DFAS Maj mødet 2023

Fredag den 28.04.2023
Nimb Rotunden

Achilles tendon – final programme

Location: Nimb Rotunden, Bernstorffsgade 5, 1577 Copenhagen

Friday 28 April 2023

09.00-09.30: Registration and breakfast
09.30-09.35: Welcome (Mostafa Benyahia, DFAS president)

1 – Tendons pathology/physiology (Moderator: Anna Kathrine Pramming)
9.40-9.55: The cellular structure of the Achilles tendon – Michael Kjær
9:55-10.10: Biomechanics of the Achilles tendon – Peter Magnusson
10.10-10.20: Discussion: Why is the Achilles tendon prone to injury?

2 – Tendinopathy and pain (Moderator: Jens Kurt Johansen)
10.25-10.40: What is tendinopathy and why is it painful? – Michael Kjær
10.40-10.50: Treatment with exercise – Christian Couppe
10.50-11.05: Injection treatments and risk of rupture – Jens Olesen
11.05-11.15: Discussion: Why is tendinopathy so difficult to treat?

3 – Insertion tendinopathy (Moderator: Kristian Behrndtz)
11:20-11.30: Bursitis – Finn Johannesen
11.30-11.40: Calcifications – Marianne Toft Vestermark
11.40-11.50: Haglund – Nuno Corte-Real
11.50-12.00: Systemic disorders and Achilles tendon problems – Finn Johannesen

12.00-13.00 Lunch

4 – Surgical treatment of tendinopathy (Moderator: Mostafa Benyahia)
13.00-13.20: Battle ‘Watch the tendon’ vs. ‘The tendon is sick and needs to go’
Tendon-preserving surgery – Per Hølmich
Extensive surgical treatment – Norman Espinosa
13.40-14:00: scopic treatment of tendinopathy – Nuno Corte-Real

5 – Imaging: US vs. MRI (Moderator: Kristoffer W. Barfod)
14.05-14:25 Case presentation with discussion of advantages and disadvantages of US and MRI in
tendinopathy and rupture – Jens Olesen and Philip Hansen

14:25-14:50: Coffee Break

6 – Acute rupture (Moderator: Marianne Toft Vestermark)
14.50-15.00: Etiology and epidemiology – Allan Cramer
15.00-15.10: Operative or non-operative treatment – Katarina Nilsson-Helander
15.10-15.20: Open technique with extensive exposure – Susanne Schaarup
15.20-15.30: Peritendia-saving techniques and individualization – Kristoffer W. Barfod
15.30-15.40: Discussion: Should the patients be operated on and how?

7 – Chronic Rupture (Moderator: Inge Lunding Kjær)
15:45-16.10: Indication for non-surgical and surgical treatment and the surgical toolbox – Mostafa Benyahia
16.10-16.30: Achilles tendon reconstruction with Fascia/hamstring + scopic technique – Katarina Nilsson
16:30-16:40: Closure (Mostafa Benyahia, DFAS president)

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