Meetings

Fourth Annual Meeting of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society of the Nordic Countries 

LLRS Nordic November 28 - 29, 2019 at New Children’s Hospital, Meilahti, Helsinki 

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We are happy to announce the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Nordic LLRS society, where experts from the Nordic Countries meet to discuss the latest new advancements in limb lengthening and reconstructive orthopaedics in children and adults. One of the most important and appreciated aspects of previous conferences have been your cases, so we look forward to hearing about  many cases from the participants at this year’s meeting as well. Instructions on how to send and present your cases are given below.

Time: Thursday, November 28 to Friday, November 29, 2019.
Place: New Children´s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 9, Helsinki, Entrance D, Hattivatti meeting room, ground floor.
Price: Meeting fee: 50 Euro, Dinner 70 Euro.

Registration:

Registration and payment:  https://confedent.eventsair.com/llrs-2019/registration
By attending the conference you will automatically become a member of LLRS Nordic for the following year.
Deadline for registration is 30.9.2019
Because the meeting is held in Finland you will have an opportunity to enjoy sauna before dinner! Please mention in the registration form above if you want to take a relaxing sauna before dinner. 
Dinner and sauna on Thursday: Restaurant Löyly, Hernesaarenranta 4, 00150 Helsinki. http://www.loylyhelsinki.fi/en/front-page
Bus transportation to Löyly will leave from the main entrance of New Children`s Hospital after the lectures
Contacts and questions concerning the payment or registration:  LLRS2019@confedent.fi
Submit your cases - in powerpoint slides - to: mikko.haara@hus.fi
Please, submit your cases using our powerpoint template, which you will find behind this link: Case presentation for Case session X. Case name. Author name. – Pikakuvake.lnk

As we wish to give as many participants as possible an opportunity to share their cases with us, try to present your case in no more than 5-7 minutes.  
Therefore, it is obligatory to use the above powerpoint template, which includes seven slides.
When sending your case, name it according to the Case Session number and your own name. The organisers will select and allocate the cases to the relevant sessions.
Please submit cases no later than one month prior to the meeting (the deadline for cases is 31.10.2019). 

Accommodation:
The participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodation. There are many nice and good Hotels in Helsinki. However, we recommend Hotel Scandic Meilahti and Hotel Scandic Park. Both of these hotels are located near the New Children`s hospital and they apply reduced conference rates. Please use the code FIARB and this link www.scandichotels.com when booking your hotel.

 Recommended accommodation:   

Hotel Scandic Meilahti, Tukholmankatu 2  (located 700 m from New Children’s Hospital) 
Hotel Scandic Park, Mannerheimintie 46 (located 1,7 km from New Children’s Hospital)

4. Annual meeting: 28 - 29 November 2019 at New Children’s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Preliminary Program

 

Thursday 28//11
(Adult reconstruction and trauma)

Case-based lectures

Moderator

 

11.30-12.45

Lunch, registration

New Children’s Hospital, lecture room Hattivatti

 

 

12.45-13.15

Welcome

Mikko Haara 

 

13.15-14.00

Treatment of open fractures with external fixator and treatment strategies after infected osteosynthesis

Antti-Ylitalo

 

14.00-14.45

Case Session 1: Reconstruction after severe lower limb trauma 

Juho-Antti Ahola

 

14.45-15.15

Case Session 2: reconstruction in congenital deformities after maturity

Henrik Lundblad

 

15.15-15.45

Coffee break / Lobby

 

 

15.45-16.30

Bone transport in congenital cases and after trauma

Soren Kold

 

16.30-18.00

Case Session 3: Reconstruction after severe  foot trauma

 Ulrik Kähler Olesen

 

18.00-18.30

Case Session 4: 

reconstruction in upper limb deformities

Petra Grahn

19.30- …..

