On April 27-29, 2017, South East European Forum on Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SEEFORT) was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dr. Andrej Trampuz and Dr. Nora Renz both were among invited speakers to hold a talk on implant-associated infections.
Take a look at interesting and valuable feedbacks from participants:
Dr. Monta Madelane is an infectious diseases specialist from Gailezers Hospital in Riga, Latvia. She performed a 1-week ESCMID observership at Septic Surgery Unit at Charité-University Medicine Berlin.
Dr. Andrej Trampuz has given an exclusive interview in the special issue of Magazine for Endoprosthetics- directLINK, Periprothetische Infektionen.
In this issue Dr. Trampuz is sharing his view on periprosthetic infections, and how much it can be done to prevent them.
Read the full interview here (p8-11) in German language.
More information here.
Jose Francisco Baldovi Marin is a resident doctor in Internal Medicine from Mútua Terrassa Clinical Hospital, Barcelona, Spain, who performed 2-months observership at Septic Surgery Unit at Charité-University Medicine Berlin.
Vincent Krenn, in cooperation among others with Dr. Andrej Trampuz and Dr. Nora Renz, has made an interesting research work on CD15 focus score validation for the infection pathology of periprosthetic joint infection in a large group.
Septic Surgery Unit at Charité-University Medicine Berlin has been approved as ESCMID Mentorship Centre ID:36.
Under supervision of Dr. Andrej Trampuz, young or less experienced ESCMID members will be provided with the opportunity to obtain guidance for research and career development in an interdisciplinary team for a maximum of a two-year period.
We gladly accept mentorship applications!
More information here.
Workshop on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) was a great success. Active involvement of participants provided highly interactive sessions with exchange of experience and strategies regarding PJI. All participants received valuable and useful material, including the newest versions of the Pocket Guide to PJI and PII.
See the Flyer here.
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation presents its second, brand new Pocket Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of implant-associated infections after fracture fixation. This Pocket Guide puts emphasis on different treatment approaches depending on bone consolidation and soft tissue condition, including suppressive therapy until removal of the implant.
Prof. Olivier Borens will be one of main guest speakers during the upcoming Workshop on PJI in March 13-14, 2017. He will perform the hands-on session on mixing antimicrobial-loaded bone cement and give a talk on Septic Arthritis.
Fintan Moriarty PhD and David Eglin PhD are senior scientists in musculoskeletal infections in AO Research Institute in Davos, Switzerland. They are going to give talk: "Local antibiotic delivery with polymeric carriers: pre-clinical results" during next Workshop on PJI in March 13-14, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
We are happy to announce the closing of our last Workshop on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) which was the most attended one and richest of interdisciplinary discussions this year. We are truly honored to welcome every workshop with so many participants from around the world.
You can check the program here.