, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp 1975-1976
Date: 31 Jul 2012

Combined 33rd SICOT and 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference

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Since 2006, the continual year-on-year growth of the SICOT annual meetings has made it harder to differentiate between the Annual World Conferences and the Triennial World Congresses as the annual conferences have become so strongly supported. This constant expansion has been in part reflected by the larger number of abstracts submitted but also in the representation from an ever increasing number of countries, with especially strong growth from continents such as Asia who have greatly increased their participation.

During the three days of the conference, from November 28 to 30, four plenary speakers will present their outstanding expertise in ACL reconstruction (Freddie H FU), lower limb deformities (Gawal Ahmed Hosny), ten-year results with highly cross-linked polyethylene (Chitranyan Ranawat) and osteochondral talar defect (Niek van Dijk)

Thirty symposia offer a synthesis of the state of the art on current hot topics in orthopaedic surgery from the fundamental aspects to clinical pra