Check the interview section where we present one-on-one personal interviews with senior European orthopaedic specialists as they offer their opinions and insight into developments and innovations that affect the European orthopaedic community.

Expert Interview: Preventive analgesia as part of a wholistic approach to pain management

EFORT engaged with Dr. Luis Javier Roca Ruiz of the department of orthopaedics and traumatology at Virgen Macarena University Hospital in Seville, Spain to discuss his positive views of preventive analgesia and the role it plays in avoiding the chronification of acute pain and reducing the risks of disability. During our discussions, Roca Ruiz provided […]

Expert Interview: Role of postoperative pain management programmes in restoration of function, mobilisation

EFORT conducted the following interview with Prof. Dr. Christian Simanski, chief of the department of orthopaedic trauma, hand and foot surgery at St. Martinus Hospital in Langenfeld, Germany. Prior to his role at St. Martinus, Simanski was the senior registrar for orthopaedic and trauma surgery in the department of trauma and orthopaedic surgery at the […]

15th EFORT Congress News: A few words from Dr. Manuel Cassiano Neves, EFORT President 2013-2014

By EFORT Head Office | What are the highlights of the 15th EFORT Congress – a combined programme in partnership with the BOA? Find out by watching the video of Dr. Cassiano Neves! More information: www.efort.org/london2014 Follow the congress: #EFORT2014

15th EFORT Congress News: A few words from Prof. Timothy Briggs, 2013/14 President of the British Orthopaedics Association (BOA)

By EFORT Head Office | Find out now some insights of the 15th EFORT Congress — a combined programme in partnership with the BOA — by watching the video of  the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) 2013/14 President, Prof. Briggs! More information: www.efort.org/london2014

15th EFORT Congress News: A few words from Prof. Dr. Enric Cáceres-Palou, Chair EFORT Scientific Committee, London 2014

By EFORT Head Office | What are the highlights of the scientific programme of the 15th EFORT Congress – a combined programme in partnership with the BOA? Find out now by watching the video of Prof. Dr. Cáceres-Palou! More information: www.efort.org/london2014

15th EFORT Congress News: A few words from Mr. Stephen R. Cannon, Chair Local Organising Committee, London 2014

By EFORT Head Office | What can you expect from the upcoming 15th EFORT Congress — a combined programme in partnership with the BOA? Find out now by watching the video of Mr. Cannon! More information: www.efort.org/london2014

Conservative hip surgery and new techniques and materials offering long- lasting, pain-free hip prostheses

EFORT ExMEx Forum Athens, Greece, April 20-21, 2012 The term “primary osteoarthritis”, utilized for years to characterize hip arthrosis of unknown origin, has tended to disappear now that we know a lot more about the mechanisms of joint destruction in the hip. Understanding hip pathology led the way to developing new treatment methods that may […]

Joint preservation over replacement – repairing patho-biomechanics as key to a causal therapy of osteoarthritis

In November, Basel will host an EFORT Instructional Course (IC) on a somewhat neglected art: By detecting osteoarthritis (OA) early and repairing not only present damage but al so the underlying patho-biomechanics, total joint replacement can be delayed for many years or even made redundant altogether, says Professor Victor Valderrabano, MD PhD, Chairman of the […]

Five in One: Operating Hallux Valgus Deformities

EFORT Instructional Course Geneva 2012 – 12-13 October Five in One: Operating Hallux Valgus Deformities Geneva – What is the right method for comparing five operation procedures in one day? What should we be aware of before selecting a specific technique? When should a surgeon delay an operation in case of ankle arthritis? PD Dr. […]

Periprosthetic fractures: A growing challenge for surgeons

EFORT ExMEx Periprosthetic Fractures, Barcelona, 16th – 17th March 2012 Periprosthetic fractures: A growing challenge for surgeons An EFORT ExMEx Forum dedicated to meeting challenges in the treatment of periprosthetic fractures will be held in Barcelona from 16th to 17th March 2012. Renowned experts will be on the scene both to update participants about the […]

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