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“ Post-Traumatic Joint Replacement”
EFORT Guest Symposium at the 15TH European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery (ECTES), Frankfurt 27 May 2014: 10:30-12:00

Chairmen: Prof. Ulrich Stöckle and Prof. Thierry Bégué

Programme :

  1. THR after acetabular osteosynthesis – what is important?
    Gunnar Ochs, Tübingen, Germany
  2. Hemiarthroplasty or inverse protheseis after failed proximal humerus fixation?
    Stefaan Nijs, Leuven, Belgium
  3. Hemi- or total elbow replacement after failed distal humerus fixation?
    Lars Müller, Köln, Germany
  4. TKR for post-traumatic arthrosis – what is important?
    George Macheras, Athens, Greece

“Bearings and tribology in Total Hip Arthroplasty – Benefits and Concerns”
EFORT Tribology Symposium at the WOA Congress, Beijing, China - 9 November 2013 – 8.00-10.00 a.m.

Chairmen: Prof. Wolfhart Puhl and Univ. Prof. Dr. Karl Knahr

Programme:

  • 08:00-08:05 – Prof. Dr. Yan Wang, President COA/WOA
  • 08:05-08:10 – Dr. Manuel Cassiano Neves, President EFORT
  • 08:10-08:25 – Dr. Robert Streicher: Bearings for THA – options and results
  • 08:25-08:35 – Univ. Prof. Dr. Karl Knahr: Metal-on-metal articulation – is there still an indication?
  • 08:35-08:50 – Prof. Wolfram Mittelmeier: Bearings with PE – is it the gold standard?
  • 08:50-09:00 – Prof. Pierre Hoffmeyer: Influence of Me/PE particles on leucocytes
  • 09:00-09:15 – Dr. William L. Walter: Ceramic articulations – more benefits than concerns
  • 09:15-09:30 -  Dr. Steven M. Kurtz: Friction and corrosion – concerns and reality
  • 09:30-09:40 – Prof. Goesta Ullmark: Registry data related to tribology
  • 09:40-10.00 – Discussion

Tribology Symposium during the 7th International Congress of the Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA) in Beijing from 15 – 18 November 2012

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 13.00 – 15.00

Chairmen: Karl Knahr (Austria)

  • The evidence of head size in total hip arthroplasty – Speaker: Michael M. Morlock
  • Improvement of technologies in polyethylene and ceramics – Speaker: Robert  Streicher
  • Clinical performance on improved polyethylene – Speaker: Christoph H. Lohmann
  • Long-term results of ceramic-on-ceramic articulations – Speaker: Aldo Toni
  • The benefits and concerns in metal-on-metal articulations - Speaker: Karl Knahr:
  • Review and discussion

Total Hip Arthroplasty
Tribology Morning during the Golden Jubilee Congress of the Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) in New Dehli, India, October 3 – 6 2012

Scientific programme:

8.00 – 10.00 – Combined Meeting EFORT – European Hip Society EHS

Chair: L. Zagra

  • Technology and Clinical data on improved polyethylene – Speaker: Karl Knahr
  • Bearing surface options using metal-on-metal articulation in THA – Klaus-Peter Günther
  • Revision strategies related to articulation material in THA – Luigi Zagra
  • Cemented or cementless stem fixation: has it influenceon wear? – Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen

10.00 – 11.00 - Case Discussion

Chair: Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen | Podium: K.Knahr, L. Zagra, K.-P. Günther, J. Parvizi

11.00 – 13.00 – Ceramics in THA

Chair: K. Knahr

  • Femoral head in total hip arthroplasty: how big is enough? – Speaker: Michael M. Morlock
  • Pros and contras using ceramic articulations – Speaker: Bernard Masson
  • Ceramic femoral head articulating with polyethylene components – Speaker: Javad Parvizi
  • Long-term clinical experience with ceramic-on-ceramic articulations – Speaker: Raghu RamanGuest Symposium during the ESTES Congress in Basel, Switzerland, 12 – 15 May 2012

Monday, 14 May 2012, 08.30 – 10.00

Chairman: Ulrich Stöckle (Germany)

  • HIP: Osteosynthesis: Indication and techniques – Speaker: Ulrich Stöckle (Germany)
  • HIP: Revision joint replacement: Indication and techniques – Speaker: Sascha Gravius (Germany)
  • KNEE: Osteosynthesis: Indication and techniques – Speaker: Josep Maria Muñoz Vives
  • KNEE: Revision joint replacement: Indication and techniques – Speaker: Robert Hube
  • SHOULDER: Therapy strategies – Speaker: Christian Candrian

EFORT-FFN Symposium
GUEST Symposium during the 6th International Congress of Chinese Orthopaedic Association, 1 – 4 December 2011 in Beijing, China

