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Rio de Janeiro TWC 2014

Call for Abstracts

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Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
i. Knee
ii. Shoulder
iii. Miscellaneous

Conservative Treatment

Developing World

Disaster Management

Foot and Ankle
i. Foot Trauma
ii. Reconstruction
iii. Deformities
iv. Miscellaneous

i. Trauma
ii. Reconstruction
iii. Miscellaneous

i. Arthroplasty
ii. Osteotomy
iii. Dysplasia
iv. Miscellaneous

Information Technology
i. Navigation
ii. Digital Patient’s File
iii. Voice Recognition Systems
iv. Robotic
v. Miscellaneous

i. Arthroplasty
ii. Soft Tissue Reconstruction
iii. Osteotomy
iv. Miscellaneous

Minimally Invasive Surgery
i. Spine
ii. Others

Orthopaedic Oncology
i. Operative Treatment
ii. Miscellaneous

Osteoarticular Infections

i. Upper Extremity
ii. Lower Extremity
iii. Limb Lengthening
iv. Neuromuscular Disorder
v. Rehabilitation
vi. Miscellaneous

Pain Management

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Quality of Life Issues

i. Clinical
ii. Basic Science
o Tissue Engineering
o Biomechanics
o Biomaterials and Implants
o Allografts
o Cartilage
iii. Miscellaneous


Shoulder and Elbow
i. Arthroplasty
ii. Soft Tissue Reconstruction
iii. Instability
iv. Miscellaneous

i. Congenital
ii. Trauma
iii. Degenerative
iv. Cervical Spine
v. Lumbar Spine
vi. Deformities
vii. Infections
viii. Spinal Cord Injuries
ix. Surgical Techniques

i. Upper Limb
ii. Lower Limb
iii. Pelvis and Acetabulum
iv. Polytrauma Management
v. Road Trauma Safety
vi. Miscellaneous

International Clubfoot Congress

Dates & deadlines

Abstract submission deadline: 27 March 2014

Notification of abstract acceptance/refusal: 19 May 2014

Deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract: 19 June 2014

Deadline for registration and payment of registration fee for presenting authors: 19 June 2014


  • Only electronically submitted abstracts are accepted.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Please proofread your abstract for spelling and grammar before submitting it.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 250 words in length.
  • Do not use all upper-case letters when entering your abstract.
  • The abstract's title or authors' names/institutions must not be inserted in the 'Content' field.
  • No graphs, tables, photographs, or slide presentations are accepted.
  • Abstracts will be published as one paragraph, so do not break your abstract into multiple paragraphs. If you wish to use headings within your abstract, such as Introduction, Methods, Results, etc., they should be added at the beginning of a sentence within the paragraph and a colon (:) should be inserted after each heading. Example:

    Introduction: xxxx xxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxx. Methods: xxxx xxx xxxx xxx xxx xxx xxxx. Results: xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx....

Once you have clicked on "Finish" at the end of the process, a confirmation e-mail with your abstract number will be sent to the e-mail address you entered on the first page of the abstract submission process. Please contact the Congress Secretariat at if you did not receive a confirmation.

The material submitted must not have been published or presented at any national or international meeting before this one.

Submission of an abstract implies that the presenting author will register for and attend the Congress in Rio de Janeiro to present the abstract either as an oral presentation or as an e-poster if it is accepted.

The SICOT Congress Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC) reserves the right to change the topic and the form of presentation (oral/e-poster) of the abstract or to reject it.


Registration of presenting authors

IMPORTANT NOTE: The presenting author of an accepted abstract (oral and e-poster) must have registered and paid the congress registration fee by 19 June 2014 to have his/her abstract included in the Final Programme. The Congress Secretariat did not check if co-authors had registered. The deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract through the online abstract submission system was 19 June 2014. 



For further information, please contact the Congress Secretariat at