Theme: “Musculoskeletal Challenges in the Baby Boomers – Repair, Reconstruct and Replace”

DAY 1 - Thursday, 9th October
Time Ballroom A Ballroom B
0730 - 1700
REGISTRATION
0800 - 0945
Opening Ceremony
0800 Opening AddressKanwaljit Soin, President, SOA
0815 SOA Lecture – Asia’s Next Transition: People, Planet, Prosperity
Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary-General for Timor-Leste and former Executive Secretary of ESCAP
0900 N Balachandran Lecture – Commitment to Excellence: Orthopaedic Professionalism Turning Expectations of Quality into Reality
In Ho Choi (Korea)

 

0945
COFFEE BREAK
1030 - 1200
Symposium 1 – Management of Common Spinal Conditions in Baby Boomers
Chairperson: Tan Seang Beng
1030 Controversies in the management of multi-level cervical myelopathy – Tateru Shiraishi (Japan)
1050 What is the optimal surgical managemet in a single level cervical prolapsed disc disease?
Jong-Beom Park (Korea)
1110 Surgical principle in the management of complex adult spinal deformity - Serena Hu (USA)
1130 Is there a good non-surgical option in the management of axial spinal pain?
Ted Dreisingner (USA)
1150 Questions & Answers
Symposium 2 – Shoulder (Tendinopathy)
1030 The role of non-operative treatment for rotator cuff and biceps tendinopathy – Kelvin Chew (Singapore)
1045 Platelet rich plasma for rotator cuff tears/tendinopathies: does it make a difference? - Nicola Maffulli (UK)
1100 The symptomatic biceps in the middle age patient: tenotomy vs tentodesis – Cui Guo-Qing (China)
1115 Repairing the large and retracted rotator cuff tear tips and tricks – Peter Yau (HK)
1130 Management of irrepairable cuff tears in the active individual - Peter Yau (HK)
1145 Questions and Answers
1200
Lunch Symposium I
Janssen, a division of Johnson & Johnson Pte Ltd
Lunch Symposium II
Eli Lilly (Singapore) Pte Ltd
1300 - 1400
Free Paper Session 1
Free Paper Session 2
1400 - 1500
Plenary Lecture 1 - Spine
Chairperson: Pesi Chacha

Advances in Spine Surgery – For Whose Benefit?
S Rajasekeran (India)
1500
COFFEE BREAK / Poster Session
1530 - 1700
Symposium 3 – My Worst Spine Complication Experience in Baby Boomers and What I Have Learnt
Chairperson: Wong Hee Kit
1530 Posterior cervical spine surgery
Tateru Shiraishi (Japan)
1550 Anterior cervical spine surgery - Jong-Beom Park (Korea)
1610 Adult spinal deformity surgery – Serena Hu (USA)
1630 Lessons from an osteoporotic fracture
S Rajasekeran (India)
1650 Questions & Answers
Symposium 4 – Shoulder (Arthritis)
1530 Arthroscopic management of glenohumeral arthritis - Peter Yau (HK)
1545 Total shoulder arthroplasty: pearals, pitfalls and outcomes - John Sperling (USA)
1600 Reverse shoulder arthroplasty: pearls, pitfalls and outcomes - John Sperling (USA)
1615 Athroplasty options for the active individual with glenohumeral arthritis - Cui Guo-Qing
1630 The failed shoulder arthroplasty: evaluation and management - John Sperling (USA)
1645 Questions and Answers
1900 - 2200
President's Dinner (by invitation only)
DAY 2 - Friday, 10th October
Time Ballroom A Ballroom B
0630 - 0730
Social Run - Singapore Botanic Gardens
0800 - 1700
REGISTRATION
0845 - 0945
Young Orthopaedic Investigator’s Award
 
