CANC-2018 AOCMF Course—Congenital and Acquired Deformities; Advanced CMF Surgery, Germany, Hannover
Hannover, Germany
22 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
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Comprehensive 3D analysis and planning of complex acquired and congenital deformities of the craniofacial skeleton.

The course is structured in three main topics:

1.) Techniques

2.) Acquired Deformities including posttraumatic and postablative deformities

3.) Congenital Deformities

Each topic will be subdivided into four defined anatomical units including “craniofacial”, “midface and orbits”, “mandible and TMJ”, and “panfacial”. The Faculty will analyze, teach, present, and discuss representative cases together with the participants according to the “AOCMF” principle:

          A…to Analyze the deformity

          O…to set Objectives

          C…to plan Computer-assisted

          M…to Manage the case

          F…to perform Final quality control und Follow-up

The course will be delivered in three main ways:

Comprehensive lectures on each topic and each anatomical unit will be accompanied by representative cases in order to concentrate on the understanding of core material. Practical sessions and demonstrations will teach the application of a structured approach to understanding and diagnosing complex deformities including digitalized clinical information, DICOM data interpretation and analysis, 3D planning and simulation, patient-specific implants including TMJ, and the underlying AO principles. Video demonstrations will be used to supplement the practical exercises. Discussions will be held throughout the course to link the lecture material and practical skills taught with the problems encountered by the course participants in their individual practice.

Learning objectives
Analyze and define the most common congenital and acquired deformities
Demonstrate basic principles of computer-assisted surgery
Perform basic principles of virtual planning including segmentation, mirroring, fusion, STL data transfer
Identify anatomical key areas that need to be addressed in reconstructive craniomaxillofacial surgery
Evaluate different therapeutic options and compare their value
Type AOCMF / AO partner event
Level Advances
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Closing date22 Nov 2018
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials
Course dinner
Ms Kathrin Mellert (Participants Contact)
AO Courses Germany
Postfach 1163
79220 Umkirch
Phone+497665503 ext. 338
Ms Stefanie Soos (Faculty Contact)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos


Niedersächsisches Zentrum für Biomedizintechnik, Implantatforschung und Entwicklung

Stadtfelddamm 34

30625 Hannover

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes; Brainlab; Synbone