Solutions for Complex Hip Surgery: How to Get Started

About this webinar

Prof. Dr. med. Wippermann, Chief Physician at the Helios Hospital Hildesheim, has a long-term experience in treating complex hip defects. During this webinar, he will explain why he opted for the Materialise aMace solution, share some of his key learnings, and demonstrate its most important benefits.

What you will learn

  • How a 3D preoperative plan and analysis helps you gain a better understanding of a particular defect and how it can shift the surgical strategy
  • The most important values and benefits of patient-specific solutions, illustrated by hands-on case examples — including extensive post-op results
  • How to determine the range of indications that can trigger a patient-specific hip solution, and how to convince your hospital team
  • How to overcome the challenges of applying these solutions to your first surgery
  • Tips and tricks for fellow surgeons who are new to these techniques
  • The practicalities of working with engineers to optimize the individualized implant design, screw length, and positioning plan
  • How to involve the patient and how to leverage the trial models for improved patient communication


Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard W. Wippermann

Chief Physician at the Helios Hospital Hildesheim

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