SICOT PIONEER is the latest enterprise by SICOT’s Education Academy to leave a digital footprint on SICOT’s educational journey. Since June 2020, this virtual platform has been hosting a series of webinars and it is currently planning different e-events ranging from podcasts to live streamed surgical demos. The symbiosis of this digital programme together with our conventional Congress programme will strive to facilitate knowledge exchange from the most densely populated to the most remote corners of the globe, from the least to the most developed and from the most experienced to the youngest of surgeons.

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Upcoming Live Webinars

Painful Knee Joint

Date: 6 June 2024
Time: 12:00-13:00 (CEST/Belgium)

Dive into the complexities of the 'Painful Knee Joint' in our riveting Sports Traumatology & Arthroscopy webinar. Embark on a journey through the synovial membrane's role in sports injuries, the management of post-ACL reconstruction infections, insights into synovial chondromatosis and pigmented villonodular synovitis and gain crucial knowledge in identifying benign and malignant tumors around the knee joint. Don't miss out on the opportunity to revolutionise your approach to knee pain management!



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Fibular Hemimelia: Current Concepts

Join us for an enlightening webinar on "Fibular Hemimelia: Current Concepts." Explore the classification and significance of a 'functional foot,' comprehensive treatment plans from infancy to skeletal maturity, surgical reconstruction strategies, recurrent deformity management, addressing fibular hemimelia with congenital femoral shortening, the pivotal amputation versus reconstruction debate, and valuable lessons learned. You will gain invaluable insights into managing this complex condition.

My Treatment Algorithm to Manage Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

In the last part of our series ‘360° Hip View: from Preserving to Revision THA’, the SICOT Hip Arthroplasty Committee has put together an insightful webinar on revision total hip arthroplasty management. Let’s delve into specialised treatment algorithm for addressing the challenges of stem and cup aseptic loosening, chronic septic loosening, and unstable THA cases. We will also dive into these crucial aspects of hip arthroplasty revisions and gain valuable insights through in-depth case discussions featuring four real-world scenarios. Join us to elevate your expertise and optimise your approach to revision surgery.

Blount's Disease: Tips & Tricks

Join our upcoming webinar on 'Blount's Disease: Tips & Tricks' for our experts' insights into this orthopaedic condition. Discover optimal treatments for various cases, from early onset to severe adolescent, and resource-efficient solutions. We'll learn how to tackle late onset, recurrent and neglected cases, and the predictive factors for infantile Blount. Gain valuable surgical tips for medial plateau elevation and hexapod application without fibular osteotomy fixators. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your expertise in managing Blount's disease efficiently.

Management of Segmental Fractures of the Lower Extremities

We are happy to invite you to embark on a learning journey with our forthcoming Trauma webinar, centered around the key to mastering the intricate art of managing segmental fractures of the lower extremities. Immerse yourself in the expertise of our distinguished faculty as they navigate through innovative methodologies, state-of-the-art interventions, and compelling patient narratives. This webinar promises to amplify your proficiency. Seize the opportunity to connect with the vanguard of fracture management techniques.

SICOT-OPC - Hip Displacement in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Surveillance to Surgery

Discover the pivotal insights into paediatric health with our cutting edge webinar on 'Hip Displacement in Children with Cerebral Palsy'. In partnership with OPC (Orthotics Prosthetics Canada), we bring you the opportunity to dig into the complexities of this crucial topic. Join us to unravel the latest advancements, expert perspectives, and transformative solutions, all aimed at enhancing the lives of the young patients. Let's chart a path towards better understanding and proactive care and don't miss out on this exceptional collaborative event!

SICOT-AAHKS - Enhanced Recovery after THA: A Global Perspective

Discover the future of hip arthroplasty in our groundbreaking webinar! Join us for a gripping session on Enhanced Recovery after Total Hip Arthroplasty, a collaborative effort between SICOT and AAHKS (the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons). Uncover diverse global approaches to postoperative protocols and management, as leading experts delve into the realm of enhanced recovery. Raise your knowledge and be at the forefront of innovation in hip arthroplasty. Don't miss this opportunity to improve your standards of patient care!

