Dear colleague,

It’s a great pleasure to invite you to take part in the International conference, dedicated to advanced treatment of hip and knee pathology that will be held on the 25-26th April 2019 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

This is two-days event with 12 symposiums which will discuss modern conceptions in hip and knee pathology, including conservative treatment, joint preservation surgery, complex primary and revision surgery, with particular attention to prophylaxis and management of complications, novelties in diagnosis and treatment of PJI.

The conference is organized by Sytenko Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology, Ukrainian Association of Orthopaedists and Traumatologists, in collaboration with European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and European Hip Society. The event is accredited by the European Orthopaedics & Trauamtology Education Platform (EOTEP). The agenda includes Best Paper Award Session. Papers which satisfy all requirements presented here will be reviewed by the distinguished board of experts and best papers will be awarded financial grants. There will be one session followed by complex case discussion.

During this event there will take place an educational course dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of periprosthetic joint infection on the 24th April 2019.

We are looking forward meeting you in Kharkiv, a beautiful and hospitable city.

Organizing committee