Thursday 31 January
07:45

Thursday 31 January

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A10
07:45 - 08:20

WELCOME - BADGES - REGISTRATION

Imperial Room
08:20

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A11
08:20 - 08:30

WELCOME ADDRESS

Imperial Room
08:30

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A12
08:30 - 10:35

MENISCECTOMY VERSUS REPAIR

Moderators: Mohammad RAZI (Iran, Islamic Republic of), René VERDONK (prof em) (GENT, Belgium)
08:30 - 08:40 Rehabilitation after Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair. Stefano DELLA VILLA (Italy)
08:40 - 08:50 Functionnal outcomes: Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair. Roland BECKER (Head of the Department) (Brandenburg, Germany)
08:50 - 09:00 Return to sports after Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair. Alberto GRASSI (Bologna, Italy)
09:00 - 09:20 MINI BATTLE // Repair versus Meniscectomy in competitive athletes. Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Head of Department) (Barcelona, Spain), Bertrand SONNERY-COTTET (MD) (Lyon, France), Alberto GRASSI (Bologna, Italy)
09:20 - 09:30 Objective assesment: long term results of repair: X rays, MRI (extrusion, signal of the meniscus…). Cécile TOANEN (Assistante) (Nantes, France)
09:30 - 09:45 Discussion.
09:45 - 09:55 Complications of Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair. Jacques MENETREY (Genève, Switzerland)
09:55 - 10:05 Repair: cause and management of failure. Philippe BEAUFILS (VERSAILLES, France)
10:05 - 10:20 GUEST LECTURE // Augmentation to repair. Laura DE GIROLAMO (Head of Laboratory) (Milan, Italy)
10:20 - 10:30 Future technologies: gene therapy in meniscus repair. Magali CUCCHIARINI (Associate Professor (PhD)) (Homburg, Germany)
Imperial Room
10:30

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A13
10:30 - 11:00

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A14
11:00 - 12:30

MENISCUS AND ACL

Moderators: Andrew AMIS (United Kingdom), Sang Hak LEE (Associate professor) (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
11:00 - 11:20 ROUND TABLE // Meniscus and Tibial rotation in ACL deficiency: biomechanics and clinical tests. Andrew AMIS (United Kingdom), Romain SEIL (PAST Président ESSKA) (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
11:20 - 11:25 VIDEO FLASH // Ramp lesions: the posterior transseptal approach. Sang Hak LEE (Associate professor) (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
11:25 - 11:30 VIDEO FLASH // Ramp lesions: the different hook suture techniques. Bertrand SONNERY-COTTET (MD) (Lyon, France)
11:30 - 11:40 Ramp lesions: do we need to repair all the medial ramp lesions? Philippe COLOMBET (Chirurgien) (Mérignac, France)
11:40 - 11:50 Is there still a place for medial meniscectomy in ACL reconstruction? Aad DHOLLANDER (Belgium)
11:50 - 11:55 Discussion.
11:55 - 12:05 The locked knee in ACL deficiency: meniscectomy? repair? when? Christophe HULET (PUPH chirurgie orthopédique) (Caen, France)
12:05 - 12:30 ROUND TABLE // The Post meniscectomized knee in ACL deficiency: ACL reconstruction and osteotomy? Isolated Osteotomy? ACL reconstruction and meniscal reconstruction? Nicolas GRAVELEAU (CHIRURGIEN) (Bordeaux Mérignac, France), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
Imperial Room
12:30

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A15
12:30 - 13:00

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL DEVICES
Challenging cases treated with the all inside device: TRUESPAN

Speakers: Jacques MENETREY (Genève, Switzerland), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
Imperial Room
13:00

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A16
13:00 - 13:45

LUNCH BREAK AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

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A17
13:45 - 14:15

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: STRYKER
Options for Meniscal Preservation

Speakers: D. HOLSTEN, Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
Imperial Room
14:15

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A18
14:15 - 14:50

MENISCUS: IMAGING

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of), Burt KLOS (Medical director) (Schijndel, The Netherlands)
14:15 - 14:30 GUEST LECTURE // Ultrasound. Burt KLOS (Medical director) (Schijndel, The Netherlands)
14:30 - 14:40 Bone morphotype and post meniscectomy syndrome. Annemieke VAN HAVER (Belgium)
14:40 - 14:50 Discussion.
Imperial Room
14:50

