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GVA_BANNER_670x150_Sci_com_regGVA16_maintheme_670pxOur patients live longer, orthopaedic surgeons help them live better!

Fact: Our populations are ageing, a by-product of our modern and affluent societies. Bones develop fragility, muscles become sarcopenic, and joints wear out. Joint pain, falls and fragility related fractures have become the modern plague. Orthogeriatrics has become a buzz word and units are sprouting throughout Europe. EFORT’s goal is to keep our patients active, mobile and pain-free. All studies agree that maintaining elderly patients mobile and active is economically, socially, medically and ethically, the sound approach.

Come to Geneva and learn about the latest practices and techniques for the care of the ageing musculoskeletal system. Complex problems such as polytrauma in the elderly, biomechanical evaluation of the aged patient, clinical algorithms for spinal fragility fractures and complications of surgical interventions will be discussed in-depth. Leading experts in the field will describe in detail the latest evidence-based techniques in prosthetics, fracture repair and rehabilitation.

Discover how you can make a more significant difference in curbing the increasing burden of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases in this looming ageing epidemic: come to Geneva!


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17th EFORT Congress 2016 Geneva, CH | 01-03 June
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