Final Programme - ROOM A

THE EKS Arthroplasty Conference has been granted 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Programme - Thursday 2 May

08.00 - 08.15            Opening Ceremony
                                 Drs Thienpont & Catani
                                 Drs Martin Hernandez & Silvestre

Monocompartmental disease treated with small implants
Moderator Speakers: Chris Dodd
Moderator Consensus Statement: Andrew Price

08.20 - 08.30            Instructional Course: Is UKA the technique of the past, the present or the future?
                                 Nick London, United Kingdom         

08.30 - 08.38            How to obtain success with medial UKA
                                 Fabian von Knoch, Switzerland

08.40 - 08.48            How to obtain success with lateral UKA
                                 
Jean-Noël Argenson, France

08.50 - 08.58            How to obtain success with PFA
                                 Paolo Adravanti, Italy

09.00 - 09.08            How to obtain success with multicompartmental UKA
                                 Justin Cobb, United Kingdom

09.10 - 09.25            Discussion

09.25 - 09.30            Consensus statement
                                 Andrew Price, United Kingdom
 

Modern Total Knee Arthroplasty - Looking back on previous hypes
Moderator Speakers: Justin Cobb
Moderator Consensus Statement: Gijs Van Hellemondt

09.30 - 09.40            Instructional Course: What are we still missing in TKA today?
                                 
Jan Victor, Belgium

09.40 - 09.48            MIS: Where have you gone?
                                 Giles Scuderi, United States

09.50 - 09.58            Navigation: Where have you gone?
                                 Sébastien Lustig, France

10.00 - 10.08            PSI: Where have you gone?
                                 
Patrick Sussmann, Switzerland

10.10 - 10.18            Sensor-assisted technologies: When will you reach the tipping point?
                                 
Martin Roche, United States

10.20 - 10.40            Discussion

10.40 - 10.45            Consensus statement
                                 
Gijs Van Hellemondt, The Netherlands

10.45 - 11.15            Coffee break

 

Remaining issues in today's TKA
Moderator Speakers: Russell Windsor
Moderator Consensus Statement: Roberto Rossi

11.15 - 11.25            Instructional Course: What are the current controversies in modern TKA?
                                 Andrew Porteous, United Kingdom  

11.25 - 11.33            What alignment target should we aim for?
                                
Sébastien Parratte, France

11.35 - 11.43            Where does instability after knee arthroplasty come from?
                                
David Barrett, United Kingdom

11.45 - 11.53            Where does aseptic loosening after knee arthroplasty come from?
                                 
Philip Chapman-Sheath, United Kingdom

11.55 - 12.03            Is metal allergy really an issue in TKA?
                                 
Robert Hube, Germany

12.05 - 12.25            Discussion

12.25 - 12.30            Consensus statement
                                 Roberto Rossi, Italy

12.30 - 14.00            Lunch

 

High performance in TKA
Moderator Speakers: Andrea Baldini
Moderator Consensus Statement: Ashok Rajgopal

14.00 - 14.10            Instructional Course: What do patients expect from their arthroplasty? What is high or normal performance?
                                 Sébastien Lustig, France

14.10 - 14.18            Are new materials the solution?
                                 Bernardo Innocenti, Belgium

14.20 - 14.28            Is a bi-cruciate retaining knee the solution?
                                 Anders Troelsen, Denmark

14.30 - 14.38            Is a medial pivot design the solution?
                                 George Macheras, Greece

14.40 - 14.48            Is a patient-specific implant the solution?
                                 Michel Bonnin, France

14.50 - 15.10            Discussion

15.10 - 15.15            Consensus statement
                                 Ashok Rajgopal, India
 

Advanced treatment protocols
Moderator Speakers: Anders Troelsen
Moderator Consensus Statement: Pedro Hinarejos

15.15 - 15.25            Instructional Course: What is the impact of arthroplasty on the human body?
                                 Francesco Benazzo, Italy

15.25 - 15.33            Pain after TKA doesn’t exist anymore!
                                 Bart Stuyts, Belgium

