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Programme2018-11-13T09:08:04+00:00

Preliminary Programme

08.30 – Registration and Welcome coffee amongst the exhibitors

08.50 – Opening of the course – David Zorman

09.00 – Session 1: Biomechanics

Moderators: Bernardo Innocenti & David Zorman

09.00 – As a surgeon, do I need biomechanical information to treat my patients ? – Pieter Reynders

09.10 – Knee Kinematics: pre and post TKA – Bernardo Innocenti

09.20 – Orthopaedics 2.0: from alignment to kinematics and beyond. – Lennart Scheys

09.30 – Elbow lateral stability after radial head arthroplasty – Fabian Moungondo

09.40 – A dynamic evaluation and modelling platform for Adult Spinal Deformities – Pieter Severijns & Thomas Overbergh

09.50 – How have biomechanic insights contributed to knee surgery? – Emmanuel Thienpont

10.00 – Discussion

10.10 – Session2: Biomaterials

Moderators: Olivier Cornu & Pieter Reynders

10.10 – Biofilms on implanted material: pathological role and therapeutic challenges – Françoise Van Bambeke

10.20 – Surface modification of biomaterials for orthopaedic applications – Christine Dupont

10.30 – Biomaterials for prosthesis, what are the key factors for success? – Claude Rieker

10.40 – Allergy and Biomaterials – Thibaut Thüngen & Harold Jennart

10.50 – Discussion

11.00 – Coffee break amongst the exhibitors

11.30 – Session3: CAOS, 3D imaging, virtual reality

Moderators: Thierry Scheerlinck & Emmanuel Thienpont 

11.30 – How to increase the precision of lag screw position in Gamma nails. Help of a dedicated software – Gilbert Taglang

11.40 – 3D imaging – Thierry Scheerlinck

11.50 – Virtual reality – Emmanuel Thienpont

12.00 – The use of pre-op 3D planning and PSI in shoulder arthroplasty: do we need it in all cases ? – Olivier Verborgt

12.10 – Computer assisted surgery in paediatric orthopaedics – Solange de Wouters & Pierre-Louis Docquier

12.20 – Accuracy in CAOS: how can it be defined, measured experimentally, and analyzed from a clinical perspective? – Olivier Cartiaux

12.30 – In Silico Fracture Healing – Liesbet Geris

12.40 – Discussion

12.50 – Securing the future of ‘Acta Orthopaedica Belgica’ : a common challenge – Frank Plasschaert

12.50 – Walking lunch amongst the exhibitors

13.50 – Session 4: Bone and Joint Biology

Moderators: Frédéric Schuind & René Verdonk

13.50 – Chondrocite transplantation – Johan Vanlauwe

14.00 – Natural or synthetic bone substitutes – Olivier Cornu

14.10 – Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator bone graft harvesting for the treatment of segmental bone defects – Willem-Jan Metsemakers

14.20 – Vascularized bone grafts: anatomy, physiology and clinical practice – Olivier Barbier & Xavier Libouton

14.30 –  Mechanical aspects of flexor tendon suture – Frédéric Schuind

14.40 – Meniscal graft – René Verdonk

14.50 – Discussion

15.00 – Session 5: Biological Treatments

Moderators: Philippe Hernigou & Thomas Schubert

15.00 – PRP and  hyaluronic acid in tendinopathy – Jean-François Kaux

15.10 – PRP and non-union – Serge Vander Velde & Anaïs Legrand

15.20 – PRP in Children – Robert Elbaum

15.30 – Injectables for Osteoarthritis – Peter Verdonk

15.40 – Therapeutic potential of stem cells and biomaterials in orthopedic surgery – Michel Toungouz Nevessignsky

15.50 – Hip osteonecrosis treatment with stem cells – Philippe Hernigou

16.00 – BMP – Thomas Schubert

16.10 – Discussion

16.20 – Coffee break amongst the exhibitors

16.40Session 6: ABAOT & BOTRA – Free papers – Best Communication Price

Moderators : Everard Munting & Guy Molenaers

5 Free papers, each 10 minutes

The best free paper will receive an educational prize of 1.000,00€

  1. Outpatient Total Hip Arthroplasty: the future?  Solange de Wouters
  2. Long term clinical results for hallux varus correction by reversed abductor halluces transfer. Karolien Schwagten
  3. Could we predict infection after intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fracture? Julie Manon
  4. Efficacy of a new biphasic scaffold for treatment of focal knee cartilage lesions in rabbits. Jacques Hernigou
  5. Minimally invasive corrective osteotomy of the proximal phalanx: A biomechanical study. Sten Deschuyffeleer

17.30 – End of congress