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A congress is always as good as its presentations are. In this regard the EFORT congress can ever rely on the experts all over Europe and even worldwide.

The EFORT Congress Scientific Awards are selected among the many high-quality abstracts submitted to the congress. Following the completion of the abstract review process, authors with the highest scores will be informed by the EFORT Head Office about further needs to compete for the different EFORT Awards available.

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EFORT Congress Hambourg 2024 | Scientific Awards Winners

The 40 best-rated free papers, 20 each in orthopaedics and trauma, were given the option of competing for the EFORT Free Paper Award. Among all submitted presentations, the EFORT Award Committee has chosen the winners in each of the two categories. 

The 25th EFORT Congress Hambourg 2024 winners are as follows:



GOLD Orthopaedics Abstract

Denosumab Decreases The Subsidence Of Cementless Tibial Implants By Suppression Of Bone Resorption.A Randomized, Double-Blinded RSA Study In 54 Patients With 5 Years Follow-Up
Authors: Karina Linde1, Søren Rytter1, Bente Langdahl2, Frank Madsen1, Maiken Stilling1

  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
  2. Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark

Topic: Orthopaedics / Knee & Lower Leg / Joint Replacement - Primary | No: 434

SILVER Orthopaedics Abstract

Radioimmunotherapy Combating Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And Its Biofilm In Vitro: A Promising Approach
Authors: Zijian Ye, Ruben Nurmohamed, Fred Hooning Van Duyvenbode, Charles Vogely, Harrie Weinans, Bart Van Der Wal

University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Topic: Orthopaedics / Musculoskeletal Infections / Miscellaneous | No: 2018

BRONZE Orthopaedics Abstract

Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment Of Proximal Hamstring Avulsions
Authors: Elsa Pihl1, Sofia Laszlo2, Anne-Mari Rosenlund3, Carl Johan Hedbeck1, Olof Sköldenberg1, Målfrid Holen Kristoffersen4, Martin Eklund5, Chiara Micoli5, Jörg Schilcher6, Mikael Skorpil7, Frede Frihagen3, Kenneth B. Jonsson2

  1. Karolinska Institutet, Department of clinical sciences at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden1.  
  2. Department of Surgical Sciences Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
  3. Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  4. Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
  5. Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stockholm, Sweden
  6. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
  7. Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Stockholm, Sweden

Topic: Orthopaedics / Pelvis, Hip & Femur / Miscellaneous | No: 631


GOLD Trauma Abstract

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Superior To ORIF In The Treatment Of Displaced Proximal Humeral Fractures. 5-Year Follow-Up Of A Multicenter RCT: The DelPhi Trial
Authors: Alexander Nilsskog Fraser1, Tone Wagle2, Anna Karlberg3, Megan Sørlie4, Tom Lian5, Lars Eilertsen1, Simone Mader6, Leif Børge Larsen7, Hilde Apold8, Are Hugo Pripp9, Jan Erik Madsen2, Tore Fjalestad2

  1. Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  2. Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  3. Department of Radiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  4. Østfold Hospital Trust, Kalnes Hospital, Grålum, Norway
  5. Vestre Viken Hospital Trust, Bærum Hospital, Gjettum, Norway
  6. Førde Hospital Trust, Førde Hospital, Førde, Norway
  7. Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg Hospital, Tønsberg, Norway
  8. Telemark Hospital Trust, Skien Hospital, Skien, Norway
  9. Oslo Centre for Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Topic: Trauma / Shoulder & Upper Arm Trauma / Surgical Treatment | No: 2311

SILVER Trauma Abstract

Is Surgery Actually More Expensive Than Cast Treatment For Society? A Trial-Based Economic Evaluation Of Two Treatments In Elderly Patients With Displaced Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures, Alongside The DART Study
Authors: Dirk Ter Meulen1, Hanneke Van Dongen2, Ydo Kleinlugtenbelt3, Gerald Kraan4, Carel Goslings1, Niels Schep5, Nienke Willigenburg1, Rudolf Poolman1

  1. OLVG Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  3. Deventer Hospital, Deventer, The Netherlands
  4. RHOC, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
  5. Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Topic: Trauma / Hand & Wrist Trauma / Surgical Treatment | No: 1792

BRONZE Trauma Abstract

Is A One-Week X-Ray Follow-Up Necessary For Acute Proximal Humeral Fractures Treated Conservatively? A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Study
Authors: Laura Valls Bartrolí1, Joan Miquel Noguera2, Mònica Salomó Domènech2, Elisa Cassart Masnou3, Raquel Martínez Torregrosa4, Ivet Parés Alfonso5, Fernando Santana Pérez5, Carlos Torrens Cánovas5

  1. Hospital Universitari d'Igualada (CSA), Igualada, Spain
  2. Parc Taulí Hospital Universitari, Sabadell, Spain
  3. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
  4. Hospital Sant Joan de Deu - Fundació Althaia, Manresa, Spain
  5. Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain

Topic: Trauma / Shoulder & Upper Arm Trauma / Conservative Treatment & Rehabilitation | No: 1048


Medium-Term Outcomes Of Imageless Robotic-Assisted Patello-Femoral Arthroplasty
Authors: Giacomo Pacchiarotti1, Alessandro Todesca2, Michele Coppola2

  1. Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
  2. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Chirurgico Ortopedico Traumatologico (ICOT), Latina, Italy

Topic: Orthopaedics / Knee & Lower Leg / Joint Replacement - Primary | No: 2000

The 10 best-rated poster abstracts submitted to the Virtual EFORT Congress receive the Jacques Duparc Award, which includes a grant of EUR 500 and a certificate to acknowledge the work for each of the awarded abstract.

