Thank you to all who submitted abstracts! The call for abstracts for the 2021 MSK Congress is now closed. Notifications were sent to all authors in early April.

Accepted abstracts will be available for viewing as of May 3.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM EDT
Covid / Synovitis

COVID-19 and its impact on the pediatric bleeding disorders population: Soaring BMIs
Deirdre Tetzlaff, Registered Physiotherapist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada

The effects of intra-articular injection of TNF-alpha Antagonists in treatment of haemophilic synovitis
Baolai Hua, Department of Hematology, Clinical Medical College, Yangzhou University, China (TBC)

Is PRP an effective treatment for chronic synovitis in haemophilic patients?
Christidi Styliani-Despoina, Orthopaedic Department, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
Telehealth / Physiotherapy

Teleguidance enables patient self-imaging of arthropathic joints using mobile ultrasound devices
Peter Aguero, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California: San Diego, United States

The relationship between self-reported physical activity, treatment regimen, mental health and pain in persons with hemophilia enrolled in NHF's community voices in research
Michelle Witkop, Doctor of Nursing, Head of Research, National Hemophilia Foundation, United States

Iliopsoas haemorrhage with femoral neuropathy among patients with haemophilia
Tachit Jiravichitchai, Doctor of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Thursday, May 6, 2021
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM EDT
Ortho issues / Clinical assessment

First experiences of major orthopaedic surgery in subjects with inhibitors with the association of emicizumab and rFVIIa
Christian Carulli, Professor, Orthopaedic Clinic, University of Florence, Italy

Does digital templating of total knee arthroplasties reliable in hemophilic arthropathies?
Elcil Kaya Bicer, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ege University, Turkey

Utilization of point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound for management decisions in routine hemophilia care – focus on physical therapy
Nicolas Gallastegui Crestani, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, United States (TBC)

