Surgical Management of Complex Upper Extremity Trauma Bioskills

Home > Events > Trainings > Surgical Management of Complex Upper Extremity Trauma Bioskills
Jun. 09, 2017 to Jun. 10, 2017
Rome, Italy


Our course begins with a welcome reception on Thursday evening, 8 June, and concludes on Saturday, 10 June. This two-day comprehensive course focuses on the current challenges facing orthopaedic surgeons. Our esteemed international faculty will lead panel discussions on the latest trends for fracture management, arthroplasty, fusions, and osteotomies. Instructional lectures are designed to expand attendees’ knowledge of less common procedures. The hands-on surgical workshops provide opportunities to practice treatment options focusing on upper extremity solutions.

  • Thursday, 8 June: Evening Welcome Reception
  • Friday, 9 June: Lectures and Workshops
  • Saturday, 10 June: Lectures and Workshops

Target Audience: This course is aimed toward upper extremity surgeons and traumatologists seeking to advance their surgical skills for treatment methods including fractures, fusions, and osteotomies. The course is designed for practicing orthopaedic surgeons looking to gain in-depth training on injuries for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

*Course registration is limited to the European, Middle Eastern, and African markets (EMEA)*


Hand & Wrist

  • Phalangeal, Metacarpal and Carpal Fractures
  • Complex Distal Radius Fractures
  • Ulnar Impaction
  • Wrist Arthrodesis


  • Arthroscopic Evaluation
  • Terrible Triad
  • Proximal Ulna and Distal Humerus Fractures
  • Anatomic Radial Head and Revisions


  • Displaced Clavicle and Ligamentous Repair
  • Scapula Fractures
  • Proximal Humeral Fractures
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair


Dr. Roger van Riet is the current president of the Belgian Elbow and Shoulder Society. He received his medical degree at the University of Antwerp and completed his orthopedic residency at the University Hospital of Antwerp. Dr. van Riet was a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic and completed his PhD in 2004, from research on the radial head. He did upper extremity fellowships in Melbourne, Adelaide and again at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. van Riet is the National Delegate for Belgium at the European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC), and Associate Editor at Shoulder & Elbow and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery EST.