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Message of the congress president

We are delighted to announce the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Gerhard Küntscher Society, focusing on intramedullary nailing and, this time also, on fractures around the knee. The event, which will take place in the captivating city of Hamburg, Germany, in January 2024, promises to be an exceptional gathering of esteemed professionals in the field. With the distinguished patronage of Professors Frosch and Professor Gradl, along with the renowned faculty of "Gerhard Küntscher Society," this congress is set to be a highlight on the calendars of trauma surgeons across Europe.

Hamburg, known for its maritime flair and rich cultural heritage, provides a fitting backdrop for this prestigious event. The congress will feature a diverse program encompassing stimulating lectures and hands-on workshops spanning over two and a half days.

We are delighted to invite participants to contribute to the congress through carefully selected abstracts, which will be presented in the form of engaging lectures. We encourage attendees to share their expertise and groundbreaking research, enriching the scientific discourse at the event. Moreover, experts from around the globe will convene to discuss innovative approaches and best practices pertaining to the abstract topics.

The congress aims to foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and advancements in the field of trauma surgery. We invite you to submit your compelling abstracts and contribute to the success of this esteemed meeting.

Abstract topics:

  •          Revision surgery at the lower Extremity – treatment of delayed or non-union
  •     Revision Surgery in case of peri-implant infection or osteitis
  •     Forearm Nailing versus Plating
  •     War Injuries, Nailing and Treatment of “dirty” Fractures
  •     Proximal and distal Fractures of the tibia, does the nail play a role?
  •     Ankle joint and Calcaneal Fractures

The congress is accredited by the Hamburg Medical Association with 18 CME points. 

Join us in January 2024 as we embark on an inspiring journey of education, collaboration, and scientific exploration in the beautiful city of Hamburg! 

Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact our organizing committee via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to welcoming you to this memorable event!


PD Dr. med. Darius Thiesen
Congress Secretary 
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Frosch
Congress President