National Societies Best Papers

National Societies Best Paper

Each year, the national societies are invited to submit a paper which was nationally recognised during the year to enter a competition to be selected for presentation at the SECEC Annual Congress.

The 5 best papers will be selected by the Membership Committee and presented during a special session at the congress.

The Jury, chaired by the Membership Committee chair, will select the winner.

Deadline: June 15th 2024

The paper should:

  • be an original abstract
  • have been recognised at the national level (as "Best Paper" for example)
  • not have otherwise been accepted for oral presentation at the SECEC congress
  • be presented in English


2022 Dublin Congress

J. Schanda (Austria) - "Zoledronic acid improves bone microarchitecture and biomechanical properties as well as muscle regeneration after rotator cuff repair in a rodent chronic defect model ."


2021 Poznan Congress

A. Nisskog Fraser (Norway) - "Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty is Superior to Plate Fixation at 2 Years for Displaced Proximal Humeral Fractures in the Elderly. A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial."


2018 Geneva Congress

S. Gumina (Italy) - "Rotator cuff degeneration: the role of genetic"


2017 Berlin Congress

K. Bilsel (Turkey) - "Efficacy of Bone Marrow-Stimulating Technique in Rotator Cuff Repair"


2015 Milan Congress

S. Ketola (Finland) - "Which patients do not recover from shoulder impingement syndrome neither with non-operative nor operative treatment?"


2014 Istanbul Congress

H. Björnsson Hallgren (Sweden) - "A specific exercise strategy reduced the need of surgery in subacromial pain patients

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