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ARCO 2013

Attendees of ARCO 2013 held at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois
on March 18th, 2013

Kyung-Hoi Koo, MD, PhD graduated Seoul National University College of Medicine in 1982 and specialized skeletal radiology and orthopaedic surgery. He was trained in Seoul National University Hospital, Kyushu University Hospital and University of Virginia Health Science Center.

He has actively participated in ARCO since 1994. During last 20 years, he has investigated the pathophysiology of osteonecrosis, introduced a classification system using MRI, and reported joint-preserving operations and hip replacement arthroplasty.

He serves as the director of Center for Arthritis and Arthroplasty at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital since 2003.

Officers:

President: Kyung-Hoi Koo, M.D.
President-Elect: Lynne C. Jones, Ph.D.
First Past President: Michael A. Mont, M.D
.
Vice-President - Asia: Hee Joong Kim, M.D.
Vice-President - Europe: Wolf Drescher, Ph.D..
Vice-President - Japan: TBD
Vice-President - United States: Edward Cheng, M.D.
Secretary-Treasurer: Wolf Drescher, Ph.D.
Executive Director: Lynne C. Jones, Ph.D. (ex Officio)

 

AIMS

This is the official Web site for ARCO an international society promoting the study of bone circulation and its disorders

The aims of ARCO are to encourage, coordinate and undertake clinical and basic research in the field of bone circulation and its disorders, in particular of osteonecrosis, to initiate and keep an international dialogue alive among bone circulation experts.

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear ARCO members:

Since the first ARCO meeting in 1973, ARCO has been the only international society to continuously bring together basic scientists and clinicians to discuss bone circulation and osteonecrosis. The ARCO histological criteria for diagnosis and staging system of osteonecrosis are used world-widely.

The spirit of ARCO is to improve the health of Human. The mission of ARCO is to advance the knowledge in the pathophysiology of bone circulatory diseases and to develop specific treatment through the open discussion and collaboration between members from different institutions in the world.

As the president, I will do my best to succeed the spirit and mission of ARCO.

I would like announce that ARCO will publish a second edition of the textbook of osteonecrosis and the next ARCO meeting will be held in Philadelphia in 2013.

Thank you very much.

Best regards,

Kyung-Hoi Koo, MD, PhD
President of ARCO

 
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