PROGRAMME

Last updated 22/01/2024

Room: AULA

(Level 0)

Room: PANO

(Level 2)

Room: RAMA

(Level 2)

Thursday 25 April

07.00 – Welcome Coffee, Posters & Visit of the Exhibitors

08.30 – Shoulder Trauma Session

Greater tuberosity fractures & midshaft humeral fractures

Moderators: Hans Van der Bracht & Antoon Van Raebroeckx

  • 08.30 – Results of a national survey on greater tuberosity fractures – Jef De Mulder
  • 08.38 – Indications for operative treatment – Antoon Van Raebroeckx
  • 08.48 – Surgical techniques for greater tuberosity fractures – Bart Berghs
  • 08.58 – Review and instructions for the survey cases – Klaas Victor
  • 09.06 – Results of a national survey on mid-shaft humeral fractures – Patrick Demey
  • 09.14 – Indications and surgical technique for midshaft fractures – Maïté Jaspers
  • 09.24 – The extended delto-pectoral approach – Saartje Defoort
  • 09.34 – Review and instructions for the survey cases? – Patrick Demey
  • 09.42 – Questions & discussion, panel

08.30 – Foot & Ankle Session 1

PSI and TAR: luxury or necessity

Moderators: Laurent Goubau & Stefan Clockaerts

  • 08.30 – Introduction – Laurent Goubau
  • 08.40 – A startup journey with patient-specific instrumentation in ankle replacements – Karolien Schwagten
  • 09.00 – Advantages and pitfalls of PSI and the Quantum TAR – Thibaut Leemrijse
  • 09.20 – Advantages and pitfalls of PSI and Prophecy TAR – Andrew Goldberg (UK)
  • 09.40 – Discussion

08.30 – Hip Session 1

Get your THA right the first time by fancy technology

Moderators: Pieter-Jan De Roo & Wouter Sioen

  • 08.30 – No need for complex technology: Geert Meermans
  • 08.37 – Augmented Reality – Thierry Scheerlinck
  • 08.44 – Smart Assisted Surgery (Naviswiss) – Jan Somers
  • 08.51 – Custom-made hip prosthesis- 3D planning (Symbios) – Pierre-Olivier Pinelli (FR)
  • 08.58 – Mako Smart Robotics (Stryker) – Jan Myncke
  • 09.05 – Personalizd Hip Pathway (Zimmer-Biomet) – Louis-Philippe Amiot
  • 09.12 – RI Hip navigation (smith&nephew) – Jan Van Houcke
  • 09.19 – VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution (Depuy-Synthes) – John Van Overschelde
  • 09.26 – The boy in the candy shop – Prof Justin Cobb (UK)
  • 09.40 – Discussion

09.50 – Keynote – Perioperative pain management: State of the art – Thibaut Vanneste

10.00 – Coffee Break, Posters & Visit of the Exhibitors

10.30 – Shoulder & Elbow Session 2

The athlete’s shoulder revisited: a case based discussion

Moderators: Tom Claes & Olivier Verborgt

  • 10.30 – AC osteolysis in a weight lifter – Philippe Debeer
  • 10.42 – Partial cuff tear in a tennis player – Pieter-Bastiaan Dekeyzer
  • 10.54 – SLAP lesion in a gymnast – Olivier Verborgt
  • 11.06 – Paralabral cyst in a thrower – Mathias Colman
  • 11.18 – Subacromial pathology in a swimmer – Dennis Brouwers
  • 11.30 – Recurrent instability in a motorcross rider – Tom Claes
  • 11.42 – Cartilage lesion in a Crossfitter – Tom Van Isacker
  • 11.54 – Discussion

10.30 – Foot & Ankle Session 2

3D Printing in Foot and Ankle

Moderators: Melanie Vandenberghe & Stefaan Verfaillie

  • 10.30 – Introduction – Stefaan Verfaillie
  • 10.40 – In house 3D printing – Melanie Vandenberghe
  • 11.00 – 3D printing in ankle osteotomies: pearls and pitfalls – Arne Burssens
  • 11.20 – TBC – Kris Buedts
  • 11.40 – Discussion

