"The members of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries have a shared purpose of improving outcomes for individuals receiving joint replacement surgery worldwide. The focus of the society is to utilize the strength of cooperation and sharing of information and further enhance the capacity of individual registries to meet their own aims and objectives. The society is involved in the development of frameworks to encourage collaborative activities and provides a support network for established and developing registries." - excerpt from the ISAR Mission Statement.

Payment here by PapPal only for membership fee (not congress payment)

You can now pay the Membership fee för 2016:
 Full member USD 1,500, Associate Member USD 500. 

6th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries, May 20-22, 2017 in San Francisco, USA
The abstract submission, registration regarding the meeting and hotel reservation is now open!

In General Information-revised you will find information about the upcoming meeting in San Francisco. Here you will also find how to make your reservation at Parc55, the venue for the meeting. 

Abstract submission is now closed.

Registration is now open: Go to Registration
Hotel reservation on-line  Go to Hotel Reservation In General Information you find other ways of making your hotel reservation. 
Payment by PayPal for the congress can be done going to "Add to Cart". You can also request an invoice for bank wire from isar@registercentrum.se  Payment by Paypal only does not mean that you are registered for the meeting. Please also register on-line at "Go to Registration" above.

Regular rate until April 14 USD 850
Accompany persons: USD 250

On Friday May 19, there are optional wine tours you can book. Information regarding the wine tours you find in the Information Wine Tours. Please note that these tours are booked directly with the Company. 

Hotel reservation at Parc55 can be done on-line by using this link. Hotel Reservation In General Information you will find other ways of doing your reservation without using the link. 

Planning Committee:
Kaiser Permanente: Liz Paxton, MA; Heather Prentice, PhD; Tad Funahashi, MD; Gregory Maletis, MD; Ron Navarro, MD; Tom Barber, MD; Eric Cain, MD
AJRR: Caryn Etkin, PhD; Jeff Knezovich, MBA
He lthEast: Susan Mehle, BS
MARQI: Richard Hughes, PhD
FORCE TJR: Patricia Franklin, PhD; David Ayers, MD

Event Team USA:
Betty Jo Alfstad at betty.jo.alfstad@kp.org and Donna Leck at donna.m.leck@kp.org - regarding questions on hotel reservation and program in general.

Event Team Sweden:
Kajsa Erikson, Karin Davidsson, Karin Lindborg, Karin Pettersson at
isar@registercentrum.se - regarding abstract submission, registration and payment.

The ISAR Quality Improvement Resource library is now live

ISAR Quality Improvement Resource Library

providing examples from registry web sites, annual reports and publications on:

  • Patient and Public Reporting: Patient leaflets/brochures; annual reports for the public; risk calculators; surgeon and hospital profiles showing implant use, mortality rates, volume of cases.
  • Implant and Manufacturer feedback: Feedback portal with regularly-updated data stream; price benchmarking; implant outlier reports; reports with all cases using a manufacturer’s implants showing mortality and revision
  • Surgeon and Hospital reports: Web-based clinician feedback; annual hospital reports; hospital risk-adjusted revision rates; annual outlier identification; revision rates, PROMS, and other outcomes compared to national
  • Registry Methodologies: Statistical process control, e.g. funnel plots, SPC charts; patient time incidence rate and revisions per 100 observed component years; CUSUM; Australia outlier methodology; survival analyses; cumulative revision rate by selected time periods; risk-adjustment.

5th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries, May 28 - 30, 2016 in Wrightington and Manchester, UK

posted Aug 14, 2013, 7:24 AM by Kajsa Erikson   [ updated Oct 5, 2016, 11:59 PM ]

Most welcome to the meeting in Manchester in two weeks!.

7th Draft Full program.  
7th Draft Full Program

4th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries, May 23 - 25, 2015

Thank you all for participating in the meeting in Gothenburg. Hope to see you all next year.

The meeting was a joint venture between the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register and the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register.

To the meeting in Gothenburg 190 was registered and 186 participated. On Sunday afternoon attended another 23 persons the congress.
Program 4th International Congress, 2015
Local Organizing Committee: Göran Garellick, Otto Robertsson (Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register), Björn Salomonsson (Swedish Shoulder and Elbow Registies), Johan Kärrholm, Cecilia Rogmark, Henrik Malchau, Hans Lindahl, Maziar Mohaddes, Szilárd Nemes, John Timperley, Kajsa Erikson
Scientific Committee:  Martyn Porter, Keith Tucker, Stephen Graves, Keijo Mäkelä and Local Organizing Committee.
Event Team: Kajsa Erikson, Karin Davidsson, Karin Lindborg, Karin Pettersson, Szilárd Nemes
Official e-mail: isar2015@registercentrum.se
Best Podium:
Minimal detectable change for mobility and patient-reported tools in people with osteoarthritis awaiting arthroplasty. Ian A Harris et al.
Judges: Johan Kärrholm, John Timperley, Keijo Mäkelä, Patricia Franklin
Best Poster:
HOOS, JR. a new short-form hip replacement relevant outcomes survey. Stephen Lyman et al.
Judges: Keith Tucker. Rob Nelissen, Marina Torre, David Lewallen

3rd International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries was held at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, MA, USA on May 31-June 2, 2014. 
Here you will find the Final program for the meeting.

Best Podium:
1) Temporal trends in revision joint arthroplasty. J Palen, UK
2) Is a revision a revision? T Liebs, Germany
3) Preop THR and TKR pain and functional limitation profile are consistent across US surgeons. D Ayres, USA
Judges: David Lewallen, Eric Bohm, Peter Devane, Richard de Steiger
Best Posters:
1) Knee arthroplasty failure in patients with positive skin patch testing for metal sensitivity. Bravo, USA
2) Primary total hip arthroplasty amongst nonagnarian patients. Mirac, USA
3) The influence of femoral stem fixation, design and fixation on the incidence of periprosthetic fractures. J Palen, UK
Judges: Cecilia Rogmark, John Timperley, Ove Furnes

2nd International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries

posted Sep 10, 2012, 12:29 PM by Kajsa Erikson   [ updated Sep 26, 2013, 5:18 AM ]

Final program

The 2nd International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries was held June 1-3, 2013 in Stratford-upon-Avon in the UK with 170 participants.

1st International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries

posted May 18, 2012, 9:44 AM by Kajsa Erikson   [ updated Nov 27, 2012, 6:12 AM ]

1st International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries was held in Bergen, Norway, May 20-22, 2012. Attached you will find an updated program. 

ISAR meeting in San Francisco

posted Jan 5, 2012, 4:33 AM by Kajsa Erikson   [ updated Feb 19, 2012, 6:17 AM ]

The latest ISAR general meeting was held in San Francisco, USA on February 9, 2012 at the Palace Hotel. Minutes from the meeting will be entered at the website later.
After the general meeting there was also a business meeting for ISAR members with election of the Steering Committee. The new Steering Committe you find under "Directory".

ISAR meeting in San Diego

posted May 4, 2011, 6:07 AM by Kajsa Erikson   [ updated Feb 19, 2012, 5:33 AM ]

The ISAR meeting in San Diego on February 17, 2011 and was attended  by 50 persons interested in registries. The minutes from the meeting you will find under Minutes.

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