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Dubai OWC 2012

Awards

   
Lester Lowe SICOT Awards (closed)

Funded by the SICOT Foundation

Two prizes of up to USD 1,000 each to help cover travel costs and a diploma will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony. The purpose is to allow trainees to attend a SICOT Orthopaedic World Conference. Free conference registration is granted to the winners who must attend the Closing Ceremony of the meeting to receive their prize.

Prerequisites: Candidates must be trainees under 35 and members of SICOT.

Documents to submit: application letter stating the cost of an economy return airfare to Dubai, CV, copy of birth certificate or passport, and SICOT Membership Application Form (unless already a SICOT member). The 2012 membership dues must be paid.
NB:
Winners must also present a receipt of their travel ticket and boarding pass after the Closing Ceremony. 

Deadline for application: 1 May 2012

Winners: Vikas Bachhal (India) & Sherif Elnikety (United Kingdom)
   
    

German Travel Awards (closed)

Funded by the SICOT German section

The German section of SICOT is offering 8 Travel Awards worth EUR 1,000 each to attend the Conference. Candidates must be German members of SICOT under 35 years old and must have had an abstract accepted for presentation at the Conference.

Prerequisites: Candidates must reside in Germany and be members of SICOT.

Documents to submit: CV, list of publications, letter of recommendation from the Director of the Hospital, abstract.

Application deadline: 15 May 2012

Applications should be sent to:
Prof Dr Raimund Forst
1. Vorsitzender der SICOT e.V.
Direktor der Orthopädischen Universitätsklinik der
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Rathsberger Straße 57
D-91054 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131 8223-303
Fax: 09131 8523-565
E-mail: raimund.forst@ortho.med.uni-erlangen.de

Winners: Arnold Suda (Germany), Jörn Bengt Seeger (Germany), Maik Hoberg (Germany), Carl Haasper (Germany), Victor Janz (Germany), Georgi Wassilew (Germany), Maximilian Haenle (Germany), Kathi Thiele (Germany)


No application is required for the following awards. The winners of the awards below will be selected from all presenters at the Conference. Award winners will be notified in advance and must attend the Closing Ceremony to receive their prize.

Henri Bensahel Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Conference

This Award was established in 2009 in memory of Henri Bensahel, Professor of Paediatric Orthopaedics and a Founding Member of IFPOS (International Federation of Paediatric Orthopaedic Societies). A prize of EUR 500 is awarded at the Closing Ceremony to the best oral presentation in Paediatrics.

Winner:

FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF A NEW SINGLE EVENT MULTILEVEL LEVER ARM RESTORATION AND ANTI SPASTICITY SURGERY FOR CEREBRAL PALSY
Deepak SHARAN, Ajeesh SASIDHARAN, Rameshkumar RANGANATHAN, Jeena JOSE (INDIA)
    

SICOT/AAOS Annual Meeting Scholarships

Sponsored by SICOT & AAOS

AAOS will provide two free registrations for the AAOS Annual Meeting to SICOT-selected scholarship recipients, who will be chosen from a pool of candidates comprised of the winners of the best oral and poster presentations in Dubai. Travel expenses up to EUR 500 will be covered by SICOT. 

Winners:

Oral Presentation:
WEAR ANALYSIS OF OXIDIZED ZIRCONIUM FEMORAL HEADS IN TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY – A MULTICENTRE RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Shivan JASSIM, Shelain PATEL, Nicolas WARDLE, Jenni TAHMASSEBI, Robert MIDDLETON, David SHARDLOW, Arthur STEPHEN, James HUTCHINSON, Fares HADDAD (UNITED KINGDOM) 

Poster:
ANATOMICALLY PERCUTANEOUS WIRING REDUCTION IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE PLATE OSTEOSYNTHESIS
Young-Mo KIM (SOUTH KOREA)
  

SICOT/CCJR Meeting Awards

Sponsored by SICOT & CCJR

The best oral and poster presentations in Arthroplasty will be granted this award, which includes one free registration (worth USD 850) for the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR) Winter Course and one free registration for the Spring Course. Travel expenses up to EUR 500 will be covered by SICOT.

