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SICOT e-Newsletter

Issue No. 33 - June 2011

Editorial by Tomáš Trč, Congress President, & Vojtěch Havlas, Local Scientific Programme Chair

Instructional Courses

On behalf of the Organising Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to the SICOT 2011 XXV Triennial World Congress taking place in Prague on 6-9 September 2011.

Amongst more than 600 accepted oral presentations and over 700 e-posters the Congress offers a variety of additional scientific formats. As a continuation of educational activities such as Plenary Lectures, Special Symposia, and further educational activities, we are also offering Congress participants Instructional Courses dealing with a variety of different specialised topics. The invited chairmen of individual Instructional Courses (first name on each list below) are experienced surgeons in the field with a wide scientific background. Below you will find the list of topics for confirmed Instructional Courses (listed alphabetically) along with the speakers who have accepted our invitation to share their experience in the entire field of Orthopaedics and Traumatology:

  • Basics of Modern Rheumatology
    Karel Pavelka (Czech Republic), Ladislav Šenolt (Czech Republic), Pavel Horák (Czech Republic), Jiří Štolfa (Czech Republic), Jakub Závada (Czech Republic)
  • Clubfoot treatment - Evaluation of Ponseti Method
    Pavel Dungl (Czech Republic), Ernesto Ippolito (Italy), Alain Dimeglio (France), Jiri Chomiak (Czech Republic), Franz Grill (Austria), Rüdiger Krauspe (Germany)
  • Current Management of Osteoporosis
    Vaclav Vyskocil (Czech Republic), Denisa Růžičková (Czech Republic), Zbyněk Rozkydal (Czech Republic), Jiri Matějka (Czech Republic), Jaroslav Blahos (Czech Republic)
  • Damage Control in Polytraumatized Patients
    Gershon Volpin (Israel), James Waddell (Canada), Vilmos Vécsei (Austria)
  • Distal Radius Fractures - Hands-on Volar Plating/Plaster Cast (ARTOF Trauma)
    Peter Biberthaler (Germany), Steffen Ruchholtz (Germany), Andreas Ruecker (Germany), James Waddell (Canada), Martin Lucke (Germany), Michael Robinson (United Kingdom), Volker Braunstein (Austria), Philipp Ahrens (Germany) 
  • DVT Prevention in Orthopaedics
    Tomas Kvasnička (Czech Republic), Tomas Trc (Czech Republic), Jan Kvasnička (Czech Republic), Jiří Kubeš (Czech Republic)
  • Guided TKA: Is it worth it?
    Frédéric Picard (United Kingdom), Jean-Yves Jenny (France), Mahmoud Hafez (Egypt), Alberto Gregori (United Kingdom), Jon Clarke (United Kingdom)
  • Lengthening of Long Bones
    Tomas Trc (Czech Republic), Konstantin Novikov (Russia), Rainer Baumgart (Germany), Jiri Chomiak (Czech Republic), Jan Poul (Czech Republic)
  • Management of Rotator Cuff Pathology
    Pietro Randelli (Italy), Vojtech Havlas (Czech Republic), Giuseppe Milano (Italy), Manos Antonogiannakis (Greece), Philippe Valenti (France)
  • Musculoskeletal Tumours in Children: Evaluation and Treatment 2011
    John Dormans (United States), Maximilian Rudert (Germany), Juan Pretell (United States)
  • Natural Disasters & Mass Casualties
    Nikolaj Wolfson (United States), Taikoh Dohjima (Japan), Moshe Michaelson (Israel), Arshak Mirzoyan (Armenia), Bharath Kumar (India), S.A. Saravanan (Russia), Alexander Lerner (Israel)  
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty 
    Christian Gerber (Switzerland), Pierre Hoffmeyer (Switzerland), Marius Scarlat (France), Frank Gohlke (Germany), Geraldo Motta (Brazil)
  • Revision of Total Knee Arthroplasty - Principles and Results
    Urs Munzinger (Switzerland), Rudolf Ascherl (Germany), Thorsten Gehrke (Germany), Volkmar Heppert (Germany)
  • Role of Pelvic Osteotomy in Early OA
    Jaroslaw Czubak (Poland), Kjeld Soballe (Denmark), Guido Grappiolo (Italy), Michael Millis (United States), Klaus Siebenrock (Switzerland)
  • Strategy of Orthopaedic Treatment in Cerebral Palsy Patients
    Alena Schejbalova (Czech Republic), Josef Kraus (Czech Republic), Martin Švehlík (Austria), Petr Chládek (Czech Republic), Milan Kokavec (Slovakia), Jan Poul (Czech Republic)
  • Surgical Management of Spinal Deformities
    Martin Krbec (Czech Republic), Martin Repko (Czech Republic), Richard Chaloupka (Czech Republic)
  • TKR Balancing
    Antonin Sosna (Czech Republic), Vera Pinskerová (Czech Republic), Karel Koudela (Czech Republic), Jana Koudelová (Czech Republic), Karel Koudela Jr (Czech Republic), David Pokorný (Czech Republic)

The detailed programme of all Instructional Courses can be found here. Places are limited so early registration is recommended. We believe that this scientific programme is very attractive and should encourage your participation in the Congress. We are looking forward to hosting you in Prague during the upcoming SICOT event.