Track: Arthroplasty



Arthroplasty, commonly known as joint replacement surgery, has undergone significant advancements and innovations in recent years, shaping current trends and future directions in the field of orthopedic surgery. This procedure, aimed at restoring function and relieving pain in damaged or diseased joints, has seen a shift towards minimally invasive techniques, personalized implants, and rapid recovery protocols. Surgeons are increasingly employing smaller incisions and advanced imaging technologies to enhance precision and reduce patient discomfort. Custom-made implants tailored to individual anatomy have become more prevalent, thanks to advancements in 3D printing technology, leading to improved fit and potentially better long-term outcomes. Moreover, rapid recovery protocols and outpatient surgery options are gaining popularity, allowing patients to return to their normal activities sooner. Looking ahead, innovations such as robotics-assisted surgery, regenerative medicine techniques, and the integration of artificial intelligence hold promise for further enhancing surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction. These developments, along with ongoing research in bioengineering and telemedicine, are poised to revolutionize arthroplasty by offering more effective, personalized, and accessible solutions for joint repair and replacement.

·         New techniques and surgical pearls
·         Clinical outcomes for the newest surgical implants
·         Potential alternatives to arthroplasty
·         Patient-specific implants
·         Robotics-assisted arthroplasty: Past, present or future?
Related Societies: Macedonian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology | Malaysian Arthroscopy Society | Malaysian Orthopaedic Association | Mexican Association of Joint Reconstructive Surgery and Arthroscopic Surgery | Mexican College of Orthopaedics and Traumatology | Mexican Federation of Orthopaedic and Traumatology Colleges | Mexican Society of Foot and Ankle Surgery | Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics | Nepal Orthopedic Association | Netherlands Orthopaedic Association