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 […]

Where European Orthopaedic Science is Shared and Turned into Education

The 12th EFORT Congress in Copenhagen this year, that will also mark the organisation’s 20th anniversary, is a unique opportunity for a profound update in any speciality or subspecialty involving Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Fed by the knowledge and experience of more than 30 European countries, this year’s “concert of expertise“will additionally benefit from an accent on the specific contributions of the Nordic countries. They […]

Spot on Watersport Injuries: A Model for Traumatological Advances

The upcoming 12th EFORT Congress, this year marking the 20th birthday of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, will provide a unique opportunity for a fruitful update and exchange of views among the manifold members of the European orthopaedic family, says Dr. Mike Carmont (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Preston, UK). A special […]

Children’s Orthopaedics: Focus on Education

EPOS-EFORT Instructional Course I, 18-20 May 2011, Vienna, Austria Children’s Orthopaedics: Focus on Education Bjarne MØller-Madsen, MD DMSc, Clinical Professor of Children’s Orthopaedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, on the new “BAT” format of the EPOS-EFORT Educational Program and the upcoming Instructional Courses on Children’s Orthopaedics in Vienna. Professor MØller-Madsen, on May 18 to 20, the […]

“El congreso de la EFORT se ha globalizado, epresentando a la mayoría de países del mundo”

Con motivo de la 12ª edición del Congreso EFORT, que organiza anualmente la Federación Europea de Sociedades de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, y el cual supone una auténtica vitrina de la actualidad ortoprotésica europea y a nivel mundial, Mundo Ortoprotésico & Ayudas Técnicas se ha desplazado hasta el centro clínico de la Ciudad Condal para […]

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 current […]

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