AHF2024 Nashville

Ditch the Dogma

Advanced Techniques for Complex Primaries and Revisions
Through the Direct Anterior Approach

Surgical Training Lab

Are you seeking to enhance your proficiency in the direct anterior approach for complex primaries?

Exclusively available for AHF2024 attendees, Stryker's Advanced Techniques, surgical training lab integrates cutting-edge clinical insights and procedural innovations.

Guided by esteemed faculty experts, this course is designed to elevate your skills in handling complex primaries and revisions through the direct anterior approach!

Saturday, May 18th, 2024, Nashville TN 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, immediately following the AHF 2024 meeting.


This program focuses on advancing surgeons’ skills through complex primaries and revisions with the Direct Anterior Approach.

Who should attend?

  • This course is intended for experienced DA surgeons who are looking to learn more about the latest technology and techniques for treating complex primaries and revision hip arthroplasty. 
  • It is strongly recommended that surgeons must have done at least 30 DAA cases to benefit from this course.

Why Attend Stryker’s Advanced Techniques cadaver lab?

Engage in a hands-on experience with our esteemed faculty group to gain invaluable insights across multiple stations, including:

  • Learn tips and tricks for performing a primary DA hip using Insignia and Trident II.
  • Develop an understanding of the femoral cementing technique by utilizing the Exeter stem system and its application in DA hip procedures.
  • Explore the intricacies of a revision DA hip using the Restoration Modular 115mm stem.
  • Get hands-on experience with cabling and hardware removal challenges through DA.
  • Explore how Mako Total Hip can provide surgical efficiencies for DA cases. 
  • Get hands-on with Mako Total Hip’s haptic technology while reaming and impacting. Discover how Mako can help address hip length and offset intraoperatively.

* Please note that Mako THA stations are limited. Spots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Agenda May 18th, 2024 AXIS, Nashville, TN

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Transportation, Lunch, and Registration

Session I: Introduction and Overview

12:30 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

Introduction and Overview of Stryker’s DART portfolio and lab objectives

Session II: Hands-on Surgical Techniques Practicum

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  

4 participants / 1 instructor per table with stations covering complete primaries and revisions for the Direct Anterior Approach

Session III: Re-cap / Q&A

4:30 p.m. Q&A

5:00 p.m. Adjourn and travel back to the hotel

5:00 Adjourn and Return to JW Marriott

Limited Spots Available… Register today!

Surgical Training Lab

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The lab is open to applications from AHF 2024 attendees. I have registered for AHF2024 NASHVILLE
Do you prefer to train on a specialized table device?
Would you be interested in using Mako THA at your station? * Please note that Mako THA stations are limited. Spots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

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For detailed information, please email [email protected] 

Transport to and from the lab is included for successful applicants departing the JW Marriott immediately following the meeting’s conclusion.

Attendees will be offered lunch prior to the start of the hands-on training.

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