Abstract submission is open!

The abstract submission deadline is Wednesday May 1, 2019 at 11:59pm HST (UTC-10:00).

  • Abstract body may be no more than 500 words.
  • Up to 3 figures may be attached.
  • ISTA membership is not required to submit abstracts or award papers.
  • Any number of abstracts can be submitted for consideration, but each presenting author will be limited to no more than two podium presentations.
  • All presentations must be given in English.
  • All presentation formats require a verbal presentation from the presenting author.
  • All authors must submit Conflict of Interest disclosures.
  • Presented abstracts will be published in the Bone & Joint Journal after the Congress. Abstract authors may opt out of publication during abstract submission.
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Submission Categories

General

  • 3D Printing
  • Alternatives to Arthroplasty
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data & Data Analytics
  • Biocompatibility
  • Biomaterials
  • Blood Management & Complications (DVT/PE)
  • Bone & Joint Preservation
  • Bone Biomechanics
  • Clinical Pathways
  • Computational Modeling
  • Computer Assisted TJR
  • Computer Simulation
  • Data Analytics
  • Disruptive Technologies
  • Evaluating Implant Performance
  • FEA Modeling of Bone
  • Gait Analysis
  • Global Practices & Economics
  • Imaging & Measurements
  • Implant Biology
  • Inventions
  • Materials & Surface Technologies
  • Mechanical Testing of Natural & Artificial Joints
  • Mechanobiology & Implant Biology
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Outcomes
  • Pain Management
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection – Diagnosis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection – Treatment
  • Retrievals
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Smart Implants & Instruments
  • Social Media & Modern Trends in Publishing
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Surgical Training
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Wearables

Shoulder

  • Anatomy & Biomechanics
  • Clinical Results
  • Fixation & Wear
  • Imaging
  • Implant Design & Performance
  • Preoperative Planning
  • Wear & Retrieval Analysis

Hip

  • Accelerated Recovery
  • Anatomy & Biomechanics
  • Bearings
  • Clinical Results
  • Complications
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Implant Fixation
  • Kinematics
  • Metal Ions
  • Outcomes
  • Positioning Technology
  • Preoperative Planning
  • Resurfacing
  • Revision
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Short Stems
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Trunnions
  • Wear & Retrieval Analysis

Knee

  • Alignment
  • Anatomy & Biomechanics
  • Clinical Results
  • Complications
  • Implant Fixation
  • Kinematics
  • Outcomes
  • Patient Specific Implants & Instruments
  • Positioning Technology
  • Preoperative Planning
  • Revision
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Balancing
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Unicompartmental Arthroplasty
  • Wear & Retrieval Analysis

Elbow
Foot & Ankle
Hand
Spine