SICOT-APHS - Revision Hip Arthroplasty

Join us for an enlightening journey into the world of 'Revision Hip Arthroplasty' as SICOT and APHS (Asia Pacific Hip Society) proudly present a groundbreaking PIONEER joint webinar. Delve into the intricacies of the acetabulum and the femur, where renowned experts will share invaluable insights, innovative techniques, and best practices. Witness captivating case discussions that offer real-world applications of these cutting-edge approaches. Reserve your spot now for an engaging, informative, and unforgettable learning experience!

Diversity and Economics of Global Orthopaedics

Join us as we delve into the significant impact of women and explore the challenges faced in training surgeons in developing countries. Gain valuable insights into how developed countries can contribute to sustainable orthopaedic training in these regions. Furthermore, we will unravel the complexities of orthopaedic implantology in developing countries and question the role of anthropometry in implantology. This thought-provoking event will broaden your perspectives on global orthopaedics, fostering inclusivity and economic considerations for a better future.

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: Elite Soccer & Orthopaedics

In conjunction with the FIFA Women's World Cup, our hosts will pick the brain of two renowned sports experts: sports knee surgeon Andy Williams and sport consultant, soccer coach and former professional player Robbie Elliott! Join us to discuss the surgeons and professional players' perspectives and the future trends and evolution in current practices. Another great opportunity to learn from the challenges they faced in the field and the goals they scored during their career!

Management of Periarticular Deformities

Management of periarticular deformities is a very important topic as these injuries can be challenging to treat and can have significant consequences for a patient's joint function and quality of life. SICOT PIONEER is pleased to invite you to our next Limb Reconstruction webinar that will include several talks from first-class faculty that cover various aspects of periarticular deformities around the knee and ankle but also paediatrics considerations. We will conclude with a case presentation to illustrate some of the principles and techniques covered during the webinar.

Challenging Primary Hip Arthroplasty: How to Do it

Get ready for a thrilling next part in our Hip webinar series '360° Hip View: from Preserving to Revision THA' on the challenges of primary hip arthroplasty! This event will feature three gripping case discussions, each facilitated by distinguished presenters and panellists. Gain invaluable insights from our expert perspectives!  

Soft Skills in Orthopaedics

Join us for a captivating second webinar organised by our esteemed SICOT Education Committee about 'Soft Skills in Orthopaedics'! We will explore the crucial aspects of effective communication with orthopaedic patients and achieving seamless teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration in orthopaedics. Additionally, our experts will delve into the significance of accurate patient documentation and offer valuable insights on handling medicolegal issues. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your practice with essential soft skills that can make a significant impact in patient care.  

SICOT-DVSE: Current Concepts of Complex Elbow Instability

Join us for a dynamic webinar on 'Current Concepts of Complex Elbow Instability,' presented in collaboration with DVSE (the German, Austrian and Swiss Shoulder and Elbow Society). Our top faculty will deliver innovative talks covering a broad range of topics, including the management of coronoid fractures with associated soft tissue lesions, arthroscopic LUCL reconstruction, management of chronic instability, indications and outcomes of ligament bracing, and a MCL reconstruction surgical video. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn the latest techniques and best practices for managing complex elbow instability.  

SICOT-ACARO - THA Periprosthetic Fracture: How Would You Fix This Case?

Don't miss out on another exciting event that promises to enhance your knowledge and expertise on THA periprosthetic fractures. This webinar is brought to you by SICOT and ACARO (Argentine Association for the Study of the Hip and Knee) and will feature engaging case discussions on stable stem, loose stem, and complex THA femoral periprosthetic fractures. You will also be treated to a lecture on the treatment algorithm for managing these types of fractures. Our renowned experts in the field will provide valuable insights into the latest techniques and best practices for managing these complex fractures.  

Role of Limb Reconstruction in Grade 3 Open Fractures

Discover cutting-edge insights on the critical 'Role of Limb Reconstruction in Grade 3 Open Fractures' through an informative webinar put together by the SICOT Limb Reconstruction Committee. Gain valuable knowledge on current treatment standards, management of neglected open fractures, orthoplastic procedures, and participate in a lively debate on external versus internal fixation. Dive into interactive case discussions and connect with top experts in the field to stay at the forefront of advancements in limb reconstruction techniques. 

