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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VIDEO: Doral discusses return to sports for patients who underwent UKA

June 15, 2017
VIENNA — At the EFORT Annual Congress, Mahmut Nedim Doral, MD, discussed return to sports for patients who underwent unicompartmental knee…
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Low back surgery patients with previous THR have less pain reduction after surgery

June 7, 2017
VIENNA — Patients who had previously undergone total hip replacement experienced less reduction of pain 1 year after low back surgery compared…
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Targeted exercises increase abductor strength in older patients after hemiarthroplasty for proximal femoral fractures

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — In elderly patients who have recently undergone hemiarthroplasty for proximal femoral fractures, targeted progressive strengthening…
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Trainee-performed THA yields outcomes comparable to experienced surgeons

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — In patients who undergo primary total hip arthroplasty, surgeries performed by trainees provided similar outcomes and patient…
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Researchers from Medical University of Graz receive EFORT/Medtronic Award

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — A team of researchers led by Sriveena Srinivasaiah, MSc, of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz…
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Evidence-based guidelines, new implants may help determine best proximal hip fracture fixation method

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — Techniques orthopaedic trauma surgeons use to treat proximal femoral fractures vary by country, which leads to the inconsistent use of…
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Semi-rigid casts effective, and comfortable for pediatric forearm fractures

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — Compared with rigid casts, investigators found semi-rigid casts were acceptable to children with minimally displaced forearm…
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DePuy Synthes announces new revision fixed-bearing tibial base, cemented stem for knee surgeries

June 1, 2017
VIENNA — At the 18th EFFORT Annual Congress, DePuy Synthes announced the Europe, Middle East and Africa launch of the first Attune knee…
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Attune knee system yielded lower 4-year revision rate vs total knee replacement class

June 1, 2017
VIENNA — DePuy Synthes announced 4-year survivorship data for the Attune knee implant at the 18th EFORT Annual Congress. Based on an implant…
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Study finds 27% overall all-cause Pinnacle metal-on-metal THR failure rate at 10 years

June 1, 2017
VIENNA — Patients treated at a single center with one brand of metal-on-metal total hip replacement had a statistically significantly greater…
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