The second HKU International Musculoskeletal Tumour Course

07 December 2018

The second HKU International Musculoskeletal Tumour Course, organised by the Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, held for the first time at The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital on December 7 2018. The course was co-directed by Dr Lam Ying-lee, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, HKUMed, and Professor Pietro Ruggieri, University of Padova, Italy. It consisted of a two-and-a-half-day course on the fundamental knowledge, surgical management and oncological aspects of musculoskeletal tumours. Lectures were given by renowned experts including Professor Chen Wei-ming, Professor G. Letson, Professor Niu Xiao-hui, Professor P. Ruggieri, Professor H. Tsuchiya, Professor Wang Jin as well as local speakers. During the course, interesting tumour cases were discussed in order to illustrate the principles and concepts of patient care. A polling system was set up to ensure interaction among the speakers and the participants. There were 94 participants registered on the course, including attendees from India, Italy, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, the United States, Vietnam, and also from Mainland China and Hong Kong. Feedback from the participants was positive. The third course will be held on November 27-29, 2020.


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