In Memoriam Professor Jacques Duparc – EFORT Founding Father

Prof. Pierre Hoffmeyer, EFORT Past President:“Jacques Duparc was the last of the great French chiefs of orthopaedics. You never said no to Duparc. When he was Editor in chief of the SOFCOT Instructional Lectures, he was relentless, and he personally chased tardy writers and if things did not go well, he would call their boss.” […]

AIOT Joint Statement Against War

AIOT Joint Statement Against War | 04 March 2022 The situation that creates consequences that orthopaedic surgeons have the most difficulty dealing with in their professional lives is war. APOA, EFORT, PAOA, SICOT and SLAOT are adamantly against war. As AIOT, we express our belief in the right to sovereignty of every nation, and that […]

Message of support for Ukraine

EFORT Head Office | Rolle, Switzerland, 03 March 2022 It is with great sadness and deep concern that the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT), learns of the rapidly unfolding situation and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. While we remain an apolitical federation of the national societies of orthopaedics and traumatology in […]

EFORT Statement on Cobalt in Orthopaedic implants

Update from the earlier Joint Statement of EFORT and MedTech Europe’s Orthopaedic Sector Group from the 14 August 2018. Rolle, Switzerland, 24 August 2021 The EU Commission will, after receiving guidance from the ECHA on October 1 2021, raise the concern level for Cobalt contained in medical devices. The latter has been discussed for a […]

EFORT and Orthofix to launch new digital educational offering

The pandemic has taught us to adapt and make our organisation agile. It is our first priority to preserve everyone’s health and deliver Education & Training in a safe environment. As a consequence, collaborative schemes with our industry partners should reflect an unexpected positive impact of this pandemic. “We are working on a richer offer […]

EFORT CONGRESS 2021: OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Rolle | Switzerland | 20 January 2021 | COVID-19: EFORT’s OFFICIAL STATEMENT FOR VIENNA 2021 Dear EFORT Community, Strong from the experience of our first virtual congress last year, Vienna should have been our congress venue this year and we would have been prepared and delighted to welcome you this summer in Austria for the […]

EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe: Volume 23 | Issue no. 08 | November 2020

By EFORT Head Office | The November 2020 issue of EFORT’s online newspaper Orthopaedics Today Europe (OTE) is now available! EFORT’s official newspaper, ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE (OTE) is a digital-only newspaper, all HTML, mobile-optimized format, with new monthly publications for our global readership. Each issue provides high level editorial features and clinical news content as […]

EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe: Volume 23 | Issue no. 07 | October 2020

By EFORT Head Office | The October 2020 issue of EFORT’s online newspaper Orthopaedics Today Europe (OTE) is now available! EFORT’s official newspaper, ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE (OTE) is a digital-only newspaper, all HTML, mobile-optimized format, with new monthly publications for our global readership. Each issue provides high level editorial features and clinical news content as […]

EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe: Volume 23 | Issue no. 06 | September 2020

By EFORT Head Office | The September 2020 issue of EFORT’s online newspaper Orthopaedics Today Europe (OTE) is now available! EFORT’s official newspaper, ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE (OTE) is a digital-only newspaper, all HTML, mobile-optimized format, with new monthly publications for our global readership. Each issue provides high level editorial features and clinical news content as […]

EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe: Volume 23 | Issue no. 05 | August 2020

By EFORT Head Office | The August 2020 issue of EFORT’s online newspaper Orthopaedics Today Europe (OTE) is now available! EFORT’s official newspaper, ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE (OTE) is a digital-only newspaper, all HTML, mobile-optimized format, with new monthly publications for our global readership. Each issue provides high level editorial features and clinical news content as […]

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