EOF 2019 Organizing Committee Announces Key Topics of Scientific Programme

The participants will take part in 16 events on the most relevant topics of traumatology, orthopedics, and related areas

The preliminary scientific programme of the Eurasian Orthopedic Forum (EOF) to be held on 28-29 June 2019 in Moscow, has been approved. This year, the organizing committee focuses on issues related to innovative, minimally invasive and most economically efficient technologies and their use by doctors, as well as on the implementation of a multidisciplinary approach to treating diseases of the trauma and orthopedic profile. The programme contains 16 blocks: 12 dedicated sections, 3 major congresses of international importance and a unique educational course on foot and ankle surgery. Certification of the EOF scientific events under the system of continuing medical education (CME) has been planned, as well.

Among the key events of the EOF is the first Russian International Congress Biobridge Russia Ortho 2019 to be held within the Cell Technologies in Orthopedics and Traumatology section. The congress will highlight the results of scientific research on the use of biological technologies for tissue replacement or regeneration in the treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Besides, the BRICS Spine Summit International Vertebral Congress will be held as part of the forum; among the issues to be discussed are those related to medical work in BRICS countries and current-day challenges of spinal surgery at the intersection of traumatology and orthopedics and neurosurgery. The best lecturers and experts of international acclaim will share their expertise in treating injuries and diseases of the spine, as well as personally hold workshops and symposia.

At the Congress of the Russian Arthroscopic Society, the world's leading manufacturers will present their cutting-edge products related to arthroscopy of large and small joints. At the congress sessions, the attendants will see the best achievements of the European, North American and Asian schools of arthroscopy.

“The participants in the EOF scientific congresses and sections will be able to see the analysis of clinical cases from the best medical institutions of different countries. New technologies that are of utmost utilitarian importance are to be presented; many of these have not been previously made public. Leading manufacturers of medical products and equipment will hold master classes dedicated to the latest achievements in traumatology and orthopedics,” says Sergey Mironov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Eurasian Orthopedic Forum, President of the Association of Traumatologists and Orthopedists of Russia, Chief External Expert Orthopedic Traumatologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

“The EOF is the only large-scale event where issues related to orthopedics and traumatology are discussed within a multidisciplinary approach, with participation of experts from dozens of countries and from the point of view of different schools in Russia, Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East. The forum is aimed at global exchange of experience and gaining new knowledge for practical application. For instance, the Forum provides for a unique Training Course in Foot and Ankle Surgery held jointly with RUSFAS. Clinical case studies within the course will be held with participation of reputable Russian surgeons and chaired by the world-renowned expert practitioners from Europe and the USA,” says Nikolay Zagorodny, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, holder of post-doctoral degree in medicine, Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Eurasian Orthopedic Forum, Director of the Priorov National Medical Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Chairman of the Traumatology and Orthopedics Department of the RUDN University, National Delegate of Russia in SICOT.

EOF participants will also take part in an extensive scientific programme of dedicated sections. A symposium of the International Osteosynthesis Association AOTrauma will be held as part of the section on the treatment of lower limb injuries. Other sections will present the best practices in knee and hip arthroplasty, reconstructive and reparative and plastic surgery, children's traumatology and orthopedics, cancer orthopedics, disaster medicine, treatment of gunshot injuries of the musculoskeletal system, and potential of 3D technologies. Important aspects of the multidisciplinary approach will be discussed at the anesthesiology-resuscitation and comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation sections.

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The 2019 Eurasian Orthopedic Forum is the largest international event in the field of orthopedics, traumatology, and health care economics in Eurasia. The Forum will be held for the second time at the Expocenter, Moscow. It will bring together 5,000 civilian and military medical specialists from 80 countries of the CIS, Asia-Pacific, South Asia, Middle East, Europe, and America. The forum is organized by the Association of Traumatologists and Orthopedists of Russia, Association of Traumatologists and Orthopedists of Moscow, Federal State Budgetary Institution Priorov Central Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Main Military Medical Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation,      Federal State Unitary Enterprise Association of Defense Industry Organizations - Medical Products and Equipment Manufacturers, Federal State Unitary Enterprise Central Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Association of Medical 3D Printing Experts, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Polylog Consulting Group. The forum is supported by the Ministry of Health of Russia, Ministry of Industry of Russia, Ministry of Labor of Russia, Federation Council, State Duma, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia, and Moscow City Department of Health.

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