Winners:

Oral Presentation:
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR TIBIA BONE LOSS IN REVISION TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
Chun Hoi YAN (HONG KONG) 

Poster:
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASIAN KNEE BEFORE DOING TKR
Samih TARABICHI (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
    

SICOT Oral Presentation Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Conference

The presenting authors of the ten best oral papers present their papers for a second time at the Best Papers Session during the Conference. The presenting author of the best oral presentation selected during this session will be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. All ten presenting authors will receive a diploma of recognition.

Winner: 

PREDICTORS OF EARLY MORTALITY AFTER HIP FRACTURE SURGERY
Muhammad Asim KHAN, Fahad Siddique HOSSAIN, Iftikhar AHMED, Nagarajan MUTHUKUMAR, Amr MOHSEN (UNITED KINGDOM)

Nominees:

TISSUE ENGINEERING APPROACHES TO DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE – A META-ANALYSIS OF CONTROLLED TRIALS
Patrick VAVKEN, Arne MEHRKENS, Andreas MUELLER (SWITZERLAND)
 
ADVERSE REACTION TO METAL DEBRIS FROM HEAD-NECK JUNCTION OF METAL ON METAL TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY
Tomoaki YOSHIKAWA, Toru YAMAKAWA, Joji MORIKAWA, Mamoru MATSUMOTO, Shigeto NAKAZORA, Satoshi HOSOI, Akihiro SUDO (JAPAN)
 
OSTEOSYNTHESIS WITH PLATE VERSUS CENTROMEDULLARY NAIL IN FRACTURES OF THE DISTAL THIRD OF HUMERAL DIAPHYSIS
Adrian Radu RADULESCU, Adrian Emilian BADILA, Octavian NUTIU, Robert MANOLESCU, Ioan JAPIE, Traian CIOBANU, Alexandru PAPUC, Cristian NINULESCU, Dragos RADULESCU, Dragos SERB (ROMANIA)
 
COMPARISON OF FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME BETWEEN HOLLOW NAIL AND SOLID NAIL (SIGN®) IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TIBIAL SHAFT FRACTURE – A TERTIARY CARE EXPERIENCE
Rajiv MAHARJAN, Bikram Prasad SHRESTHA, Guru Prasad KHANAL, Pashupati CHAUDHARY, Navin Kumar KARN, Raju RIJAL, Shivaraj PANERU (NEPAL)
 
JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY OF THE HAND – AN ALTERNATIVE OPTION?
Werner KNOPP (GERMANY)
 
INTERNAL FIXATION OF FRACTURE SHAFT OF HUMERUS: COMPARISON OF LOCKING COMPRESSION AND LIMITED CONTACT DYNAMIC COMPRESSION PLATE
Sanoj SHAHUL, R. RAVISHANKAR, C.S. RUPAKUMAR, H.B. GADIYAR, Sastry PURUSHOTHAMA, Sujith SHAHUL (INDIA)
  
WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE? – SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW OF PEDIATRIC SPINE SURGICAL SITE INFECTION
David ROYE, Matthew RIEDEL, Hiroko MATSUMOTO, Michael GLOTZBECKER, Mark ERICKSON, Lisa SAIMAN, Jack FLYNN, Michael VITALE (UNITED STATES)
  
EVALUATION OF ACCURACY OF PINLESS NAVIGATION SYSTEM USING POST OP LONG LEG RADIOGRAPH
Vinay Kumar SINGH, Francesco STRAMBI, Ajeya ADHIKARI (UNITED KINGDOM)
  
USE OF HOMING MOLECULES SDF-1 AND SPHINGOSINE IN ISOLATED CARTILAGINOUS DEFECTS AS AN ADJUNCT IN ARTICULAR CARTILAGE REPAIR
Neil SHAH, Noah CHINITZ, Anthony CATANZANO, Zev KLAPHOLZ, Pasquale RAZZANO, John SCHWARTZ, Nadeen CHAHINE, Daniel GRANDE (UNITED STATES) 

  

SICOT Poster Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Conference

The presenting author of the best poster will be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. The presenting authors of the ten best posters all receive a diploma of recognition.

