Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Tricks and traps in pediatric traumatology | International advanced course


60 places


We want to welcome you to the second edition of the Tricks and traps in pediatric traumatology | International advanced course at Barcelona Children's Hospital.

With great satisfaction, we call you to this refresher course in pediatric traumatology where we will delve into subspecialization through a more detailed and in-depth knowledge of pathologies.

Aimed at

  • Doctors with special interest and dedication to pediatric traumatology.


  • Learn advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques for pediatric traumatic pathology.
  • Generate debate between speakers and attendees in order to share ideas.
  • To establish through a simulation workshop the bases of treatment of the pediatric polytrauma patient.


  1. Upper limb fractures.
    • Elbow fractures:
      • Supracondylar fractures: are two pins enough?
      • Medial epicondylar fractures: surgical or non-surgical?
      • Lateral condyle fractures: can we avoid “fishtail deformity” and nonunion?
      • Radial head and neck fractures: when nonoperative treatment is allowed.
    • Special lecture.
    • Forearm & hand fractures:
      • Forearm fractures & dislocations: the importance of diagnosis.
      • Diaphyseal fractures: how to prevent refractures?
      • Distal radius metaphysodiaphyseal fractures: a challenge.
      • Hand: there is no little enemy.
  2. Lower limb fractures.
    • Pelvis & femur:
      • Pelvis fractures: when open surgery is the only option.
      • Proximal femur fractures & dislocations: low prevalence but toug.
      • Diaphyseal femur fractures: the evolution.
    • Transitional fractures:
      • Proximal tibial fractures: value of the MRI in decision making.
      • Ankle fractures: when we need a CT?
    • Pathological fractures:
      • Pathological fractures.
  3. Paediatric trauma emergencies.
    • Open fractures:
      • Provisional or definitive treatment.
    • Compartment syndrome:
      • Key points in diagnosis.
    • Paediatric polytrauma:
      • Initial assessment to pediatric trauma.
      • Pelvis fracture: strategies of stabilization at the emergency room.
      • Vertebral fractures: acute management.
      • SCIWORA: an injury to know and diagnose.
  4. Non-accidental trauma.
    • Predicting abuse trauma in children.
    • The role of radiology.
    • Clinical cases with the experts.
  5. Post-course workshop.
    • Initial assessment to pediatric trauma.

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  • Price: 420 €
  • Taught in spanish and english.
  • Course documentation.
  • Meals.

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Key information

Address Formación Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Carrer de Santa Rosa, 39-57
08950 Esplugues de Llobregat
Barcelona [ver mapa]

Sala: Auditori Plaza

27/11/2020 - 28/11/2020
08:30 - 18:40 / 09:00 - 18:00 h
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Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Language Spanish
Teaching hours 15 h
Accreditation Solicitada la acreditación al Consell Català de Formació Continuada Professions Sanitàries-Comisión de Formación Continuada del Sistema Nacional de Salud