The 3rd International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
The 3rd Middle East International Congress for Joint Replacement (ICJR) 2014, held from 30th April – 2nd May in Dubai under the exemplary guidance of Dr. Samih Tarabichi, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Director General & ICJR-ME Conference Chairman, has been pigeonholed a phenomenal success for the third consecutive year. Over 600 delegates from 11 countries attended the third annual symposium; with the organizers already forecasting the ensuing year’s conference, scheduled around the same time frame in 2015.
To achieve its mission to revive and reinvent orthopedic education while creating a community of orthopedic surgeons, this three-day action packed event, yet again succeeded in delivering education via a multi-channel continuum of learning though faculty-led continuing medical education sessions by key-note speakers which focused on educating surgeons by featuring case studies, interactive audience discussions, live workshops and product theatres in addition to traditional didactic lectures; thereby offering the attendees the chance to earn up Category1 CME Credits. It was undoubtedly a revolutionary conference program that was specifically designed to update and enhance the comprehension of every partaker’s accord of the state-of-the-art techniques, procedures and apprises in joint reconstruction and sports injuries in hip, knee and shoulder. The sessions also gave the attendees opportunities to meet up with sales representatives on the exhibit floor, attend lunch sessions and participate in workshops. This year’s event hosted 35 exhibiting companies, more than 60 speakers and an estimated 600 delegates over the course of the 3-day event. The Congress featured topics on shoulder arthroplasty, knee arthritis and shoulder sport injury. Running alongside the scientific conference program at ICJR-ME was an exhibition with exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services from the industry including 3D reconstruction and ultrasound systems, arthroscopy equipment & accessories, bone cement, and mixing & delivery systems. Key exhibitors, apart from Burjeel Hospital, included Zimmer, Max Medica, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and the American Hospital Dubai.
Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery
PO Box: 114448, Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Rd, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 407 0100
Fax: +971 4 407 0101