Course Description

Welcome to this three-day shoulder course, covering arthroscopic and prosthetic surgery. The program includes lectures by leading shoulder surgeons, round table discussions, a live surgery session and workshops with cadavers and plastic models.

Dates: May 31 – June 2, 2018

Venue: Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée.
13-15, Promenade des Anglais, Nice – France


Official language: English (No simultaneous translation)

Our Team

Pascal Boileau, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics & Chairman
Dpt of Orthopaedic & Sports Surgery University Institute of Locomotion and Sports
Pasteur 2 Hospital
30, voie Romaine – 06000 Nice – France
E-mail :

Christina Loicht
Practical information / Registration
SARL Impact – 213, avenue de la Californie – 06200 Nice, France
Phone/Fax : +33 4 92 07 35 76
E-mail :

Agnès Uranovicz & Anne Frégeac
Information / Scientific coordination
Dpt of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology
University Institute of Locomotion and Sports
Pasteur 2 Hospital
30, voie Romaine – 06000 Nice – France
E-mail :

Nicolas Bronsard, MD, PhD
Anatomical laboratory coordination
Anatomical Laboratory, Medical University of Nice
29, avenue de Valombrose, 06000 Nice (6th floor)
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Objectives of the course

By the end of the course, surgeons will be able to:

  • Understand the various techniques for rotator cuff repair, including double/single row, transosseous anchorless repair, partial repairs, and use of growth factors and graft augmentation.
  • Address the options for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears including tendon transfers, with or without reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Develop strategies for the treatment of shoulder instability including: labral repairs, tendon transfers for humeral bone loss, bone graft procedures, and coracoid transfer (Latarjet- procedure) for glenoid bone loss.
  • Understand physio-pathology and various approaches for the treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures including: conservative treatment, ORIF, hemiarthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty with reconstruction of the tuberosities.
  • Understand shoulder injuries including acromio-clavicular dislocations.
  • Understand and apply current concepts for shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Understand the postoperative complications and outcomes following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
  • Understand and develop strategies for revising loose or failed shoulder arthroplasties.
  • Apply innovative methods of assessment and management of various shoulder disorders.

INTERNATIONAL CME The previous editions was granted 18 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education