Dinner at Löyly Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 29/11 (Paediatric orthopedics)

 

 

8.00-8.30

Breakfast at hotel

 

8.30-9.00

Pain treatment after deformity correction operations in children

Otto Melkas

9.00-9.45

Case Session 5: Paediatric

congenital deformities

Topi Laaksonen

9.45-10.30

Case Session 6: Paediatric hip problems

Stefan Huhnstock



 

10.30-11.00

Coffee break/ Lobby

 

11.00-11.45

Treatment of paediatric foot deformities with external fixator

Pentti Kallio

11.45-12.30

How to avoid complications in reconstructive surgery 

Joachim Horn

12.30-13.15

General Meeting, elections & group picture

Lunch in the lobby

13.15-14.15

Board Meeting

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

4. Annual meeting: 28 - 29 November 2019 at New Children’s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Preliminary (find older programs below this). Full invitation at this link
If you sub

 

 

Thursday 28//11
(Adult reconstruction and trauma)

Case-based lectures

Moderator

 

11.30-12.45

Lunch, registration

New Children’s Hospital, lecture room Hattivatti

 

 

12.45-13.15

Welcome

Mikko Haara

 

13.15-14.00

Treatment of open fractures with external fixator and treatment strategies after infected osteosynthesis

Antti-Ylitalo

 

14.00-14.45

Case Session 1: Reconstruction after severe lower limb trauma

 Juho-Antti Ahola

 

14.45-15.15

Case Session 2: reconstruction in congenital deformities after maturity

Henrik Lundblad

 

15.15-15.45

Coffee break / Lobby

 

 

15.45-16.30

Bone transport in congenital cases and after trauma

 Soren Kold

 

16.30-18.00

Case Session 3: Reconstruction after severe  foot trauma

 Ulrik Kähler Olesen

 

18.00-18.30

Case Session 4:

reconstruction in upper limb deformities

Petra Grahn

19.30- …..

Dinner at Löyly Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 29/11 (Paediatric orthopedics)

 

 

8.00-8.30

Breakfast at hotel

 

8.30-9.00

Pain treatment after deformity correction operations in children

Otto Melkas

9.00-9.45

Case Session 5: Paediatric

congenital deformities

Topi Laaksonen

9.45-10.30

Case Session 6: Paediatric hip problems

Stefan Huhnstock

 

 

 

10.30-11.00

Coffee break/ Lobby

 

11.00-11.45

Treatment of paediatric foot deformities with external fixator

Pentti Kallio

11.45-12.30

How to avoid complications in reconstructive surgery

Joachim Horn

12.30-13.15

General Meeting, elections & group picture

Lunch in the lobby

13.15-14.15

Board Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to you all for a great meeting in Stockholm 2018 - See you next in Helsinki !

Past meetings:

3. Annual meeting: 22-23 november 2018 at The Karolinska Hospital , Sweden

Program

 

Thursday 22/11
(adult reconstruction)

Case based lectures

Moderator (preliminary)

 

11.30-12.45

Lunch, registration

Svarta Räfven, Aula Medica

 

 

13.00-13.15

Welcome

Henrik Lundblad

 

13.15-14.00

Trauma

Ulrik Kähler Olesen

 

14.00-14.45

Deformities after trauma

Søren Kold

 

14.45-15.30

HTO

Philip Lobenhofer

 

15.30-15.45

Coffeebreak / Swedish Fika!

Mosfeldt

 

15.45-16.30

Recontruction after tumor resection

Asle Hesla

 

16.30-18.00

Metabolic bone disease, Pagets disease, Fibrous dysplasia, Osteogenesis imperfecta

 Henrik Wehtje

 

18.00-18.30

Foot deformity, Distraction Arthroplasty

Harald Steen

19.30- …..

Dinner at Glöd

 

           

 

Friday 23/11 (paediatric orthopedics)

 

 

8.00-8.30

Breakfast

 

8.30-9.15

Hip reconstruction in paediatric and adolescents

Gavin de Kiewet

9.15-10.00

Dysmelia

Mikko Haara

10.00-10.45

Skeletal dysplasia

Einar Hellquist

10.45-11.00

Coffee break/ Fika!

Mathias Mosfeldt

11.00-11.30

Too tall or too short?

-Indications (& literature), ethnicity, ethical aspects.  Need for Scandinavian guidelines? Cosmetic or functional?

Mindaugas

11.30-12.15

New unsolved cases

Joachim Horn

12.15-13.00

General meeting, election& group picture

Grab ‘n go lunch

13.00-14.00

Board Meeting

 

 

Upcoming meetings: 

Copenhagen (Zoom) - 10. may 2021

Oslo - November 2021 - date coming up

Past meetings:

Oslo november 2020 (Virtual)

Helsinki November 2019

Stockholm November 2018

Copenhagen, November 2017

Oslo November 2016