Dear Colleagues, those who manage Shoulder and Elbow disorders,

We are excited to commence the 11th Congress of our Society who has celebrated reaching quarter of a century past. We will have a very filling program that will address all levels of expertise emphasizing on the failed cases. We have 2 features in addition to a magnificent program that will appeal to all attendees.

The main feature of the Congress is hosting the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society (KSES) as the “Guest Nation”. KSES is one of the most prominent international societies with Mentors that we all respect and promising young surgeons. Our already existing relationships with further strengthen and new bonds will be formed.

Our congress is under the patronage of SECEC. Dr. Mehmet Demirhan as SECEC President, have joined the faculty and will take part in the scientific program.

W. Bill Mallon (USA), Alexandre Lädermann (Switzerland), Giuseppe Milano (ESSKA/ESA Chairman)(Italy), Johannes Barth(SFA Chairman)(France), Frank Martetshlager (Germany) will be our international guest lecturers who are going to give a high level scientific contribution to our congress.

Our society is growing steadily. As the organizing committee, we are looking forward to bringing this family together in 2020 in Antalya. We will learn new information and sail to new friendships in “Shoulder to Shoulder”.

Respectfully yours,

Dr. Mustafa Karahan

Organizing Committee

  • Mustafa Karahan
  • Kerem Bilsel
  • Ali Erşen
  • Umut Akgün
  • Arel Gereli
  • Merter Özenci
  • Mehmet Armangil
  • Onur Başcı
  • Mehmet Akif Akçal
  • Selim Ergün

Board of Directors

  • President
  • Mustafa ÖZKAN

  • Former President
  • Mustafa KARAHAN

  • Vice-President
  • Ata Can ATALAR

  • General Secretary
  • Kerem BİLSEL

  • Treasurer
  • Ali ERŞEN

  • Members
  • Mehmet ARMANGİL
  • Nuri AYDIN
  • Hüseyin Arel GERELİ
  • Gazi HURİ
  • Barış KOCAOĞLU

Scientific Committee

  • Mustafa Karahan
  • Kerem Bilsel
  • Ali Erşen
  • Umut Akgün
  • Arel Gereli
  • Merter Özenci
  • Mehmet Armangil
  • Onur Başcı
  • Mehmet Demirhan
  • Mehmet Demirtaş
  • Mustafa Özkan
  • Ata Can Atalar
  • Nuri Aydın
  • Gazi Huri
  • Barış Kocaoğlu


Mehmet Demirhan, MD
Professor of Orhopaedics & Traumatology
Department Head of Orthopaedics & Traumatology
Koc University School of Medicine,
Istanbul – Turkey
SECEC President

Bill Mallon, MD
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
New Jersey, ABD
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Dr. Alexandre Lädermann, M.D
Orthopaedic Surgeon FMH, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Traumatology, Sports Medicine SSMS CEO of Beemed Ltd
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Johannes Barth, M.D
Departments of Orthopedic surgery and trauma
Grenoble University Hospital, France
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Frank Martetschläger, M.D.,
Assoc. Prof. is leading partner at the “German Center for Shoulder Surgery”
(Deutsches Schulterzentrum) at the ATOS Clinic in Munich, Germany.
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Giuseppe Milano
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Rome, Italy
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Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2020

Early Registration: 6 December 2019


    Key Topic

    “Revisions in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery”


    Basic Science/ Healing
    Rotator Cuff
    Suprascapular nerve
    Proximal/ distal humeral fractures
    AC joint injuries
    Frozen shoulder
    Stiff Elbow
    Scapular Dyskinesia
    Sports Injuries

    Spectacular Discussions (Turkey vs Korea):
    Current SCI articles
    Case discussions


Under Construction


All abstracts should be submitted electronically via the abstractModule submission system. The abstracts not submitted via the abstract system but via e-mail and regular post shall not be accepted. The abstracts submitted online shall be published without any correction; therefore the authors should be careful about spelling mistakes.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 March 2020

Guidelines for Submission
    1. The abstracts shall be submitted only via the online abstract system.
    2. Names of the authors should not include their academic titles.
    3. The names should be written with only the first letter in capital and the rest in small letters and without abbreviation.
    4. Name and address of the institution, in which the author is employed, should be stated.
    5. Only the first letter of the abstract title should be in capital letters. (Abbreviations excluded.)
    6. In case abbreviation is used in the abstract, the abbreviation should be explained in parenthesis.
    7. The purpose of the paper and the methods applied should be explained in brief, the findings should be summarized together with sufficient statistical details and the conclusion should be stated within the framework of the findings presented.
    8. Abstract should be organized in a way to include the titles of objective, materials and methods, results and conclusions.
    9. The abstract length should not exceed 350 words excluding the abstract title, name and surname of the author.

*Abstracts in Turkish will be presented at Hall A and abstracts in English will be presented at Hall B.

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    2. The explanations at the page after the registration procedure will guide you. Please read the messages and explanations carefully.
    3. The abstracts submitted via internet shall be published without any corrections; therefore the authors should be careful about spelling mistakes.
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ACCOMMODATION After 06 December 2019
Single Room Double Room

  • Package includes 3 nights “all inclusive” (open buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner, local drinks, minibar in the room, etc.) accommodation between 01 April-04 April 2020
  • VAT and Accommodation Tax will be added to Accommodation Service. Any changes in tax rates will be reflected exactly.

External participation fee

    *It is necessary to carry out all accommodation processes over Organization Secretariat - Figur Congress. In case of not staying at congress hotel or not reserving room via Organization Secretariat, a package fee of 250USD+VAT18% (external participation fee) will be added to registration fee.


Bank Name: Garanti Bankasi
Account name Figur Kongre AS
Swift Code: TGBATRIS
IBAN: TR83 0006 2001 6710 0009 0997 54


  • Bookings can be cancelled upon written notification to Figur Kongre AS.
  • 50% of accommodation fees will be refunded if notified until 06 December 2019.
  • No refunds will be available after 06 December 2019


REGISTRATION TYPE After 06 December 2019
Surgeon 500,00 USD
Physiotherapist 400,00 USD
Speaker 400,00 USD

  • 18% VAT will be added to the above fees.


Bank Name: Turkiye Is Bankasi
Account Name: Omuz ve Dirsek Cerrahisi Dernegi Iktisadi Isletmesi
IBAN No: TR45 0006 4000 0021 0490 9316 17


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+90 212 381 46 00
+90 212 258 60 78


Turkish Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
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+90 530 821 52 85
+90 212 635 80 90