PRO-IMPLANT Foundation announces the new English and German version of the Pocket Guide on the management of prosthetic joint infection. This is already our eight edition, and is available as PDF or printed version at the moment.
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation has enabled a large number of patients to receive multiprofessional care since 2013. It also supports innovative research ideas, organizes knowledge transfer, education and training in the professional community. Your donation allows our continuous improvement.
Workshop on Infections after Fracture Fixation (IFF) in January 2018 in Berlin was a great success! The main aim of the Workshop on IFF is to provide an up-to-date information and a practical approach to manage infections after fracture fixation.
The highly informative textbook »Principles of Orthopedic Infection Management«, edited by Olivier Borens and Stephen L. Kates, provides the core principles, treatment options, latest information and research specifficaly for the purpose of helping physicians manage orhtopedic infections and related issues.
ZDF, a German public-service television broadcaster, has aired a report "Infected Artificial Joints" in its show "Volle Kanne" (in German).
Due to the aging population and the claim to be mobile even in old age, the number of joint replacement surgeries has been increasing steadily for years. When installing an artificial joint, however, bacteria can enter the body.
We have recently published a completely new Pocket Guide mobile app, containing the latest version of PJI content. Now you can access the version 7 of »PIF Pocket Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment of PJI« through your mobile device. New app has improved graphical design and enables users to navigate more easily through its content.
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation is organizing the first Workshop on Infections after Fracture Fixation on January 12, 2018 in Berlin.
Our chairman, Dr. Andrej Trampuz was honoured to give a very successful Charnley Lecture at the Annual meeting of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), which was held on September 19, 2017 in Liverpool.
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We are very glad to announce the results of Survey on Clinical Practice Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis (PAP) in Orthopaedic Surgery, which will be presented during EBJIS Conference in Nantes, on September 7-9, 2017.
We have performed new updates of our consulting project, Consultation Portal (CP), in order to make it a simple and easy experience for our users in the need of comprehensive and timely advice on the management of bone, joint, implant and other complex infections.
Assistant Professor Dr. Rihard Trebše (Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital) and Assistant Professor Dr. Drago Dolinar (University Orthopaedic Hospital Ljubljana) spent 3-month guest professorship at Charité - University Medicine Berlin.
We have completely renewed and upgraded one of our most prestigious projects, Consultation Portal (CP), in order to better serve your needs, providing comprehensive and timely advice on the management of bone, joint, implant and other complex infections.
Main faculties: Dr. Andrej Trampuz, Prof. Olivier Borens, Dr. Nora Renz
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At the Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) in Nantes, France on 7-9 September 2017, all activities of PRO-IMPLANT Foundation will be presented.
We have updated the content of our popular PIF Pocket Guide mobile app on PJI. Now you can also access the version 5 of »PIF Pocket Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment of PJI« through your mobile device. The new version of the content will download automatically the next time you open the app, and have the WiFi connection or Data Transfer enabled.
From June 5th to June 17th Module 2 of Pacific Islands Orthopaedic Association (PIOA) was held in Apia, Samoa. The topics were Infection, Inflammation and Professional topics, in addition a standardised trauma database for the Pacific Island countries was established. Nora Renz from Pro Implant Foundation was involved in the infection lectures and development of the infection form for the database.
These workshops provide an up-to-date information and practical approach to manage infections after fracture fixation and cover prevention, diagnosis and combined (antimicrobial and surgical) treatment.
Heraeus PALACADEMY® is a learning and knowledge platform for bone and joint surgery, which provides you with individually designed, high-quality continuing education in orthopaedics and traumatology, focusing on implant fixation and infection management.
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.