The abstract submission deadline passed Friday May 17, 2019. We are currently reviewing abstracts. Corresponding authors will be sent notices of abstract acceptance or rejection as soon as reviews have been completed.

  • 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.

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