Congress Topics

Crossfire and debate will encourage a lively discussion. This will generate a strong take-home message on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

The following topics will be addressed at IMUKA 2017:

  • Evidence-based Hip implant technologies and surgical techniques and outcomes
  • Tips & Pearls for Hip arthroplasty
  • Take home messages on Hip Arthroplasty
  • Evidence-based Knee implant technologies and surgical techniques and outcomes
  • Tips & Pearls for Knee arthroplasty
  • Take home messages on Knee Arthroplasty
  • Improvements to reduce recovery time and improve patient outcomes
  • Take home messages for the future


Educational Activity Scope
The IMUKA 2017 Congress is designed to provide practising orthopaedic surgeons and other care givers with research based, state-of-the-art information on diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment options and overall management of hip and knee arthroplasty. This educational activity includes the review of the most current scientific research study findings, faculty and participant discussions. It covers multiple clinical topics such as primary total hip arthroplasty, primary total knee arthroplasty, basics, approaches, materials, complications other than infection as well as health policy. It is aimed at improving overall surgeon and other care givers competence related to the care of patients with arthritis and degenerative disease of the Hip and Knee.

Objectives
Upon completion of this Congress, the participant will be able to:

  • Synthesize the most current research study findings in hip and knee condition management
  • Evaluate various surgical treatment options (e.g., primary total joint arthroplasty and non-arthroplasty) in hip and knee condition management
  • Assess the efficacy of new treatment options through evidence-based data
  • Interpret relevant healthcare policy