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ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course - ALL about Meniscus 2020
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The ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course is designed to provide certified Orthopaedic Surgeons thorough didactic and practical training in challenging disorders of the Meniscus from renowned ESSKA Faculty using state of the art surgical facilities.There are 24 positions available. The above course will be submitted for accreditation to the UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists) for European CME credits (ECMECs).

 Export to Your Calendar 03/12/2020 to 04/12/2020
When: 3-4 December 2020
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Expert Connect Centre
Croxley Green Business Park
Hatters Lane
Watford WD18 8YE
United Kingdom
Contact: +352 44 11 7027

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Learning Objectives:

  • Learn all about the meniscus starting from the very simple to the very complex  
  • The basics of arthroscopic portals will be revisited in light of the multiportal access to the knee joint
  • Optimization of meniscus healing will be discussed in order to learn ways to promote healing in doubtful cases
  • Meniscectomy, one of the most frequently performed procedures in orthopaedic surgery will be refreshed
  • Meniscus suturing including all inside, outside-in and inside-out, followed by hand-on practise in the laboratory
  • How to suture a ramp lesion and how to suture a root tear
  • Meniscal allografts or substitutes will be discussed as an option in salvage cases

Do you qualify for this course?

To qualify, you must:

  •     perform 40 - 50 knee cases per year
  •     be a European citizen
  •     be a certified orthopaedic surgeon in your own country
  •     speak English fluently
  •     complete the online application form

Candidates Selection
The ESSKA Education Committee independently evaluate and score the applications.
The 24 top-scored candidates are selected for the course.

Registration fee (upon selection)
ESSKA Members: 750€
Non-Members: 1500€

ESSKA covers the following for selected candidates:

  • travel reimbursement up to 350€
  • all transfers in the United Kingdom
  • two nights accommodation
  • lunches and dinner

Your fee helps ESSKA to support research in the field of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology.


1. Visa applications do not lie in the field of ESSKA’s power or liability. Therefore all costs and expenses related to or caused by immigration matters remain at the selected candidate's only charge.

2) Cancellation policy:

1. 30 days before course - no refund
2. 31 days - 60 days - 50% refund (excluding any processing charges incurred by ESSKA)
3. 61 days - 90 days - full refund (excluding any processing charges incurred by ESSKA)


ESSKA Executive Office Luxembourg
Centre Médical - FNM
76, rue d'Eich | L-1460 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 4411 7026 | Fax: +352 4411 7678


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