EFORT Open Reviews Annual Congress Issue 2020



Welcome to the 2020 EFORT Open Reviews Annual Congress Issue. This issue includes a selection of the Instructional Lectures presented at the First Virtual EFORT Congress, as well as a special collection of review articles on this year's congress theme: Harmonisation & Diversity.


Editor-in-Chief Foreword

EFORT Open Reviews: Turbulence
Pierre Hoffmeyer
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:568–569


EFORT Foundation

EFORT Foundation: Join the escape project
Karl-Göran Thorngren, and Niki Böhler 
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:570



EFORT Open Reviews: the Editor-in-Chief's perspective
George Bentley
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:571–573


Instructional Lectures


Basic Science

Frontiers in non-union research
Enrique Gómez-Barrena, Norma G. Padilla-Eguiluz, and Philippe Rosset
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:574–583

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy: an update
Vinzenz Auersperg, Klemens Trieb
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:584–592


General Orthopaedics

Artificial intelligence in orthopaedics: false hope or not? A narrative review along the line of Gartner’s hype cycle
Jacobien H.F. Oosterhoff, Job N. Doornberg, Machine Learning Consortium
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:593–603

Prevention of infection in primary THA and TKA
Philip F. Dobson, Michael R. Reed
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:604–613

Definition and diagnosis of fracture-related infection
Martin McNally, Geertje Govaert, Maria Dudareva, Mario Morgenstern, and Willem-Jan Metsemakers
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:614–619


Shoulder & Elbow

Glenoid fractures of the shoulder
Peter Ström
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:620–623


Hand & Wrist

Intramedullary compression screw fixation of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures
Marco Guidi, Florian S. Frueh, Inga Besmens, and Maurizio Calcagni
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:624–629



Hip preservation
Markus S. Hanke, Florian Schmaranzer, Simon D. Steppacher, Till D. Lerch, Klaus A. Siebenrock
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:630–640

Total hip arthroplasty for sickle cell osteonecrosis: guidelines for perioperative management
Philippe Hernigou, Victor Housset, Jacques Pariat, Arnaud Dubory, and Charles Henri Flouzat Lachaniette
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:641–651



The menisci and articular cartilage: a life-long fascination
Sebastian Kopf, Manuel-Paul Sava, Christian Stärke, and Roland Becker
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:652–662

Individualized surgery in primary total knee arthroplasty
Theofilos Karachalios, and George A. Komnos
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:663–671

Trends in the treatment of infected knee arthroplasty
Ismail Remzi Tözün, Vahit Emre Ozden, Goksel Dikmen, and Kayahan Karaytuğ
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:672–683


Foot & Ankle

Aseptic (avascular) bone necrosis in the foot and ankle
Xavier Martin Oliva, and Antonio Viladot Voegeli
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:684–690



A painful unknown: sacroiliac joint diagnosis and treatment
Jean-Charles Le Huec, Stephane Bourret, Wendy Thompson, Christian Daulouede, and Thibault Cloché
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:691–698



Proximal femur fractures in patients taking anticoagulants
Ioannis V. Papachristos, and Peter V. Giannoudis
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:699–706

Anterior approaches to the acetabulum: which one to choose?
Tim Pohlemann, Steven C. Herath, Benedikt J. Braun, Mika F. Rollmann, Tina Histing, and Antonius Pizanis
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:707–712

Knee arthroplasty for acute fractures around the knee
Thomas Tampere, Matthieu Ollivier, Christophe Jacquet, Maxime Fabre-Aubrespy, and Sébastien Parratte
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:713–723

Advanced techniques in amputation surgery and prosthetic technology in the lower extremity
Gerhard M. Hobusch, Kevin Döring, Rickard Brånemark, and Reinhard Windhager
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:724–741


Special Collection: Harmonisation & Diversity



Congress Theme: Harmonisation and Diversity
Philippe Neyret, and Pierre Hoffmeyer
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:742


General Orthopaedics

Diversity in orthopaedics and traumatology: a global perspective
The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:743–752



Diverse approaches to scoliosis in young children
Alpaslan Senkoylu, Rolf B. Riise, Emre Acaroglu, and Ilkka Helenius
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:753–762



Global diversity in bearings in primary THA
Georgios Tsikandylakis, Soren Overgaard, Luigi Zagra, and Johan Kärrholm
EFORT Open Rev 2020;5:763–775