10.30 – Hip Session 2

A day in the life of… .A hip Surgeon

Moderators: Filip Bataillie & Kris Govaers

InQuizzition: Interactive discussion with Audience and Panel of Experts:

  • Justin Cobb (UK)
  • Marc Jayankura
  • Geert Meermans (NL)
  • Prof Pinelli (FR)
  • Thierry Scheerlinck
  • Jan Somers

12.00 – Lunch Symposium by
smith&nephew

REGENETEN Biological Healing in Cuff Repair

12.00 – Lunch Symposium by
Microport

Cannulated assisted approaches SuperPath and Anterior Path

12.00 – Lunch, Industry sessions & Visit of the Exhibitors

13.30 – Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Session

Moderators: Pieter Caekebeke & Ilse Degreef

  • 13.30 – EMG: What knowledge is essential for an orthopaedic surgeon to possess? – Ludovic Ernon
  • 13.40 – Lateral elbow pain: PIN – Wim Vanhove
  • 13.50 – Lacertus fibrosis – Bram Van Hove
  • 14.00 – Management of cubital tunnel syndrome with a negative electrodiagnostic studies – Nader Chahidi
  • 14.10 – Ulnar nerve compression: release or transposition? – Marleen Dezillie
  • 14.20 – Delayed onset neuritis – Davide Blonna

13.30 – BOTRA Session – Legs On

13.30 – Hip & BAPO Session

Young Adult Hips: Difficult Cases

  • 13.30 When nothing is going well : the hip prosthesis – Jean Rondia
  • 13.50 Osteotomies around the hip – Frank Plasschaert & Maxence Vandekerckhove
  • 14.10 Complex cases – Thierry Scheerlinck & Pierre-Louis Docquier

14.30 – Coffee Break, Posters & Visit of the Exhibitors

15.00 – Free Paper Session Upper Limb

16.10 – Keynote – Allergy and Implants – Prof Aerts

16.30 – Flash Update BeSG – PVNS

16.45 – BVOT Business meeting

18.00 – End of Day

19.00 – Congress Dinner
Keynote: Jan Noyez on BVOT Overseas

Friday 26 April

07.00 – Welcome Coffee, Posters & Visit of the Exhibitors

08.30 – Knee Session 1

Personalised TKA, Personalized Knee Arthroplasty

Moderators: Jan Victor & Frank Verheyden

  • 08.30 – Every Knee is different – William Colyn
  • 08.40 The compartmental Approach – Justin Cobb
  • 08.48 Measured Resection: KA – Pieter-Bas Vererfve
  • 08.56 Gap Balancing: FA – iKA – Philip Winnock de Grave
  • 09.04 Do we need a Robot? – Pieter-Jan Vandekerckhove
  • 09.12 Patient- specific implants: What are the limits? – Bart Stuyts
  • 09.20 Is MA still the Golden standard, or only for the valgus? – Emmanuel Thienpont
  • 09.28 Panel discussion

08.30 – Hand Session

3D Guided Osteotomy in Wrist/Forearm

Moderators: Xavier libouton & Matthias Vanhees

  • 08.30 – BAPO – what is an acceptable reduction rate for forearm fractures? – Frank Plasschaert
  • 08.45 – Can 3D technology improve distal radius fracture care? – Andreas Vertsreken
  • 09.00 – 3D corrective osteotomy of the forearm – Xavier Libouton & Olivier Barbier
  • 09.15 – 3D correction of scaphoid nonunion deformity – Matthias Vanhees
  • 09.30 – 3D planning an PSI, what creates the most added value for the patient– Filip Stockmans
  • 09.40 – Discussion

08.30 – BOTA Session

Treatment of subtrochanteric fractures

Moderator: Wim Vandesande

  • 08.30 Introduction and overview- Wim Vandesande
  • 08.50 Reduction: Strategy – François Carlier
  • 09.05 Cerclage : Good or bad – Fergus Bonnevie
  • 09.20 Panel discussion: Four cases – Thierry De Baets, Christophe Marchal, Maike Reul & Jan Van Meirhaeghe

