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4th Singapore Wrist Anthroscopy Course

Introduction 

Welcome to the 4th Edition of the Singapore Wrist Arthroscopy Course. This time we have 2 options available for wrist arthroscopy enthusiast to choose from. 

The Fundamentals (Basic Course) of Wrist Arthroscopy Course targeted at beginners who have just been exposed or yet to be exposed to performing wrist arthroscopy. Participants are taught the fundamentals of the core and handling the wrist arthroscopy and to perform diagnostic and simple therapeutic procedure way of the scope.

Mastering Wrist Arthroscopy Course (Advanced Course) is targeted at surgeons who have already performed wrist arthroscopy in their practice and would like to further refine and stretch their technical skills and abilities to achieve expert and master level competency in wrist arthroscopy.

The course will compromise of half day lecture and 1½ days of hands-on cadaveric workshop. There will be one cadaver per day. Participants of the course will get to enjoy and interactive  supervision by the expert international faculty members. 

We look forward to your active participation in the course. Welcome to Singapore!

Programme

BASIC COURSE

5 Jan 2019 AM 

Topic
Portals and set up for both diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy
Systematic approach to performing Arthroscopy of the radiocarpal, midcarpal and distal radioulnar joints 
Arthroscopic Debridement of the wrist (soft tissue and bone)
Arthroscopic SL Ligament Repair and Capsulodesis
Arthroscopic assisted scaphoid fixation and bone grafting
DRUJ and TFCC Anatomy and Pathomechanics
Arthroscopic Peripheral and Foveal TFCC Reattachment
Inside-out technique for TFCC injury, my personal experience
Arthroscopic TFCC reconstruction
Arthroscopic intercarpal fusions
Arthroscopic scaphoidectomy and four corner fusion
Arthroscopic assisted fixation of the distal radius fracture
Arthroscopic Interposition arthroplasties of the wrist
Arthroscopic interposition in SLAC

5 Jan 2019 PM 

Topic
Portal placement  and diagnostic wrist arthroscopy: radiocarpal and midcarpal joints 
Soft tissue debridement, synovectomy and ganglionectomy
Scapholunate Capsulodesis (Single Suture, Extended suture and suture anchors)
Q&A, wrap up of Day 1
TFCC foveal repair (Transosseous)
LEAD: Toshiyasu NA

 

6 Jan 2019 

Topic
TFCC peripheral repair (sutures)
TFCC foveal repair (sutures)
Wafer procedure, radial styloidectomy
Percutaneous fixation of the scaphoid
Open scaphoidectomy and four corner fusion
Open distal radius fixation
Open procedure: Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy
Open Trapeziectomy and mini tightrope procedure 
Q&A, wrap up of Day 2


ADVANCED COURSE
5 Jan 2019 AM

Topic
Portals and set up for both diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy
Systematic approach to performing Arthroscopy of the radiocarpal, midcarpal and distal radioulnar joints 
Arthroscopic Debridement of the wrist (soft tissue and bone)
Arthroscopic SL Ligament Repair and Capsulodesis
Arthroscopic assisted scaphoid fixation and bone grafting
DRUJ and TFCC Anatomy and Pathomechanics
Arthroscopic Peripheral and Foveal TFCC Reattachment
Inside-out technique for TFCC injury, my personal experience
Arthroscopic TFCC reconstruction
Arthroscopic intercarpal fusions
Arthroscopic scaphoidectomy and four corner fusion
Arthroscopic assisted fixation of the distal radius fracture
Arthroscopic Interposition arthroplasties of the wrist

5 Jan 2019 PM 

Topic
Diagnostic wrist arthroscopy: radiocarpal, midcarpal and DRU joints. Volar portal. Radial styloidectomy and wafer procedure
Scapholunate Capsulodesis (Single Suture, Extended suture and suture anchors)
Arthroscopic procedure: TFCC reconstruction
Arthroscopic procedure: Tri-ligament (3LT) tenodesis and spiral tenodesis
Q&A, wrap up of Day 1


6 Jan 2019 

Topic
TFCC peripheral repair
TFCC foveal repair (Suture anchors)
TFCC foveal repair (Transosseous)
TFCC foveal repair (Tendon Graft)
Arthroscopic scaphoid fixation and bone grafting
Arthroscopic intercarpal fusion
Arthroscopic scaphoidectomy and four corner fusion
Arthroscopic assisted distal radius fixation
Q&A, wrap up of Day 2


Course Directors         
Prof Jan Ragnar Haugstvedt
Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopedics, Østfold Hospital Trust, Moss, Norway

Dr Andrea Atzei
Head, Hand Surgery Unit, Casa di Cura "Giovanni XXII", Monastier di Treviso, Italy        

Assoc Prof Andrew Chin Yuan Hui
Senior Consultant, Department of Hand Surgery, Singapore General Hospital   

Course Date
5 to 6 January 2019

Time
 0800 - 1800    

Early Bird Registration Close Date
31 October 2016

Course Fee (GST, inclusive)
Non-member: S$1819
Member SHSS, EWAS, APWAS: S$1498
Resident and Trainee: S$ 1284

Venue
Academia, 20 College Road Singapore 169856

Day 1: Level 1, L1-S2 (morning), Basemnt 1, Procedural Skills Lab 1 (afternoon)
Day 2: Basement 1, Procedural Skills Lab 1

Registration
To register, please email the following information to sims.sssc@singhealth.com.sg

Name:      
(Name indicated above will be reflected in the certificate upon course completion)
Institution:
Department/Designation/Residency Year(if applicable):
Years of experience in wrist arthroscopy:
Number of arthroscopies performed per month:
MCR No/Identification No: 
Address: 
Tel: 
E-mail:


 

Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully before registering. By registering, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms & Conditions set out below:

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Any cancellation or replacement must be conveyed to the Organiser in writing. 50% of the fee will be levied as cancellation charges if the cancellation is made before the closing date. There will be no refund if the cancellation is made thereafter. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the workshop and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate it.

In line with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), please note that we have updated our SingHealth Data Protection Policy, a copy of which is available at http://www.singhealth.com.sg/pdpa. Hard copies are also available on request.  

 

 

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