Dear participants and speakers,

The organizers of the ESTES Congress wish to express their warmest gratitude for your contribution to the sweeping success of the 11th European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery in Brussels.

We hope, that you enjoyed the congress, meeting colleagues from all around the world and exploring the fascinating city of Brussels. We are confident that you took new thoughts and ideas, as well as fond memories, home with you.

Let us draw your attention to the next ESTES congress due to take place in Milan, Italy in 2011.

A well-balanced mix of scientific sessions and social events awaits you in an imposing setting. Find more information on the ESTES 2011 Congress on

Once again, we count on your active participation and input, to make these meetings a success.

Please visit for all further information.

Sincerely,the ESTES 2010 Organizing Team

to the winners of the best presentation prizes!

Best Oral Presentation Winners
Ranking Lecture Title Winner
1st Prize Evaluation of a web portal for e-support after a disaster: opportunities and lessons learned Dr. Geertruid Marres
University Medical Centre Utrecht, Surgery and Trauma, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, NL
2nd Prize A Biomechanical Comparison of Static Versus Dynamic Lag Screw Modes for Cephalomedullary Nails Used to For Unstable Peritrochanteric Fractures Prof.Dr. James Waddell
St. Michael's Hospital, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, 30 Bond Street, M5B1W8, Toronto, CA
3rd Prize Prospective controlled randomized trial on Prevention of Postoperative Abdominal Adhesions by Icodextrin 4% solution after laparotomic operation for small bowel obstruction caused by adherences Dr. FAUSTO CATENA
Best E-Poster Presentation Winners
Ranking Lecture Title Winner
1st Prize Implementation of the Osteoporosis Guideline in Fracture and Osteoporosis outpatient clinics in The Netherlands Ms. Kirsten Huntjens
Maastricht University Medical Center, Surgery, P. Debyelaan 25 P.O. Bo5800, 6202AZ, Maastricht, NL
2nd Prize tibial nonunions - evaluation of a standardized treatment concept Dr. Julia Heinzmann
Klinik für Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitätsklinik des Saarlandes, Kirrberger Strasse, 66421, Homburg/Saar, DE
3rd Prize Treatment strategy of open long bone fractures for the patients with head injuries Dr. Hiroaki Minehara
Kitasato university school of medicine, Orthopaedic and trauma surgery, 1-15-1 Kitasato, 228-8555, Sagamihara, JP

If you are one of the winners mentioned above, you will be contacted soon in regards to all formalities.

Thank you for submitting numerous abstracts from all over the world!

Download the offical supplement of the European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery with all abstracts fileadmin/estescongress2010/Abstracts-Estes-Congress-2010-Web.pdfhere!