ASIA2014 Came to a Perfect End

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Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA) consists of top experts in joint from Asia and the rest of world with the aims of sharing up-to-date knowledge and experiences, enhancing surgical expertise, and educating young surgeons in Asia. The 2nd Annual Meeting of Arthroplasty Society in Asia in collaboration with AORecon (ASIA2014) finished ended successfully in Seoul, Korea on 8th November, 2014


Focusing on regional orthopedic issues, ASIA2014 is planned to provide precious opportunities for scientific communication and interpersonal networking for the participating surgeons.

The meeting attracted participants from more than 20 countries. In addition to experts from Asian countries and regions such as China, Korea, India, Japan, Pakistan, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Taiwan, there are also experts from Europe and America taking the stage in ASIA2014. More than 80 representatives from China had attended this meeting.

ASIA President Myung Chul Yoo giving the welcome address

In the morning of November 6th, the opening remarks from Myung Chul Yoo, President of ASIA and Chairman of ASIA2014raised the curtain of this year’s ASIA annual meeting.

Dozens of academic reports, AORecon Symposiums and ASIA Symposiums were held in succession, which presented cutting-edge technologies and academic developments, making the conference a true event of think tank of Asia arthroplasty community.

In particular, ASIA was in collaboration with AOReconstruction (AORecon) for ASIA2014. Focusing on “Current Technological Difficulties of Periprosthetic Fracture Treatment”, many of world leading experts from AORecon explained latest innovations, debates and academic trends in this field.

Gala Dinner on November 7th

ASIA Founding Chairman Yan Wang speaking at Gala Dinner


Gala Dinner on November 7 pushed the meeting to the climax. On the Gala Dinner, Yan Wang, Founding Chairman of ASIA, led the audience to have a good review of the history of ASIA, and pained a grand blue print for the days ahead, with a sincere hope that the academic contribution of ASIA and its annual conferences to the arthroplasty community can be well maintained and growing continuously.


In the Gala dinner, the winner of ASIA Fellowship Awards and ASIA Poster Awards are announced. Those awards are set to honor their outstanding scientific performances and achievements. Three excellent scholars from Chinese Taipei, China and Korea won the 2014 ASIA Fellowship Awards; and ASIA Poster Awards were given to three Korean scholars and one Indian scholar.

Fellowship Winners:

  • 1st Prize: Szu-Yuan Chen, Taipei Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chinese Taipei
  • 2nd Prize: Shi Jingsheng, Huashan Affiliated Hospital of Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, China
  • 2nd Prize (Tie): Sang-Min Kim, Changwon Hospital of Sungkyunkwan University, Korea.

The numbers of abstract submissions, participating countries and participating surgeons have all reached a new high, and the meeting is strongly supported by top manufacturers in this industry. All the above proved that ASIA is making steady progress in the aspects of international cooperation, association development and academic research.

Groupphoto of experts participated 2014 ASIA Business Meeting

The highlights and tidbits were recorded by ASIA videotaping team. After the meeting, the team is continually devoting themselves to the production of video clips and utilization of essential resources, for the purpose of sharing up-to-date knowledge with members at the earliest moment, so stay turned!

The 2nd Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA)

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Dear esteemed colleagues

It gives me a great pleasure to announce that the 2nd Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA) will be held in Seoul, Korea from 6th-8th November, 2014.

The ASIA was founded in 2013 with the aim of sharing up-to-date knowledge and experiences, enhancing surgical expertise, and education for young surgeons in Asia.

It was a great success with 42 invited speakers and 70 outstanding abstract submission last year in Beijing. And we are facing the 2nd gathering in Seoul. The society will be the premier academic organization to concentrate on the most important aspects of the regional orthopedic issues in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty surgeries and technologies under the slogan of “ASIA for Asia”.

Also, it is planned to provide both opportunities – scientific exchange and strong networking for the participating surgeons. ASIA will provide a platform of education for young trainees.

And Good News!!! We will be graced with outstanding international guest speakers in collaboration with the “AO Reconstruction”.

Early November in Korea is the best time to enjoy sightseeing across the tourist attractions of Korea. The organizers have been doing their best to make the meeting enjoyable and memorable. I certainly believe that the ASIA 2014 merits your interest and attention.

I look forward to meeting all of you in Seoul.

Myung Chul Yoo
Organizing Committee
2014 Arthroplasty Society in Asia

ASIA 2013 Conference

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The 1st ASIA Annual Conference was successfully held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. 42 invited speakers from around the world, and 70 excellent academic papers joined us this November.

The winners of the ASIA Fellowship Awards of 2013 went to Zhen Yuan from Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong Province, China (U.S. Fellowship), Jin Kyu Lee from Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea (Asia-Pacific Fellowship), and Shaojie Wang from Zhongshan Hospital of Xiamen University, Xiamen, China (Asia-Pacific Fellowship).

We are very glad that the entire conference achieved great success. We are looking forward to seeing you at our next annual meeting!

Arthroplasty Society in Asia