0945 - 1030
Donald Gunn Lecture
The Long Term Functional Result of Reconstructive Hand Surgery: My Life Time Experience
Teoh Lam Chuan (Singapore)
1030 - 1100
COFFEE BREAK / Poster Session
1100 - 1230
Symposium 5 – Knee
1100 High tibial osteotomy for the arthritic knee – Robert Giffin (Canada)
1115 TKR in young: what I will do diff – Pruk Chaiyakit (Thailand)
1130 An RCT of web-based vs clinic follow-up
Steve MacDonald (Canada)
1145 ACL defiency and reconstruction in the older active individual: pearls and pitfalls
Robert Giffin (Canada)
1200 The role of high tibial osteotomy in the unstable knee – Robert Giffin (Canada)
1215 Questions & Answers
Symposium 6 – Tendinopathy I
Chairpersons: Teoh Chin Sim / Therma Cheung
1100 Update on pathophysiology of tendinopathies – Nicola Maffulli (UK)
1115 Imaging tendinopathies – Kenneth Sheah (Singapore)
1130 Application of physiotherapy in tendinopathies
1145 Evidence for extra corporeal shockwave therapy in tendinopathies – Christoph Schmitz (Germany)
1200 Questions & Answers
1230 - 1330
Lunch Symposium III
Takeda Pharmaceuticals (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd
Lunch Symposium IV
Ossur Asia
1330 - 1430
Free Paper Session 3
Free Paper Session 4
1430 - 1530
Plenary Lecture 2

The Introduction of New Technology in Total Joint Arthroplasty
Steve MacDonald (Canada)
1530
COFFEE BREAK/ Poster Session
1600 - 1745
Symposium 7 – Hip
1600 Osteotomy around hip in the young – In Ho Choi (Korea)
1615 THR in young: what I will do diff – Rajeev Sharma (India)
1630 Ceramic on ceramic and ceramic on XLPE in young patients - Young-Hoo Kim (Korea)
1645 Dual mobility THR – Steve MacDonald (Canada)
1700 Ultra-short metaphyseal – fitting anatomic cementless stem in young and elderly patients – Young-Hoo Kim (Korea)
1715 Outcomes and management pseudotumour – Steve MacDonald (Canada)
1730 Questions & Answers
Symposium 8 - Tendinopathy II
Chairpersons: Kelvin Chew / Nicola Maffulli
1600 Injection therapies – What, Why, When How – Patrick Goh (Singapore)
1615 When All Else Fails, the Knife! – Nicola Maffulli (UK)
1630 Panel Case Discussion
  • Nicola Maffulli (UK)
  • Christoph Schmitz (Germany)
  • Patrick Goh (Singapore)
  • Therma Cheung (Singapore)
1930 - 2230
SOA Banquet
Zimmer Pte Ltd (talk by Ms Angela Main, Vice President of Legal & Compliance function, Asia Pacific)
DAY 3 - Saturday, 11th October
Time
Ballroom A
Ballroom B
0800 - 1200
REGISTRATION
 
0900 - 1100
Symposium 9
Evidence-based Orthopaedics
0900 Periprosthetic infection after TKA
Young-Hoo Kim (Korea)
0920 Evidence based approach to treatment of tendinopathies – Christoph Schmitz (Germany)
0940 Evidence based vs patient based medicine
S Rajasekaran (India)
1000 Is fusion surgery effective for the management of adult osteoporosis – Serena Hu (USA)
1020 Questions & Answers
 
1030 - 1100
COFFEE BREAK
1100 - 1230
Symposium 10
Female Orthopaedists Interest Group
Symposium 11 – Orthopaedic Residents
How to Balance Academia and Clinical Duties?
Moderators:
S Rajasekaran (India)
Robert Giffin (Canada)
Ted Dreisigner (USA)
1100 Work life Balance – Puah Ken Lee (Singhealth R4)
1115 Balance between academia and clinical duties
Tan Yijia Bryan (NHG R2)
1130 Medicine and ethics - Amritpal Singh (NUHS R2)
1145 Discussion, Questions & Answers
1230 - 1330
LUNCH