EKA "All About TKA" Course

ESSKA-EKA provides faculty and expertise for ESSKA Surgical Skills Courses on Knee.

ESSKA-EKA "All About TKA" Course 
This is a comprehensive 1½-day course covering principles and technique of knee arthroplasty for surgeons who want to perform or are performing knee joint replacement surgery with assistance and are eager to become independent operators.This course is designed to provide certified orthopaedic surgeons thorough didactic and practical training in challenging disorders of the knee from renowned ESSKA-EKA Faculty using state of the art surgical facilities. All courses are submitted for accreditation to the UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists) for European CME credits (ECMECs).

Anatomy covered:
  • Knee
Surgical procedures:
  • Knee arthroplasty 
  • Total
  • Unicompartmental
  • Patellofemoral
Learning outcomes/competences
  • Management of knee arthritis
  • Principles of knee arthroplasty
  • Conservative management of knee disorders
  • Techniques of knee arthroplasty

Upcoming Courses

ESSKA-EKA "All About TKA" Course 21-22 June 2019
Istanbul, Turkey

Following on the success of the last two courses, European Knee Associates (EKA) Section of ESSKA will organize an “All About Total Knee Arthroplasty” cadaver course in Istanbul on June 21-22, 2019. 

The course will comprise lectures, saw bone demonstrations, case discussions and a cadaver lab where participants will be able to perform surgery under the guidance of distinguished EKA faculty. All aspects of primary total knee arthroplasty; from pre-op planning to rehabilitation, including surgical techniques, enhanced recovery, prevention of infection, and intra-operative complications will be addressed. The attendees will have an opportunity to prepare in advance for the course  with the excellent educational materials prepared by EKA. The course venue is the state of the art “Center of Advanced Simulation and Education “CASE”  located in the Acibadem University Campus, which is one of the premiere locations in Europe for cadaver courses. In addition to an excellent scientific program, delegates will be able to enjoy the beauty and charm of Istanbul and the Anatolian side of the magical Bosphorus.

To enhance your learning experience and to provide a one-on-one interaction with the faculty, the course registration will be limited to 24 delegates.

We are looking forward to hosting you in this excellent learning opportunity in Istanbul, Turkey.


To register for this upcoming course click here.


To view all upcoming ESSKA courses, click here.


Past Courses

ESSKA-EKA Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course 13-14 July 2018
Istanbul, Turkey

ESSKA-EKA Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course 20-21 October 2016 

Lisbon, Portugal

ESSKA-EKA Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course 26-27 November 2015
Istanbul, Turkey


Cancellation policy for EKA courses registrations:

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).