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The Swiss city of Geneva will host the 17th EFORT annual congress (01-03 June 2016) – A combined programme in partnership with swiss orthopaedics

Patients live longer today and orthopaedic surgeons help them live better, based on that fact the main theme of the congress is “Maintaining activity through life“.

Congress highlights include sessions on tribology, muskuloskeletal tumors and infections, spin, upper and lower limb, trauma, paediatrics and much more! The Opening Session on Wednesday 01 June 2016 will have Mrs Edurne Pasaban, the first woman in the world to complete the ascent of the 14 peaks over 8000 meters, as the Guest Speaker. Get to know more by consulting the EFORT Congress Geneva 2016 online scientific programme!

The full attendance of the congress entitles to 18 European CME credits (ECMEC’s). The certificate will be available for download on EFORTnet after the congress.

DOWNLOAD the EFORT 2016 Congress App! - The congress app provides an overview about the scientific programme “in your pocket”, a searchable detailed scientific programme, the session room floor plans, the exhibitors list as well as locations and allows you to create your own congress agenda and new this year: there will be an integrated voting system for certain featured sessions. This will be exclusively through the congress app. Explore the app and check out the voting system menu. Available for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Android.

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ICaution_75pxmportant information about the official online registration platform
To register for the 17th EFORT Congress in Geneva, there is only one official way, our online registration and housing platform. Any other agencies that offer you the possibility to register to our congress are not mandated by EFORT.

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With your help – EFORT is conducting a survey to find out what you – the medical professional, want from YOUR EFORT Academy of Tomorrow: Please therefore complete the survey by clicking on Your opinion and feedback matters.

The survey should take no more than 3 to 4 minutes and you will be included in a prize draw for one fortunate participant to receive a free registration to the 18th EFORT congress in Vienna in 2017.

Thank you in advance for your participation!

EFORT OTE - Orthopaedic Today EuropeThe 4th issue of OTE  Orthopaedics Today Europe – May 2016 issue 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 18 years from Orthopaedics Today Europe. A cover story and commentary is still anchor each issue.

The EFORT Textbook – European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology

The EFORT textbookThis important reference textbook covers the surgical management of all major orthopaedic and traumatological conditions.

The book will act as the major source of education and guidance in surgical practice for surgeons and trainees, especially those preparing for higher surgical examinations and the Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology examinations within and beyond Europe.

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

The March issue of EFORT Open Reviews is now available!

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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Date/Time Event Category
01 June 2016 - 03 June 2016 17th EFORT Annual Congress Geneva 2016
Geneva, Switzerland

31 May 2017 - 02 June 2017 18th EFORT Annual Congress Vienna 2017
Vienna, Austria

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