Esska-AOSSM fellowship orthopaedic sports medicine symposium (EN)

25/04/2018 16:00 to 25/04/2018 19:00 (Europe/Luxembourg)

LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg


The ESSKA- AOSSM travelling fellowship is an international exchange program for promising young orthopaedic surgeons. It is run in collaboration of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA with its luxembourgish president Prof. Dr. Romain Seil) with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Surgery (AOSSM). Part of their journey will bring them to the headquarters in Luxembourg of ESSKA, where they will take part in a scientific symposium in Neumünster Abbey.

The presentations will be in English and are destined for medical doctors, scientists, physiotherapists and all interested persons.

The lecture is free to attend and eligible as "formation continue" for teachers and sport physios.


4:00 pm
Christophe Dechant Harner, MD
Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries: Do We Need A Better Classification System?
4:15 pm
Christophe Meyer, PhD
Research activities from/with the Sport Medicine Research Laboratory (Luxembourg Institute of Health)
4: 30 pm
Geoffrey David Abrams, MD
Micro-RNA in the development of tendinopathy
4:45 pm

Romain Seil, MD, PhD
Ramp lesions of the medial meniscus in ACL surgery

5:00 pm
Coffee break
5:30 pm
Jonathan F. Dickens, MD
Combat Orthopaedic Surgery: Advances in War-Time Expeditionary Surgery
5: 45 pm
Alexander Hoffmann, MD
Safe High Tibial Osteotomy Performance
6:00 pm
Lutul Dashaun Farrow, MD
Patellofemoral pain update: Fat pad impingement
6:15 pm
Matthias Brockmeyer, MD
Anatomic and histologic evidence of the anterolateral ligament

About the Luxembourgish Academy of Sports Medicine, Sports Physiotherapy and Sports ScienCE

The Luxembourgish Academy of Sports Medicine, Sports Physiotherapy and Sports Science is  composed of LIH's Sport Medicine Research Laboratory (SMRL), the Luxembourg Society of Sports Physiotherapy (SLKS), the Luxembourgish Sports Medicine Society (SLMS), the Luxembourg Institute of Research in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Science (LIROMS) and collaborates with the Sports Clinic of Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL).
The events organised by the Academy are gathering internationally recognised speakers to address recent topics around sports medicine, sport science, physical activity and research.

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28, rue Münster


From 25/04/2018 16:00
To 25/04/2018 19:00


Luxembourg Institute of Health
+352 26 970
+352 26 970 719