Masters Course—Nonunion and Malunion

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020

Course description

This Masters Course addresses the latest techniques and best practices in operative fracture management to deal with complex orthopedic trauma problems. The course includes many case presentations and open group discussions moderated by experts in the field. 


William Dias Belangero


Jayasankar Perur Viswanathan


Course goal

The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and decision making for managing difficult and complex cases. State-of-the-art techniques and approaches, best practices for treatment, and the management of complications will all be addressed at a high level.

Target participants

Participants must have completed the AO Trauma basic principles and advanced principles courses. They must be actively involved in orthopedic trauma management and preferably have at least five years of post-residency experience in trauma surgery. Participants must be willing to share their ideas and be able to communicate well in English.

Learning objectives


Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

Classify and diagnose the different types of nonunion.

Analyze the causing factors of failed fracture healing.

Formulate a treatment plan for each type of nonunion.

Explain the treatment strategies for nonunion complicated with infection and critical bone loss.


Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

Perform radiographic evaluation and deformity analysis.

Use a preoperative template to measure and plan correction of malunion 

Analyze and plan to correct complex long-bone deformities.


CHF 150

Credit card payments are preferred

Cancellation will be charged as follows: 50 percent until 30 days before the event; no refund thereafter.

Participants should make sure they have cancellation insurance.



If you cannot pay via credit card you can request an invoice. Please note that we will charge you a CHF 30 handling fee in addition to the participant fee.

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