Thursday 31 January
07:45
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07:45 - 08:20

WELCOME - BADGES - REGISTRATION

Thursday 31 January

Room Urano
08:20
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A11
08:20 - 08:30

WELCOME ADDRESS

Thursday 31 January

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08:30
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A12
08:30 - 10:35

MENISCECTOMY VERSUS REPAIR

Moderators: Jacques MENETREY (Genève, SWITZERLAND), Mohammad RAZI (IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC)
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 (Brandenburg/Havel, 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 (Barcelone, SPAIN), Bertrand SONNERY-COTTET (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) (Le Chesnay, 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 (ITALY)
10:20 - 10:30 Future technologies: gene therapy in meniscus repair. Magali CUCCHIARINI (HAMBURG, GERMANY)

Thursday 31 January

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10:30
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A13
10:30 - 11:00

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Thursday 31 January

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A14
11:00 - 12:30

MENISCUS AND ACL

Moderators: Andrew AMIS (UK), Sang Hak LEE (Seoul, KOREA)
11:00 - 11:20 ROUND TABLE // Meniscus and Tibial rotation in ACL deficiency: biomechanics and clinical tests. Andrew AMIS (UK), Romain SEIL (Président ESSKA) (Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG)
11:20 - 11:25 VIDEO FLASH // Ramp lesions: the posterior transseptal approach. Sang Hak LEE (Seoul, KOREA)
11:25 - 11:30 VIDEO FLASH // Ramp lesions: the different hook suture techniques. Bertrand SONNERY-COTTET (Lyon, FRANCE)
11:30 - 11:40 Ramp lesions: do we need to repair all the medial ramp lesions? Philippe COLOMBET (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 (BOLOGNA, ITALY)

Thursday 31 January

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12:30
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A15
12:30 - 13:00

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: DEPUY SYNTHES

Thursday 31 January

13:00
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A16
13:00 - 13:45

LUNCH BREAK AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

Thursday 31 January

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A17
13:45 - 14:15

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: STRYKER

Thursday 31 January

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A18
14:15 - 14:50

MENISCUS: IMAGING

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (KOREA), Burt KLOS (NUENEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
14:15 - 14:30 GUEST LECTURE // Ultrasound. Burt KLOS (NUENEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
14:30 - 14:40 Bone morphotype and post meniscectomy syndrome. Annemieke VAN HAVER (BELGIUM)
14:40 - 14:50 Discussion.

Thursday 31 January

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14:50
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A19
14:50 - 15:45

SPECIAL FOCUS: CHILD

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (KOREA), Burt KLOS (NUENEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
14:50 - 15:05 GUEST LECTURE // Discoïd Meniscus: Classification and technique. Sang Hak LEE (Seoul, KOREA)
15:05 - 15:15 Discoïd Meniscus: Long-term outcomes. Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, KOREA)
15:15 - 15:25 Hypermobile meniscus: Anatomy of the popliteus hiatus. Robert SMIGIELSKI (Warszawa, POLAND)
15:25 - 15:35 Hypermobile meniscus: What is it? outcomes. Sang Hak LEE (Seoul, KOREA)
15:35 - 15:45 Meniscus and ACL: Modern management. Romain SEIL (Président ESSKA) (Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG)

Thursday 31 January

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15:45 - 16:05

SPECIAL FOCUS: HORIZONTAL CLEAVAGE

Moderators: Jin Goo KIM (KOREA), Burt KLOS (NUENEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
15:45 - 15:55 Arthroscopic repair of horizontal cleavage. Cécile TOANEN (assistante) (Le Chesnay, FRANCE)
15:55 - 16:05 Long term results of horizontal cleavage repair in young adults. Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, FRANCE)

Thursday 31 January

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A21
16:05 - 16:30

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Thursday 31 January

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A22
16:30 - 18:25

RADIAL AND ROOT TEARS

Moderators: Tim SPALDING (UK), Romain SEIL (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 (UK)
16:55 - 17:05 Anatomy of the roots and technical relevance. Robert SMIGIELSKI (Warszawa, POLAND)
17:05 - 17:15 Intermeniscal ligament: Biomechanics. Matthieu OLLIVIER (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)
17:30 - 17:40 Is there any anterior root pathology? Burt KLOS (NUENEN, 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)
17:55 - 18:05 Root tears outcomes of repair: traumatic vs degenerative. Sebastian KOPF (BERLIN, GERMANY)
18:05 - 18:25 CASE PRESENTATION // Non-operative vs Meniscectomy vs Repair. Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, FRANCE), Roland BECKER (Brandenburg/Havel, GERMANY), Vincenzo CONDELLO (ITALY), Jin Goo KIM (KOREA)

Thursday 31 January

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18:25
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A23
18:25 - 18:50

THE ESSKA CONSENSUS

Moderator: Roland BECKER (Brandenburg/Havel, 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 (BERLIN, GERMANY)

Thursday 31 January

Room Urano
Friday 01 February
07:45
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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

Friday 01 February

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08:15
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B10
08:15 - 10:15

