ESA Closed Meetings

ESSKA-ESA holds a Closed Meeting every two years, which is restricted to members.


The next Closed Meeting will be held online in two evening sessions:

  • November 3rd 2020, 20.00-21.30
  • November 10th 2020, 20.00-21.30

The main topics of the meeting will be:

  • the age of the patients and when to operate?
  • How much time do we have to treat special conditions?

Preliminary programme:

DAY 1: Tuesday 3rd November (20.00-21.30)

The age of the Patient and when to operate?

  • The adolescent Age and Instability
  • The elderly Age and Instability
  • The high level contact and overhead Athlete and Instability
  • When should we move to bone block procedures
  • When to operate in a multidirectional instability
  • Discussion

DAY 2: Tuesday 10th November (20.00-21.30)

How much time do we have to treat special conditions?

  • When is it too late to refix the labrum?
  • When is it too late to fix the bony bankart?
  • When is it too late to fix the HS lesion?
  • When to remove the bandage after conservative or operative treatment?
  • When is it time to switch to G-H fusion?
  • Discussion

The most recent Closed Meeting was held in October 2018 in Athens, Greece.

More information can be found here.

To view the scientific programme of this meeting, please click here.

To read the report from this closed meeting, click here.


To see a list of past ESA events, click here