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Abstract submission is possible until 15 February 2024, with cash prizes for the best abstracts. The abstracts will be published by German Medical Science.

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Main topics

  • Outpatient before inpatient?
  • Digitalisation and big data
  • Registry research, standards and guidelines
  • Evidence in conservative and surgical treatment
  • Modern surgical procedures for joint preservation
  • Attracting young talent, retaining young talent
  • New technologies – navigation – robotics – VR – MR

 General topics

  • Geriatric traumatology and gerontoorthopaedics
  • Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery
  • Primary and revision arthroplasty
  • Free topics
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Paediatric orthopaedics and paediatric traumatology
  • Knee surgery
  • Bone and soft tissue infections
  • Osteoporosis, osteology and rare diseases
  • Polytrauma
  • Prehabilitation/rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Tumour surgery
  • Spine surgery

Basic research

  • Osteoarthritis and tissue degeneration
  • Biomechanics and motion analysis
  • Fracture healing and motion analysis
  • Infection, sepsis and shock
  • Materials and implants
  • Musculoskeletal regeneration and tissue engineering
  • Post-traumatic inflammation, polytrauma