SICOT-IAAT-JAOT: Amputee Rehabilitation and Advances in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Get ready to dive into the exciting world of cutting-edge prosthetics and orthotics! The SICOT Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Committee, in partnership with IAAT (Indian Association of Assistive Technologists) and JAOT (Japanese Association of Occupational Therapists), is thrilled to invite you to join us as we explore fascinating topics such as the optimisation of a major lower limb amputee for prosthesis fitting, assistive technology for amputees and the latest developments in lower limb orthotics and prosthetic knee joints. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand your skills and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and innovations in amputee rehabilitation! 

Changing Educational Methods in Orthopaedics Post-COVID

Stay up-to-date on the latest trends in orthopaedic education with the first PIONEER webinar organised by the SICOT Education Committee! This exciting event will cover a range of topics, including virtual reality in orthopaedics and online live surgeries. Discover how the world of online orthopaedic courses is evolving, witness how cadaver lab programmes have adapted to the post-COVID world, and explore the benefits of online orthopaedic examinations. If you're looking to stay ahead of the curve in orthopaedic education, this webinar is not to be missed! 

SICOT-SCHOT: Open Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Do It Properly

The SICOT Hip Arthroplasty Committee and SCHOT (The Chilean Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology) have joined hands to organise this event that will feature video techniques on safe surgical dislocation, mini-anterior approach, PAO for DDH, and modified Dunn procedure for SCFE. In addition, you'll get to hear from experts on the management of young adults with Perthes sequelae and participate in two exciting case discussions on reverse PAO and acute malposition of the femoral head after SCFE. This promises to be an excellent opportunity for every hip preservation enthusiast eager to learn from the best! 

How to Start with Hip Arthroscopy in a Safe and Effective Manner

Are you eager to learn the safe and effective ways to approach hip arthroscopy? Join the SICOT Hip Arthroplasty Committee's upcoming webinar to hear from our experts about the latest techniques and best practices. You will learn about evidence-based surgical indications, the role of hip biomechanics in FAI, and how to improve outcomes using arthroscopic techniques and instruments. They will also share tips on building a strong team and navigating postoperative recovery before concluding with two case discussions on degenerative changes and borderline dysplasia. 

Management of Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar organised by the SICOT Trauma Committee on the management of osteoporotic spinal fractures. This informative session will cover a wide range of topics, including indications for vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and dorsal stabilisation techniques as well as clinical cases. You will have the opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field and engage in interactive discussions on the latest updates and best practices. Another great opportunity for anyone looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the topic!

SICOT-IAA: Total Hip Replacement in Dysplastic Hips

The SICOT Hip Committee and Indian Arthroplasty Association (IAA) have partnered to bring you a cutting-edge webinar that delves into the latest techniques and strategies for successfully performing hip replacements in dysplastic patients. From preoperative planning to implant rationale, acetabular reconstruction options, and the use of robotics, our expert panel will guide you through the complex landscape of dysplastic hip surgery.

Navigation and Percutaneous Techniques in the Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Injuries and Acetabular Fractures

Pelvic injuries and acetabular fractures are serious conditions that require prompt and effective treatment. Navigation and percutaneous techniques are two of the most common methods used in the surgical treatment of these injuries. The SICOT Trauma Committee has gathered a team of the finest surgeons that will be showcasing the latest orthopaedic innovations that can help improve patient outcomes.

My Worst Complication after THA

Most complications associated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) are infrequent and can be prevented if anticipated or treated readily when recognised. In the first part of our Hip webinar series: '360° Hip View: from Preserving to Revision THA' we are bringing together three pairs of experts who will showcase their worst complications after THA (including instability, infection and periprosthetic fracture) and how to prevent them in this case-based webinar. We look forward to your input through our interactive polls!

Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Injuries

As part of our commitment to providing up-to-date information and education, our newly-formed SICOT Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Committee is proud to invite you to its first webinar on the topic of rehabilitation for rotator cuff injuries. Renowned experts in the field will discuss the diagnoses and conservative management but also indications for rehabilitation after surgery and complications. 

