IFFAS Meeting is
rescheduled for 2022!

Dear friends:

We want to inform you that due to the current health situation, the 7th Triennial Scientific Meeting of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies (IFFAS) was rescheduled to April 28 -30, 2022  at the  Sheraton Convention Center (Viña del Mar, Chile).

The IFFAS board made the decision in order to keep the spirit of such an important meeting that is expected to bring together the latest scientific knowledge in foot and ankle, plus the friendship and networking that makes us such a unique society.. The main structure of the scientific program will be maintained, with an update. We will keep everyone informed about program further modifications.

Paid registrations will be moved to the new date.

We invite attendees, speakers, and sponsors to stay informed through our official channels.

We will continue working with all our energy to make a great Congress.

Thank you very much for your understanding and support!

IFFAS

INFORMATION ABOUT ORAL PRESENTATIONS IFFAS 2022

The Scientific Committee of the IFFAS 2022 meeting is reorganizing the scientific program. For this reason, we invite authors who have submitted papers for oral presentation to confirm if they will keep their original work, if they wish to update it or remove it from the program.

The deadline to ratify your participation is October 31.

To confirm, please send an email to iffas2022@schot.cl

IFFAS News

July highlighted article Author’s Comment

Our group has developed solid expertise in managing posttraumatic foot sequelae, a product of continuous work in major trauma centers in our country. Following our experience in limb lengthening and reconstruction surgery, we have performed multiple corrections of congenital foot and ankle deformities with hexapod ring fixators.

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July highlighted article: Treatment of Severe Rigid Posttraumatic Equinus Deformity With Gradual Deformity Correction and Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis

Posttraumatic ankle equinus is associated with rigid deformity, poor skin condition, and multiple prior surgeries. Open acute correction has been described using osteotomies, talectomy, and arthrodesis, but concerns exist about skin complications, neurologic alterations, secondary limb discrepancy, and bone loss. Gradual correction using a multiplanar ring fixator and arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis (AAA) may decrease these complications.

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