ESSKA-AOSSM travelling fellowship orthopaedic sports medicine symposium


in Neumünster Abbey, Salle de la Chapelle 

The ESSKA- AOSSM travelling fellowship is an international exchange program for promising young orthopaedic surgeons. It is run in collaboration of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA with its lux. president Prof. Dr. Romain Seil) with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Surgery (AOSSM). Part of their journey will bring them to the headquarters in Luxembourg of ESSKA, where they will take part in a scientific symposium in Neumünster Abbey. 
The presentations will be in English and are destined for medical doctors, scientists, physiotherapists and all interested persons. 
The program will be the following: 

  • 16:00 Christophe Dechant Harner, MD: Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries: Do We Need A Better Classification System?
  • 16:15 Christophe Meyer, PhD: Research activities from/with the Sport Medicine Research Laboratory (Luxembourg Institute of Health)
  • 16:30 Geoffrey David Abrams, MD: Micro-RNA in the development of tendinopathy
  • 16:45 Romain Seil, MD, PhD: Ramp lesions of the medial meniscus in ACL surgery
  • 17:00 Coffee break
  • 17:30 Jonathan F. Dickens, MD: Combat Orthopaedic Surgery: Advances in War-Time Expeditionary Surgery
  • 17:45 Alexander Hoffmann, MD: Safe High Tibial Osteotomy Performance
  • 18:00 Lutul Dashaun Farrow, MD: Patellofemoral pain update: Fat pad impingement
  • 18:15 Matthias Brockmeyer, MD: Anatomic and histologic evidence of the anterolateral ligament

Any additional information can be found on our Facebook or Twitter pages (links beneath). The lecture is free to attend and eligible as "formation continue" for teachers and sport physios. You may also share the information with your peers. 


Organised by the Luxembourgish Academy for Sports Medicine, Sports Physiotherapy and Sports Science

(Members: CHL Eich - Clinique du Sport, LIH, SLMS, SLKS, SLROMS, LUNEX University, COSL, Ministère des Sports)