26 Sep 2019

IMEX Hybrid and Circular Fixation



This two-day course is aimed at delegates with some experience of external skeletal fixation looking to expand their skill set to include the use of hybrid and circular fixation.

The course combines lectures and dry-lab practical sessions. You will learn the indications of and instrumentation for application of hybrid external fixation as well as the use of full circular external skeletal fixation for fracture stabilisation, distraction osteogenesis and correction, of antebrachial growth deformities.

With two highly respected orthopaedic specialists providing the training, this promises to be a top-flight course for surgeons looking to take their external fixation skills to the next level.


Learning Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the principles and instrumentation for hybrid and circular fixation techniques
  • Understand the frame configurations appropriate for hybrid / circular fixation of fractures of the humerus, radius and ulna, femur and tibia and their application
  • Select and apply an appropriate fixator for limb lengthening/ distraction osteogenesis
  • Plan and a hinged circular fixator for correction of antebrachial deformity due to premature closure of the distal ulnar growth plate
  • Manage hybrid and circular fixators postoperatively
  • Perfect your management of complications of external skeletal fixation


Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided each day.

This course is kindly supported by Freelance Surgical.

Booking Options

Payments Initial
Payment Options All prices exclude VAT
Full Course (Pay in full) £1,598.00 £0.00 £1,598.00

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Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Key Information

IMEX Hybrid and Circular Fixation
26 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
2 Day Course
Day 1
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
Day 2
08:30 Registration
09:00 Course starts
16:30 Course finishes
12 CPD hours
Kevin Parsons
Price: £1,598.00 + VAT

The start date of this course is in the past. You can no longer book the full course, but can register your interest in future dates.

Alternative Start Dates

No alternative dates at present

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Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.


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