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.
You can check the program here.
Take a look at interesting and valuable feedbacks from participants:
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 version of the Pocket Guide to PJI.
Martin McNally is Consultant of Orthopaedic Surgeon in Limb Reconstruction at the Bone Infection Unit in Oxford. He is guest speaker at the Workshop on PJI on October 10-11, 2016 and will talk about managing bone defects in osteomyelitis, infected fractures and infected non-union.
See the final Workshop Program here
On September 15, 2016, an AO Trauma Webinar about Algorithms for Orthopedic Infection was held by Dr. Andrej Trampuz and Dr. Olivier Borens. Webinar has been a great success with over 900 registrations and 270 live participations from all around the world.
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation had the honor to support three young scientists: Maria Eugenia Butini, Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva and Dr. Tamta Tkhilaishvili presenting their research projects in EBJIS conference in Oxford, UK in September 1-3, 2016. Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva from Barnaul, Russia, got 1st prize for the best poster.