Unique and intimate hands-on learning experience. Lectures, practical sessions and stimulating discussions will be led by leading experts in the field of Hip Arthroplasty
This advanced course includes theoretical lectures, presentations on surgical techniques in THR, case discussions, and hands-on sessions on cadavers. The faculty, composed of internationally recognized experts in the field from all over Europe, will spend 1 day sharing the most current knowledge through the unique perspective of their experience. Attendees will have a chance to practice techniques in hands-on sessions.
 We invite orthopaedic surgeons who are willing to update their knowledge and improve their skills in hip surgery to Oporto in July 2020. We will do our utmost to meet and exceed your expectations.

JUNE 30th

Course Directors: Dr. Jorge Cruz de Melo - Dr. Fernando Leal

Faculty (THR Anterior Hip Approach) - Morning

Jorge Cruz de Melo (The Porto Hip Unit)
Fernando Leal (The Porto Hip Unit)
Silvio Dias (CHEDV - Santa Maria da Feira)
Francisco Alpoim (Figueira da Foz Hospital)
Gonçalo Viana (Sant´Ana Orthopaedic Hospital - Lisbon)

Faculty (Acetabular Revision) - Afternoon

Paulo Almeida (Santa Maria Hospital - Lisbon)
Gonçalo Martinho (CUF Hospital Santarem)
Antonio Seco (Lusiadas Hospital Lisbon)
Jorge Cruz de Melo (The Porto Hip Unit)
Nuno Geada (Almada Hospital)

6 Work Stations 




THEORY (Video Format)

Anterior Hip Approach in Total Hip Replacement

Anterior Hip Approach

Fernando Leal

Femoral release

Fernando Leal

Exposure and femoral preparation

Fernando Leal

Exposure and acetabular preparation

Jorge Cruz de Melo

My tips and pitfalls

Jorge Cruz de Melo

Avoiding and Treating Complications

Jorge Cruz de Melo


Acetabular Revision 

Radiological evaluation, Paprosky classification

Nuno Geada

Removal of acetabular implants.  Strategies

Gonçalo Martinho

Acetabular Revision. Therapeutic options

António Seco

Acetabular Revision. Therapeutic flowchart

Paulo Almeida


PRACTICAL COURSE (Step by Step) - June 30th


9:00 - 10:00 THR Anterior Hip Approach Summary, doubts

10:00 - 12:00 THR AHA Practical Course

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Acetabular Revision Summary  - Doubts

15:00 - 18:00 Acetabular Revision Practical Course



VALUE 900€ 
Cancellation Policy

Up to two months before the start date of the event, there will be full refund of the services requested.
Up to one month before the start date of the event, half the amount of services requested will be refunded.
- Cancellations received within 30 days prior to the event don't foresee a refund of the amounts paid.
- The cancellation request must be sent to sonia.pinho@diventos.com in writing and the return (if applicable) will only happen after the event.