & Keys to Success
Niek Van Dijk
15:15 – 15:30
Coffee / Tea
15:30 – 16:30
Hindfoot Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators, Tips & Tricks & Keys to Success
Niek van Dijk
16:30 – 17:15
Case Discussions (Bring your own case)
Moderator: Niek van Dijk

Faculty
December 5
All attendees
07:45 – 08:15
Coffee / Tea – Reception
08:15 – 08:45
Introduction to Live Surgeries
Niek van Dijk
08:45 – 09:30
Live Surgery I:
Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy

Niek van Dijk
09:30 – 09:50
Ankle Arthrosis: Arthrodesis or Prosthesis
Yinghui Hua
09:50 – 10:45
Live Surgery II:
Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy

Niek van Dijk
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee / Tea
11:15 – 12:00
Live Surgery III: Tendoscopy
Niek van Dijk
12:00 – 12:30
Advanced Posterior Arthroscopy
Jorge Batista
12:30 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:00
Tendoscopy: Achilles Tendon, PTT, Peroneal Tendons: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators
Niek van Dijk
14:00 – 14:30
Ankle Instability: Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstruction
Jorge Batista
14:30 – 15:00
Ankle Instability: The Chinese Experience
Yinghui Hua
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee / Tea
15:30 – 16:15
OCD from the Cradle to the Grave
Niek van Dijk
16:15 – 16:30
Syndesmotic Ruptures
Yinghui Hua
16:30 – 17:30
Case discussion and General Discussion
Moderator: Niek van Dijk

Faculty
17:30
End of day
December 6
Program only for full course with hands-on*
HANDS-ON REGULAR COURSE
08:30 – 09:00

Introduction to cadaver lab
Niek van Dijk, Yinghui Hua, Jorge Batista & Lab faculty
09:00 – 10:00
CADAVER LAB – Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy
10:00 – 11:00
CADAVER LAB: Hindfoot Arthroscopy
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee / Tea
11:15 – 12:30
CADAVER LAB – Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty, First MTP Joint Arthroscopy, Peroneal & Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy
12:30
End of Hands-on Regular Course + certificates
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
HANDS-ON ADVANCED COURSE
13:30 – 14:00

Introduction to cadaver labNiek van Dijk, Yinghui Hua, Jorge Batista & Lab faculty
14:00 – 15:00
CADAVER LAB – ATFL Repair, Sinus Tarsi Arthroscopy, MTPI Arthroscopy
15:00 – 16:00
CADAVER LAB – Endoscopic procedures: Tarsal Tunnel Release, Groove Deepening, Retrocalcaneal Bursitis, Achilles Tendoscopy, Peroneal Tendoscopy and FHL transfer
16:00 – 16:15
Coffee / Tea
16:15 – 17:30
CADAVER LAB – Subtalar Arthrodesis, Ankle Arthrodesis and Pantalar Fusion (demo)
17:30
End of Hands-on Advanced Course + certificates