AOCMF Lighthouse Course—TMJ Surgery (with Human Anatomical Specimens)
Leiden, Netherlands
27 Jan 2020 - 28 Jan 2020
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Goal of the course

The goal of this AOCMF Lighthouse Course is to learn the topographic anatomy of the TMJ and its surgical approaches. This course is intended to provide knowledge and experience through which participants will clearly understand and apply the principles of TMJ reconstruction using local and distant autogenous tissues and TMJ prostheses according to AO principles and techniques.

Course description

The topics will be addressed in lectures, plenary discussions, and practical exercises on human anatomical specimens as well as through computer planning.

Learning objectives
Discuss the controversies around the treatment of condylar fractures (open versus closed)
Describe the topographic anatomy for surgical approaches to the TMJ
Describe the soft and hard tissue surgery around the TMJ
Perform computer planning for surgical treatment to correct facial asymmetry
Perform the repair of a condylar fracture with ORIF
Perform the reconstruction of the TMJ with a costochondral graft
Perform the key steps for placement of a TMJ prosthesis
Daniel Danielsson  (Course Chair)
Marcus Teschke  (Course Chair)
Eppo Wolvius  (Course Director)
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Level Advances
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Cadaver practicals, Debates, Lectures
Target audience ENT surgery, General surgery, Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Closing date27 Jan 2020
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 1365.00 EUR
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -68.25 EUR 5%
Member plus discount -136.50 EUR 10%
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Payment options and information
Payments with credit card are immediately confirmed.

If you don't want to pay with credit card, an invoice will be sent to you upon registration. Please note that there will be an extra charge of EUR 30.00 (handling fee) in addition to the participant fee.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials
Welcome cocktail
Ms Lilian Rubin (Participants contact)
AO Courses Europe, Middle East & Africa
Course organization
Luzernstrasse 21-
4528 Zuchwil
Ms Stefanie Soos (Faculty contact)
AO Foundation/ AOCMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos

Course venue
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)
Einthovenweg 20
NL-2333 ZC Leiden
Tel. + 31 71 526 91 11

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Leiden: Leiden is just 17 minutes by train direct from Schiphol Airport

Proposals for accommodation for participants

Hotel IBIS Leiden Centre
Stationsplein 240-242
2312 AR Leiden, The Netherlands

Tel. +31 71 5160002, Fax. +31 71 5120990

Please book your room until 17 December 2019. After this date, room reservation & room rate is upon availability.

For bookings at IBIS contact: or +31 71 5160002 and mention reference code: AOCMFCourse Leiden, January 2020 
to receive the contracted room rate (€ 96.00/single room incl. breakfast, excl. City Tax € 2.50 per person/night).

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes