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Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine

  1. Knee
  2. Shoulder
  3. Miscellaneous

Conservative Treatment

Developing World

Disaster Management

Foot and Ankle

  1. Foot Trauma
  2. Reconstruction
  3. Deformities
  4. Miscellaneous


  1. Trauma
  2. Reconstruction
  3. Miscellaneous


  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Osteotomy
  3. Dysplasia
  4. Miscellaneous

Information Technology

  1. Navigation
  2. Robotic
  3. Miscellaneous


  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Soft Tissue Reconstruction
  3. Osteotomy
  4. Miscellaneous

Minimally Invasive Surgery

  1. Spine
  2. Others

Orthopaedic Oncology

  1. Operative Treatment
  2. Miscellaneous

Osteoarticular Infections



  1. Upper Extremity
  2. Lower Extremity
  3. Limb Lengthening
  4. Neuromuscular Disorder
  5. Rehabilitation
  6. Miscellaneous
  7. Clubfoot

Pain Management

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Quality of Life Issues


  1. Clinical
  2. Basic Science
    • Tissue Engineering
    • Biomechanics
    • Biomaterials and Implants
    • Allografts
    • Cartilage
  3. Miscellaneous


Shoulder and Elbow

  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Soft Tissue Reconstruction
  3. Instability
  4. Miscellaneous


  1. Congenital
  2. Trauma
  3. Degenerative
  4. Cervical Spine
  5. Lumbar Spine
  6. Deformities
  7. Infections
  8. Spinal Cord Injuries
  9. Surgical Techniques


  1. Upper Limb
  2. Lower Limb
  3. Pelvis
  4. Polytrauma Management
  5. Road Trauma
  6. Miscellaneous

Dates & deadlines

Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2016

Notification of abstract acceptance/refusal: 9 May 2016

Deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract: 23 May 2016

Deadline for registration and payment of registration fee for presenting authors: 23 May 2016


  • Only electronically submitted abstracts are accepted.

  • Abstracts must be written in English.

  • Please proofread your abstract for spelling and grammar before submitting it.

  • Abstracts must not exceed 250 words in length.

  • Do NOT use all upper-case letters when entering your abstract.

  • The abstract's title or authors' names/institutions must NOT be inserted in the 'Content' field.

  • No graphs, tables, photographs, or slide presentations are accepted.

  • Abstracts will be published as one paragraph, so do not break your abstract into multiple paragraphs. If you wish to use headings within your abstract, such as Introduction, Methods, Results, etc., they should be added at the beginning of a sentence within the paragraph and a colon (:) should be inserted after each heading. Example:

    Introduction: xxxx xxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxx. Methods: xxxx xxx xxxx xxx xxx xxx xxxx. Results: xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx....

Once you have clicked on "Finish" at the end of the process, a confirmation e-mail with your abstract number will be sent to the e-mail address you entered on the first page of the abstract submission process. Please contact the Congress Secretariat at congress@sicot.org if you did not receive a confirmation.

The material submitted must not have been published or presented at any national or international meeting before this one.

Submission of an abstract implies that the presenting author will register for and attend the Congress in Rome to present the abstract either as an oral presentation or as an e-poster if it is accepted.

The SICOT Congress Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC) reserves the right to change the topic and the form of presentation (oral/e-poster) of the abstract or to reject it.


Registration of presenting authors

IMPORTANT NOTE: The presenting author of an accepted abstract (oral and e-poster) must register and pay the congress registration fee by 23 May 2016 to have his/her abstract included in the Final Programme. The Congress Secretariat will not check if co-authors have registered. The deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract through the online abstract submission system is 23 May 2016



For further information, please contact the Congress Secretariat at congress@sicot.org.