Osteosynthese International 2017
Gerhard Küntscher Society
Annual Meeting

13–15 September 2017 • Munich/DE

Welcome Note of the Congress President Peter H. Thaller

Congress details

Scientific programme

Preliminary Programme

From 11:00 Registration & Poster mounting
11:00–12:30 Board Meeting Gerhard Küntscher Society
12:00–18:00 WetLab
• Suprapatellar Nailing
• Retrograde Femur Nailing
• Supracondylar Osteotomy - Plate
• High Tibial Ostotomy  -Plate
• Peroneal Nerve Release
Chairs Donghoon Lee (Seoul/KR), Metin Kücükkaya (Istanbul/TR), Peter H. Thaller (Munich/DE), Florian Wolf (Munich/DE)
13:30–14:30 Session I– Proximal Femur
Chairs Roland Biber (Nürnberg/DE), Kemal Durak (Bursa/TR)
13:30 How to prevent cut-out and cut-through in biaxial proximal femoral nails: Is there anything beyond lag screw positioning and tip-apex-distance?
Roland Biber (Nürnberg/DE)
13:50 Importance and technique of preserving femoral neck length in unstable extracapsular Intertrochanteric & Sub-trochanteric fractures neck femur.
Rajat Varma (London/UK)
14:00 Does the same Cannulated screw position can be used for  all femoral neck fracture treatment. An optimized finite element analysis.
Mehmet Nuri Konya (Afyon/TR)
14:10 Arthroplasty or internal fixation for displaced femoral neck fractures in risk patients? Osteosynthesis by the method of BDSF in a 78 y.o. male with untreated diabetic foot and in a 102 y.o. male.
Orlin Filipov (Sofia/BG)
14:20 Comparison of Hemiarthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty in Elderly Patients with Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures
Fatih Cansah Barishan (Bursa/TR)
14:30–15:00 Coffee Break
15:00–16:00 Session II – Humerus
Chairs Georg Gradl (Munich/DE), Alvaro Callizo (Asunción/PR)
15:00 Intramedullary Nailing of the Complex Proximal Humerus Fracture! Or is Plating Less Demanding?
Georg Gradl (Munich/DE)
15:20 Neglected Unreduced Posterior Shoulder Dislocation: results of operative treatment.
Alvaro Callizo (Asunción/PR)
15:30 Virtual Morphological Analysis of Different Intramedullary Proximal Humerus Nails in the Population of the People's Republic of China
Tobias Harnoss (Kempten/DE)
15:40 Humeral head necrosis after proximal humeral nailing: What are the reasons for bad outcome?
Roland Biber (Nürnberg/DE)
15:50 Management of Gunshot Wounds and Ballistic Fractures of the Upper Extremity: Our Experience at an Urban Trauma Center and Review Of Literature  
Thomas P. Royals (New Orleans/US)
16:30–17:00 Opening Ceremony
17:00–18:00 Session III – Pediatric
Chairs Robert D. Zura (New Orleans, LA/US), Metin Kücükkaya (Istanbul/TR)
17:00 Risk factors for nonunion of bone fracture in pediatric patients
Robert D. Zura (New Orleans, LA/US)
Guvenir Okcu (Izmir/TR)
17:20 Youngest bilateral femoral lengthening case with the PRECICE lengthening nail
Metin Kücükkaya (Istanbul/TR)
Kemal Kayaokay (Sanlıurfa/TR)
17:40 Forearm compartment pressures in children with supracondylar fractures of the humerus.
Togac Sarisozen (Bursa/TR)
17:50 Peri-Implant fracture following arthrodesis of the hip in childhood
Alexander Keppler (Munich/DE)
08:30–11:30 SawBoneLab
Chair Christian Zeckey (Munich/DE)
08:30–09:30 Session IV – Foot & Ankle
Chairs Mattheos Savvidis (Thessaloniki/GR), Thomas Mittlmeier (Rostock/DE)
08:30 Peritalar Dislocations : Mid-term clinical, radiological and pedographic results
Mattheos Savvidis (Thessaloniki/GR)
08:40 The retrograde circular arc interlocking nail for tibio-talo-calcaneal correction arthrodesis
Thomas Mittlmeier (Rostock/DE)
08:50 Arthroscopy assisted fixation of depression type intraarticular fractures of the distal tibial plafond
Oğuz Poyanlı (Istanbul/TR)
09:00 Posterior mini open approach of talar fractures
Gürdal Nusran (Canakkale/TR)
09:10 A new interlocking nail vs. standard locking plate for calcaneal fracture fixation - a prospective matched-pairs study
Anica Herlyn (Rostock/DE)
09:20 Cost Savings Using ITS Small Fragment Plating in Lateral Malleolus Ankle Fractures: Our Experience at an Urban Trauma Center
Thomas P. Royals (New Orleans, LA/US)
09:30–10:00 Coffee Break
10:–11:10 Session V – Analysis and Planning
Chairs Donghoon Lee (Seoul/KR), Florian Wolf (Munich/DE)
10:00 Analysis and Planning of Deformity Corrections
