Comprehensive Review Course (CRC)
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Comprehensive Review Course (CRC) 2019

General Topics / Education
Wednesday 05 June 2019 | Session Room: Istanbul | Time: 08:30-18:30

The EFORT Comprehensive Review Course (CRC) provides in a single day a quick analysis of the basic and fundamental knowledge of Orthopaedic surgery and Traumatology. The essential information for each topic is presented in a concise and brief way with a high degree of evidence. Experts in each field conduct the course which consists of approximately 20 presentations between 15 – 30 minutes long covering the following major topics:

  • Basic Science.
  • Paediatrics.
  • Reconstruction.
  • Sport Injuries.
  • Musculoskeletal Infections.
  • Musculoskeletal Tumors.
  • Spine (incl. Trauma).
  • Trauma Lower Limb.
  • Trauma Upper Limb.
  • Innovation & New Technologies.

Handouts with a summarizing article for each presentation are gathered in the CRC syllabus which is distributed on site (print version) to the registered participants of the course.

Date: Wednesday 05 June 2019 (full-day course) - 08:30-18:30

Primary target attendees: Young orthopaedic surgeons and residents in training

Maximum capacity: 200 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis

Registration and Fees: The CRC course is a paying course and a pre-registration is mandatory. Tthe compact structure of the CRC allows participants to attend also other specialized sessions during the following two days of the congress. A special registration package ensures participants to benefit from this combined educational planning for a fee as low as EUR 350 during the early registration deadline period. The CRC can also be booked alone for EUR 135, fee covering all documentation and a lunch offered on-site. To book your attendance, please login on our online registration platform from 07 January 2019.

20th EFORT Congress | Lisbon, Portugal | 05-07 June 2019
Programme for the Comprehensive Review Course (CRC) Full day
Wednesday 05 June 2019 | Session Room: Istanbul | Time: 08:30-18:30

Basic Science   

  • Biomechanics And Biomaterials For Musculoskeletal Application | Bernd Grimm (Netherlands).
  • Study Design And Statistics | Andrew Judge (United Kingdom).


  • Classification And Principles Of Childhood Fracture Treatment | Pierre Lascombes (Switzerland).
  • Foot Disorders Of Newborns | Christof Radler (Austria).         
  • Hip Diseases In The Childhood | Cristina Alves (Portugal).


  • Hip Reconstruction | Luigi Zagra (Italy).
  • Knee: Surgical Treatment For Degenerative Changes | Daniel Petek (Switzerland).
  • Ankle Osteoarthrosis, Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity and Hallux Valgus | Nikolaos Gougoulias (Greece).
  • Disorders Of The Shoulder And Elbow | Luc Favard (France).

Sport Injuries

  • Knee Ligament And Menisci | Philippe Neyret (France) & Simone Cerciello (Italy).

Musculoskeletal Infections

  • Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty | Domizio Suva (Switzerland).     

Musculoskeletal Tumors

  • Diagnostic & Recognition Of Primary Bone Tumors | Pietro Ruggieri (Italy).
  • Diagnostic Algorithm & Treatment Options In Bone Metastasis | Miklos Szendröi (Hungary).

Spine (incl. Trauma)

  • Paediatric Idiopathic Scoliosis | Haluk Berk (Turkey).
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases & Spine Fractures | Enric Cáceres Palou (Spain).

Trauma Lower Limb

  • Fractures: Pelvic Ring & Acetabular Fractures | Enrique Guerado Parra (Spain).
  • Fractures: Femur, Tibia And Open Fractures | Cecilia Rogmark (Denmark).
  • Fractures: Pilon, Ankle, Talus And Calcaneus | Jordi Tomás Hernández & José Vicente Andrés Peiró (Spain).

Trauma Upper Limb

  • Fractures: Hand & Wrist | Ingo Marzi (Germany).
  • Fractures: Shoulder, Arm, Elbow & Forearm | Mehmet Demirhan (Turkey).