The aims of the Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Group (S.O.R.G) are to foster the scientific development at all levels by both experimental research and clinical studies, as well as publications and continuing medical education. A major focus of the group is the development of new techniques and improved instrumentation in the fields of CMF surgery.Discover more
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The S.O.R.G. Course on “Surgical Management of the Temporo-Mandibular Joint – A Practical Approach” in Kochi was conducted for the first time in India. It was a highly successful course with participants from all parts of the country.
Nowadays distraction osteogenesis (DOG) is certainly an established technique and has various safe fields of application. For many years Patrick Diner (Paris, F) and Bodo Hoffmeister (Berlin, D) have been accompanying and encouraging progress of distraction and its related devices.
15 years after the first S.O.R.G. Free Flap Course, the 8th edition of this teaching event series was celebrated at Groningen University Medical Center in the Netherlands.
The S.O.R.G “Arthroscopic and Open Temporomandibular Joint Surgery – Basics and New Horizons” Course in Vienna, Austria has been a highlight on the calendar for several years in the past and the 2018 version was no different. A highly successful course was driven by an extremely well specialised and experienced faculty in the field of TMJ treatment. These members included Raúl González-García (Badajoz, Spain), Louis Mercuri (Chicago, USA), Florencio Monje (Badajoz, Spain), Andreas Neff (Marburg, Germany), Dorrit Nitzan (Jerusalem, Israel), Nadeem Saeed (Oxford, UK) and Andrew Sidebottom (Nottingham, UK).
Another interesting S.O.R.G. pre-conference event was carried out at the occasion of the EACMFS Congress 2018 in Munich on September 17th driven by four esteemed German experts in their field. Andreas Fichter (Munich), Marco Kesting (Erlangen), Jochen Weitz (Munich) as well as Course Chairman Jürgen Hoffmann (Heidelberg) gave detailed insights by lecturing on “Innovative Approaches in Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery” followed by a limited attendance hands-on model workshop for the registered 40 participants from 22 nations.