The Vienna vibe was great weather and smiling faces for the 24th EFORT Congress in May 2023, as well as great science, of course.

Our EHS Sessions were:-

Hip morning @ EFORT on Thursday 25th May

08:00-09:00 Cement Is Back: At Least On The Femoral Side…
Moderators: Søren Overgaard & Luigi Zagra

  • Overview Of Different Types Of Cemented Stems Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen
  • Outcomes Of Cemented Vs Non-Cemented THR In Different Age Population Maziar Mohaddes
  • What Is A Perfect Cementing Technique Henrik Malchau
  • Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome: Myths And Reality, Tricks And Tips Eleftherios Tsiridis

09:00-10:00 Treatment Of Periprosthetic Fractures Around The Hip: Femur
Moderators: Fares Haddad & Klaus-Peter GĂĽnther

  • Is It A B1 Or A B2/B3? An Algorithmic Approach Karl Stoffel
  • Fixation Of B2/B3 In The Old Fragile Patient: Does It Work? George Macheras
  • Principles Of Revision And Implant Selection: Tips And Tricks Luigi Zagra
  • Challenges: When To Revise A B1 And The Interprosthetic Fracture Theofilos Karachalios

10:00-11:00 Treatment Of Periprosthetic Fractures Around The Hip: Acetabulum
Moderators: Klaus A. Siebenrock & Philippe Hernigou

  • Frequency And Risk Factors Of Intraoperative And Late Fractures Johan Kärrholm
  • Imaging And Timing Of Surgery Enrique Guerado
  • When And How To Fix It Johannes Dominik Bastian
  • How To Revise Matteo Giachino

11:00-12:00 Periprosthetic Joint Infections After Primary And Revision THR
Moderators: Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen & Eleftherios Tsiridis

  • Register Data: Changes Over Last 10 Years – Why? HĂĄvard Dale
  • Current Practical And Future Diagnostic Approaches JosĂ© Cordero Ampuero
  • Outcomes Of Non-Operative Treatment In Elderly, Multi-Morbid Patients Rihard Trebše
  • Bacterial Resistance – Should We Be Worried? Daniel Kendoff

EHS Speciality Society Hip Session @ EFORT on Friday 26th May

  • KP GĂĽnther: The role of femoral torsion in classic impingement – what to do?
  • K Siebenrock: When to do surgical hip dislocation for FAI?
  • L BĂĽchler: Indications and potential of hip arthroscopy in FAI
  • C Chiari: Treatment of DDH in adolescents/ adults by pelvic osteotomies – how and when? 

Thanks to all who came – and thanks for everyone who took the time to come and see us at the EHS Booth.

Finally, we all thoroughly enjoyed the “EFORT Michael Freeman Honorary Lecture” about “Mentorship & Preclinical Translational Research: The Scientific Basis of Orthopaedic Surgery” given by Prof Stuart Goodman, EHS International Member from Stanford University, California, where he talked us through the Orthopaedic Hierarchy in Toronto: Ortho God, Ortho Pod, Pseudo Pod!