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#311: Infection Management in Arthroplasty
03 Nov 2020
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In cooperation with the AFOR (Association for Orthopedic Research) we have outlined a cutting-edge live TV event covering the state-of-the-art diagnostics, classification and treatment of periprosthetic joint infections. Participate in interactive discussions and ask your questions live to our AFOR experts.

Enjoy high-class talks and scientific evidence on the new PJI classification and treatment strategies of acute vs. chronic infections. Our experts will give you detailed insights in spacer management, prevention strategies as well as in future treatment options such as bacteriophages.

The training was certified with 6 CME credits by the German Medical Association and designed for specialists in orthopedic and trauma surgery. The livestream and post-live version are free of charge. The CME certification was available for a ticket price of 49 EUR.

I will learn to
  • Update the knowledge for epidemiology and demographic changes of PJIs
  • Learn to identify high-risk patients according to the latest scientific results
  • Get an introduction in the new PJI classification
  • Understand the concepts of acute vs. chronic infection
  • Get solutions on multidisciplinary approaches in PJI management
  • Specify the spacer management
  • Get new ideas for infection preventions
  • Get an insight in future treatment trends
Volker Alt, M.D., PhD

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery

Director Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany

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Martin Ellenrieder, M.D.

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Special Orthopedic Surgery, Rescue Service, Principal Investigator Clinical Studies

Senior Physician Orthopedic Clinic and Polyclinic, University Medicine Rostock, Germany

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Andreas Enz, M.D.

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Emergency Medicine

Senior Practitioner Orthopedic Clinic and Polyclinic, University Medicine Rostock, Germany

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Wolfram Mittelmeier, M.D. habil.

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Special Orthopedic Surgery, Children's Orthopedics

Director Orthopedic Clinic and Polyclinic, University Medicine Rostock, Germany

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Andrej Trampuz, M.D.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Chair PRO-IMPLANT Foundation 

Head of Interdisciplinary Center for Septic Surgery, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany

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Welcome & Introduction
5 min
Status Quo and Future Challenges in Infection Management
5 min
High-Risk Patients and Classification
15 min
Infection Treatment Strategies
15 min
Live Discussion - Voting, Q&A
10 min
10 min
Multidisciplinary & Spacer Management
20 min
Prevention Strategies
10 min
Future Treatment Trends
5 min
Key Takeaways and Live Discussion - Voting, Q&A
10 min
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What's included
live and interactive
Watch the event live and ask your questions directly to our experts. Share your opinion in interactive polls and contribute to the live expert discussion.
Earn CME credits after successful completion of the CME quiz. The education video is accredited by the German Medical Association for a duration of 12 months. Credits will be transferred automatically to your personal CME account.
practice-oriented & cutting-edge
Get a high-quality update in a time-saving video format including evidence-based overview talks, tips & tricks from top-class experts, exciting video insights from the OR and concise takeaway messages.
anytime & everywhere
Educate yourself whenever you feel like it – at any time and from everywhere. Seamlessly integrable into your daily routine. Flexible access on your desktop, mobile device or smart TV.
Enjoy entertaining medical education in a cutting-edge online TV format. Comfortably from home or on the go – no travel expenses, absence time or extra costs.
permanently available
Benefit from unlimited access to the event. Watch the on-demand version at your own pace and download related top resources after the live broadcast.
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