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October 15, 2009
German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery 2009 online

This year’s DKOU (Deutscher Kongress für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie) is themed „Living with Challenges“ and takes place from October 21 to 24, 2009 in Berlin. It comprises the 95th Annual Conference of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC), the 73rd Annual Conference of the German Society of Trauma Surgery (DGU), as well as the 50th Annual Conference of the Professional Association of Orthopaedic Specialists and Surgeons (BVOU).

More than 10.000 orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, medical staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists will attend. Every day, a number of international co-operating societies offer lectures in English.

For the scientific programme including e-posters, an extensive satellite programme, details of the industrial exhibition, an attractive social programme, und further information please see

The abstracts are published on the GMS website at