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14th EFORT Congress

In order to facilitate your planning, we would like to draw your attention to the 14th EFORT Congress which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 5-8 June 2013.
It is the most important scientific event for orthopaedists and trauma surgeons at the European level. The Congress is organised by the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in cooperation with the Turkish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (TSOT/TOTBID). As guest societies, this year the Latin American SLAOT (Federation of Latin American Societies) and the Brasilian SBOT (Brazilian Society of Traumatology and Orthopaedics), will have a special participation in the scientific programme.
This major event in orthopaedics, orthopaedic surgery and traumatology attracts more than 8,000 participants from European and non-European countries. International experts will present the latest and most important trends as well as highlights in this field – from basic research to new trends in prevention, therapy or rehabilitation.
Some of the highlights of the EFORT Congress:
  • Low back pain in children and adolescents
  • Risk factors for postoperative infection
  • Lower limb reconstruction in orthopaedic oncology
  • Trends in treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee
The website of the Congress can be found at:
There will be FREE REGISTRATION for representatives of the media
You can register free of charge – provided that you have a valid press card or letter of engagement by the editorial office. For prior registration, please send us your data as well as a copy of your press card or letter of engagement by fax or e-mail.
As in previous years, we will prepare press releases on some of the topics under discussion which we will make available during the Congress.
For further information, please contact EFORT at: