Foot and Ankle event with EFAS patronage

The Event is postponed due to COVID-19

“Experts meet experts“

The Event is postponed due to COVID-19

16 May, 2020

 Venue: Hotel Crown Plaza, Čiurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania

Chairpersons: Manfred Thomas (EFAS Council member) and Aleksas Makulavicius (local chairperson)

  • Hakon Kofoed, EFAS Past-president
  • Kris Buedts, EFAS Honorary Secretary
  • Joris Hermus, EFAS Council member
  • Tomasz Bienek
  • Dmitrij Bobrov
  • Gleb Korobushkin


8:00-09:00 Registration

09:00 Opening and welcome:  Manfred  Thomas and Aleksas Makulavicius

09:05- 13:20 Module I. Osteoarthritis and deformity

09:05 – 10:20 Crossfire “For ankle osteoarthritis I prefer: SMOT v. TAR v. fusion”.  When and why?    

09:05-09:20 Case based presentation 1 (SMOT). A. Makulavicius

09:20-09:35 Case based presentation 2 (fusion). T. Bienek

09:35-09:50 Case based presentation 3 (TAR ). H. Kofoed

09:50- 10:10 Discussion and summary. A. Makulavičius

10:10-11:20 Crossfire “I prefer joint preserving surgery v. fusion for MTP I joint osteoarthritis”

10:10-10:25 Case based presentation 1 (cheilectomy and osteotomy). D. Bobrov

10:25-10:40 Case based presentation 2 (fusion). T. Bienek

10:40-10:55 Case based presentation 3 (interposition arthroplasty or replacement). H. Kofoed

10:55-11:10 Discussion and summary. H. Kofoed

11:10-11:55 Crossfire “For severe flexible flatfoot I prefer fusion v. joint preserving reconstruction”

11:10-11:25 Case presentation 1 (fusion). T. Bienek

11:25-11:40 Case presentation 2 (joint preserving surgery). M. Thomas

11:40-11:55 Discussion and summary. M. Thomas

11:55-12:40 Crossfire “For cavovarus foot I prefer fusion v. joint preserving reconstruction”

11:55-12:10 Case presentation 1 (fusion). K. Buedts

12:10-12:25 Case presentation 2 (joint preserving surgery). J. Hermus

12:25-12:40 Discussion and summary. J. Hermus

12:40- 13:20 My very bad case. All faculty

13:20-14:20 Lunch

14:20-18:00 Module II. Midfoot and forefoot problems

14:20-14:50 Crossfire “I prefer selective fusions v. fixation in Lisfranc injuries “

14:20-14:35 Case based presentation 1 (TMT joint preserving surgery). J. Hermus

14:35-14:50 Case based presentation 2 (fusion). G. Mazarevicius

14:50-15:00 Discussion and summary. A. Makulavicius                     

15:00-15:40 Crossfire “I prefer NC or TMT I fusion v. medial cuneiform osteotomy for medial column realignment”

15:00-15:15 Case based presentation 1 (NC or TMT I  fusion). G. Korobushkin

15:15-15:30 Case based presentation 2 (Cotton). K. Buedts

15:30-15:40 Discussion and summary. K. Buedts

15:40-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-16:40 Crossfire “For severe hallux valgus I prefer scarf or proximal osteotomy v. Lapidus or MTP fusion”

16:00-16:15 Case based presentation 1 (scarf). A. Makulavicius

16:15-16:30 Case based presentation 2 (proximal osteotomy). M. Thomas

16:30-16:45 Case based presentation 3 (Lapidus). D. Bobrov

16:45-17:00 Case based presentation 4 (MTP fusion). M. Thomas

17:00-17:15  Discussion and summary. A. Makulavicius

17:15 -17:30 Lecture. Acute Achilles tendon ruptures. Long term results of open v. percutaneous repair. A. Makulavicius

17:30 -18:00 Cases from participant

18:00 End of the meeting

Registration fee 100 Eur, including lunch, coffee break and certificate. Registration after April 15 – 125 Eur.

Course banquet 25 Eur.

Payment information:

Payee/beneficiary: Lietuvos pėdos chirurgijos draugija

Account number (IBAN): LT31 7044 0600 0159 5966

Bank: AB SEB bankas