European Instructional Lectures: Volume 9, 2009; 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria by George BentleyEuropean Instructional Lectures: Volume 9, 2009; 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria by George Bentley

European Instructional Lectures: Volume 9, 2009; 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria

EditorGeorge Bentley

Hardcover | May 26, 2009

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The 10th Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Ort- paedics and Traumatology (EFORT) is the most important combined congress of the national societies in Europe. At present a total of 36 societies are members of this organisation. The major goal of EFORT is to bring current knowledge of diseases and trauma of the musculoskeletal system to all European surgeons and additionally to welcome colleagues from all over the world to join us in sharing our daily work experience. In the scienti? c programme the instructional lectures form a very basic and imp- tant part of the Congress. In Vienna a total of 25 sessions are included in the p- gramme. The authors come from all over Europe and they discuss topics from many different ? elds of trauma and orthopaedics. These lectures not only give the oppor- nity for us to be informed about various diseases, but they are also in? uenced by the authors' experience based on the treatment philosophy in their own country - again an opportunity to widen the European horizon. They are aimed at both the general orthopaedic surgeons and the young residents and trainees who want to widen their knowledge in different topics of orthopaedic and trauma surgery. As the chairman of the Local Organising Committee I thank all the authors for providing their presentation for publication in this volume. I also address my special thanks to Professor George Bentley for organising this edition.
Title:European Instructional Lectures: Volume 9, 2009; 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, AustriaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:259 pagesPublished:May 26, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9783642009655

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Table of Contents

General Orthopaedics.- Current Status of Arthroplasty Registers in Europe.- National Registration of Hip Fractures in Sweden.- Current Status of Articular Cartilage Repair.- Thromboprophylaxis After Major Orthopaedic Surgery: State of the Art.- Paediatrics.- DDH: Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies.- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.- Major Joint Contractures in Children.- Trauma.- Damage-Control Orthopaedic Surgery in Polytrauma: Influence on the Clinical Course and Its Pathogenetic Background.- Fractures and Non-Unions of the Clavicle.- Proximal Humeral Fractures.- Fixation of Intertrochanteric Femoral Fractures.- Surgical Management of Distal Tibial Fractures in Adults.- Upper Limb and Hand.- The Distal Radio-Ulnar Joint: Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics, Instability and Management.- Distal Radius Fractures: Evolution in the Treatment Standard of Care 2009.- Dupuytren's Contracture.- Spine.- Low Back Pain.- Hip.- Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Current Approaches.- How to Do a Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty.- How to Do a Cementless Hip Arthroplasty.- Knee.- How to Treat a Meniscal Lesion?.- Soft-Tissue Balance in Total Knee Arthroplasty.- Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty with Bone Loss.- Foot and Ankle.- Ankle Arthritis.- Hallux Rigidus: Arthroplasty or Not?.