SICOT Meets Europe: Joint Webinar on Elbow Pathologies

This webinar put together by the SICOT Shoulder & Elbow Committee will focus on the practicalities of learning to manage elbow pathologies. Through various lectures and case discussions our team of outstanding faculty from around the globe will lead the discussion in another promising academic exchange.

Asia Pacific Summit: Twin Towers Pre-Congress Webinar

We are thrilled to invite you to not one, but two concurrent sessions for our latest PIONEER regional event! Our Asia Pacific National Delegates have teamed up to bring us key leaders of various local orthopaedic associations. We are honoured they agreed to share with us their experiences with total hip arthroplasty and hindfoot deformities! Both sessions will close with in-depth case discussions!

SICOT-SLAHOC-SCHOC - Subacromial Balloon Spacer: Current Indications and Best Evidence

This collaborative webinar put together by the SICOT Shoulder Committee, the Latin American Shoulder & Elbow Society (SLAHOC) and the Colombian Shoulder & Elbow Society (SCHOC) will focus on the current updates about the subacromial balloon spacer. Outstanding reports of randomized controlled trial will be shared by experts from all around the world.

Latin America PIONEER Webinars

SICOT is proud to present the first PIONEER webinar in Spanish! In this special event our Latin American National Delegates have brought together a panel of experts from the LATAM region to discuss the very latest updates on trauma and arthroscopy in two concurrent sessions. There will be enough to satisfy even the most fastidious!

Treatment of Fragility Fractures: a Case Based Discussion

Treatment of fragility fractures can be challenging because of severe fractures, poor bone quality, significant comorbidities, and reduced mobility. However new surgical techniques have been developed that address these challenges and show improvement in overall patient outcomes.

The SICOT Trauma Committee will showcase for this PIONEER webinar several cases of fragility fractures of the pelvis, shoulder, spine and various osteoporotic and periprosthetic femoral fractures.

Research: Analysis and Reporting

For the last (but not least!) part of our Research Education webinar series SICOT PIONEER will cover analysis and reporting in orthopaedic research. In a panel discussion our top-level speakers will debate various topics including the requirements for academic writings and clinical trials reporting in conjunction with how to manage large databases. One thing is for sure: there will be something to learn for everyone!

Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries in Disasters and Austere Environments

The SICOT Disaster Relief Committee invite you to hear from seasoned faculty on the treatment of soft tissue injuries in disasters and austere environments. This PIONEER webinar will focus on the particularities of orthopaedics in austere environments and the treatment of complex musculoskeletal injuries and various wound care techniques in these settings. Join us live to learn from our speakers and take part in what will surely be an engaging session!

Research: Collaboration in Research and Ethical Considerationss

Collaborative research can pose many ethical challenges. For the third part of our Research Education webinar series SICOT PIONEER will explore collaboration in research and its ethical considerations with a team of experts. Join us to discuss the importance of ethical guidelines in collaborative research and clinical practice not only for patient care but also for the integrity of the research process. This promises to be another exciting event!

Research: How to Set Up and Manage Projects

In this second edition of our Research Education webinar series SICOT PIONEER is pleased to bring you a team of top-tier researchers for cutting-edge lectures on the planning of orthopaedic research projects. From how project designs are related to the clinical settings to the decision-making processes behind building a registry and collecting publications from several sources, there will also be time for discussion between our panellists, as well as a Q&A. Don't miss it!

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Culture in Global Orthopaedics

For our final Tête-à-Tête of 2021, our hosts will be joined by International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) President Kristy Weber and Vice President Jennifer Green. Join us to discuss their career backgrounds and diversity journeys, who IODA are and how it came about, the IODA vision and mission and how the alliance aims to meet their goals.

SICOT PIONEER End-of-Year Special: Awards Show 2021

Find out who won best webinar, talk, interviewee, moderator and free paper!

Research: What Can You Achieve?

The SICOT Research Education & Mentorship Committee is proud to invite you to the first webinar of our SICOT PIONEER Research series. Join us for thought-provoking talks from our eminent faculty on the importance of collecting and analysing data in the world of orthopaedics and trauma, while also taking into account less-resourced settings around the globe.

