EFORT Annual Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from EFORT Annual Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from EFORT, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Risk stratification will drive decline in VTE rates in orthopedic patients

July 17, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Being better able to predict which patients need thromboprophylaxis following hip and knee arthroplasty is the way forward…
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VIDEO: Biomarkers, next generation sequencing may help solve problem of PJI

June 25, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — In this exclusive video from the EFORT Annual Congress, Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, summarizes his Erwin Morscher Honorary…
Meeting NewsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Prevalence of noise after THA did not differ between ceramic-on-ceramic components

June 19, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — A comparison of two ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty components showed no differences in the prevalence of noise at…
Meeting NewsFrom OT EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Posterior THR approach affords patients with displaced hip fractures reduced mortality risk

June 13, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — An analysis of about 14,500 patients in the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Standing lateral radiographs may identify abnormal spinopelvic mobility before THA

June 12, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Researchers at the EFORT Annual Congress recommend use of standing lateral radiographs to identify abnormal spinopelvic…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Children’s femur, forearm and humeral fractures may indicate instances of repeated abuse

June 11, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Many children who sustained one or more instances of abuse presented with long bone fractures, according to findings from…
Meeting News

Torn ligaments that led to ankle instability responded well to arthroscopic treatment

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Two techniques studied by investigators to repair the lateral ligaments of the ankle both effectively restored ankle…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Arthroplasty may not be best option for young men with proximal humeral fractures

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Among primary hemi-arthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty performed for proximal humeral fractures, rotator cuff…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Findings support combined anterolateral ligament, ACL reconstruction to improve functional outcomes

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Repair of the anterolateral ligament in conjunction with ACL reconstruction may provide better functional outcomes…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Up-to-date TKA pain management should include multimodal, opioid-sparing anesthesia

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal —A sensible, simple approach to postoperative pain management in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty typically…