"Hot Topic" Workshops - OTC Foundation

"Hot Topic" Workshops

Our Research Committee organizes scientific symposia on an annual basis. A broad array of clinical surgeons, research-interested surgeons and scientists with different specializations are attending.

2019: Enhancement of Fracture Healing. The workshop was held in Prague, Czech Republic, November 14 to 16, 2019.

2018: Optimizing Patient’s Function after Musculoskeletal Trauma. The workshop was held in Toronto, Canada, November 15 to 17, 2018, providing the basis for the 2019 research grant cycle.

2017: External Fixation and Percutaneous Pinning. (Malaga, October 19 to 21, 2017) hosted by the OTC Spain Chapter.

2016: Complications of Plating: Evolution of Treatment (Boston, November 3 to 5, 2016), providing the basis for the 2017 research grants.

2015: Complications of IM Nailing: Evolution of Treatment (Zurich, November 2-3, 2015), providing the basis for offering the 2016 research grants.

2014: Osteoporotic Fractures – part two: Fracture fixation perspective, leading to the 2015 call for OTCF research grant applications on specific scientific issues around this topic.

2013: Osteoporotic Fractures – part one: Biological perspective, preparing the grounds for the 2014 call for OTCF research grant applications.

2012: Functional Assessment of Fracture Healing (Barcelona, October 2011 and Boston, December 2012), reviewing the subject from different viewpoints resulting in specific research questions and concrete research items.

The results of these workshops are published in the form of supplements to scientific journals.