Module 1
Why is research important?
Why is research needed?
EBM: Why is it important?
What can EBM do for you?
 Module 2
Does your study follow the ethical guidelines?
Ethical imperatives
Guidelines of GCP
Importance of ethics committees
Informed consent process
Ethical approval case studies
 Module 3
Step-by-step to your research question
How to identify a clinical problem for research
PICOT and formulating a study question
Study design
 Module 4
Literature—reading between the lines
Literature Search
Critical Appraisal
 Module 5
Research environment
Roles of research team
Accessing & finding your way in a research environment
 Module 6

Give your study statistical power

How to work with a statistician
Basics of statistics
Sample size calculation
Most typical flaws in stats
 Module 7
How to navigate your research environment
Avoiding bad practice in publishing
Review a paper section by section
Med Writing tips manuscript maker
Reference management
 Module 8
Make your research a success
Use the AOPEER platform
What’s next for education



8:00 am – 8:55 am Symposium VII

PJI-Revision arthroplasty: Treatment Strategies

Moderators: Mykola Ankin (Ukraine),

Afshin Taheriazam (Iran)

8:00 am D.A.I.R. in the treatment of PJI

Nicolas Restrepo Giraldo (Columbia)

8:10 am One stage revision for hip infection

Plamen Kinov (Bulgaria)

8:20 am Two Stage Revision Procedure for PJI

Oleg Vyrva (Ukraine)

8:30 am Two Stage Revision Arthroplasty with Low Dose Vancomycin spacers

Bulent Atilla (Turkey)

0’+15’ Discussion
8:55 am – 9:10 am Honored Guest Speaker Lecture

Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures From Fixation to Revision the State of the Art

Eleftherios Tsiridis (Greece)

0’+5’ Discussion
9:15 am – 10:20 am Symposium VIII

Controversies in primary TKA, what is the ratio?

Moderators: Oleg Vyrva (Ukraine),

Andriy Babko (Ukraine)

9:15 am Why are patients dissatisfied following a Total Knee Replacement?

Vikas Khanduja (UK)

9:25 am What is the Advantage of Robotic Knee Surgery?

Eleftherios Tsiridis (Greece)

9:35 am Can we higher the rate of PS knees vs. CR ones in primary Knee Replacement, why and how?”

Jean-Alain Epinette (France)

9:45 am Long term Comparison of Fix and Mobile bearing TKA

Bulent Atilla (Turkey)

9:55 am Tibial Component Alignment After Total Knee Arthroplasty with Intramedullary Instrumentation

Gennaro Pipino (Italy)

0’+15’ Discussion
10:20 am – 10:35 am Coffee Break
10:35 am – 11:40 am Symposium IX Knee

Solutions to Complex Primary TKA

Moderators: Volodymyr Filipenko (Ukraine),

Eleftherios Tsiridis (Greece)

10:35 аm Predictors of complications and its prevention at primary TKA

Oleksandr Loskutov (Ukraine)

10:45 аm Risk factors for aseptic loosening at TKA

Zazirny Igor (Ukraine)

10:55 аm Management of severe varus/valgus deformity of knee osteoarthritis with non-constrained implants

Plamen Kinov (Bulgaria)

11:05 am TKA in Hemophilic Arthropathy

Alok Bansal (Ukraine)

11:15 am How to get a good alignment in extra or intraarticular deformities

Nicolas Restrepo Giraldo (Columbia)

0’+15’ Discussion
11:40 am – 12:10 pm Best Paper Award Session

Moderator: Mykola Korzh (Ukraine)

12:10 pm – 1:20 pm Industrial Symposium
1:20 pm – 2:05 pm Lunch Break
2:05 pm – 3:10 pm Symposium X Knee

TKA revision; Challenges, Expectations and Results

Moderators: Oleksandr Loskutov (Ukraine),

Jean-Alain Epinette (France)

2:05 pm Balancing at revision total knee arthroplasty

Theofilos Karachalios (Greece)

2:15 pm The role of stems and augments in revision TKA

Igor Zazirny (Ukraine)

2:25 pm Hinge Knee Prostheses: historical review

Oleg Vyrva (Ukraine)

2:35 pm Rotation constrained knee for difficult knee revisions

Nicolas Restrepo Giraldo (Columbia)

2:45 pm Revision TKA in aseptic loosening: treatment solutions

Taras Petryk (Ukraine)

0’+15’ Discussion
3:10 pm – 3:40 pm Experts meet the experts

My worst case

Moderator: Stanislav Bondarenko (Ukraine)

3:40 pm – 3:50 pm Awards and adjourn




7:50 am – 8:00 am Welcome

Opening of the meeting

8:00 am – 8:47 am Symposium I

Regenerative Medicine; Current Concepts and Changing Trends in the Treatment of Joint Pathology

Moderators: Oleksandr Burianov (Ukraine),

Nicolas Restrepo Giraldo (Columbia)

8:00 am PRP, Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid or Steroid – What is the best for Early Hip OA?

