Posters 2020

The theme for the BOA Virtual Congress 2020 was ‘Working Together’. We were extremely pleased with the caliber and volume of abstract submissions we had for this year's virtual Congress. Topics ranged from General Orthopaedics, Education, Paediatrics, and new this year Developing World Orthopaedics and COVID-19. The highest scoring abstract posters are published on this page.

We are pleased to announce the 2020 poster winner:

Hand Category - Rituja Kamble - Proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis in the hand: tension band wire vs Apex intramedullary fusion device.

Basic Science Poster

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918 - How should we manage prosthetic joint infection after knee arthroplasty during COVID-19 period? A pilot study of a new local strategy to improve management plan and length of stay during the crisis


1702 - Concordance with Guidance for Fracture Management and Virtual Trauma Clinic (VTC) Referral (COVID-19 Escalation Policy)


1838 - IMPACT-Restart report for orthopaedic elective arthroplasty: the risk of postoperative COVID-19 following total hip and knee arthroplasty




Education and Simulation

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General Orthopaedics inc. infection

1757 - Observational study of musculoskeletal shoulder pain among patients undergoing cardiac procedure


1656 - Efficacy of Synovasure Lateral Flow Test in Periprosthetic Joint Infections





1649 - Proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis in the hand: tension band wire vs Apex intramedullary fusion device




Hip (including infection)


860 - Multiple Iliopsoas Tendons and its implications in Internal Snapping Hip Syndrome


1138 - Reducing the Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Elective Total Hip Replacements


515 - Patients self-present for revision arthroplasty: Results from the UK SAFE study.


705 - Service evaluation of AKI and its impact on emergency hip fracture surgery


567 - The Effect of Extension and External Rotation on ROM to Impingement



Knee (including infection)

1066 - Joint Line Position in Total Knee Arthroplasty: MRI Evaluation relative to tibial and femoral landmarks




Medical Student

361 - Gender Balance at the British Orthopaedic Association Congress (2014-2018) How Well Are Women Represented





983 - An Integrated Multidisciplinary Team Approach to the Management of Vascular Anomalies: Challenges and Benefits




Quality Improvement

897 - Evaluating pre-operative Group & Save sampling against transfusion risk following surgery in elective Knee and Hip Arthroplasty patients.


1418 - GIRFT Hip Athroplasty


980  - Coding of the Elective Orthopedic patient: Are we doing it right?


1079 - Aspirin for thromboprophylaxis post total hip or knee replacement: A closed loop audit.


20 - Development of the Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner In Managing Acute Orthopaedic Injuries Previously Managed by Orthopaedic Consultants





1253 - Mid-term results of the treatment of complex acetabular fractures with combined acute fixation and total hip replacement in the older patient.





574 - The Outcome of Expandable Titanium Cages in Vertebral Compression Fractures Caused by Myeloma






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