Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Closed

Abstracts dealing with the following topics can be submitted:

Knee Topics

  • Controversies in Revision TKA
  • Controversies in TKA
  • Technical Pearls in Revision TKA
  • The Alternatives to TKA
  • The Difficult Primary TKA
  • Video Techniques for Primary TKA

Hip Topics

  • Altered Local Tissue Reactions/Trunnionosis
  • Bearing surfaces & Corrosion
  • Hip Instability
  • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty: Videotechnique, Long Term Results
  • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Technique, Results
  • The Difficult Primary THA: Developmental Dysplasia, Posttraumatic OA

Combined Topics

  • Infection: from Prevention to Treatment
  • Perioperative Medical Management: Blood, Pain, Thromboprophylaxis
  • Registry Outcome Reporting

Computer Technology in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

  • Navigation
  • Custom Blocks and Implants
  • Robotics

Instructions for Authors:

  • Abstracts must be written in English not exceeding 400 words and must be submitted online as a Word file (xxx.doc or xxx.docx)
  • Type title in capital letters, use Arial 10
  • The presenting author must be underlined, type first name followed by family name, the names of the co-authors must start with the initials followed by the family names (Pieter Paul Rubens, J. Van Eyck, P. Brueghel, etc..)
  • Type affiliation underneath the authors: Hospital/Institution, Dept., City, Country
  • Add the email of the presenting author in italics
  • Use font Arial, 10 characters per inch (font size 10)
  • Use single line spacing


Submission Instructions:

Abstracts must be submitted as a Word file via the online submission form (see link below).

  • Click on the link below to start
  • Fill out your personal data and go through the submission procedure

When uploading your abstract(s) you can either:

  • ‘Save and Continue Later’: in this case you can revise your abstract at a later stage (access with your login details)
  • ‘Save and Submit’: in this case your abstract submission is final and your abstract can no longer be revised.
  • You can submit several abstracts at the same time, but you can also upload several abstracts at a different point in time.

Your abstract(s) is/are only uploaded successfully when you receive an automatic reply confirming your submission(s).

Important: the uploaded Word file(s) must contain: Title, authors & affiliations and the actual abstract.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 19 October 2017.

Important Notes:

When submitting an abstract, submitting authors should bear in mind:

  • that presenters are NOT exempted from paying the registration fee
  • that a notification email will be sent by December 15, 2017
  • that the presenting author must register online by January 15, 2018