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A19
14:50 - 15:45

SPECIAL FOCUS: CHILD

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of), Burt KLOS (Medical director) (Schijndel, The Netherlands)
14:50 - 15:05 GUEST LECTURE // Discoïd Meniscus: Classification and technique. Sang Hak LEE (Associate professor) (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
15:05 - 15:15 Discoïd Meniscus: Long-term outcomes. Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
15:15 - 15:25 Hypermobile meniscus: Anatomy of the popliteus hiatus. Robert SMIGIELSKI (Head) (Warsaw, Poland)
15:25 - 15:35 Hypermobile meniscus: What is it? outcomes. Sang Hak LEE (Associate professor) (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
15:35 - 15:45 Meniscus and ACL: Modern management. Romain SEIL (PAST Président ESSKA) (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Imperial Room
15:45

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A20
15:45 - 16:05

SPECIAL FOCUS: HORIZONTAL CLEAVAGE

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of), Burt KLOS (Medical director) (Schijndel, The Netherlands)
15:45 - 15:55 Arthroscopic repair of horizontal cleavage. Cécile TOANEN (Assistante) (Nantes, France)
15:55 - 16:05 Long term results of horizontal cleavage repair in young adults. Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France)
Imperial Room
16:05

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A21
16:05 - 16:30

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16:30

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A22
16:30 - 18:25

RADIAL AND ROOT TEARS

Moderators: Tim SPALDING (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Coventry, United Kingdom), Romain SEIL (PAST Président ESSKA) (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
16:30 - 16:40 Extrusion: Biomechanics: what does it mean? Alejandro ESPEJO BAENA (Spain)
16:40 - 16:50 Extrusion: a bad prognostic factor? Philippe BEAUFILS (VERSAILLES, France)
16:50 - 16:55 VIDEO FLASH // Radial tears: different techniques. Tim SPALDING (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Coventry, United Kingdom)
16:55 - 17:05 Anatomy of the roots and technical relevance. Robert SMIGIELSKI (Head) (Warsaw, Poland)
17:05 - 17:15 Intermeniscal ligament: Biomechanics. Matthieu OLLIVIER (Professor) (marseille, France)
17:15 - 17:30 GUEST LECTURE // Root tears: the real definition. Traumatic vs degenerative-Root avulsion vs last centimeter. Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of)
17:30 - 17:40 Is there any anterior root pathology? Burt KLOS (Medical director) (Schijndel, The Netherlands)
17:40 - 17:45 VIDEO FLASH // Root tears: Trans tibial Pull out technique. Nicolas GRAVELEAU (CHIRURGIEN) (Bordeaux Mérignac, France)
17:45 - 17:50 VIDEO FLASH // Root tears: Treatment with meniscal centralization. Hideyuki KOGA (Tokyo, Japan)
17:50 - 17:55 VIDEO FLASH // Root tears: Augmented trans tibial repair. Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of)
17:55 - 18:05 Root tears outcomes of repair: traumatic vs degenerative. Sebastian KOPF (Attending) (Brandenburg, Germany)
18:05 - 18:25 CASE PRESENTATION // Non-operative vs Meniscectomy vs Repair. Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Roland BECKER (Head of the Department) (Brandenburg, Germany), Vincenzo CONDELLO (Verona, Italy), Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of)
Imperial Room
18:25

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A23
18:25 - 18:50

THE ESSKA CONSENSUS

Moderators: Roland BECKER (Head of the Department) (Brandenburg, Germany), Sebastian KOPF (Attending) (Brandenburg, Germany)
18:25 - 18:30 Do we need a consensus? What does it mean? Philippe BEAUFILS (VERSAILLES, France)
18:30 - 18:40 Degenerative meniscal lesion. René VERDONK (prof em) (GENT, Belgium)
18:40 - 18:50 Traumatics tears. Sebastian KOPF (Attending) (Brandenburg, Germany)
Imperial Room
Friday 01 February
07:45

Friday 01 February

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B01
07:45 - 08:15

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: GEISTLICH
Membrane Induced Meniscus Regeneration with Chondro-Gide®. A novel technique to save the meniscus

