The 19th EFORT Congress 2018 will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 30 May to 01 June 2018. The main theme of the Congress will be “Innovation and new Technologies”. Highlights of the 2018 Congress include, among many others, robotics and computer-assisted surgery, 3D printing in orthopaedics and traumatology, biomaterials, advanced implants technologies, new diagnostic techniques, virtual learning environment, patient involvement in treatment and research.

Find out the details of all the scientific sessions of the EFORT Congress Barcelona 2018 in the online advanced scientific programme.

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eotep_250x250pxThe European Orthopaedic & Traumatology Education Platform (EOTEP)

A framework for educational structure

EOTEP proposes a new approach in the field of the lifelong learning for Orthopaedic & Traumatology Surgeons practicing in Europe and beyond. The EOTEP is a framework for educational structure emanating from:

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BSR_300pxEFORT 2017 | Basic Science and Research Online Course

This free-of-charge online course chaired by Prof. Enrique Gómez Barrena supports required basic and advanced knowledge, and skills for the orthopaedic community via 4 moduli covering:

  • Study design,
  • Biology,
  • Biomechanics and biomaterials and
  • Fundamentals of general orthopaedic science.

This course will allow residents and young specialists that require updated summarised concepts in orthopaedic basic science to prepare for exams (EBOT, national registration & other), but also  Orthopaedic surgeons that plan to enter research,  young specialists, residents or specialists planning to start or participate in projects, specialists screening new hypothesis to start new projects reviewing current state of the art and research opportunities. Successful attendance to the online course will be awarded with an EFORT certificate.

ear_submit_260x104High quality instructional review articles on all aspects of orthopaedics and traumatology.

Breaking news! EFORT Open Reviews is now being indexed in PubMed with full-text provided in PubMedCentral (PMC).

EFORT Open Reviews is the official journal of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) and is published  in partnership with the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS), it and the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS) and provides high quality instructional review articles on all aspects of orthopaedics and traumatology.

Authors are encouraged to submit their instructional review papers for publication in EFORT Open Reviews. All papers are subject to rigorous peer review by our expert panel of reviewers – please check the Manuscript Guidelines carefully before submitting your paper via our ScholarOne Manuscripts site.

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EFORT OTE - Orthopaedic Today EuropeThe April 2018 issue of OTE Orthopaedics Today Europe is now available!

OTE – Orthopaedic Today Europe is EFORT’s official newspaper that is now available in a new digital format since beginning of 2016, full HTML and with a mobile-optimized format that includes new monthly publications for our global readership.

Each issue provides the same editorial features and clinical news content you have come to expect for the last 19 years from Orthopaedics Today Europe. A cover story and commentary is still anchor each issue.


Date/Time Event Category
30 May 2018 - 01 June 2018 19th EFORT Annual Congress Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

30 May 2018 Comprehensive Review Course (CRC) Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

31 May 2018 - 01 June 2018 Evidence Based Medicine Sessions (EBM) Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

31 May 2018 Evidence Update Course (EUC) Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

31 May 2018 Full-Day in Total Hip & Total Knee Replacement Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

27 September 2018 - 28 September 2018 EFORT Expert meet Expert (ExMEx) Forum: Periprosthetic Fractures
Tübingen, Germany

Visit the EFORT Event Directory.

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