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IBRA Master Course

Realistic Treatment of Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Fractures

Date: Friday, June 3, 2022 – Saturday, June 4, 2022
Division: Upper Limbs
Location: Miami, FL, USA
Language: English/Spanish
Deadline: May, 6 2022
Participants: 24
Level: Master
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Dr. Alejandro Badia, Miami, FL, USA
Prof. Dr. Rainer Meffert, Würzburg, Germany


Faculty (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Alejandro Badia, Miami, FL, USA
Dr. Roy Cardoso, Miami, FL, USA
Dr. Antonio Tufi Neder Filho, Belo Horizonte, BR
Dr. William Geissler, Jackson, MS, USA
Professor Rames Mattar Júnior, São Paulo, BR
Professor Dr. Rainer Meffert, Würzburg, DE
Dr. Carlos Rueda, Bogotá, CO


Registration fees incl. Tax

  Combined Hand/Wrist Elbow
IBRA Full Member USD 900 USD 450 USD 450

Non- / Basic Member (IBRA)

USD 1700 USD 900 USD 900


Educational hours
Theoretical Part Hand & Wrist on Friday, June 3 – 120 min
Practical Part Hand & Wrist on Friday, June 3 – 300 min
Theoretical Part Elbow on Saturday, June 4 – 120 min
Practical Part Elbow on Saturday, June 4 – 300 min
Total: 13,75h

Target audience
Recommended for senior surgeons and department heads.

Main specialty of the event

An interactive seminar and hands- on workshop, addressing trauma and reconstruction with representative cases and discussions. Latest innovations and trends are presented both in theoretical discussions and surgical demonstrations. Practical exercises are designed as close as possible to realities in the operating room (pre-operative discussion of the case, use of pre-fractured or deformed specimen).


Educational needs

A vital scientific exchange between experts of the subspecialty reaching out for the establishment of refined standards in surgery and further improved treatment for patients has been identified as the specific need of this course level. Opening of new perspectives and a solid sounding board. Testing and possible confirmation of individual ideas through discussion with peer experts.


Expected educational outcomes

Broadening of spectrum of good practices and their dissemination, Aware of new/improved techniques and methodologies to diagnose, treat and follow-up patients.


Nature of the event

Each day starts with cases presentations and discussions. Panel discussions analyze operative challenges, followed by "pearls and pitfalls". Most part of the day focuses on hands-on cadaver lab starting with a preoperative planning based on radiologic findings. The inter-active course format will engage the participants and highlight the controversy linking lack of evidence and broad range of experience.


Methods to promote active learning

Multimedia presentations; time for question & answer sessions and discussion; cadaver workshop (of pre-fractured specimens) with sharing and discussion of the various cases. 


Sunshine Act Reporting

In compliance with federal and state laws, including the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, all attendee meeting expenses will be reported to the U.S. government as in-kind payment such as course fees, shuttle, actual cost of
meals. AdvaMed guidelines also prohibit spouses or guests from participating in dinners and/or meal functions.


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