OTC is a group which facilitates the sharing of best practices on the national and international level in the fields of trauma surgery and orthopaedics. It also promotes improvements in the treatment of musculoskeletal illnesses.
OTC Germany e. V. was established in 1991 as a spinoff of the Association Internationale pour l'Ostéosynthèse Dynamique. OTC is part of an international network. With some 400 members in Germany alone, OTC is one of the pioneers in new fracture treatment methods.
(Li-La light and laughter for sick children. Efficiency in medicine)
The Li-La organisation deals with specific problems relating to childhood injuries. Established by paediatric trauma specialists, paediatric surgeons and paediatricians, the association has set itself the objective of developing and promoting medical treatment methods that are appropriate for children. This not only includes adequate treatment methods, but also psycho-social aspects of healthcare.
AGA is an abbreviation for the Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie). It was founded in 1983 as the German-speaking consortium for arthroscopy. The AGA an association of forward-thinking, German-speaking surgeons and orthopaedists with the objective of establishing and developing arthroscopy as a new and minimally invasive procedure.
The AGA is a recognised sponsor of arthroscopy courses offered by OTC.
The German Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery e. V. (DVSE) has set itself the task of supporting the ethical practice of evidence-based, high-quality, cost-transparent medical treatment in its field of expertise.
The association promotes scientific advancements in the field of shoulder and elbow joint diseases and injuries – including rehabilitation – as well as advancements in research, teaching and the healthcare sectors.
The German Society for Foot and Ankle Surgery (GFFC) was founded in 1996 to provide its members with continuing education in the latest developments in minimally invasive and surgical interventions for the treatment of foot disorders. Its aim is to transfer practical solutions into medical practice while offering and safeguarding the highest standards for the benefit of patients.
The GFFC is the recognised sponsor of the Foot Course offered by OTC in Lübeck, Germany on 10-11 March.
Patronance takeover by the Ã-ÖGU
The Ã-ÖGU has taken on a sponsorship role with the goal of facilitating courses/continuing education/symposia in the field of trauma surgery. This aim was underscored by the Ã-ÖGU through its sponsorship of our Trauma Course in Alpbach from 6 to 10 June 2016.
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