Award Winners 2017

Out of the best-rated free papers, six papers per category “trauma” and “orthopaedics” have competed for the EFORT Free paper Award Trauma and the EFORT Free Paper Award Orthopaedics during the respective Free paper Award sessions at the congress.

The winners in each of the EFORT Free Awards Orthopaedics of the 18th EFORT Congress Vienna 2017 are:

EFORT FREE AWARD ORTHOPAEDICS

GOLD
Why Should Unplanned Excisions Best Be Avoided In Soft Tissue Sarcomas? Results Of A Multi-Centre Study Including 728 Patients | Audio Presentation
Author: Maria Anna Smolle (1)
Co-author: Per-Ulf Tunn (2), Elisabeth Goldenitsch (3), Florian Posch (4), Joanna Szkandera (5), Marko Bergovec (6), Bernadette Liegl-Atzwanger (7), Andreas Leithner (8)
(1). Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graz, Austria | (2). Medical University of Graz, Berlin, Germany | (3). Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Vienna, Austria | (4). HELIOS Klinikum Berlin-Buch, Graz, Austria | (5). Orthopaedic Hospital Gersthof, Graz, Austria | (6). Division of Clinical Oncology, Graz, Austria | (7). Internal Medicine, Graz, Austria | (8). Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

SILVER
Does Cortical Activation Hold The Key To Shoulder Instability? | Audio Presentation
Author: Anthony Howard (1)
Co-authors: Joanne Powell (2), Jo Gibson (3), David Hawkes (3), Omid Alzadehkhiyat (4), Graham Kemp (5)
(1). Leeds University, Leeds, United Kingdom | (2). Edge Hill University, Edge Hill, United Kingdom | (3). Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom | (4). Hope University, Liverpool, United Kingdom | (5). Liverpool University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

BRONZE
Supramalleolar Osteotomy: A Joint-Preserving Option For Advanced Ankle Osteoarthritis | Audio Presentation
Author: Prasad Karpe,
Co-authors: Ravishankar Tangirala, Rajiv Limaye
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS, Stockton On Tees, United Kingdom

Out of the best-rated free papers, six papers per category “trauma” and “orthopaedics” have competed for the EFORT Free paper Award Trauma and the EFORT Free Paper Award Orthopaedics during the respective Free paper Award sessions at the congress. the winners in each of the two categories of the 18th EFORT Congress Vienna 2017 are:

EFORT FREE AWARD TRAUMA

GOLD
Weightbearing Radiographs Vs. Gravity Stress Radiographs For Stability Of Supination-External Rotation Fractures Of The Ankle | Audio Presentation
Author: Fabian Krause (1)
Co-author: Angela Seidel (1) and Martin Weber (2)
(1) Dep. Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland &  (2) Siloah Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

GOLD
Odontoid Type II Fractures In The Elderly – Complications And Mortality | Audio Presentation
Author: Hassaan Qaiser Sheikh,
Co-author: Arpan Doshi, Lee Breakwell, Neil Chiverton, Ashley Cole, Michael Athanassacopoulos, Antony Louis Rex Michael
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, United Kingdom

SILVER
The Purpose Of Use Of A Targeting Exercise Program To Minimize The Post-Operative Strength Deficit Of Abductors Muscles After Hip Fracture | Audio Presentation
Author: Sofia Stasi (1)
Co-author: George Papathanasiou (2), Nikolaos Papaioannou (3), Efstathios Chronopoulos (4)
1. Laboratory of Research of the Musculoskeletal System (LRMS), Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
2. Technological Educational Institution,PHYSICAL THERAPY DEPARTMENT, Athens,, Athens, Greece
3. Laboratory of Research of the Musculoskeletal System (LRMS), Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Athens, Greece
4. Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

The 10 best-rated poster abstracts of the 18th EFORT Congress Vienna 2017 are:

From the best-rated poster abstracts submitted  in the area of “Bone research”, EFORT identified one winner of the joint  “EFORT/Medtronic Award “. The winner of the 18th EFORT Congress Vienna 2017 is:

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