• Direct Anterior Approach to Hip Arthroplasty

    Dr John Keggi and Dr Ted Kennon.

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    An in-depth review of the direct anterior approach (DAA) and how it contributes to patient outcomes, including rotational stability and avoiding dislocation. A step-by-step discussion – including an analysis of implant design rationale - covers key considerations for preoperative set-up, patient positioning, and intraoperative assessment; with tips for femoral and acetabular preparation, exposure, and implant alignment.

  • Modern Approaches to Hip Arthroplasty – Pros and Cons

    Prof Michael Leunig, Dr Michael Pritchard, and Dr Adam Rana.

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    A detailed analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of the muscle-sparing anterolateral (ABLE) and direct anterior approaches to hip arthroplasty. Outlining instrumentation and technique details, the faculty discuss various considerations for surgeons when choosing their approach – including costs, patient profiles, and OR set-up – and the impact on patient outcomes.

  • The Optimal JOURNEY™ II Technique

    Prof Johan Bellemans, Dr Fred Cushner, and Dr Alvin Ong.

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    A discussion on the optimal technique for total knee arthroplasty using the JOURNEY II BCS Knee System, and the role of enabling technology. Overviewing design rationale – with comparisons to conventional designs for kinematic function - the faculty share insights and demonstrate preferred surgical approaches, including how the NAVIO™ Surgical System contributes to planning, accuracy, and outcomes.

  • Bearings in Arthroplasty – Choices for Assuring Longevity

    Prof Edward Davis and Prof Thomas Heyse.

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    Using clinical and joint registry data, this session examines how the OXINIUM on XLPE bearing combination compares to other options in hip and knee arthroplasty. Highlighting the unique composition, the faculty present an in-depth analysis of survivorship, wear, trunnionosis, and revision risk; including relevant considerations and differences between hip and knee bearing choice.

  • Improving Patient Satisfaction in Total Hip Replacement

    Prof Edward Davis and Dr Ikram Nizam.

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    An analysis of factors that impact survivorship and patient outcomes in total hip surgery, and the effect on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs). Interpreting clinical evidence and joint registry data, and the importance of implant choice, the faculty discusses treatment and wound management strategies, pre-operative and peri-operative guidance, and managing patient expectations.

  • Complex Hip Primaries – Dysplasia, Hip-Spine, and Conversion After...

    Prof Christian Götze, Dr George Guild, and Mr Philip Roberts.

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    An in-depth analysis of treatment and management strategies for complex primary hip arthroplasty cases. Following a discussion on hip dysplasia and its potential challenges, the faculty share their insights on the hip-spine syndrome and the appropriate use of dual mobility implants. The session concludes with technique tips and considerations for conversion after hip fracture.

  • Dual Mobility Indications – Primary and Revision Hip Surgery

    Mr Philip Roberts, Dr Ran Schwarzkopf, and Dr Ed Su.

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    An in-depth analysis of dual mobility implants, and their role in primary and revision hip arthroplasty. Outlining design evolution and key clinical evidence, the faculty conducts a case-based discussion on how they help address challenges such as dislocation; sharing personal insights on offset, leg length, notching, and impingement.

  • Achieving Normal Kinematics: How does design influence function,...

    Prof Johan Bellemans, Dr Steven Haas, and Dr Ran Schwarzkopf.

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    This detailed analysis of implant design rationale focuses on how total knee systems compare to the motion and kinematics of a normal knee. In the context of patient expectations and key clinical evidence, the panel shares insights on how the JOURNEY II System aims to replicate normal kinematic patterns; and how implant design ultimately affects outcomes and patient quality of life.

  • The Bi-Cruciate Retaining (BCR) Total knee arthroplasty (TKA)

    Dr Max Ettinger, Dr Mark Schinsky, Dr Alfred Tria.

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    A session on anatomical considerations, patient selection, and surgical approaches for bi-cruciate retaining knee arthroplasty. Offering guidance for pre-operative planning and assessment, the faculty presents an overview of the design rationale and optimal use of the JOURNEY™ II XR knee system - including its contribution to motion and kinematics – with tips for exposure, placement, and fixation.

  • The Complex Knee Primaries part 1: Treating successfully failed Unis,...

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  • The Complex knee Primaries part 2: Flexion contractures and the use...

    Prof Thomas Heyse, Dr Gijs Van Hellemondt, and Mr James Murray.

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    A panel discussion on the principles, pre-operative planning, and effective surgical approaches for complex primary knee surgery; including fixed flexion contracture. Outlining design rationale and surgical techniques, they discuss the suitability of adaptable revision systems for joint line restoration, alignment, and fixation, and the appropriate use of hinge solutions.

  • Kinematic alignment through mechanical cuts?

    Prof Johan Bellemans, Dr Michael Ries, and Prof Jan Victor.

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    An assessment of the core principles and surgical approaches for restoring normal constitutional alignment. Presenting key anatomical considerations and kinematic functions of the knee, the faculty discuss technique and implant selection – including how design rationale contributes to normal function - and steps to evaluate treatment options in the context of various challenges.

  • Exposures & Approaches to the Knee – Are There Other Ways?

    Dr Fred Cushner, Dr Koen Defoort, and Prof Yixin Zhou.

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    A discussion on the merits of various approaches and strategies to identify and treat complex challenges in knee surgery. With a detailed analysis of exposure techniques and options, and an overview of the minimally invasive surgery (MIS) approach, the faculty uses clinical data and patient case studies to highlight the impact on patient outcomes and quality of life.