Florian Wolf (Munich/DE)
10:15 Indications for Osteotomies
Donghoon Lee (Seoul/KR)
10:30 The effect of different preoperative planning methods on the proximal femoral angles in correction of the deformities of femur
Mehmet Fatih Erol (Tekirdag/TR)
10:40 Does the Position of the Patella Change during the Distraction Osteogenesis of the Femur ?
Donghoon Lee (Seoul/KR)
10:50 Is there an increase in valgus deviation in tibial distraction using the intramedullary lengthening nail technique?
Donghoon Lee (Seoul/KR)
11:00 Rotational influence in measuring femoral neck inclination. Neck Shaft Angle vs Medial Proximal Femoral Angle.
Nikolaus Degen (Munich/DE)
11:10–11:30 Coffee break
11:30–12:30 Session VI – Intramedullary Nailing 1
Chairs Peter Giannoudis (Leeds/UK), Kemal Aktuglu (Istanbul/TR)
11:30 Intramedullary Nailing using Poller (Blocking) Screws in Distal Femurs with Poor Bone Quality
Brandi Hartley (Louisville/US)
11:40 Indications for suprapatellar Nailing
Florian Wolf (Munich/DE)
11:50 Is there time difference between unions in the femurs of bilateral femoral nailing procedure applied at the same session?
Enes Öcalan (Izmir/TR)
12:00 Reduction in intramedullary nailing: rotational control
Christian Zeckey (Munich/DE)
12:10 Can treating "Femur fractures caused by gunshot injury (GSI)" with Intramedullary Nailing at the first session be a reliable procedure?
Enes Öçalan (Manisa/TR)
12:20 Distal Locking of IM Nail in Trochanteric Femur Fractures Treatment: How Many Screws should be Used?
Andriy Kalashnikov (Kyiv/UR)
12:30–13:30 Lunch Break
12:30–13:30 Poster session (details will be announced soon)
13:30–14:40 Session VII – Defect & Pseudarthrosis
Chairs Julian Fürmetz, Christian Zeckey (Munich/DE)
13:30 Reconstruction of Defects by Bonetransport
Julian Fürmetz (Munich/DE)
13:45 Reconstruction of Defects by Masquelet-Technique
Christian Zeckey (Munich/DE)
14:00 Nonunion and Unplanned Reoperation Rates in Adult Distal and Diaphyseal Femoral Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Robert D. Zura (New Orleans/US)
14:10 Revision of atrophic femur shaft non-unions- Reamed intramedullary nailing versus additional application of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) and spongiosa
Lena Hellinger (Murnau/DE)
14:20 Low-grade-infection in the pathogenesis of primarily aseptically classified nonunion of the lower extremity
Simon Hackl (Murnau/DE)
14:30 Management of impending and pathologic fracture in the femur.
Rodolfo A. Zamora (Louisville/US)
14:40–15:00 Coffee Break
15:00–18:00 DrawingLab - Analysis and Planning
Chair Nikolaus Degen (Munich/DE)
15:00–16:10 Session VIII – Osteoporosis & Trauma in the Elderly
Chairs Christian Kammerlander (Munich/DE), Thomas Klestil (Vienna/AT)
15:00 Cemented PFN-A
Christian Kammerlander (Munich/DE)
15:15 Periprosthetic Fractures
Thomas Klestil (Vienna/AT)
15:30 One-step approach for the augmentation of osteoporotic fratures using adipose derived progenitor cells - from mice to men
Franziska Saxer (Basel/CH)
15:40 Fragility fractures of the ankle in the elderly: Open reduction and internalfixation versus tibio-talo-calcaneal nailing: Short-term results of a prospective randomized-controlled study
Matthaios Savvidis (Thessaloniki/GR)
15:50 Atypical femur fractures under long-term intravenous bisphosphonate therapy
Deborah Schray (Munich/DE)
16:00  Orthogeriatric patients with proximal femoral fractures benefit from inpatient rehabilitation
Daniel Pfeufer (Munich/DE)
16:10–16:30 Coffee break
16:30–18:00 Session IX – Intermedullary Nailing 2
Chairs Kang-Il Kim (Seoul/KR), Peter H. Thaller (Munich/DE)
16:30 Corrective Proximal Tibial Osteotomy using an Intramedullary Tibial Nail for Genu Varum in Young Adults
Kang-Il Kim (Seoul/KR)
16:45 Overview on Lengthening Nails
Peter H. Thaller (Munich/DE)
17:00 The importance of posterior femoral cortex reaming during insertion of the lengthening nails
Metin Kücükkaya (Istanbul/TR)
17:10 Simultaneous Lengthening and Deformity Correction by Magnetically Driven Lengthening Nails
Florian Wolf (Munich/DE)
17:20 Management of Tibia fractures using Expert Tibia Nail (ETN), suprapatellar vs. infrapatellar Approach.
Riyad Aldeeri (Heidelberg/DE)