09.50 – Keynote: Personalised medical care in elite-level Olympic athletes: How do we do that in team Belgium – Johan Bellemans

10.10 – Coffee Break, Posters & Visit of the Exhibitors

10.40 – Knee Session 2

The holistic patient-tailored management of early knee OA

Moderators: Geert Van Damme & Hilde Vandenneucker

  • 10.40 – Early knee OA, the needs, the modalities and benefits of exercise – Dieter Van Assche
  • 10.50 – Early knee OA: the impact of weight-loss and behavioural approaches – Youri Taes
  • 11.00 – Early knee OA: Sense and nonsense of adjuvant therapeutical options anno 2024 – Kurt De Vlam
  • 11.10 – Meniscal (root) repair in the middle-aged patient with early OA. Can it slow down the further evolution? – Kristof Smeets
  • 11.22 – Unloading procedures in early OA: Indications, personalized planning and surgical pitfalls – Steven Claes
  • 11.37 – Small Personalized Implants in Early Knee OA – Emmanuel Thienpont
  • 11.49 – Discussion

10.40 – Hand Session

Complicated Distal Radius Fracture

Moderators: Ilse Degreef & Nadine Hollevoet

  • 10.40 – SL ligament lesions in DRF – Ilse Degreef
  • 10.55 – DRUJ/TFCC in DRF – Laurens Van Melkebeke
  • 11.10 – Arthroscopy in DRF – Jeroen Vanhaecke
  • 11.25 – Approach in DRF: what osteosynthesis and when? – Nadine Hollevoet
  • 11.40 – Discussion

10.40 – Spine Session

Personalised Spine

Moderator: Davy Hoste

  • 10.40 – The Golden Circle of Future Spine Surgery – Geert Mahieu
  • 11.05 – Patient expectations: How do they define the success of the surgery? – David van Schaik
  • 11.30 – Robotic-assisted navigated MCS placement in the first 100 cases in Az Glorieux. What have we learned? – Arnaud Depraetere & Konstantijn van der Donckt
  • 11.55 – Discussion

12.00 – Lunch Symposium by
Microport

Medial Pivot novel Technologies: Skywalker Robot

12.00 – Lunch Symposium by
DePuy Synthes

The new Chapter in Robotics

12.00 – Lunch, Industry sessions & Visit of the Exhibitors

13.30 – Knee Session 3

Geriatrics & Trauma

  • 13.30 – Proximal tibia fractures in UKA – Francois Hardeman
  • 13.40 – Extensor mechanism failure after TKA – Lucas Beckers
  • 13.50 – Supracondylar femur fractures: nail, plate or combinations – Jeya Palan (UK)
  • 14.02 – Resection prostheses for fractures around the knee – TBC
  • 14.14 – Exposure and fixation of posterolateral tibial plateau fractures – Jannik Frings (DE)
  • 14.26 – Discussion

13.30 – BOTRA Session – Hands On

13.30 – BOTA Session

Proximal Humeral Fractures

  • 13.30 – Nonoperative vs Operative treatment of PHF in the elderly – Guy Putzeys
  • 13.42 – Proximal Humeral Fractures Treated with a Dedicated External Fixator – Davide Blonna
  • 13.54 – Osteosynthesis of PHF : plate versus nail – Heinz Hulsmans
  • 14.06 – Tuberosity fixation in Proximal Humeral Fractures treated with RSA: how and why – Davide Blonna
  • 14.18 – Panel Discussion on Cases

14.30 – Coffee Break & Visit of the Exhibitors

15.00 – Free Paper Session Lower Limb & Spine

16.10 – Keynote – Orthopaedic Implants & the Society: Costs & Benefits – Constantinus Politis

16.30 – Flash Update BeSG – Chondrotumors

16.45 – Political Forum – “Zicht op zorg”

  • The Belgian healthcare reality: political view – TBC
  • Let’s go Private – Daniel Hoornenborg
  • The Six Sided Box – Frank Plasschaert
  • Overview on European Healthcare Systems – EFORT Speakers TBC

18.00 – Free paper Winner & Netwerk Event