15.35 - 15.43            Soon staying in the hospital doesn’t exist anymore!
                                 Andrea Baldini, Italy

15.45 - 15.53            Medical complications after knee arthroplasty don’t exist anymore!
                                 Kirill Gromov, Denmark

15.55 - 16.03            Cost savings with enhanced recovery programmes
                                 Geert Peersman, Belgium

16.05 - 16.25            Discussion

16.25 - 16.30            Consensus statement
                                 Pedro Hinarejos, Spain

16.30 - 17.00            Coffee break

17.15 - 18.30            Deep dives

Small group discussions with experts and separate registration is required (limited capacity).

Gap balancing & ligament release   
Faculty: P. Adravanti, D. Barrett, F. Benazzo, P. Chapman-Sheath, R. Hube, A. Porteous  

Ambulatory knee arthroplasty
Faculty: B. Christen, K. Gromov, W. Long, G. Peersman, R. Rossi, B. Stuyts     

Coronal alignment options    
Faculty: M. Bonnin, A. Mullaji, A. Price, G. Scuderi, H. Vandenneucker, R. Windsor 

New technologies
Faculty: J. Bellemans, T. Callies, F. Catani, J. Cobb, S. Parratte, M. Roche

UKA
Faculty: J.-N. Argenson, C. Dodd, N. London, A. Troelsen, J. Victor, F. Von Knoch
 

Programme – Friday 3 May

08.55 - 09.00            Opening Day 2     
                                 Fabio Catani, Conference Chair

Robotics in TKA
Moderator Speakers: Emmanuel Thienpont
Moderator Consensus Statement: David Barrett

09.00 - 09.10            Robotics-assisted arthroplasty: Past, present or future?
                                 
Fabio Catani, Italy

09.10 - 09.18            The robot solved all my technical issues
                                 
Johan Bellemans, Belgium

09.20 - 09.28            Robots: Cost-model in today’s society
                                 
Bernhard Christen, Switzerland

09.30 - 09.38            The robot is just the next industry’s hype
                                 
Siegfried Hofmann, Austria

09.40 - 09.48            The robot as the industry's new revenue model
                                 
Russell Windsor, United States

09.50 - 09.58            I am the robot…
                                 
Sergio Romagnoli, Italy

10.00 - 10.25            Discussion

10.25 - 10.30            Consensus statement
                                 
David Barrett, United Kingdom

10.30 - 11.00            Coffee break

 

Infection in TKA
Moderator Speakers: Arun Mullaji
Moderator Consensus Statement: Jan Verhaar

11.00 - 11.10            What is a low-grade infection and its role in chronic pain and stifness?
                               
Tilman Calliess, Switzerland

11.10 - 11.18            What is new in diagnostics?
                                
Roberto Rossi, Italy

11.20 - 11.28            What is new in treatment of PJI?
                                
Wolfgang Klauser, Germany

11.30 - 11.38            What to do with chronic therapy resistant PJI?
                                Andrew Price, United Kingdom

11.40 - 12.00            Discussion

12.00 - 12.05            Consensus statement
                                
Jan Verhaar, The Netherlands

12.05 - 14.00            Lunch

 

Revision knee arthroplasty
Moderator Speakers: Fabio Catani
Moderator Consensus Statement: Kirill Gromov

14.00 - 14.15            What is the state-of-the-art in revision in 2019?
                                 
Gijs Van Hellemondt, The Netherlands

14.15 - 14.23            How I revise the aseptic loosening knee
                                 
Paolo Adravanti, Italy

14.25 - 14.33            How I revise the unstable knee
                                 
Hilde Vandenneucker, Belgium

14.35 - 14.43            How I revise the stiff knee
                                 
William Long, United States

14.45 - 15.15            Discussion

15.15 - 15.20            Consensus statement
                                 
Kirill Gromov, Denmark

15.20 - 16.00            Meeting closure
                                 Emmanuel Thienpont, EKS President & Pedro Hinarejos, SEROD President