17:30 Fixator-assisted Nailing with Stem Lengthening in Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures – 10 years of development
Alexander Chelnokov (Tsfat/IL)
17:40 The innovative limited-flexible BoneHelix® - a totally new principle for longbone fracture stabilization tops the stiff intramedullary nail
Rainer Labitzke (Schwerte/DE)
17:50 Evaluation of an Intracorporeally Ultrasonic Welded PEEK IM Nail System
Justin Beyers (Effingham/US)
18:00–19:30 General Assembly
from 19:30 Conference Dinner
08:30–09:40 Session X – Tibia
Chairs Oğuz Poyanlı (Istanbul/TR), Miroslaw Falis (Poznan/PL)
08:30 The Kuntscher Legacy in South America
Alvaro Callizo (Asunción/PR)
08:45 Intramedullary nails - extending indications, extending areas
Miroslaw Falis (Poznan/PL)
09:00 What are the results of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis for femoral and tibial comminuted fracture?
Erfan Sheikhbahaei (Isfahan/IR)
09:10 A prospective randomized study on operative treatment for simple distal tibial fractures - Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis versus minimal open reduction and internal fixation
Ki Chul Park (Guri/KR)
09:20 Comparison of intramedullary nailing versus plate fixation in distal tibia shaft fractures
Aslihan Durak (Bursa/TR)
09:30 An arthroscopy assisted reduction and fixation technique of complex postero-lateral tibial plateau fractures 
Oğuz Poyanlı (Istanbul/TR)
09:30–10:00 Coffee Break
10:00–11:10 Session XI – Wrist and Elbow
Chairs Wilhelm Friedl (Aschaffenburg/DE), Jan Verbruggen (Maastricht/NL)
10:00 New Multidirectional Angular Stable Plate Fixation In Transcondylar Humerus Fractures (Trochlius Plate)
Wilhelm Friedl (Aschaffenburg/DE)
10:20 Collapse patterns of 23- C2, C3 fractures fixed with volar locked plates.  Can the intermediate column collapse  independently?
Mihail Rashkov (Sofia/BG)
10:30 Results of Surgical Treatment of Frykman Type 7-8 Fractures in Wrist
Murat Demiroglu (Istanbul/TR)
10:40 Plate removal following distal radius fracture surgery is related to Soong grading.
Caroline Selles (Amsterdam/NL)
10:50 Is nailing a safe procedure in forearm fractures regarding radioulnar synostosis?  
Esat Uygur (Istanbul/TR)
11:00–11:30 Coffee Break
11:30–12:30 Session XII – Femur
Chairs David Seligson (Louisville/US), Güvenir Okcu (Izmir/TR)
11:30 Erich Lexer, Surgeon and Scoundrel
David Seligson (Louisville/US)
11:50  Antegrade nailing versus locked plating for extra-articular distal femoral fractures
Enes Öçalan (Manisa/TR)
12:00 Are there biomechanical benefits in augmentation of LISS plating compared to conventional LISS plating?
Dimitar Todorov (Sofia/BG)
12:10 Clinical outcomes of arthroscopy-assisted retrograde femoral nailing of distal femoral fractures. How much minimal invasive can it be?
Oguz Poyanlı (Istanbul/TR)
Sergio Gabarre (Zaragoza/ES)
12:30–13:30 Coffee Break
13:30–14:40 Session XIII – Knee
Chairs Simon Weidert, Julian Fürmetz (Munich/DE)
13:30 Reconstruction after Knee Injuries
Gerald E. Wozasek (Vienna/AT)
13:45 Deformity Correction around the Knee - Supracondylar and High Tibial
Julian Fürmetz (Munich/DE)
14:00 Role and technical tips in management of comminuted fractures of distal femur with intra-articular extension into the knee joint.
Rajat Varma (London/UK)
14:15 Modification of Modified Judet Quadricepsplasty
Mustafa G. Bilgili (Istanbul/TR)
14:25 Augmented Reality in Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
Simon Weidert (Munich/DE)
14:40–15:00 Coffee Break
15:00–16:10 NARVISLab – Augmented Reality Tour
Chair Simon Weidert (Munich/DE)
15:00–16:10 Session XIV – Free topics
Chairs Peter Reynders (Brussels/BE), Gerald E. Wozasek (Vienna/AT)
Peter Reynders (Brussels/BE)
15:15 Usage of the blocking nail as a new approach to treat patients with pubic fractures. A case series on patients with anterior pelvic ring fractures
Nikita Zadneprovskiy (Moscow/RU)
15:25 Managing soft tissue defects with computer assisted external fixators
Mehmet Fatih Erol (Tekirdag/TR)
15:35 Impact of Chronic Analgesic Use on Fracture Nonunion
Robert D. Zura (New Orleans/US)
15:45 Effects of an above-pain-threshold exercise in a rat model for neuropathic pain
Philipp Herlyn (Rostock/DE)
15:55 Prescription Opioid Use In The U.S.
David Easley (Louisville/US)
16:05–16:35 Closing Ceremony