34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress (Hyderabad OWC 2013)
17-19 October 2013 * Hyderabad, India
Congratulations to all awardees who were granted a prize at the Congress. A full list of winners can be found here.
- SICOT Diploma Examination
Jay Deep Ghosh
Arvind Prasad Gupta
Mamoon Abdulmunim Ibrahim
Renjit Thomas Issac
Anand Kumaroth Somasundaram
Deepak Kumar Mulimani
Andre Georges Nguene Nyemb
Ravi Ranjan Rai
Karadi Hari Sunil Kumar
Shah Waliullah Wali
- Social Programme
The Opening Ceremony featured a speech by Subroto Bagchi on "Scaling the Self" and a dance performance by the Ananda Shankar Jayant group. The Indian Night Party was held at the N Convention and included a memorable performance by the Bollywood dance group, "Unique Dance Troupe". All photos are available here.
- Sports Programme
Rio de Janeiro TWC 2014
19-22 November 2014 * Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Article of the Month
Metal-on-metal hip prostheses: Correlation between debris in the synovial fluid and levels of cobalt and chromium ions in the bloodstream
Dalila De Pasquale, Susanna Stea, Stefano Squarzoni, Barbara Bordini, Marilina Amabile, Simona Catalani, Pietro Apostoli & Aldo Toni
Purpose Hip prostheses with metal-on-metal (MoM) coupling can release cobalt-chromium particles and ions. The aim of this work is to verify the correlation between particles in the synovial fluid and circulating ions. Read more...
- Case of the Month
by Mahmut Nedim Aytekin
There was no abnormal finding during his physical examination and in his laboratory blood tests. Read more...
- Brussels University/SICOT FellowshipÂ
- Women in Orthopaedics
by Ratna Johari Maheshwari
It was just over 150 years ago that Elizabeth Blackwell, a determined young girl, became the first American woman to gain admission to medical school. She did so in spite of popular prevailing theories of those times which proclaimed that women seeking education in medicine would develop "monstrous brains and puny bodies and abnormally weak digestion". Read more...
Courses by SICOT Members
- Assiut Shoulder Arthroscopy Course
- Exhibitors and Sponsors of Hyderabad OWC 2013
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