N°17 - May / June 2022
Li Felländer-Tsai is the current EFORT president and works as Professor and chair of Orthopedics at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. She is also an expert in Artificial Intelligence and advanced medical simulation and training. Learn what she thinks about EFORT and the future role of this important political orthopaedic society. She talks about her personal career as orthopaedic surgeon and why she has specialised for professional dancers injuries and care.
Article : The new piriformis-preserving MIS posterior STAR approach for THA By Eleftherios Tsiridis, Eustathios Kenanidis
The perfect minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approach for primary Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) must be muscle-sparing, straightforward, and uncomplicated, providing fast and painless recovery and excellent cosmetic results.
Article : Supratuberositary tibial deformational osteotomy: For patellofemoral instability due to excessive tibial torsion By Pablo E. Gelber (1,2), Tomas Roca Sanchez (3,4)
Patellofemoral instability can be caused by several conditions, such as valgus alignment of the lower limb, patella alta, dysplastic trochlea, an increased tibial tuberosity–trochlear groove distance (TT-TG), excessive external tibial torsion, increased femoral anteversion or insufficiency of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL).
Article : Summary of the 2021 International Consensus Meeting on Venous Thromboembolism By Graham S. Goh, Javad Parvizi
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) can be a deadly complication in hospitalized patients undergoing major surgery. This clinical entity comprises two interrelated conditions: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery are believed to be at high risk of VTE.
Article : Current Concepts in the Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement By Ryan Mc Williams (1), Karadi Hari Sunil Kumar (2), Vikas Khanduja (2)
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) is a condition characterized by abnormal contact of the femoral head and/or neck with the acetabular rim in the physiological range of motion of the hip, which occurs due to an abnormal hip morphology.
Article : Diagnosis and Therapeutic options for posterior shoulder dislocation By Arnaud Godenèche (1), Steven Roulet (2)
Posterior shoulder instability is rare, with an incidence ranging from 2-5%. The difficulties in managing the condition comes from the patient profile, recognising the different clinical forms, and interpreting the different anatomical forms.