AAOS Research Symposia

2013 AAOS/OTA/SOMOS/ORS Extremity War Injuries VIII: Sequelae of Combat Injuries

  • Principal Investigators: COL Romney Andersen, MD and Marc Swiontkowski, MD
  • Dates: February 11-13, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC
  • Participants: Military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, government, and other medical specialties (by invitation only)

Overview of Topics:

  • Session I: Military Funded Research
  • Session IIA: Posttraumatic Arthritis (Joint Preservation)
  • Session IIB: Posttraumatic Arthritis (Joint Replacement)
  • EWI VIII Focus Group I:
    • 1A: Junctional Injuries
    • 1B: Multi-Ligamentous Knee Injuries
    • 1C: Long Term Sequelae of Amputations
  • Session III: Complex Upper Extremity Injuries
  • Session IV: Infection
  • EWI VIII Focus Group II:
    • 2A: Discussion Arthritis Knowledge Gaps
    • 2B: Discussion Upper Extremity Knowledge Gaps
    • 2C: Discussion Infection Knowledge Gaps

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The AAOS is accepting abstracts for war-related combat casualty related research. Up to 16 abstracts will be selected for display at a Poster Session during the 2013 Extremity War Injuries Symposium, February 12-13, 2013, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. Abstract submissions must be submitted with a CV to Erin Ransford, AAOS Manager, Research Development, at ransford@aaos.org by December 20, 2012 .  

For more information on attending or sponsoring this symposium, please contact Erin Ransford, AAOS Manager, Research Development, at ransford@aaos.org or 847-384-4319.

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