MENISCUS RECONSTRUCTION: ALLOGRAFT

Moderators: Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, KOREA), Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Barcelone, 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 (Barcelone, SPAIN)
08:30 - 08:35 VIDEO FLASH // Meniscus allograft. Technique: the key hole. Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, KOREA)
08:35 - 08:40 VIDEO FLASH // Meniscus allograft. Technique: the soft tissue technique. Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (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 (Barcelone, 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 (UK), 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)
09:55 - 10:15 CASE PRESENTATION // Osteotomy? Allograft? Non operative treatment? Karl Fredrik ALMQVIST (BELGIUM), Seong-Il BIN (Seoul, KOREA), Vincenzo CONDELLO (ITALY), Juan-Carlos MONLLAU-GARCIA (Barcelone, SPAIN)

Friday 01 February

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10:15
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B11
10:15 - 10:45

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Friday 01 February

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B12
10:45 - 12:15

MENISCUS RECONSTRUCTION: SCAFFOLD

Moderators: Peter MYERS (Orthopaedic Surgeon) (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA), Joon Ho WANG (SÉOUL, KOREA)
10:45 - 10:55 Where are we? Scaffolds available on the market / Experimental studies. Tim SPALDING (UK)
10:55 - 11:05 Menaflex: mid and long term results. Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (BOLOGNA, ITALY)
11:05 - 11:15 Menaflex: comparison with meniscectomy: Strengths and limits. Giulio Maria MARCHEGGIANI (ITALY)
11:15 - 11:25 Actifit: mid term results. Cécile TOANEN (assistante) (Le Chesnay, FRANCE), Aad DHOLLANDER (BELGIUM)
and The European Actifit team
11:25 - 11:35 Nu Surface: where are we? Vincenzo CONDELLO (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 (BOLOGNA, ITALY)

Friday 01 February

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12:15
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B13
12:15 - 12:45

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: ARTHREX

Friday 01 February

12:45
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B14
12:45 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

Friday 01 February

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B15
13:30 - 14:00

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: SMITH & NEPHEW

Friday 01 February

14:00
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B15b
14:00 - 14:30

INDUSTRIAL SESSION: ZIMMER BIOMET

Friday 01 February

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B16
14:30 - 15:00

CARTILAGE: BASIC SCIENCE

Moderators: Henning MADRY (HAMBOURG, GERMANY), Linda SANDELL (USA)
14:30 - 14:45 GUEST LECTURE // Genetics in cartilage. Linda SANDELL (USA)
14:45 - 15:00 GUEST LECTURE // Focal chondral lesions. Henning MADRY (HAMBOURG, GERMANY)

Friday 01 February

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B17
15:00 - 16:40

THE POST MENISCECTOMY ARTHRITIC KNEE

Moderators: Henning MADRY (HAMBOURG, GERMANY), Linda SANDELL (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 (HAMBOURG, 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)
16:15 - 16:25 Return to sports after osteotomy. Do we fullfill patients expectations? Jacques MENETREY (Genève, SWITZERLAND)
16:25 - 16:40 Discussion.

Friday 01 February

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16:40 - 17:10

COFFEE BREAK AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

Friday 01 February

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B19
17:10 - 18:30

CARTILAGE

Moderators: David DEJOUR (chirurgien) (Lyon, FRANCE), Elizaveta KON (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) (Le Chesnay, 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 (UK)
18:10 - 18:30 ROUND TABLE // Cartilage Lesions: Is a synthesis possible? In ACL reconstruction? In stable knee? Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (BOLOGNA, ITALY), Nicolas PUJOL (Chef de Service) (VERSAILLES, FRANCE), Elizaveta KON (ITALY)

Friday 01 February

Room Urano
Saturday 02 February
09:00
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C11
09:00 - 11:10

BASIC SCIENCE SESSION

Moderators: Giuseppe FILARDO (ITALY), Stefano ZAFFAGNINI (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 (Warszawa, POLAND)
09:20 - 09:30 Neural structures within human meniscus and meniscofemoral ligaments. Andrew AMIS (UK)
09:30 - 09:40 Biomechanics of the meniscus. Andrew AMIS (UK)
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 (USA)
10:00 - 10:10 Impact of three preservations methods (freezing, cryopreservation, freezing + irradiation). Matthieu OLLIVIER (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 (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)

Saturday 02 February

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C10
09:00 - 11:00

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)
09:20 - 09:40 The Iranian Experience: Complete radial or truncated lateral meniscus. Mohammad RAZI (IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC)
09:40 - 10:00 The Iranian Experience: Simultaneous lateral meniscus root and Ramp tears. Sohrab KEYHANI (Tehran, IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC)
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)

Saturday 02 February

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11:00
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C12
11:00 - 11:45

BRUNCH AND VISIT OF THE EXHIBITION

Saturday 02 February

11:45
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C13
11:45 - 13:30

VISIT OF THE SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY
RIZZOLI ORTHOPEDICS INSTITUTE

Saturday 02 February