Speaker: Tomasz PIONTEK (Poland)
Imperial Room
08:15

Friday 01 February

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B10
08:15 - 10:15

MENISCUS RECONSTRUCTION: ALLOGRAFT

Moderators: Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, Korea, Republic of), Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Head of Department) (Barcelona, Spain)
08:15 - 08:25 How to prepare the meniscus transplant? Dante DALLARI (Italy)
08:25 - 08:30 VIDEO FLASH // Meniscus allograft. Technique: the bone plug. Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Head of Department) (Barcelona, Spain)
08:30 - 08:35 VIDEO FLASH // Meniscus allograft. Technique: the key hole. Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
08:35 - 08:40 VIDEO FLASH // Meniscus allograft. Technique: the soft tissue technique. Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
08:40 - 08:50 Arthroscopic Bimeniscal allograft transplantation. Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France)
08:50 - 09:00 New ways to avoid extrusion: technical tips and tricks. Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Head of Department) (Barcelona, Spain)
09:00 - 09:10 Short and long term functional outcomes (return to sports). Peter VERDONK (Antwerp, Belgium)
09:10 - 09:25 GUEST LECTURE // IMREF and ESSKA Consensus: Guidelines. Allograft Initiative. Tim SPALDING (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Coventry, United Kingdom), Peter VERDONK (Antwerp, Belgium)
09:25 - 09:40 Discussion.
09:40 - 09:55 GUEST LECTURE // What should be improved: Patient? Technique? The graft itself? Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, Korea, Republic of)
09:55 - 10:15 CASE PRESENTATION // Osteotomy? Allograft? Non operative treatment? Karl Fredrik ALMQVIST (Belgium), Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, Korea, Republic of), Vincenzo CONDELLO (Verona, Italy), Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Head of Department) (Barcelona, Spain)
Imperial Room
10:15

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B11
10:15 - 10:45

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B12
10:45 - 12:15

MENISCUS RECONSTRUCTION: SCAFFOLD

Moderators: Peter MYERS (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Brisbane, Australia), Joon Ho WANG (SÉOUL, Korea, Republic of)
10:45 - 10:55 Where are we? Scaffolds available on the market / Experimental studies. Tim SPALDING (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Coventry, United Kingdom)
10:55 - 11:05 Menaflex: mid and long term results. Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
11:05 - 11:15 Menaflex: comparison with meniscectomy: Strengths and limits. Giulio Maria MARCHEGGIANI (Bologne, Italy)
11:15 - 11:25 Actifit: mid term results. Cécile TOANEN (Assistante) (Nantes, France), Aad DHOLLANDER (Belgium)
and The European Actifit team
11:25 - 11:35 Nu Surface: where are we? Vincenzo CONDELLO (Verona, Italy)
11:35 - 11:45 The future: Scaffold or prosthesis? Tony Georges VAN TIENEN (The Netherlands)
11:45 - 11:55 The future: Bioprinted Meniscus. Giuseppe PERETTI (Italy)
11:55 - 12:15 ROUND TABLE // Respective indications for scaffold and allograft? Peter MYERS (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Brisbane, Australia), Aad DHOLLANDER (Belgium), Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
Imperial Room
12:15

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B13
12:15 - 12:45

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: ARTHREX
Treatment of Meniscus and knee ligaments - The Santy way

Speakers: Bertrand SONNERY-COTTET (MD) (Lyon, France), Mathieu THAUNAT (MD) (LYON, France)
Imperial Room
12:45

Friday 01 February

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B14
12:45 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

13:30

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B15
13:30 - 14:00

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: SMITH & NEPHEW
Advanced techniques in meniscal repair

Speakers: Sebastian KOPF (Attending) (Brandenburg, Germany), Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
Imperial Room
14:00

Friday 01 February

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B15b
14:00 - 14:30

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: ZIMMER BIOMET
Latest Development in Meniscus Preservation

Speakers: Keith W. LAWHORN (USA), Helder PEREIRA (Physician) (PORTO, Portugal)
Imperial Room
14:30

Friday 01 February

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B16
14:30 - 15:00

CARTILAGE: BASIC SCIENCE

Moderators: Henning MADRY (Director) (HOMBURG/SAAR, Germany), Linda SANDELL (Founding Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center) (St. Louis, USA)
14:30 - 14:45 GUEST LECTURE // Genetics in cartilage. Linda SANDELL (Founding Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center) (St. Louis, USA)
14:45 - 15:00 GUEST LECTURE // Focal chondral lesions. Henning MADRY (Director) (HOMBURG/SAAR, Germany)
Imperial Room
15:00

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B17
15:00 - 16:40

THE POST MENISCECTOMY ARTHRITIC KNEE

Moderators: Henning MADRY (Director) (HOMBURG/SAAR, Germany), Linda SANDELL (Founding Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center) (St. Louis, USA)
15:00 - 15:10 Rapid chondrolysis: Spontaneous, after meniscetomy, after meniscus repair. Mathieu THAUNAT (MD) (LYON, France)
15:10 - 15:20 Chondral degeneration: The non operative treatment: survival curve. Henning MADRY (Director) (HOMBURG/SAAR, Germany)
15:20 - 15:30 Chondral degeneration treatment: Is there any EBM? Hyaluronic acid, PRP, Glucosamin, Stemm cells, etc…. Giuseppe FILARDO (Italy)
15:30 - 15:45 Discussion.
15:45 - 15:55 GUEST LECTURE // Osteotomy: Current indications. David DEJOUR (chirurgien) (Lyon, France)
15:55 - 16:05 GUEST LECTURE // The specificity of valgus knee: Tibial or femoral osteotomy. David DEJOUR (chirurgien) (Lyon, France)
16:05 - 16:15 Osteotomy: Do we need an associated arthroscopic procedure? Jin Goo KIM (Korea, Republic of)
16:15 - 16:25 Return to sports after osteotomy. Do we fullfill patients expectations? Jacques MENETREY (Genève, Switzerland)
16:25 - 16:40 Discussion.
Imperial Room
16:40