Management of Scaphoid Nonunion

The scaphoid bone is the most commonly fractured carpal bone. The SICOT Hand Committee have collaborated with the Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand (SICM - Società Italiana di Chirurgia della Mano) for this webinar, during which they will discuss their approach and the current concepts in managing nonunion scaphoid fractures. There will also be time for free paper presentations, as well as a live case discussion.

Limb Reconstruction in a Resource-Limited Environment

In this webinar a panel of top faculty from around the world will be sharing their input on limb reconstruction in resource-limited environment. Join us for lectures focused on tackling this global issue: from the relevance and use of orthopaedic forums and open-access software to the value of fellowships, mentoring and bidirectional learning opportunities, as well as free paper presentations and case discussions!

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: Why We Should Look East

For the fourth instalment of our Tête-à-Tête series SICOT PIONEER is proud to introduce internationally renowned expert, Prof Keith DK Luk. This dedicated teacher to many fellow surgeons and former key official in many academic societies including SICOT and the APSS among others, will share his knowledge and insights regarding the training ethos in the East, what Western orthopaedics could learn from it, as well as his vision on business and leadership initiatives.

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: The Guru Speaks!

SICOT PIONEER is delighted to bring you the third edition of our Tête-à-Tête series! Please join us for a chat with 'the Guru', former President of SICOT and Chairperson of AO Spine, Prof Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran. The first-class spine legend will share the story behind his journey, as well as his views on mentorship and the future of Orthopaedics.

SICOT-AO Trauma - Femoral Fracture Fixation: Getting it Right First Time

In a renewed partnership with AO Trauma, SICOT PIONEER gathers an international team of top-notch academics to share their expertise on femoral fracture fixation. Join us for lectures on the MIPPO technique, biomechanics and design of intramedullary nails, plating fixation, ipsilateral fractures, as well as free paper presentations and clinical case discussions!

SICOT-AO Trauma: Clavicle Fractures

In this exciting webinar organised by SICOT PIONEER in collaboration with AO Trauma, faculty from across the globe will debate clavicular factures and the controversies surrounding them, including conservative versus surgical approaches in middle third fractures, the floating shoulder, treatments of malunion and nonunion complications, implants and lateral fractures.

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: 30 Minutes with Mohit Bhandari

SICOT PIONEER is proud to bring you the second show of our Tête-à-Tête series! Please join us for '30 Minutes with Mohit Bhandari', where we will chat with the award-winning global leader in evidence-based surgery and orthopaedic research about his journey, current projects and why he believes "data is the new oil of the next decade", and what that means for orthopaedic research.

SICOT-EOF: Celebrating a Century of Ilizarov

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Father of the Ilizarov apparatus, Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov, SICOT PIONEER, in partnership with the Eurasian Orthopedic Forum (EOF), launch their first live event dedicated to this revolution in modern orthopaedics. In addition to free paper presentations, a team of outstanding faculty from around the globe will lead the discussion on its legacy and the latest updates in today's practice in another promising academic exchange.

SICOT-UAOS: The Complex Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

SICOT PIONEER are excited to announce their first collaboration with the Ukrainian Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (UAOS)! This online event covering 'The Complex Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty' will include lectures by leading experts from around the world, and cover the replacement of all types of hips. We'll also hear more free papers and hope you will join us in the usual lively discussion!

SICOT PIONEER Tête-à-Tête: Technology Disruptors in Healthcare

In the first SICOT PIONEER event of this kind, our hosts will pick the brains of some of orthopaedics' biggest technology disruptors. How is technology affecting orthopaedic practice already? Where is it going in the future? What are the challenges we face in this field? Please join us for this chat show, one of the first of SICOT PIONEER's educational events in 2021.

SICOT-MSF: The Medical Response in Disaster Events

SICOT PIONEER have teamed up with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to bring you a world-class line-up of faculty. With lectures on emergency medical teams, search and rescue, damage control orthopaedics, early rehabilitation and long-term deployment in disaster zones, we are sure there will be something for everyone to learn. 

