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September 9, 2016

This hands-on patellofemoral surgery course is designed to emphasize current anatomic, diagnostic and technical pearls that will help optimize patient outcomes. Participants will discover how to do precision MPFL and MQTFL reconstruction and examine how to move tibial tubercle safely and appropriately.

New, proven, and safe approaches to patellofemoral surgery with hands on cadaver knees availability will be explored in depth. 

Course App will be available for participants to download at least 1 month prior to the course start date. The Course App will hold all course handout material, lab assignments, videos and registration lists.

Maximum Enrollment: 48

Course Director: John P. Fulkerson, MD

Master Instructors:            
Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD            
Jack Farr, II, MD            
Jason L. Koh, MD            
William R. Post, MD

The course agenda is available here.

Accreditation
The Arthroscopy Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For more information, including the course agenda, please visit http://www.aana.org/MastersExperienceCourseAgendas/509.aspx

Liebensteiner
The following study received the 2015 Patellofemoral Research Excellence Award of ISAKOS and the Patellofemoral Foundation at the Biennial ISAKOS Congress in Lyon, France: "Femoral antetorsion is related to the morphology of the femoral trochlea"

Liebensteiner M, Ressler J, Seitlinger G, Djurdjevic T, El-Attal R, Ferlic P

Dr. Liebensteiner and his team concluded that the morphology of the trochlea is significantly related to femoral antetorsion. Increased antetorsion is associated with a flatter, more dysplastic trochlea.

The Patellofemoral Foundation is very proud to announce the 2015-17 PFF/ISAKOS Patellofemoral Traveling fellows. Dr. Munch is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, and Dr. Paschos is Fellow in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA.

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Dr. Jacqueline Munch, Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center Dr Nikolos Paschos, MD,Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis

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