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B18
16:40 - 17:10

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B19
17:10 - 18:30

CARTILAGE

Moderators: David DEJOUR (chirurgien) (Lyon, France), Elizaveta KON (Associated Professor of Orthopedic surgery) (Mialn, Italy)
17:10 - 17:20 Can we leave a leasion untreated? What are the limits? Jacques MENETREY (Genève, Switzerland)
17:20 - 17:30 Is there still a place for chondrocyte transplantation? Aad DHOLLANDER (Belgium)
17:30 - 17:40 Mosaicplasty: Trochlea, patella. Cécile TOANEN (Assistante) (Nantes, France)
17:40 - 17:50 Membranes: What is available yet? How does it work? Mid term results? Alessandro DI MARTINO (Italy)
17:50 - 18:00 Discussion.
18:00 - 18:10 Health Economics meniscus reconstruction and cartilage. Peter VERDONK (Antwerp, Belgium), Tim SPALDING (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Coventry, United Kingdom)
18:10 - 18:30 ROUND TABLE // Cartilage Lesions: Is a synthesis possible? In ACL reconstruction? In stable knee? Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy), Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Elizaveta KON (Associated Professor of Orthopedic surgery) (Mialn, Italy)
Imperial Room
Saturday 02 February
09:00

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C11
09:00 - 11:10

BASIC SCIENCE SESSION

Moderators: Giuseppe FILARDO (Italy), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (DIRECTOR) (BOLOGNA, Italy)
09:00 - 09:10 Meniscus evolution: phylogeny and ontogeny. Christophe HULET (PUPH chirurgie orthopédique) (Caen, France)
09:10 - 09:20 Anatomy and Vascularisation. Robert SMIGIELSKI (Head) (Warsaw, Poland)
09:20 - 09:30 Neural structures within human meniscus and meniscofemoral ligaments. Andrew AMIS (United Kingdom)
09:30 - 09:40 Biomechanics of the meniscus. Andrew AMIS (United Kingdom)
09:40 - 09:50 Physiopathology of the meniscal lesions. Peter VERDONK (Antwerp, Belgium)
09:50 - 10:00 Injured meniscus and distinct phenotypes of meniscus degeneration. Linda SANDELL (Founding Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center) (St. Louis, USA)
10:00 - 10:10 Impact of three preservations methods (freezing, cryopreservation, freezing + irradiation). Matthieu OLLIVIER (Professor) (marseille, France)
10:10 - 10:20 Fresh frozen versus viable MAT: a short term comparing follow up study. René VERDONK (prof em) (GENT, Belgium)
10:30 - 10:40 Enhancement of healing process: from growth factors to mesenchymal cells. Laura DE GIROLAMO (Head of Laboratory) (Milan, Italy)
10:40 - 10:50 Collagen wrapping of the meniscus. Tomasz PIONTEK (Poland)
10:50 - 11:00 Meniscus 3D printing. Helder PEREIRA (Physician) (PORTO, Portugal)
11:00 - 11:10 Meniscus 3D printing: the korean point of view. Joon Ho WANG (SÉOUL, Korea, Republic of)
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C10
09:01 - 11:00

Parallel Session: CASE PRESENTATION - RELIVE SURGERIES

Moderators: Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, France), Peter VERDONK (Antwerp, Belgium)
09:00 - 09:20 Complex tears and complex repair techniques. Joon Ho WANG (SÉOUL, Korea, Republic of)
09:20 - 09:40 The Iranian Experience: Complete radial or truncated lateral meniscus. Mohammad RAZI (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
09:40 - 10:00 The Iranian Experience: Simultaneous lateral meniscus root and Ramp tears. Sohrab KEYHANI (Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of)
10:00 - 10:20 Intrasubstance meniscus tears in adolescent patients: case presentation. Peter MYERS (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Brisbane, Australia)
10:20 - 10:40 Cartilage defect. Alessandro DI MARTINO (Italy)
Imperial Room
11:00

Saturday 02 February

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C12
11:00 - 11:45

BRUNCH AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

11:45

Saturday 02 February

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C13
11:45 - 13:30

VISIT OF THE SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY
RIZZOLI ORTHOPEDICS INSTITUTE

Departure from the Royal Carlton at 11:45 am - Return at 13:30 pm