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Management of Orthopedic Implant Associated Infections: Current concepts and Future Challenges

Heraeus is proud sponsor of the inaugural PRO-IMPLANT FOUNDATION Workshop in Australia organized in cooperation with Queensland University of Technology & University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Symposium & Practical Workshop on February 8-9, 2019, Brisbane

The Symposium introduces a modern concept for management of implant-associated infections, based on current knowledge and scientific evidence. Implementing this concept can significantly improve the eradication of infection and leads to better patient outcome.

Organizational Committee:

  • Prof. Michael Schuetz, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Prof. David Paterson, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Ass-Prof. Andrej Trampuz, Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Focus topics include:

  • Practical diagnostic algorithm
  • New multidisciplinary approaches for managing Biofilm associated infection in Orthopedic and Trauma surgery
  • Local antimicrobial therapy, drug delivery systems, bone substitutes and bone grafts

Heraeus with its focus on Infection Management supports the PRO IMPLANT FOUNDATION (PIF) offering consultation in infection management in severe PJI cases as well as interdisciplinary educational workshops for orthopedic and trauma surgeons and microbiologists/infectious disease specialists.

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