Vikas Khanduja (UK)

8:08 am Stem cells and membrane for the treatment of chondral lesions on the hip

Rodrigo Mardones (Chile)

8:16 am Cartilage of the knee: Follow Up at 4 years of a Randomized Clinical Trial Utilizing a Biopolymer Hydrogel for Articular Cartilage Lesions in the Knee

Gennaro Pipino (Italy)

8:24 am Biotechnologies for treatment of knee cartilage damage

Maksym Golovakha (Ukraine)

0’+15’ Discussion:
8:47 am 9:42 am Symposium II Hip

Comprehensive approach in complex primary THA

Moderators: Volodymyr Filipenko (Ukraine),

Jean-Alain Epinette (France)

8:47 am Challenge in the adolescent patient when total hip replacement is the only left option

Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

8:55 am Total Hip Arthroplasty – after Hip Fusion

Afshin Taheriazam (Iran)

9:03 am THA in Challenging Dysplastic Crowe Hips

Mikhail Poluliakh (Ukraine)

9:11 am THA in Acetabular Fractures

Sujit Tripathy (India)

9:19 am A contemporaneous review of surgical treatment of periprosthetic fractures of the hip

Mykola Ankin (Ukraine)

0’+15’ Discussion
9:42 am – 9:57 am Coffee Break
9:57 am – 10:52 am Symposium III Hip

Current trends in THA; how to improve patients’ recovery

Moderators: Igor Zazirny (Ukraine),

Plamen Kinov (Bulgaria)

9:57 am Ambulatory Total Hip Replacement – Myth or Reality?

Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

10:05 am Ambulatory vs. One day stay in THA what do I prefer

Nicolas Restrepo Giraldo (Columbia)

10:13 am One day THA, típs and challenges

Rodrigo Mardones (Chile)

10:21 am Double Mobility in Young Patients: Current Concepts and FAQ

Jean-Alain Epinette (France)

10:29 am Sport activities after total hip arthroplasty: Mismatch between surgeons’ recommendation and patients expectations.

Oliver Marin Pena (Spain)

0’+15’ Discussion
10:52 am – 11:39 am Symposium IV Hip

Total hip arthroplasty strategies for a better outcome

Moderators: Maksym Golovakha (Ukraine),

Afshin Taheriazam (Iran)

10:52 am What advantages does the technology bring? Robotics in THR: A real step forward or Simple fleeting?

Jean Alain Epinette (France)

11:00 am Hip Spine syndrome & THA for dummies

Oliver Marin Pena (Spain)

11:08 am Spino-pelvic parameters changes in patients after total hip replacement

Olga Pidgayska (Ukraine)

11:16 am Additive technologies at complex primary THA

Olexander Kosyakov (Ukraine)

0’+15’ Discussion
11:39 am – 12:35pm Lunch Break
12:35 pm – 12:50 pm Honored Guest Speaker Lecture

EFORT Recommendetions for Off-Label Use and Mix & Match in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Luigi Zagra (Italy)

0’+5’ Discussion
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EFORT FORUM

Modern Techniques in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Moderators: Stanislav Bondarenko (Ukraine),

Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

1:00 pm Opening of the EFORT Forum including Short EFORT Video

Stanislav Bondarenko (Ukraine),

Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

1:10 pm Extended surgical approaches at revision THA

George Macheras (Greece)

1:25 pm Preoperative investigation and assessment of acetabular and femoral bone loss in revision THA Stanislav Bondarenko (Ukraine)
1:35 pm Bone Socket deficiency: Allografts Vs Augments

Volodymyr Filipenko (Ukraine)

1:45 pm Acetabular reconstruction at Paprosky type III defects George Macheras (Greece)
2:00 pm Chronic pelvic discontinuity; current data about the efficiency of treatment methods

Ran Schwarzkopf (USA)

2:15 pm How to deal with implant fractures after THA?

Volodymyr Mezentsev (Ukraine)

2:25 pm Role and Limitations of Mega-Implants and Custom-Made Implants

Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

0’+25’ Discussion
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Industrial Symposium
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Symposium V

Shoulder pathology treatment

Moderators: Sergiy Strafun (Ukraine),

Roman Pazdnikov (Ukraine)

4:00 pm Arthroscopic Approach to Posterior Shoulder Instability

Jeffrey Abrams (USA)

4:08 pm Dynamic tenodesis in symptomatic long head biceps instability

Gennaro Pipino (Italy)

4:16 pm Arthroscopic Options For The Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Repair

Jeffrey Abrams (USA)

4:24 pm Latarjet surgery, panacea or catastrophe?

Oleksandr Strafun (Ukraine)

4:32 pm Comparative analysis of open and arthroscopic Latarjet procedure

Maksym Golovakha (Ukraine)

4:40 pm Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Achievements and Actual Problems

Sergiy Strafun (Ukraine)

0’+12’ Discussion
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Coffee Break
5:15 pm – 6:20 pm Symposium VI

PJI after THA&TKA: what we should know in 2021!

Moderators: Stanislav Bondarenko (Ukraine),

Jean-Alain Epinette (France)

5:15 pm How about something on PJI: Thinking outside the box?

Javad Parvizi (USA)

5:30 pm Diagnostics in PJI – an Update

Gehrke Thorsten (Germany)

5:45 pm PJI prevention strategies in THA/TKA: from preoperative optimization to surgical considerations

Oliver Marin Pena (Spain)

5:55 pm Second International Consensus on PJI (Philadelphia 2018) on the role of DAIR in the treatment of infected endoprosthetic knee joint.

Igor Zazirny (Ukraine)

0’+15’ Discussion