Friday 4 Oct 2019

City Council Hall, Plac Wszystkich Świętych 3 

Session I: Innovation in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis. 8.00 – 10.00
Alternatives to knee arthroplasty - joint preservations procedures

  • Biological reconstruction in the knee
  • PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for the early stage knee osteoarthritis
  • Bone marrow lesions: Conservative and surgical treatment 
  • Early stage OA - is there still a place for arthroscopy?
  • New perspectives - nose to knee
  • Osteotomies around the knee - HTO and DFO
  • Osteotomy vs UKA


Session II: Innovation in Partial Knee Arthroplasty 10.30 – 12.30
Alternatives to total knee replacement.

  • Small implants - Arthrosurface
  • What's new - trends in UKA 
  • What factors show the most significant impact on outcome after UKA?
  • UKA and ACL reconstruction
  • Lateral UKA
  • How much activity can we expect after UKA?
  • Patello-femoral arthroplasty 
  • Assessment of failed UKA
  • Revision UKA

Session III: Innovations In Primary TKA 13.30 - 15.30

  • Knee osteoarthritis phenotypes
  • What's new - trends in TKA.  How to improve outcomes?
  • What factors show the most significant impact on outcome after TKA?
  • How much activity can we expect after TKA? 
  • Wich alignment is the best: Mechanical versus Kinematic
  • Innovations in patient specific surgery: navigation, PSI, robotics 
  • Bone cuts and rotational position. Soft tissue balancing and patellar tracking
  • Difficult knee (post-traumatic osteoarthritis, stiff knee)
  • Severely deformed knees.  Soft tissue balancing in varus and valgus deformity
  • Blood management, pain control and rehabilitation

Opening Ceremony 19.00
Collegium Maius Jagiellonian University Jagiellońska 15

Saturday 5 October 2019
Session IV: Complications 08.30 – 10.30

  • Failure analysis. Why do TKAs fail? 
  • Infection prevention and diagnosis 
  • Allergy to metal, is it true? Facts and myths
  • Management of early wound healing complications 
  • Debridement and polyethylene liner exchange in infected TKA 
  • Single-stage vs two-stage revision
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Pain after TKA

SessionV: Revision TKA  11.00 – 13.00

  • Planning, approach, implant removal and implant selection
  • Oncology implants in primary and revision TKA
  • Dealing with bone defects. Bone grafting
  • New materials and technique in TKA revision. Metaphyseal solutions
  • Implant fixation. Cemented vs cement-less
  • Level of constraint and the extensor mechanism 
  • Knee balancing and joint line in revision surgery