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 arthritis
  • Bone marrow lesions: Conservative and surgical treatment 
  • Arthroscopy in early stage OA - is still there space?
  • 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.

  • Smol 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 
  • Patellofemoral arthroplasty. 
  • Assessment of failed UKA
  • Revision UKA.

Session III: Innovation In Primary TKA 13.30 - 15.30

  • Knee osteoarthritis phenotypes.
  • What's new - trends in TKA.  What has been improved in implant design.
  • How to improve outcomes. Outpatient joint arthroplasty.
  • 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.
  • Difficulty 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: Complication 08.30 – 10.30

  • Failure analysis. Why do TKA fail? Michael Hirschmann (CH)
  • Infection prevention and diagnosis. 
  • Allergy to metal, is it true? Facts and myths.
  • Management early wound healing complications. 
  • Debridement and polyethylene liner exchange in infected TKA? 
  • Single stage vs two stage revision. 
  • Periprothetic fracture.
  • Pain after TKA.

SessionV: Revision TKA  11.00 – 13.00

  • Planning, approach, implant removal and implant selections. 
  • Dealing with bone defects. Bone grafts. 
  • New materials and technique in TKA revision. Metaphyseal solutions.
  • Implant fixation. Cemented or cementless.
  • Level of constraint and extensor mechanism. 
  • Knee balancing and joint line in revision surgery.

Interested to learn more about Symposium?
Check Preliminary Program