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S.O.R.G. Course The Modern Management of Temporomandibular Disorders ¡REGISTRATIONS OPEN!

S.O.R.G. Course The Modern Management of Temporomandibular Disorders ¡REGISTRATIONS OPEN!

S.O.R.G. course
Maxillofacial Surgery, TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint
Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid. España
Hospital Universitario La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana, 261, 28046 Madrid, España
February Friday 28 8:30
February Friday 28 18:30

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Maxillofacial Surgeons


Florencio Monje (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Badajoz. Spain)


Raul González-García (Maxillofacial Surgeon. Badajoz, Spain)
Andrew Sidebottom (Maxillofacial Surgeon. UK)
Nadeem Saeed (Maxillofacial Surgeon. UK)
Gerhard Undt (Maxillofacial Surgeon. Austria)
Florencio Monje (Maxillofacial Surgeon. Badajoz, Spain)
José Luis Del Castillo (Maxillofacial Surgeon. Madrid, Spain)
José M. López-Arcas (Maxillofacial Surgeon. Madrid, Spain)
Antonio Romero (Odontologist. Valencia, Spain)


Session 1: Overview of TMJ and TMD

  • Anatomy and physiology of TMJ
  • Radiology of TMJ
  • Overview of TMJ disorders
  • Management of myofascial pain
  • Panel discussion
    • What does conservative therapy mean?
    • What is the role of imaging in initial assessment?

Session 2: Internal Derangement

  • Diagnostic arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic lysis, lavage and arthrocentesis
  • Advanced arthroscopy
  • Resuturing arthroscopic techniques
    • Panel discussion
      • Is the position of the disc important?
      • How do you magane a painful clicking/locking joint?
      • Indications of each procedure in TMJ internal derangement?

Session 3: Open Surgery

  • Open joint surgery: discopexy vs discectomy
  • Results of open joint surgery
  • Management of inflammatory arthropathies
  • Ankylosis and TMJ alloplastic reconstruction
  • Panel discussion
    • Is there a role for steroid injections in the joint?
    • When is the right time for a joint replacement?

Session 4: TMJ Pathology

  • Recurrent dislocation
  • Pediatric TMJ diseases
  • Costochondral graft
  • Condylar hyperplasia and idiopathic condylar lysis
  • Panel discussion
    • What could be the best method in recurrent dislocation?
    • Is costochondral graft realiable?
    • Indications and age of condylectomy in condylar hyperplasia?

Session 5: Complications

  • Complications of minimally invasive surgery
  • Complications of open joint surgery
  • Final remarks and open discussion


English (no simultaneous translation provided)


Students/residents          150                         
Specialists/consultants          200                        



Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid
Salón de Actos del Hospital General, "Aula Ortiz Vázquez"
Paseo de la Castellana, 261
28046 Madrid, España

2020-02-28 08:30:00
2020-02-28 18:30:00

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