AOCMF Course - Management of Facial Trauma is organized by AO Foundation and will be held during Mar 01 - 02, 2018 at Giessen, Hessen, Germany.
The target audience for this medical event for ENT surgerons, Ophthalmologists, Oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Plastic surgeons.
This course is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge and principles for the treatment of craniomaxillofacial fractures and their complications.
It is delivered through a combination of lectures, hands-on practical exercises including the treatment of mandibular fractures with miniplates and treatment of other fractures with various methods of internal fixation as well as small group discussions. The first day addresses midface fractures, the prevention and treatment of complications in the midface fracture and defects. The second day addresses mandibular fracture treatment including diagnostic and treatment principles.
This course is intended for surgeons, practitioners, fellows, researchers, and those in surgical training who are involved in the treatment of facial trauma. It is also for fully-qualified medical specialists in maxillofacial and orthognathic surgery and related disciplines, including those that deal with musculoskeletal head and neck disorders concerning trauma, oncology, reconstruction, and congenital or acquired deformities of the craniofacial skeleton.
Conference objectives are:
• Diagnose facial injury through history, physical examination, and investigations
• Formulate a treatment plan (operative and nonoperative)
• Perform the specific treatment for facial trauma
• Modify the treatment plan when necessary
• Manage patient follow-up and rehabilitation
• Identify and manage complications
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.