ESTES Congress 2019 and 20th EFORT Congress

AO Trauma Europe and Southern Africa heads to ESTES Congress 2019 in Prague and to the 20th EFORT Congress in Lisbon with two symposia

16 April 2019

ESTES Congress 2019 and 20th EFORT Congress 2019
AO Trauma Europe and Southern Africa (AOTESA) is contributing two different symposia at the ESTES and the EFORT congresses in May and June 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic, and Lisbon, Portugal.

ESTES Congress 2019

The 90-minute AO Trauma Symposium on Monday, May 6, 2019, covers the topic of "Complex Forearm Injuries." Participants can expect an interactive session, with interesting cases and discussions.

AO Trauma faculty from the Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland will present high-level approaches to complex cases and participants can actively participate in the discussion that follows.

The symposium is open to all ESTES Congress 2019 attendees.

Congress registration is open at the following link:

Program: AO Trauma Symposium—Complex Forearm Injuries

ESTES Congress 2019

Date: Monday, May 6, 2019
Time: 08:30–10:00
Title: AO Trauma Complex Forearm Injuries
Room: Leo & Virgo
Moderation: Franz Seibert (Graz, AT), Pavel Drac (Olomouc,CZ)

08:30–08:35 Welcome
Franz Seibert (Graz, AT), Pavel Drac (Olomouc, CZ)

08:35–08:55 Proximal forearm fractures
Martin Krivohlavek (Liberec, CZ)

08:55–09:15 Essex-Lopresti injury
Daniel Rikli (Basel, CH)

09:15–09:35 Monteggia and Galeazzi injuries
Pavel Drac (Olomouc, CZ)

09:35–09:55 Complex (nasty) forearm fractures
Franz Seibert (Graz, AT)

09:55–10:00 Closing remarks
Franz Seibert (Graz, AT), Pavel Drac (Olomouc, CZ)

20th EFORT Congress hosts the AO Trauma/AORecon Symposium on Periprosthetic Fractures this year in Lisbon

With great pleasure, we announce an AO Trauma/AORecon joint event on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, addressing the overlapping topics between trauma and arthroplasty. We are committed to delivering the highest quality education across the continuum of care, whether the treatment of choice is fixation or replacement. World-renowned leaders from both subspecialties join forces to deliver the best of both worlds to you.

Congress registration is open at the following link:

Learn more about AO Recon

Visit us at the AO Foundation booth (2045A)

The AO Foundation will have a booth in the 20th EFORT exhibitors’ area. At the booth, we will be pleased to welcome you, answer any questions you may have, and provide you with further information about education, research and community development opportunities, including a range of benefits, provided exclusively to AO Trauma members. The AO Foundation staff will be happy to answer any questions concerning the activities of all our clinical divisions.

Program AO Trauma/AORecon Symposium on Periprosthetic Fractures

20th EFORT Congress

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Time: 10:30 –11:30
Room: Paris
Title: Periprosthetic Fractures

Welcome and introduction
George Babis (Athens, GR), Fares Haddad (London, GB)

Epidemiology, risk factors, challenges, outlook and classification of periprosthetic hip fractures
Fares Haddad (London, GB)

Periprosthetic fractures around the hip
George Babis (Athens, GR)

Periprosthetic fractures around the knee
Karl Stoffel (Chur, CH)

Don'ts in treatment of periprosthetic fractures
Carsten Perka (Berlin, DE)


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