The EFORT Congress Vienna 2023 winners are as following:

Implant Waste And Associated Costs In Trauma And Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review
Authors: Fizza Ali1, Omar Musbahi2, Muhayman Sadiq1, Yasser Al Omran3, Thomas Lewis4, Peter Bates5, Ruben Doyle2

  1. King's College London, London, United Kingdom
  2. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
  3. Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  4. King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  5. Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Topic: General Topics / Implants, Biomaterials & Registry Study | No: 1652

Combined Anterior And Posterior Vs Isolated Posterior Facet Fixation For Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Proportional Meta-Analysis And Systematic Review Of The Literature
Authors: Antonio Izzo1, Martina D'Agostino1, Giovanni Manzi2, Alessio Bernasconi1

  1. Università Federico II, Napoli, Italy
  2. Clinique du Val d'Ouest, Ecully, France

Topic: Orthopaedics / Foot & Ankle / Artrodeses | No: 1047

Interdisciplinary Simulation Based Training For The Operating Room Team - A Systematic Review
Authors: Ahmed Rathore1, Liam Lennox1, Melanie Bickerton1, Santosh Baliga2, Tim Gardner2

  1. University of Aberdeen School of Medicine, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
  2. NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Topic: General Topics / Education | No: 902  

Evaluation Of Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Versus Standard Surgical Dressings On Wound Outcomes In Posterior Spinal Surgery Patients: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Authors: Ahmed Rathore1, Santosh Baliga2, Liam Lennox1, Melanie Bickerton1

  1. University of Aberdeen School of Medicine, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
  2. NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Topic: Orthopaedics / Spine / Miscellaneous | No: 899

Collared Versus Collarless Hydroxyapatite-Coated Stems For Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty; A Systematic Review Of Comparative Studies. Is There Any Difference In Survival, Functional And Radiographic Outcomes?
Authors: Vasileios Giovanoulis1, Eustathios Kenanidis2, Zakareya Gamie2, Michael Potoupnis2, Simon Marmor1, Eleftherios Tsiridis2

  1. Hôpital Diaconesses Croix Saint-Simon, Paris, France
  2. Academic Orthopaedic Department, Papageorgiou G.H., A.U.TH., Thessaloniki, Greece

Topic: Orthopaedics / Pelvis, Hip & Femur / Joint Replacement - Primary | No: 877

Optimal Time To Weight Bearing And Movement After Ankle ORIF
Authors: Rory Hammond1, Yahya Ibrahim2, Ashok Acharya3, Satish Janipireddy4, Parag Garg3, Henry Atkinson4

  1. Royal Free NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
  2. Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  3. Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
  4. North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom

Topic: Trauma / Foot & Ankle Trauma / Miscellaneous | No: 669

Dose-Response Relationship Between Mediterranean Diet Adherence And Hip Fracture Risk: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Authors: Manel Fa-Binefa1, Claudia Lamas1, Albert Clará Velasco2, Roberto Elosua Llanos3

  1. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
  2. Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain
  3. Instituto Hospital del Mar de Investigaciones Médicas (IMIM), Barcelona, Spain

Topic: General Topics / Miscellaneous | No: 667

Comparing Mortality Following Hip Fractures In Centenarians And Patients Aged 65-99 Years: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Authors: Diego Abelleyra Lastoria1, Clerin Benny2, Toby Smith3, Caroline Hing4

  1. St George's, University of London, London, United Kingdom
  2. Medical University Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
  3. Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
  4. St George's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Topic: Trauma / Hip & Femur Trauma / Complications | No: 649

Impact Of Peri-Operative Systemic Steroids Administration On Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty . A Meta-Analysis Of Prospective Randomized Trials
Authors: Giulia D'Andrea1, Olivia Dunseath1, Mattia Alessio-Mazzola2, Giacomo Placella1, Vincenzo Salini1

  1. Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
  2. IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy

Topic: Orthopaedics / Pelvis, Hip & Femur / Joint Replacement - Primary | No: 245

Systematic Review Of Paediatric Pulseless Pink Humerus Supracondylar Fractures
Authors: Keith WC Goh, Eric JY Ong, Neeraj Mishra, Nicole KL Lee, Arjandas Mahadev, Kenneth Wong Pak Leung

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

Topic: Trauma / Elbow & Forearm Trauma / Surgical Treatment | No: 67