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Siegfried Jaecques
12-17-2006, 09:07 AM
Dear subscribers

We would like to circulate the first announcement of an international
seminar titled "Prediction and evaluation of THR performance:can we
plan success?", organised in Leuven (Belgium), June 22nd-23th, 2007.

As closure of an interdisciplinary research project, funded by the
research council of K.U. Leuven, we take the opportunity to present
our research findings. These will be confronted with the current state
of the art on performance of Total Hip Replacement (THR) presented by
an invited faculty of keynote lecturers.

This seminar is aimed at researchers active in the field of THR, as
well as a multi-disciplinary audience of orthopaedic surgeons,
engineers and physical therapists involved in the treatment of
patients after THR and related procedures.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

9.00 - 12.00: Evaluation of THR Performance
Pre-operative screening to predict post-operative fixation and ingrowth
Follow-up of implant ingrowth and stability after THR

14.00 - 17.00 Evaluation and prediction of THR performance
Stability measures for THR - Use of individualized musculoskeletal
modelling to quantify hip implant loading


Saturday, June 23th, 2007

9.00-11.00: Planning of THR performance
Can pre-operative parameters predict post-operative THR fixation and ingrowth?


11.00-12.00: Panel discussion

CALL FOR POSTERS
During the seminar, three commented poster sessions will be organised.
Authors will be invited to submit abstracts on related research

Feel free to circulate this announcement to your colleagues

More details will soon be posted on www.mech.kuleuven.be/bmgo
For direct enquiries mail to HipHub@mech.kuleuven.be

Siegfried Jaecques
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dr. ir. Siegfried V.N. Jaecques
K.U. Leuven
Division Biomechanics and Engineering Design (BMGO)
Celestijnenlaan 300C
B-3001 Leuven
tel. +32-16-327067 (direct) +32-16-327096 (secretary)
fax. +32-16-327994


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