Date: 03 December 2011

  • Time: 08.30 – 11.30Topic: Managing Fragility Fractures in the ageing societies

GUEST Symposium during the 14th Brazilian Hip Conference in Foz do Iguaçu/PR 7-9 September 2011

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl-Göran Thorngren (Sweden)

Thursday 08 September, 13:30 – 13 :42

  • Optimized treatment of hip fractures – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl-Göran Thorngren (Sweden)

Friday 09 September, 08 :00 – 08 :12

  • Fast track treatment of hip fractures – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl-Göran Thorngren (Sweden)

Friday 09 September, 13 :30 – 13 :45

  • Peri-prosthetic fractures – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl-Göran Thorngren (Sweden)

EFORT Guest Symposium during the SICOT Congress in Prague 6-9 September 2011

Wednesday, 7th September, 16.30-18.00

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Böhler, Dr. Gerold Labek

  • Quality of outcome data in sample-based clinical studies published in MEDLINE-listed journals – Speaker: Gerold Labek, (Innsbruck, Austria) 15 minutes
  • Outcome data published in orthopaedic journals and clinical studies published on underperformers in Registers – Speaker: Reinhard Schuh, (Innsbruck, Austria) 10 Minutes
  • Relevance of standardized implant tracking on scientific evaluations – Speaker: Joachim Hassenpflug, (Kiel, Germany) 10 Minutes
  • Evolution of the bearings and fixations in Slovakian Arthroplasty Register analyses – Speaker: Libor Necas, Martin (Dolny Kubin, Slovakia) 15 minutes
  • Latest evaluations from the English National Joint Registry – Speaker: Martyn Porter (Chester, UK) 15 minutes
  • Input of EAR on Register activities in Europe – Speaker: Nikolaus Böhler (Linz, Austria) 10 minutes

GUEST Symposium during the CMO Congress in Cancun 3 September 2011

  • The MIS Dorsal approach to the Hip – Speaker : Prof. Dr. Guido Grappiolo (Pietro Ligure, Italy)
  • The MIS anterior supine approach to the hip – Speaker : Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Böhler
  • The MIS Subvastus approach to the Knee – Speaker : Dr. Andreas Halder (Sommerfeld – Berlin, Germany)
  • The Hungarian perspective of MIS Knee Arthroplasty and Rehabilitation – Speaker : Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendröi (Budapest, Hungary)

Can and should we prevent fractures?
GUEST Symposium During the EULAR Congress in London 25 – 28 May 2011

Friday, 27 May 2011, 13.30 – 15.00

Convenor: Prof. Bijlsma Johannes W.J.

Chair: Prof. Compston Juliet , Ms. Van der Goes Marlena

  • Prevention of further fractures: an orthopaedic view – Speaker : Prof. Dr. Karsten Dreinhöfer
  • Prevention of further fractures: an rheumatologic view – Speaker : Dr. Lems Willem F.
  • Should we use the FRAX in daily practice: its strength and weakness – Speaker : Prof. Dr. Cooper Cyrus
  • Body mass index and bone mineral density: Can we exclude a diagnosis of osteoporosis in obese patients without a dexa scan? – Speaker : Nelson Thomas

When you can see metal through the wound: Infection after orthopaedic surgery
GUEST Symposium during the EWMA Congress in Brussels, 25 – 27 May 2011

Thursday, 26 May 2011, 14.30 – 15.30

Chairman: MER Dr Oliver Borens

  • From Biofilm to Implant Infection - Speaker : PD Dr Andrej Trampuz, CHUV Lausanne
  • Is there a way to destroy bacterial biofilm with an orthopaedic implant in situ? - Speaker : Prof Dr Klaus Kirketerp-Moller, Bispebjerg Hospital
  • How to treat local infection with visible implant after osteosynthesis - Speaker : MER Dr Oliver Borens, CHUV Lausanne

GUEST lecture during the 19th congress of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and 6th congress of POTA, in Teheran, 8 – 10 December 2010

Lecturer: PD Dr. Richard Placzek (Germany)

Tuesday 8 December, 13:30 – 15:30

  • Traumatology in pediatric, basics and difference with adults - Speaker: Dr. Richard Placzek (Germany)

Thursday 9 December, 11:00 – 11:30

  • Pitfalls in paediatric orthopaedic and trauma surgery due to misunderstandings -A few case for example - Speaker: Dr. Richard Placzek (Germany)

Friday 10 December 2010, 11:00 – 11:40

  • Minimal invasive surgery in pediatric orthopedics, what’s new and what’s different with adults? - Speaker: Dr. Richard Placzek (Germany)

GUEST lecture during the AAOT Congress in Buenos Aires, 28 November – 2 December 2010

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendrői (Hungary)

Tuesday 30 November, 13:30 – 15:30

Roundtable: Soft tissue sarcoma

  • 14:30 -14:50   Soft tissue sarcoma in adult – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendrői (Hungary)
  • 14:50 -15:30   Questions and discussion

