Award Winners 2013


On the occasion of the 14th EFORT Congress Istanbul 2013, EFORT awarded the ten best e-posters. EFORT is proud to announce the winners as follows:

Award Winner Abstract
Scott Evans (England) Synovial chondrosarcoma arising in primary synovial chondromatosis: A tertiary unit experience
Ersin Kuyucu (Turkey) Subcutaneously Administered Exenatide (a Glucagon Like Peptide-1 Analogue) On The Recovery Of Nerve In A Rat Sciatic Nerve Damage Model
F. Thomas D. Kaplan (USA)
Long-term follow-up after successful treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture with collagenase Clostridium histolyticum: patterns of recurrence 3 years later
Roman Nowak (Poland)
Expression of Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) responsive genes in paravertebral muscles of  Juvenile and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Torsten Prietzel (Germany) What causes the decreased dislocation rate of larger femoral heads in total hip arthroplasty? Range of Motion, Jump Distance or Stability due to atmospheric pressure? An experimental study.
Stephen Ellis Graves (Australia) The Outcome of revised Resurfacing Arthroplasty
Anne Lübbeke (Switzerland) Trends in patient physical activity before and after primary THA
Vishal Patel (UK) Elective Knee replacement related litigation in the UK: Patient safety in surgery
Stéphane Pelet (Canada) Influence of femoral block on quadriceps strength recovery (QSR) after total knee replacement
Mark Thomas Roger Gaden (UK) The introduction of an orthogeriatric service to a large teaching hospital Improves outcomes for elderly patients with a proximal femoral fracture.


On the occasion of the 14th EFORT Congress Istanbul 2013, EFORT awarded the best presentation. EFORT is proud to announce the winner as follows:

Award Winner Presentation
Rasa Valaviciene (Lithuania) The analysis of hip fracture management after the introduction of “Fast track” scheme


On the occasion of the 14th EFORT Congress Istanbul 2013, EFORT awarded the best free paper of the Tribology Day. EFORT is proud to announce the winner as follows:

Award Winner Presentation
Tiago Barbosa (Portugal) Comparing large diameter Metal-on-Metal and Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total hip replacement

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