lunes, 23 de mayo de 2016

News in orthopaedics and traumatology – 17th EFORT Congress: 1–3 June 2016, Geneva

The 17th EFORT Congress that will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 1–3 June 2016 as a combined programme in partnership with swiss orthopaedics.
“Maintaining activity through life” is the main theme of this major scientific event which will attract more than 6,000 participants. Around 2,000 international experts will present the latest and most important trends and highlights in the field of orthopaedics and traumatology – from basic research to new trends in prevention, therapy or rehabilitation. Latest scientific findings will be reported in more than 200 scientific sessions.
Some of the topical highlights of the Congress:
- Mobility in ageing societies
- Polytrauma in the elderly
- Registry studies promote quality treatments
- Obesity in orthopaedic surgery
The 17th EFORT Congress provides an opportunity for medical and general interest media to report about latest and most relevant developments in this field.
Information on the programme can be found at

The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) is the umbrella organisation linking Europe´s national orthopaedic societies. EFORT was founded in 1991 in the Italian Marentino. Today it has 41 national member societies and 13 associate scientific members.
EFORT is a non-profit organisation. The participating societies aim at promoting the exchange of scientific knowledge and experience in the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. EFORT organises an annual congress, seminars, courses, forums and conferences within Europe. It also initiates and supports basic and clinical research.