Announcement First Announcement and Call for Papers 5th International Symposium on CAOS Computer Assisted Orthopaedics Surgery February 17–19, 2000 Davos, Switzerland TOPICS (subject to change) —Basic Concepts * Advanced Medical Imaging * Preoperative Planning, Surgical Simulation and Optimization * Matching Strategies and Registration Techniques * Navigation Systems * Medical Robots —State-of-the-Art CAOS Systems for * Spinal Interventions * Hip and Knee Joint Replacement * Reconstructive Joint Surgery * Trauma Treatment * Minimally Invasive Surgery —Clinical Performance of CAOS Systems * Participant Interactive Live or Video Presentations of Computer Assisted Surgeries from Different Hospitals * Review of Clinical Applications Comparing Conventional to Computer Assisted Surgeries —Selected Topics * Medical Benefit of CAOS * Accuracy and Safety of CAS Systems * Interventional Techniques * Telemedicine —Surgical Workshop * Advanced Hands on Presentation and Training of Various CAOS Techniques For additional information, please check out the CAOS Webpage at http://cranium.unibe.ch/cas/caos.html or contact: CAOS-Secretary M.E. Mueller Institute for Biomechanics P.O. Box 30 CH-3010 Bern Switzerland Phone: 141-31-632-8719 Fax: 141-31-632-4951 Email: email@example.com To distribute messages to the entire ISCAS mailing list: ISCAS@list.medicine.uiowa.edu (Please use plain text, no attachments) To make a request of the mailing list management software: ISCASfirstname.lastname@example.org Put request key word (help, subscribe, unsubscribe) in the body of the message, not the subject line. “help” will include directions on how to list & retrieve archived pet mail letters. To use a web browser to search the list archives, go to http://list.medicine.uiowa.edu To contact a human for additional help: email@example.com This service is provided by the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery, with offices in Iowa City, Berlin, Montpelier, and St. Louis. Messages on the ISCAS listserver express the opinion of the sender and not the opinion of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery or any other subscriber to ISCAS Mail.