Eurasian Orthopedic Forum (EOF) took place on June 29-30, 2017 and became the largest international event in the Orthopedics and Traumatology sphere in Eurasia bringing together over 3,000 participants from Russia, China, India, Korea, and other European and Asian countries.
The Forum was hosted in Expocentre complex in Moscow, Russia. The Forum’s program included over 200 scheduled reports spanning 20 scientific and practical areas, including symposiums, lectures, clinical case studies, presentations, and master classes. The event also included an exhibition on a space of over 4,000 sq. meters.
The Forum involved practicing doctors, scientists, researchers, representatives of medicine-related ministries and administrations, developers and manufacturers of medical equipment and products for traumatology, orthopedics and related industries. Among participants were civilian and military medical specialists, including traumatologists and orthopedists, anesthesiologistsresuscitators, vertebrologists, surgeons, oncologists, arthroscopists, endoprosthetists, paramedics, specialists in emergency medicine, radiology, rheumatology, physical therapy, and other fields.
The Forum’s agenda covered the following 16 sections: Anesthesiology and intensive care medicine in traumatology and orthopedics; Knee arthroplasty; Hip arthroplasty; Vertebrology; Reconstructive and plastic surgery; Emergency medicine; Oncology and bone diseases; Interdisciplinary approaches to comprehensive rehabilitation; Radiology in traumatology and orthopedics; Sports traumatology and arthroscopy; Upper extremity injuries; Lower extremity and pelvis injuries; Hand and forearm surgery; Foot and ankle surgery; Organizational, financial, and economic aspects of traumatology and orthopedics; Traumatology in military surgery.
The multidisciplinary scientific agenda was designed to bring together doctors of various specialties. The Eurasian Orthopedic Forum served as a platform to share experience in high-technology medical care, developing cooperation between leading orthopedic and traumatological centers in Eurasia, and improving the international distribution channels of medical products and equipment. Furthermore, it promoted advanced technology and supported the distribution of high-technology equipment production throughout Europe and Asia.
The Forum was supported by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Participation in the Forum was free. More information is available at the official website www.eoforum.ru.