International Society for Snowports Medicine

36 SITEMSH Congress Arosa

Sport & Congress Centre, Arosa - SWITZERLAND

13th-15th March 2018

preliminary programm and call for abstracts (deadline 14th January 2018)

 

Call for abstracts

Scientific program (provisional)

Monday, 12th March

14.00 meeting of national secretaries

16.00 press conference

17.00 – 19.00 start registration

20.00 faculty dinner

Tuesday, 13th March

07.30-08.30 workshop/ hands-on: cast-fixations

 

Session 1

What are we talking about? epidemiological facts and prevention
Chair: Bernat Escoda, Andorra/ Dominik Heim, Switzerland

08.30 – 08.45 the Suva experience: Suva

08.45 – 09.00 free-style accidents: risks, impact, prevention: bfu

09.00 – 09.15 how risky is professional competition: P. Brucker, Germany

0915. – 09.30 children at risk: Yes, they are!: Amadeo Trippel, Chur

09.30 – 09.45 the difference of dominant and non-dominant leg, Yukio Urabe, Japan

09.45 – 10.00 discussion

10.00 – 10.30 coffee break/ visit of posters/ visit of the industry exhibition

 

Session 2

My brain
Chair: Dadgostar Haleh, Iran/ Rita Schaumann von-Stosch, Switzerland

10.30 - 10.45 my brain in sledding: Raphael Jenni, Chur

10.45 – 11.00 treatment algorithm in brain injuries: Rita Schaumann, Luzern

11.00 – 11.15 the (long) way back: Sönke Johannes/ Gabriella Künig, Bellikon

11.15 – 11.30 prevention: bfu

11.30 – 14.30 outdoor activities: speed control on the slope (Suva)

 

Session 3

News on the knee: have we found a solution at last? part I
Chair: Christopher Brown, USA/ Ulo Gertsch, Switzerland

14.30 – 14.50 where is the problem? Christopher Brown, USA

14.50 – 15.10 technical options in bindings: Rick Howell, USA

15.10 – 15.30 what does the industry think?

15.30 - 15.40 free communication (8’/2’)

15.40 - 15.50 free communication (8’/2’)

15.50 - 16.00 free communication (8’/2’)

16.00-16.30 16.00-16.30 coffee break/ visit of posters/ visit of the industry exhibition

 

Session 4

News on the knee: have we found a solution at last? part II
Chair: Athanasios Zacharopoulos, Greece/ Peter Brucker, Germany

16.30 - 16.50 cruciate ligaments: what do we know by now/ a review: Roberto Negrin, Chile

16.50 - 17.10 non-ACL-relevant ski-specific injuries of the knee: Peter Brucker, Germany

17.10 - 17.30 today’s tibia plateau fractures are tricky

17.30 - 17.50 physiotherapeutical aspects: Marion Grögli, Bellikon

17.10 – 17.30 pediatric ACL – is growing a problem or is the problem growing?: Christoph Aufdenblatten, Zürich

17.30 – 17.50 Tibia plateau fractures – getting worse all the time: Christoph Sommer, Chur

17.50 – 18.10 sportmedical aspects: Marion Grögli, Bellikon

18.15 – 19.00 opening ceremony with welcome drinks in the industry exhibition/ free evening

- welcome address - a look into the future: the climate and economy in wintersport - the history of SITEMSH

free evening

 

Wednesday, 14th March

07.30-08.30 workshop: Imaging – reading X-rays/ case discussion

 

Session 5

Typical wintersport injuries and treatment today
Chair: Marc-Hevé Binet, France/ Thomas Ilchmann, Switzerland

08.30 – 08.45 shoulder girdle, incl. prox. humerus: Raphael Jenni, Chur

08.45 – 09.00 forearm and distal radius: Dominik Heim, Thun

09.00 – 09.15 joint replacement and snowsport – a no-go? Thomas Ilchmann, Liestal

09.15 – 09.30 ankle and snowboard ankle: Afsaneh Cherati, Iran

09.30 – 09.45 skiing injuries in children/ adolescents: Athanasios Zacharopoulos, Greece

09.45 - 10.00 discussion

10.00 – 16.30 coffee break/ visit of posters/ visit of the industry exhibition

 

Session 6

Hypothermia/ avalanche /free communications

Chair: Juan Torrens, Andorra/ Christoph Aufdenblatten, Switzerland

10.30 - 10.50 accidental hypothermia–what we should know about it: Beat Walpoth, Geneva

10.50 - 11.10 our experience with avalanche victims: Anna Brunello, Chur

11.10 - 11.30 death by avalanche/ The Swiss series: Rebecca Hasler, Sion

11.30-14.30 outdoor activities: «coupe de président» (traditional skirace) on the Weisshorn

 

Session 7

The industry corner
Chair: Jügen Herfert, Austria, Beat Gründler, Switzerland

14.30 – 14.50...ski

14.50 – 15.10...bindings

15.10 – 15.30...snowboard

15.30 – 15.50...kite skiing snow

15.50 - 16-00 discussion

16.00 – 16.30 coffee break/ visit of posters/ visit of the industry exhibition

 

Session 8

The horror of winter-sport/ polytrauma

Chair: Siavanh Tavoosi, Iran/ Thomas Müller, Switzerland

16.30 - 16.50 the Swiss experience: Rebecca Hasler, Sion

16.50 - 17.10 the Iran experience: S. Tavoosi, Iran

17.10 - 17.30 the USA experience: ISSS

17.30 - 17.40 free communication (8’/2’)

17.40 - 17.50 free communication (8’/2’)

17.50 - 18.00 free communication (8’/2’)

18.00 - 18.30 invited guest lecture: the hour of the champion/s: is it/ was it worth-while?

19.30 – 23.00 congress dinner on the Weisshorn (2600m)

 

Thursday, 15th March 2018

07.30 – 08.30 workshop: What do we need for rescue – display and hands-on

 

Session 9

Rescue/ evacuation: how can we still get better?
Chair: Aleix Vidal, Spain/ Rega, Switzerland

08.30 - 08.45 ground rescue: Arosa: That’s how we are organised; Beat Mühlethaler, Arosa

08.45 - 09.00 ground rescue: Grandvalira, Andorra: that’s how we are organised: Bernat Escoda, Andorra

09.00 - 09.15 air rescue: The situation in Switzerland/ Rega

09.15 - 09.30 Helicopter rescue service: our experience in Les Portes du Soleil across the Swiss/French border: M.H. Binet, France

09.30 - 09.45 avalanche rescue: Dadgostar Haleh, Iran

09.45 - 10.00 discussion

10.00-10.30 coffee break

 

Session 10

The ISSS-session
Chair: nn ISSS, USA/ Alex Vidal, Spain

10.30 – 10.50 Incidence of cervical spine injuries in wintersports. Our experience from 2012-2017 seasons and revue of literature: Aleix Vidal, Spain

10.50 – 11.10 -

11.10 – 11.30 -

11.30 – 11.50 -

11.50 – 12.00 - discussion

12.00 closing ceremony and end of congress

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