Update on Fractures and Ligament Injuries around the Knee

In this webinar a panel of top faculty from around the world will be sharing their updates on fractures and ligament injuries around the knee. Join us for lectures on tibial plateau fractures, open fractures, bone defects, ligament injuries and tibial spine avulsion fractures, as well as free paper presentations and a Q&A!

SICOT-FFN: Femoral Neck Fractures

In this exciting webinar organised by SICOT PIONEER in collaboration with the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), faculty from North America, Asia and Europe will tackle topics such as fixation technique, impaction grafting, bipolar versus total hip replacement, outcomes and the role of the ortho-geriatrician.

SICOT-IHS: Preventing Early Complications Following THA

This collaborative webinar has been put together by SICOT PIONEER and the International Hip Society. As well as free paper presentations, key opinion leaders from around the world will cover the prevention of complications following total hip arthroplasty, including DVT/PE, infection, fractures, instability and leg-length inequality.

SICOT-SLAHOC: Shoulder Instability

This collaborative webinar put together by the SICOT Shoulder Committee and the Latin American Shoulder Elbow Society (SLAHOC) will focus on the practicalities of learning to manage shoulder instability, and will cover basic principles to advanced bone defects. A basic biomechanical understanding alongside clinical experience will be shared by experts from all around the world.

SICOT-EHS: Robotics and Other Innovations in THA

SICOT PIONEER and the European Hip Society (EHS) are proud to present their first collaborative webinar on the topic of 'Robotics and Other Innovations in THA'. In this inaugural event, key opinion leaders will present on recent innovations in robotic total hip arthroplasty, why we need the technology and what to look out for in the future.

SICOT-APOA: Primary ACL Repair

In the last decade advances in orthobiologics have raised a new interest in the healing potential of torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tissue. Can we save the ACL and does the ACL have the potential to heal if repaired? In this webinar, in partnership with the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, we will take you on the journey from the start of the ACL repair to current advanced surgical techniques.

Current Concepts in Managing Congenital Hand Anomalies

When a general orthopaedic surgeon comes across a case of congenital hand anomaly, it can be daunting at times. The SICOT Hand Committee have collaborated with the Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand, and with this webinar hope to illustrate how some of the common hand anomalies develop, as well as the current concepts in managing them.

Current Concepts in the Management of TFCC Tears

A triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tear is a common cause of ulnar wrist pain and distal radioulnar joint instability. Yet, not all TFCC tears are symptomatic and need to be treated. In collaboration with the Asia Pacific Wrist Association, the SICOT Hand Committee presents their first webinar, in which they discuss their approach in managing a TFCC tear and describe techniques in TFCC repair and reconstruction.

Early Onset Scoliosis: Management Updates

The SICOT Spine Committee invite you to join them for their second PIONEER webinar, this time in collaboration with the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). In this event a panel of world class faculty from around the globe will present and then discuss the very latest updates in the management of early onset scoliosis (EOS), including talks on casting, neuromuscular scoliosis, hemivertebrectomy, posterior tethering, the distraction technique and graduate EOS patients and live case discussions!

Rising within an Orthopaedic Society: Learning from the Presidents

What does it mean to be the president of an orthopaedic society? How do presidents ensure they leave a legacy for their members? What challenges do presidents today face and what does the future hold for leaders in orthopaedics? Do female presidents face particular obstacles and how can we level the playing field? SICOT PIONEER invites you to join us as some of the world's top society presidents try and answer some of these pressing questions.

The Evolution of Orthopaedic Trauma Implants: How Did We Get to 2020?

There is a dearth of information on trauma implants from a more holistic perspective in the orthopaedic academic literature, yet the evolution of this branch of implants is fascinating with its twists and turns as well as dead ends and breakthroughs - like a detective novel! SICOT invite you to join them for this webinar which will introduce this fascinating subject, explaining how, why and where we are in 2020.

SICOT-SECEC: Grand Shoulder Webinar

This is the first combined SICOT and SECEC (European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow) webinar from the SICOT Shoulder & Elbow Committee. This webinar will focus on practical teachings of the management of rotator cuff tear and will include clinical experience sharing from experts from all around the world.

