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  • SICOT Events
    - 34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress - Hyderabad, India
  • Worldwide News
    - Total hip replacement for developmental dysplasia of the hip with more than 30% lateral uncoverage of uncemented acetabular components

In Memoriam

  •  Leonardo Zamudio Villanueva
Born in Morelia, Michoacán, México, in 1926, Leonardo Zamudio came to be one of the most prestigious doctors in Mexico.Outstanding in all stages of his life, Leonardo finished his college and medical studies with honours at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico and continued his training in Santa Rosa Hospital and Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Read more...

Editorial by Ashok Johari - Hyderabad OWC 2013 President

  • 34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress
It is a matter of pride for us that, for the first time in the 84 years since its inception, SICOT will host its orthopaedic World Congress in Hyderabad, India from 17-19 October 2013. Delegates from 90 countries will converge on Hyderabad. We have invited 240 eminent speakers from around the world. An intense learning process has been set up covering 10 halls, 4 plenary lectures, 47 Symposia and ICs, 46 free paper sessions, one Best Paper session, 11 focused oral presentation sessions and myriad electronic posters. Needless to say, this will be the foremost academic orthopaedic meeting ever held in India. Read more...

SICOT Events

34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress (Hyderabad OWC 2013)
17-19 October 2013 * Hyderabad, India

  • Registration

On-site congress registration opens at 07:00 on Wednesday, 16 October 2013.

  • Scientific Programme
The full scientific programme is published on the SICOT website.
Don't miss the Instructional Courses held throughout the Congress. Read more...
  • Social Programme

The Inaugural Speaker at the colourful Opening Ceremony will be Subroto Bagchi, acclaimed as India’s No. 1 best‐selling business author. The renowned dancer, Ananda Shankar Jayant, will be performing at the Ceremony. She has been awarded several times by the Government of India and honoured by other countries.
The Indian Night Party will be held at the state‐of‐the‐art N Convention and will include a performance by the "Unique Dance Troupe", a Bollywood dance group.
Join us for the entertaining social programme and the chance to experience the rich culture of India! Read more...

  • Sports Programme
All aspiring and keen cricket players and enthusiasts are invited to take part in this Cricket Match between India XI and Rest of the World XI! Bats and all neccessary equipment are provided.
Join us also for a 5 km run or 2.5 km walk first thing in the morning for a good cause. The funds collected will support a charity for children in India.
Detailed information about the Cricket Match to be held on 16 October and the Charity Run/Walk on the morning of 19 October can now be found here.

SICOT Global Network for Electronic Learning - SIGNEL

  • Case of the Month
    by Shalin Maheshwari, Ratna Maheshwari, John Mukhopadhaya
A 25-year-old male patient presents with a two-week-old open fracture of right distal femur treated elsewhere with debridement of the wound and k-wire fixation. The patient had fever with foul smelling wound and copious discharge. Patient had normal distal neurovascular status without any other comorbidities. Read more...

Fellowship News

  • SICOT/Aarhus University Fellowship Report
    by Naveen Tahasildar
With great pleasure, I report my experience as a Spine Fellow at Aarhus University Hospital from 3 January to 1 February 2013. To begin with, I deeply appreciate the cooperation extended by Ms Lone Sand Simonsen in arranging my visa for Denmark and her constant support during my stay at Aarhus. I reached Aarhus on 3 January 2013 and moved into the accommodation provided by the hospital. A nasal and oral swab culture for MRSA was taken on the first day, which is a routine for any person entering the operating theatres for the first time. As soon as the results were available, I started attending the theatres. Every working day started with a morning meet, where details about the in-patients were discussed in the presence of all consultants and ward nurses. I had an opportunity to scrub-in as first assistant in most of the cases and I was allowed to actively participate in each surgery. Read more...

Worldwide News

  • Total hip replacement for developmental dysplasia of the hip with more than 30% lateral uncoverage of uncemented acetabular components
    Comment by Ahmed H. Abdelazeem 
What is the maximum accepted uncovered portion of an uncemented acetabular component…? Which type of bone grafting is the most successful for supporting the uncovered cup…? These two questions are still debatable and carry variable answers. Some surgeons have suggested maximum acceptable undercoverage till 20%, others till 30% and others have stated till 50%. Particulate impaction grafting versus structural grafting; both have been reported. Read more...

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