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.

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Use of hyaluronic acid for knee OA may yield cost savings

July 20, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Use of hyaluronic acid as conservative treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis had a potential cost savings of $1.5…
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Trapeziectomy yielded pain relief, improved hand function in patients with arthritis

July 3, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Patients with first carpometacarpal arthritis who underwent trapeziectomy experienced pain relief and improvements in hand…
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Monoplanar, biplanar open wedge osteotomy yields similar outcomes

June 27, 2018
BARCELONA — Monoplanar supracondylar femoral open wedge osteotomy for axial stiffness and torsional stiffness yielded similar outcomes compared…
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Polished tapered hip stem had no differences in major complications vs anatomic matte stem

June 15, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Although use of a collarless, polished tapered stem to treat femoral neck fractures had no differences in major…
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VIDEO: Improved recovery seen at 6 weeks after TKA with knee system

June 13, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — At the EFORT Annual Congress, Geert Meermans, MD, spoke about the Attune primary knee system (DePuy Synthes). He said…
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VIDEO: DePuy Synthes revision knee system offers kinematic benefits with optimized rollback, stability

June 12, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — At the EFORT Annual Congress, Peter J. James, B Med Sci; BMBS (Hons); DipBiomech; FRCS; FRCS (Orth), spoke about the Attune…
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Porous, non-porous tantalum cups yielded similar septic, aseptic risks after revision THA

June 7, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Use of porous tantalum cups after revision hip arthroplasty yielded low risks of septic and aseptic re-revision, which were…
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Several surgical, patient factors increased urinary retention risk after TJA

June 5, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Use of bupivacaine as a spinal anesthetic, previous urological history and retention-associated medication significantly…
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Joint depression aided prediction of bucket-handle meniscal tears after tibial plateau fracture

June 4, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Investigators from the United Kingdom reported fracture widening of 8 mm seen on CT in patients with a tibial plateau…
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Heterotopic ossification after hip fracture, hemiarthroplasty seen in 44% of patients

June 2, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — In one of the few known investigations on the presence of heterotopic ossification in conjunction with hemiarthroplasty…

Meeting Calendar

EFORT Annual Congress

May 30, 2018 - June 1, 2018