May 28-29, 2020

Introduction to this Masterclass

The treatment of osteo-arthritis of the hand and wrist can be demanding for a hand surgeon. A vast majority of options is available, but selecting the best treatment for your patient can be difficult. Therefore we designed a two-day course with theoretical and practical sessions with surgical procedures that are available for hand and wrist osteoarthritis. The practical sessions will be performed on fresh frozen cadavers with two participants per extremity. The Osteo-Arthritis Esser Masterclass will be organized every 2 years.

The program

08:00 Registration
09:05 Osteoarthitis of the small finger joints: options in treatment
09:30 Skillslab session:
DIP arthrodesis
PIP arthrodesis
PIP arthroplasty
MP arthrodesis
MP arthroplasty
12:00 Handtherapy after PIP or MP joint arthroplasty
12:30 Lunch break
13:15 CMC joint osteoarthritis
13:45 Skillslab CMC osteoarthritis
15:00 Break
15:15 Traumatic osteoarthritis in PIP joint
15:45 Skillslab: Hemi hamate Volar plate plasty Ligamentotaxor / Suzuki traction
17:00 Esser masterclass diner
09:00 Ulnar sided wrist pain
09:45 Skillslab session:
Ulnar shortening
11:00 Radiocarpal osteoarthritis: SLAC/ SNAC/ posttraumatic/ resurfacing lunate fossa/ Kienbock
11:45 Skills lab:
Four corner fusion
Lunate prosthesis
Radioscapholunate fusion
Proximal row carpectomy
Capitate prosthesis
Wrist arthrodesis
13:00 Lunch Break
13:45 DRUJ ostearthitis
14:15 Skillslab: DRUJ prosthesis
15:30 Wrist prosthesis
16:30 Skillslab wrist prosthesis
17:30 Drinks

The experts

The Esser Masterclass instructors and faculty are dedicated and certified hand surgeons. This means that the Esser Masterclass is focused on providing a tailored made and hands on international education by experts in the field across the globe. The Esser Masterclass is endorsed by the Internatiolnal Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) and the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies (ICOPLAST)

"One of the best hand courses I have attended"

A.C. van Leeuwen MD, Plastic Surgeon, Netherlands

"Truly high quality hand surgery education"

A.M. Aristov MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Russia

"Esser Masterclass is dedicated hand surgery training, a must for every hand surgeon"

A. Satir, Plastic Surgeon, Germany
J.L.B. Vanhaecke, Hand Surgeon, Belgium

Meet the faculty

DR. FREDERIK VERSTREKEN

Hand- and Wrist Surgery Department Monica Hospital & University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium

PROF. DR. J. HENK COERT

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

DR. SIMON D. STRACKEE

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

DR. A. RICHARD KOCH

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Haga Hospital, the Hague, Netherlands

DR. JOOST W. COLARIS

Orthopedic Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

HANS SOETERS

Department of Rehabilitation Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. NIELS W.L. SCHEP

Trauma Surgery Departement Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, Netherlands

DR. E.P.A. BRIGITTE VAN DER HEIJDEN

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Jeroen Bosch Hospital, s' Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

DR. ROLAND W. KLEIN-NAGELVOORT

Orthopedic Surgery Department Franciscus Gasthuis Hospital, Rotterdam, Netherlands

DR. KEES IJSELSTEIN

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Meet the Organization

DR.J.MICHIEL ZUIDAM

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. JAN DEBEIJ

Xpert Clinic Hand- & Wrist Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands

DR. XANDER SMIT

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. LIRON DURAKU

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. ERNST S. SMITS

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

DR. TEUN TEUNIS

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department, UMC, Utrecht, the Netherlands

DR. CAROLINE A. HUNDEPOOL

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

DR. SHOISTA KAMBIZ

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Esser Masterclass Registration

Registration

Only 30 tickets available

Limited Early Bird Fellow and Specialist € 895,00
Limited Early Bird Resident € 545,00
Limited Regular Fellow and Specialist € 995,00
Limited Regular Resident € 645,00

Please check for the FAIR-TRAED reduced registration rate

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam

Rotterdam, city on the Maas, is considered the most modern city of the Netherlands. Atypical in its own country, internationally renowned for its passion for innovation and its unpolished charms. Whether it is its ever-changing skyline full of audacious architecture, its port that is regarded as the smartest in the world, or the “can do” mentality of its residents. Rotterdam is a town with a pronounced character, energetic and always dynamic. Esser Masterclass and Rotterdam Partners make it possible for their participants to experience the city of Rotterdam at it’s full most.

Venue

SkillsLab Erasmus MC Room
Ee-120 Wytemaweg 80
3015 CN Rotterdam,
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 10 70 380 06
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Location

FAIR-TRAED ©

Esser Masterclass introduced a new education principle: FAIR-TRAED (Fair Transparent Education). FAIR-TRAED means that the registration fees are directly invested in the Esser Masterclass educational materials to advance hand surgery trainings. The organisation and the faculty have a passion for hand surgery and support FAIR-TRAED which means that they do not receive any financial compensation. This enables Esser Masterclass to keep the registration fees at a minimum. Our mission is making high-quality handsurgery education accessible for every handsurgeon around the globe and our motto is training form handsurgeons to handsurgeons.

Special thanks

Ella Nitters MSc, MA

"As a medical illustrator I am proud to be part of the Esser Masterclass. It's my passion to draw the human anatomy and within Esser Masterclass I get the opportunity to explore this with devoted hand surgeons."