Winner:
 

TISSUE FACTOR MRNA EXPRESSION IN 68 SOFT TISSUE SARCOMA PATIENTS
Kunihiro ASANUMA
 

Nominees:
   
GEOGEBRA: A RELIABLE AND FREE SOFTWARE FOR MEASURING ANTEVERSION ON DIGITALIZED PLAIN RADIOGRAPHS
Vikas BACHHAL (INDIA)
 
EFFECTIVE POSITIONING OF THIGH TOURNIQUET IN OBESE PATIENTS
Ravi BADGE (UNITED KINGDOM)
 
DISASTROUS FAILURE OF THE HINGED TIBIAL INSERT OF A ROTATING HINGE DESIGN: A RETROSPECTIVE DATA ANALYSIS
Joerg FRIESENBICHLER (AUSTRIA)
   
INRAMEDULLARY VERSUS EXTRAMEDULLARY ALIGNMENT OF THE TIBIAL COMPONENT IN THE ZIMMER NEXGEN KNEE
Zmago KRAJNC (SLOVENIA)
  
LATE STREPTOCOCCUS BOVIS INFECTION OF TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT COMPLICATED BY ENDOCARDITIS AND ASSOCIATED WITH COLONIC ULCERS
Mathias NAGY (UNITED KINGDOM)
 
PERIOSTEAL TUBERCULOSIS OF LATERAL MALLEOLUS: A CASE REPORT
Uttam Chand SAINI (INDIA)
 
A NEW METHOD FOR ANCHORING TRANSFERRED TENDON ONTO BONE
Yin-Chun TIEN (TAIWAN)
 
DYNAMICAL ANALYSIS OF FORCE IMPULSE IN BONE BY A PHYSIOLOGICAL SHORT STEM PROSTHESIS ? ANALOGIES BETWEEN BONE AND IMPLANT
Peter COPF (GERMANY)
 
DOES VISCOSUPPLEMETATION HAVE A ROLE FOLLOWING ARTHROSCOPIC DEBRIDEMENT IN OSTEOARTHROSIS?
Kiran Kumar Vedavyasa ACHARYA (INDIA)
 
POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS WITH ENDOCORRECTORS
Talgat ANASHEV (KAZAKHSTAN)
 
SHOULD WE REPAIR ADDUCTOR TEARS?
Daniel BANKS (UNITED KINGDOM)
 
SPIN CLASS, AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF BILATERAL THIGH COMPARTMENT SYNDROME
Mohannad AL-MUKHTAR (UNITED KINGDOM)
 
EVALUATION OF INTER AN INTRAOBSERVER AGREEMENT OF THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS FOR DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES
Mert KUMBARACI (TURKEY)
 
THE INTRODUCTION OF MICROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES BY COMBINED INJURY OF HAND
Meiram BAUBEKOV (KAZAKHSTAN)
 
TREATMENT OF TIBIAL DEFECTS BY ILIZAROV EXTERNAL FIXATOR
Levent KARAPINAR (TURKEY)
  
COMPARISON OF CLINICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL RESULTS IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE PLATE OSTEOSYNTHESIS FOR DISTAL TIBIAL FRACTURES? CONVENTIONAL VERSUS ANATOMICALLY PERCUTANEOUS WIRING REDUCTION TECHNIQUE?
Young-Mo KIM (SOUTH KOREA) 
  
INCIDENCE AND OUTCOME OF OPEN TIBIA FRACTURES TREATED WITH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL STABILIZATION DEVICES
Rupert SCHUSTER (AUSTRIA)
 
COST ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX TIBIAL FRACTURES TREATED WITH CIRCULAR FRAMES
Rohit RAMBANI (UNITED KINGDOM)
 
NONUNION OF INTRAARTICULAR TIBIAL PLATEAU FRACTURES: MANAGEMENT OPTIONS AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE
Uttam Chand SAINI (INDIA)
 
LARGE GAP NON-UNIONS OF TIBIA WITH EXTENSIVE SCARRING: RESULTS OF THE HUNTINGTON?S PROCEDURE
Pradeep KAMBOJ (INDIA)
 
IS ROUTINE NAIL REMOVAL FOLLOWING UNION OF TIBIAL FRACTURES JUSTIFIED?
R. RAMAKANTH (INDIA)
 
PRIMARY ILIZAROV IN ASRL MODE WORKS BETTER THAN UNILATERAL EXTERNAL FXATOR IN NEGLECTED TYPE III OPEN FRACTURES OF LEG
Ranjit Kumar BARUAH (INDIA)