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ICOSMAS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICOSMAS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICOSMAS 2017: 19th International Conference on Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICOSMAS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) An Inverse Heat Transfer Algorithm for Predicting the Thermal Properties of Tumors during Cryosurgery
Mohamed Hafid, Marcel Lacroix
2) Laser Keratoplasty in Human Eye Considering the Fluid Aqueous Humor and Vitreous Humor Fluid Flow
Dara Singh, Keikhosrow Firouzbakhsh, Mohammad Taghi Ahmadian
3) Laser Registration and Supervisory Control of neuroArm Robotic Surgical System
Hamidreza Hoshyarmanesh, Hosein Madieh, Sanju Lama, Yaser Maddahi, Garnette R. Sutherland, Kourosh Zareinia
4) Wireless Based System for Continuous Electrocardiography Monitoring during Surgery
K. Bensafia, A. Mansour, G. Le Maillot, B. Clement, O. Reynet, P. Ariès, S. Haddab
5) An Ergonomic Handle Design for Instruments in Laparoscopic Surgery
Ramon Sancibrian, Carlos Redondo-Figuero, Maria C. Gutierrez-Diez, Esther G. Sarabia, Maria A. Benito-Gonzalez, Jose C. Manuel-Palazuelos
6) International E-Learning for Assuring Ergonomic Working Conditions of Orthopaedic Surgeons: First Research Outcomes from Train4OrthoMIS
J. Bartnicka, J. A. Piedrabuena, R. Portilla, L. Moyano - Cuevas, J. B. Pagador, P. Augat, J. Tokarczyk, F. M. Sánchez Margallo
7) Tactile Sensory Digit Feedback for Cochlear Implant Electrode Insertion
Yusuf Bulale, Mark Prince, Geoff Tansley, Peter Brett
8) DTMF Based Robot Assisted Tele Surgery
Vikas Pandey, T. L. Joshy, Vyshak Vijayan, N. Babu
9) In Search of Robustness and Efficiency via l1− and l2− Regularized Optimization for Physiological Motion Compensation
Angelica I. Aviles, Pilar Sobrevilla, Alicia Casals
10) Automatic Facial Skin Segmentation Using Possibilistic C-Means Algorithm for Evaluation of Facial Surgeries
Elham Alaee, Mousa Shamsi, Hossein Ahmadi, Soroosh Nazem, Mohammadhossein Sedaaghi
11) Video-Based Tracking of Laparoscopic Instruments Using an Orthogonal Webcams System
Fernando Pérez, Humberto Sossa, Rigoberto Martínez, Daniel Lorias, Arturo Minor
12) On the Design of Shape Memory Alloy Locking Mechanism: A Novel Solution for Laparoscopic Ligation Process
Reza Yousefian, Michael A. Kia, Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh
13) The Visual Inspection of Surgical Tasks Using Machine Vision: Applications to Robotic Surgery
M. Ovinis, D. Kerr, K. Bouazza-Marouf, M. Vloeberghs
14) A Ring-Shaped Tri-Axial Force Sensor for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Beibei Han,Yong-Jin Yoon, Muhammad Hamidullah, Angel Tsu-Hui Lin, Woo-Tae Park
15) FEM Analysis of the Interaction between a Piezoresistive Tactile Sensor and Biological Tissues
Ahmad Atieh, Masoud Kalantari, Roozbeh Ahmadi, Javad Dargahi, Muthukumaran Packirisamy, Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh

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