Dear Guests &
I welcome you at the 59 Annual
International Meeting of the Egyptian Orthopaedic Association, we
heartily welcome the participation of orthopaedic surgeons from
I would like to thank, Her Excellency H. E. Mrs.
Suzane Mubarak for putting our international congress under her
We have the honor this year to have all guest in
our international meeting, so there is a lot of scientific activities in
the congress program. The organizing committee decided to start the
scientific activity from Monday to be a four days congress.
I wish you a fruitful congress, enrich the
scientific activities and hope you to enjoy your stay .
EOA & Congress President
Prof. Osama Hegazy
On behalf of the Egyptian
Orthopeadic Association (EOA), I have the honor to express my sincere
gratitude to H. E. Mrs Suzane Mubarak for her patronage for our
I am pleased and honored to
welcome you to the 59th Annual International Orthopaedic Congress of the
Egyptian Orthopaedic Association in Cairo November 26 to 29, 2007.
The long and successful history of the EOA
congresses is worldwide known as rich, productive and real
international, gathering the most famous names in the world of
orthopaedic surgery. We expect exchange of knowledge between local and
international faculties in all subspecialties of orthopaedic surgery. We
will do our best to continue in the same way of success and renovation.
This year we plan for the use of Information
Technology in Orthopaedic (ITO), the 3rd symposium in Computer Assisted
Oerthopaedic Surgery (CAOS) to update our experience and present State
of the art lectures on tissue engineering.
The Egyptian Orthopaedic Asociation (EOA), the
Pediatric Orthopeadic Society of North America (POSAN) and European
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS) started this year the first
comprehensive course lectures in pediatric orthopaedic. Another
successful cooperation with Kurgan institute, Russia to present some of
the real Ilizarov principles.
We did our best to arranges the talks homogenously but
with respect of our guest arrival, departure and recommendation.
More than 80 national and international guest
speakers, from 20 countries will present 150 instructional lectures.
Also we have 170 papers, 21 posters, and 15 workshops.
We mean by Nile side discussion (NSD) an
invitation to share with us ideas and suggestion, which enrich the
This is part of our commitment to update our
members and conference participants with the latest orthopaedic
knowledge to aid our Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Patient Care
(PC). With our warm regards.
Congress General Secretary
Prof. Mohamed Fadel
It will be a pleasure to meet you in our congress
after a great success in the previous congresses. I am very happy that
this year our association.
As the congress
treasurer, I seek to achieve the balance between offering the maximum
scientific standard for the participants and the social one for the
companions, and to achieve the utmost level of interest to the
association. The association treasury is a serious duty. We must not
only preserve it but also improve our association day after day since
the association has become one of the best of its kind nationally and
The association also has a remarkable position in
scientific experiment; it offers scientific services of high level
represented in the common course with some of the international
associations. We spared no effort to make the congress this year a
scientific celebration for the participants and their companions on both
the scientific and the social level.
Finally, I would like to welcome our Overseas and
Arab guests for their participation, I wish them a fruitful stay.
EOA & Congress Treasurer
Prof. Hazem Abdel-Azeem