Robotic Knee Arthroplasty: Hype, Hope or Reality?

The SICOT Knee Committee are proud to present their first webinar, on robotic surgery in knee arthroplasty from a critical perspective. All the speakers are high volume surgeons devoted to knee replacement and will aim to answer questions such as 'why the robot if our skills are good enough to provide good surgical results'? 'What are the unmet needs pushing us to adopt this expensive technique'?

Salvaging a Mangled Extremity (SAME): the emergency management protocol

A severely mangled extremity can lead to a high mortality rate if not properly managed in time. This kind of trauma can be both life- and limb-threaten-ing, causing permanent disability to the patient. Therefore, early emergent management is crucial and a proper protocol is necessary. This webinar aims to build an emergency protocol, taking revascularisation as the first priority. We then manage fracture fixation and soft tissue management as a whole.

Pathological Fractures in Today's Practice

The SICOT Tumour Committee invite you to join them for their first PIONEER webinar, and hear from faculty around the world on the topic of pathological fractures. Register for the event for a chance to hear thought-provoking talks on oligometastases and metastatic disease as well as case-based discussions on the upper and lower limbs.

AIOT: Disaster Management

In light of the recent tragic events in Beirut, Lebanon, the SICOT PIONEER Programme Team in collaboration with AIOT would like to invite you to take part in their webinar on 'Disaster Management'. The webinar will include talks on an orthopaedic perspective of the disaster as well as practical advice and the role of the WHO and MSF in such circumstances. There will also be time for discussion between the AIOT Presidents and event Faculty, as well as a Q&A.

Global Solutions in the Management of Multiligament Knee Injuries

Global solutions in the management of multiligament knee injuries can assist surgeons to treat patients in low resource settings. SICOT PIONEER and session chair Dr Michael Held invite you to take part in our latest webinar which will cover assessing and classifying such injuries, as well as their treatment options.

Career-ending sports injuries around the foot and ankle

The IFFAS President, Cristian Ortiz and SICOT Foot & Ankle Chair, Gowreeson Thevendran, would like to invite you to participate in the IFFAS-SICOT live webinar series to discuss controversies surrounding career-ending sports injuries in the foot and ankle. Outstanding faculty from around the globe will discuss and navigate through complex situations and provide tips on how to approach them.

Advanced Technology in Spinal Surgery

The SICOT Spine Committee invite you to join them for their first PIONEER webinar, during which a panel of hand-picked faculty from around the world will present and then discuss the very latest updates in spinal surgery technology, including lectures on navigation, robotics, 3D printing and simulation.

AIOT: New Normals

2020 has been a year unlike any other and for orthopaedic surgeons your work, research and focus will have changed dramatically; and it may not change back. So what is the new normal? SICOT and AIOT invite you to join them for a cutting-edge and thought-provoking event in which key opinion leaders from across the globe will discuss opportunities the COVID-19 pandemic might bring, the insight we have gained and what our practice will look like in the future.

Bone and Joint Infections: What Have We Learnt?

Bone infection is a global problem that affects different orthopaedic subspecialties and there are lessons we can learn on how to diagnose and treat bone infection from all of these disciplines. The SICOT Infections Subspecialty Chair Prof Khaled Emara is pleased to invite you to the latest SICOT webinar to discuss these lessons.

Cartilage Defects in 2020: How Do I Deal with Them?

We are honoured to invite you to the SICOT-ICRS webinar to discuss how to deal with cartilage defects in 2020. The session will review the current concepts in cartilage surgery and provide an update of the most important topics in orthobiologic available treatments both as injections and as scaffold-based surgeries as well as highlighting orthopaedic and regenerative medicine leaders from around the world with particular experience in biologic treatments with cells, growth factors and tissues.

Foot & Ankle: Acute Injuries and Return to Sport

The SICOT Foot & Ankle Committee and its chair Dr Gowreeson Thevendran would like to invite you to participate in the inaugural SICOT-AFAS-ESSKA live webinar discussing a variety of acute foot and ankle injuries and their impact on time away from sport.