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 cadaverlab. They will perform Anterior ankle arthroscopy, Hindfoot endoscopy, Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty, 1st MTP Joint arthroscopy, Peroneal & Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy.

October 24
All attendees
11:30 – 13:30
Arrivals and registration
12:20 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 13:45
Introduction
Faculty
13:45 – 15:15
Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators
Niek Van Dijk
15:15 – 15:30
Coffee / Tea
15:30 – 16:30
Hindfoot Arthroscopy: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators
Niek van Dijk
16:30 – 17:15
Case Discussions (Bring your own case)
Moderator: Niek van Dijk

Faculty
October 25
All attendees
07:45 – 08:30
Coffee / Tea – Reception
08:30 – 09:00
Introduction to live surgeries
Niek van Dijk
09:00 – 09:45
Live surgery I: Anterior ankle arthroscopy
Niek van Dijk
09:45 – 10:00
OrthoBiologic treatment for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
Yinghui Hua and Shiyi Chen
10:00 – 10:45
Live surgery II: Posterior ankle arthroscopy
Niek van Dijk
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee / Tea
11:15 – 12:00
Live surgery III: Tendonoscopy
Niek van Dijk
12:00 – 12:20
Chinese Guidelines for Surgical treatment of Ankle Instability
Yinghui Hua and Shiyi Chen
12:20 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:00
Tendonoscopy: Achilles Tendon, PTT, Peroneal Tendons: Current Indications, Techniques & Key Point Indicators
Niek van Dijk
14:00 – 15:00
Ankle Instability: Arthroscopic Repair, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Yinghui Hua and Shiyi Chen
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee / Tea
15:30 – 16:00
Ankle Deformity: Current Concepts & Treatment Strategy including indications for Sliding Calcaneal Osteotomy
Niek van Dijk
16:00 – 16:10
Isolated Syndesmotic Ruptures
Niek van Dijk
16:10 – 16:30
Ligament Reconstruction for Subacute Syndesmotic ruptures
Yinghui Hua
16:30 – 17:30
Case discussion and General Discussion
Moderator: Niek van Dijk

Faculty
17:30
End of day
October 26
Program only for full course with hands-on*
GROUP I
08:30 – 09:00

Introduction to cadaver lab
Niek van Dijk and Yinghui Hua
09:00 – 10:00
CADAVER LAB – Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy
Faculty
10:00 – 11:00
CADAVER LAB: Hindfoot Arthroscopy
Faculty
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee / Tea
11:15 – 12:30
CADAVER LAB – Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty, 1st MTP Joint arthroscopy Peronal & Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy
Faculty
12:30
End of hands-on course for GROUP I
12:20 – 13:15
GROUP I and II: Lunch
GROUP II
13:30 – 14:00

Introduction to cadaver lab
Niek van Dijk and Yinghui Hua
14:00 – 15:00
CADAVER LAB – Anterior Ankle Arthroscopy
Faculty
15:00 – 16:00
CADAVER LAB – Hindfoot Arthroscopy
Faculty
16:00 – 16:15
Coffee / Tea
16:15 – 17:30
CADAVER LAB – Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty, 1st MTP Joint arthroscopy Peroneal & Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy
Faculty
17:30
End of hands-on course for GROUP II