AAOS Research Symposia

AAOS/OTA/SOMOS Extremity War Injuries III: Challenges in Definitive Reconstruction (EWI III)

  • Principal Investigators: Andrew N. Pollak, MD and Col. James R. Ficke, MD
  • Dates: January 23-24, 2008 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC
  • Participants: Military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, government, and other medical specialties (by invitation only)
  • Purpose : The third installment in the Extremity War Injuries series, EWI III: Challenges in Definitive Reconstruction , shed light on research findings in the areas of soft tissue defects, segmental bone defects, open tibial shaft fractures, and massive peri-articular reconstruction.
  • Overview of Topics:
    • Research Updates and Funding Challenges
    • Segmental Bone Defects
    • Soft Tissue Defects
    • Management of Open Tibial Shaft Fractures
    • Massive Peri-Articular Reconstructions
  • Final EWI III Symposium Agenda (in PDF format)
  • AAOS Now (March 2008): EWI III Continues a Tradition
  • Gold Level Symposium Sponsor:
    • Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
  • Silver Level Symposium Sponsors:
    • Medtronic
    • Smith & Nephew Trauma
    • Stryker
    • Synthes
  • Additional Support Provided by:
    • DePuy

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