Mexican Orthopedists to Bilateral Havana Meet

Havana, Sep 20. -Some 100 Mexican orthopedics and traumatologists will attend the 2nd Bilateral Meeting with their Cuban peers in Havana, an event that will run along the 22nd International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology.

Cosponsored by the International Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology and the Mexican Federation, the academic sessions will take place from Wednesday to Saturday at the Frank Pais International Scientific Orthopedics Complex, west downtown Havana.

Honoring the Conference are M.Dr. Jaime Gutierrez, president of Mexico's Orthopedics and Traumatology Society, and M.Dr Mario Castellanos, both heading the exchange of experience on the discipline's development in each of their countries.

Orthopedics 2011 will bring together 500 guests from 20 countries, including Argentina, Uruguay, Puerto Rico, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Cuba.

The debates will cover, among other topics, minimum invasive surgery, total shoulder and elbow arthroplasty and latest techniques, progress in treating pelvic ring fractures, its complications and surgical protocol for child hip.

The 22nd International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology is co-sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization and the Cuban Society of the discipline. (Prensa Latina)