TOPIC POSTER # TITLE AUTHORS  
Challenges of hemophilia and musculoskeletal issues during COVID19 P-001 Comprehensive distance treatment focused on physical rehabilitation in patients with Hemophilia in Mexico Francisco González Martínez, Cecilia Gallardo Pérez
Challenges of hemophilia and musculoskeletal issues during COVID19 P-002 Promotion of physical activity in haemophilia patients: Hemo-Olympics Online. Ana Chimeno-Hernández, Pilar Alberola, Manuel De Diego, Luis Vaño
Clinical assessment P-003 Diagnosis of Hemophilic Hemarthrosis: Development of a Patient-Derived Symptom Assessment Tool Using Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS) for Validation Srila Gopal, Richard F. Barnes, Lena Volland, David Page, Annette von Drygalski
Clinical assessment P-004 Haemophilia Early Arthropathy Detection with Ultrasound (HEAD-US) for monitoring joint health status in children and adolescents with haemophilia on prophylaxis Aikaterini Michalopoulou, Athina Dettoraki, Dimitris Sireggelas, Dimitra Politi, Ioanna Stamati, Kaiti Margariti, Dimitra Venizelou, Helen Pergantou
Clinical assessment P-005 Hyaluronic- acid and Platelet-rich plasma treatment for knee arthropathy María Landro, Carla Daffunchio, Guillermo Cambiaggi, Gustavo Galatro, Horacio Caviglia
Clinical assessment P-006 Infectious complications in patients with Hemophilia Heghine Khachatryan, Nelli Sargsyan, Lusine Sahakyan
Clinical cases P-007 Myositis ossificans in haemophilia: a rare case of post-traumatic heterotopic ossification at the hip Richard Davis, Joanna Farrant, Mary Mathias, Haroon Mann, Paul McLaughlin
Imaging P-008 Comparison of two trained ultrasound specialists in the detection of musculoskeletal joint bleeding. Carla Daffunchio, Gustavo Galatro, Guillermo Margulies, Gustavo Perez Ballester, María Landro, Horacio Caviglia
Imaging P-009 Intra or Extra-articular Bleeding?: Musculosqueletal Ultrasound Support in Children Haemorragic Coagulopathies A. Patricia Nally, Francisco Nally, Gabriela Sliba, Gisella Dolabella, Fabian Morales, Elsa Barahona, Monica Martinez
Imaging P-010 MRI T1/T2 Mapping for accurate non-invasive Detection of Minor Joint Bleeding Flora van Leeuw en, Beatrice Lena, Lize van Vulpen, Kathelijn Fischer, Clemens Bos, Wouter Foppen
Orthopedic issues P-011 Complications following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the setting of severe haemophilic arthropathy (HA) George Thivaios, Christidi Styliani-Despoina, Giannis Vasilopoulos, Anna Kouramba, Olga Katsarou
Orthopedic issues P-012 Effectiveness of viscosuplementation in the treatment of hemophylic arthropathy: Systematic Review Samilly Martins, Erion de Andrade, Rodrigo Pagnano, Alessandro Zorzi, Gustavo Constantino
Pain management P-013 Chronic pain and psychosocial aspects in patients with hemophilic arthropathy. Roberto Ucero-Lozano, José Antonio López-Pina, Rubén Cuesta-Barriuso
Pain management P-014 Comparison in improvement of symptoms during the treatment of Hemophilic Arthropathy in Nicaragua between Methylprednisolone and Hyaluronic Acid Infiltration Sergio Luis Gustavo Aguilera Covarrubias, Oswaldo José Estrada Vargas, Anthony Howay Galarza, Christian Gabriel Pasquier Pastrán, Armando Raúl Hernández Salgado, Jonathan Josué González Martínez, Alfonso Alexander Ramirez Chavarria, Lilia Ma. Teresa Espinobarros Trujillo, Jairo Baltazar Campos Valerio, Engels Rolando Reyes Sánchez
Pain management P-015 Haemophilia, pain and exercise: conflict, control and uncertainty. The views, beliefs and experiences of people with haemophilia and healthcare professionals: a qualitative study Paul McLaughlin, Kate Khair, Pratima Chowdary, Michael Hurley, David Stephensen
Pain management P-016 Moving Multidisciplinary Pain Management Online Alison Gorman, Jessica Hedden
Pain management P-017 The Impact of Social Isolation on Hemophilia Patients with Persistent Joint Pain during the COVID-19 Pandemic Glenda Feldberg, Janaina B. S. Ricciardi, Andressa Ornelas, Alessandro R. Zorzi, Margareth C. Ozelo
Patient reported outcomes P-018 Predictors of quality of life in adult patients with hemophilic arthropathy. Roberto Ucero-Lozano, Rubén Cuesta-Barriuso, José Antonio López-Pina
Patient reported outcomes P-019 Relationship of EQ-5D Pain Domain and Bleeds - Insights from the PROBE Study Mark Skinner, Declan Noone, Randall Curtis, Neil Frick, Federico Germini, Alexandra Kucher, Michael Nichol, Brian O'Mahony, David Page, Jeff Stonebraker, Alfonso Iorio
Physical therapy P-020 Adherence to Physiotherapy and its Association with the level of Joint pain among adult patients attending Haemophilia clinics of two teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka Hiran Karunaratne, Chamodi Karunasena, Indra Karunathilake, Niludi Yasaratna
Physical therapy P-021 Correlations between HJHS and FISH in the physiotherapeutic evaluation of hemophiliac patients referred to radioactive synovectomy – Brazil experience Fernando Zikan, Sylvia Thomas, Susie Medeiros
Physical therapy P-022 Manual therapy treatment on quality of life in patients with hemophilic elbow arthropathy. Rubén Cuesta-Barriuso, Raúl Pérez-Llanes, José Antonio López-Pina, Elena Donoso-Úbeda, Javier Meroño-Gallut
Physical therapy P-023 Multimodal exercises program to improve balance in patients with haemophilia: preliminary results. Ana Chimeno-Hernández, Marta Aguilar-Rodriguez, Sofia Pérez-Alenda, Juan J. Carrasco, Carlos Cruz-Montecinos, Santiago Bonanad, Felipe Querol
Physical therapy P-024 Self-mobilization using a Foam Roller in adult patients with hemophilic knee arthropathy. Rubén Cuesta-Barriuso, Javier Meroño-Gallut, Roberto Ucero-Lozano, Elena Donoso-Úbeda, Raúl Pérez-Llanes
Physical therapy P-025 Usage of a live-feedback measurement with senor soles to monitor partial weight-bearing in physiotherapeutic treatment of haemophilic patients after endoprothetic upper ankle joint surgery: a case report Daniel Taubenschmid, Emanuel Reiter, Jürgen Ableitner
Rehabilitation P-026 The Management of Hemophilic Patients in a Rehabilitation Ward During The Covid-19 Pandemic Marco Martinelli, Valter Emilio Passeri, Stefania Pivetti, Vincenzo Gatteri, Rossella Tosini, Luisa Cigolini, Sonia Chiari
Rehabilitation P-027 Telerehabilitation experiences in people with severe haemophilia during the COVID-19 pandemic. A qualitative study Verónica Aliaga-Castillo, Giselle Horment-Lara, Felipe Contreras, Carlos Cruz-Montecinos
Replacement surgery P-028 Lateral approach to the total knee arthroplasty in haemophilic arthropaty. Case series. Alessandro Zorzi, Rodrigo Pagnano, Glenda Feldberg, Janaina Bosso, Margareth C. Ozelo
Synovitis P-029 Radiosynoviortesis in the treatment of bleeding and synovitis: challenges and evolution of the protocol used in a university service in Brazil. Alessandro Zorzi, Rodrigo Pagnano, Glenda Feldberg, Janaina B. S. Ricciardi, Margareth C. Ozelo
Synovitis P-030 The role of hypoxic inducible factor-1α and vascular endothelial growth factor pathway in hemophilic arthritis Xiaobo Yan, Chunjin Xiong, Qingqing Shi, Binglan Xia, Baolai Hua, Junjiang Sun

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