Clinical Studies

 PRO-IMPLANT Foundation endorses following clinical studies:

Study Description Short Title Support Duration
Home intravenous antibiotic therapy for improved quality of life HOMECARE-Study APOSAN 01/2016-12/2016
Short versus long interval in 2-stage exchange for prosthetic joint infection: A prospective randomized trial
FAST TRACK-Study BMBF (in evaluation)  04/2016-03/2018 
Efficacy and safety of intravenous fosfomycin in prosthetic joint infection caused by staphylococci, enterococci and gram-negative bacilli: An open prospective study


PROOF-Study InfectoPharm 05/2017-05/2020 
Efficacy and safety of oral rifampin-combination compared to standard intravenous treatment for invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection: A randomized controlled trial  ROCSTAR-Study  Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) 03/2016-03/2018 
Safety and efficacy of a Staphylococcus aureus 4-antigen vaccine (SA4Ag) in adults undergoing elective posterior instrumented lumbar spinal fusion procedures: A phase 2b, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study S. aureus Vaccine-Study  Pfizer Pharma 10/2015-06/2017 
One-stage (uncemented) versus two-stage exchange with PMMA spacer for prosthetic joint infection: A randomized controled study 1-stage exchange-Study PRO-IMPLANT Foundation In preparation 
Frequency of infection in patients with late luxation (>3 months) after total hip arthroplasty: A prospective cohort study Luxation-Study  PRO-IMPLANT Foundation  In preparation 
Efficacy and safety of antibiotic and steroid treatment in patients with knee and shoulder arhtrofibrosis: A randomized placebo-controlled study  Arthrofibrosis-Study PRO-IMPLANT Foundation In preparation
Use of antibiotic-impregnated PMMA-spacer versus resection arthroplasty (Girdlestone) in patients with hip prosthetic joint infection: A randomized controlled trial Spacer-Hip-Study 

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In preparation 
Articulated versus non-articulated spacer in treatment of knee prosthetic joint infection: A randomized controlled trial Spacer-Knee-Study 

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In preparation 
High-dose intravenous fosfomycin for spinal infections with and without hardware: A randomized controlled trial Fosfomycin-Spine-Study

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In preparation




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Prosthetic Joint Infection

  • April 6-7, 2020
  • July 9-10, 2020
  • October 5-6, 2020
  • December 14-15, 2020


Fracture-Related Infection

  • May 4-5, 2020
  • September 3-4, 2020
  • October 8-9, 2020


Spinal infections

  • June 26th, 2020
  • September 4th, 2020


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