Tuesday 30 November, 16:00 – 18:00

Tumours

  • 16:20 – 16:40 Indications for limb saving surgery in the metastatic tumours of bone – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendrői (Hungary)
  • 17:00 – 17:20  Surgical possibilities in bone tumours around the knee – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendrői (Hungary)
  • 17:20 – 18:00 Questions and discussion

Wednesday 1 December, 13:30 – 15:30

Roundtable: Updates in benign bone tumors and pseudotumor lesions 

  • 14:10 – 14:30  Clinical aspects of giant-cell tumours of bone – Speaker: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szendrői (Hungary)

GUEST symposiums during the 42° SBOT Congress in Brasilia, 13 – 15 November 2010

Saturday 13 November, 16:30 – 18:00

Complex fractures situations around the hip

Moderator: Luiz Sérgio Marcelino Gomes (Brazil)

  • 16:30 – 16:45  The unstable proximal fracture – Speaker: Roberto Sérgio de Tavares Canto (Brazil)
  • 16:45 – 17:00  Periprosthetic fractures – principles – Speaker: Karl-Goran Thorngren (Sweden)
  • 17:00 – 17:15  Periprosthetic fractures – solutions – Speaker: Pierre Hoffmeyer (Switzerland)
  • 17:15 – 17:30  Tumor associated fractures – Speaker : Manuel Joaquim Diogenes Teixeira (Brazil)
  • 17:30 – 18:00  Case Discussions – Speaker: Luiz Sérgio Marcelino Gomes (Brazil)

Sunday 14 November, 9:00 – 10:30

Lower limb sports related injuries in children’s and adolescents

  • 09:00 – 09:15  Overuse injuries in the lower limbs – Speaker: Rogério Teixeira da Silva (Brazil)
  • 09:15 – 09:30 Osteochondral fractures around the knee – Speaker: Rogério Fuchs (Brazil)
  • 09:30 – 09:45  The ACL in the young athlete: European Management – Speaker: Philippe Neyret (France)
  • 09:45 – 10:00  The ACL in the young athlete: Brazilian Management – Speaker : Rene Jorge Abdalla (Brazil)
  • 10:00 – 10:15  Talus lesions in the young athlete – Speaker: Manuel Cassiano Neves (Portugal)
  • 10:15 – 10:30  Discussion

Osteoporotic Fracture – Difficult for surgeons, need for special implants, need for patient management, burden to the society
GUEST lecture at the 5th International Congress of Chinese  Orthopaedic Association / Chengdu, China, 11-14 November 2010

12 November 2010, 08:30 – 08:55

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Wolfhart Puhl (Germany)


Muscoloskeletal polytrauma”
GUEST Symposiumc at the Seventh SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference combined meeting with the Swedish Orthopaedic Association (SOF) 31 August – 3 September 2010

Moderator: Karl-Göran Thorngren

Programme: 2 September 2010, 8.00 – 9.30

  • Epidemiology and WHO initiative – Speaker: Karl-Göran Thorngren
  • High energy polytrauma – Speaker: Karl-Göran Thorngren
  • Damage control, trauma checklist – Speaker: Pierre Hoffmeyer
  • Low energy polytrauma – Speaker: Pierre Hoffmeyer

“The complicated wound after orthopaedic surgery”
GUEST Symposium at the EWMA Congress, 27 May 2010

Chairman: MER Dr. O. Borens

Programme: Thursday 27 May 16:30-18:00

  • The « ugly » wound after Total Joint Arthroplasty : What to do? – Speaker: MER Dr O. Borens, Orthopaedic surgeon, CHUV Lausanne
  • New diagnostic tools in infection after Total Joint Arthroplasty : From standard procedures to sonication and calorimetry – Speaker: PD Dr A. Trampuz, Infectiologist, CHUV Lausanne
  • Is there a place for VAC in wound healing problems after Total Joint Arthroplasty? – Speaker : Dr M. Clauss, Orthopaedic surgeon, Kantonsspital Liestal
  • Surgical techniques of coverage after wound healing problems after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Importance of the plastic surgeon – Speakers: PD Dr. D. Kalbermatten, Plastic surgeon, CHUV Lausanne and Dr. med. Reto Wettstein, Plastic surgeon, CHUV Lausanne

Periprosthetic fractures: State of the art”
GUEST Symposium at the ESTES Congress, 17 May 2010

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Pierre Hoffmeyer

Programme 17 May, 14.00-15.30

  • The growing Epidemic – Speaker: Dr. Anne Lübbeke, Geneva
  • Periprosthetic fractures around the hip – Speaker: Prof. Rui Cabral, Coimbra
  • Periprosthetic fractures around the knee – Speaker: Prof. Thierry Bégué, Paris
  • Periprosthetic fractures around the upper extremity – Speaker: Dr. Christoph Spormann, Zurich

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