Dear Mrs. Customer,
The past year has been very productive and has brought us various new challenges and opportunities. We are truly grateful for your interest in PRO-IMPLANT Foundation. Here are some news you might be interested in:
The next Workshop on PJI is going to take place on 5th and 6th of March, 2015 in Berlin, Germany (only few places available). The target audience are surgeons, microbiologists, pharmacists and infectious diseases specialists with advanced knowledge and interest in PJI. Seize the opportunity and register to upcoming Workshop here today!
Two Upcoming Clinical Trials:
"Homecare" Trial on Intravenous Therapy for Improved Quality of Life
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation is launching the "Homecare" Trial evaluating the feasibility of intravenous treatment at patient home. This study aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospital stay in patients requiring prolonged intravenous antibiotic therapy. Read more
"Fast-track" Treatment for Prosthetic Joint Infection
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation announces the "Fast-track" study in patients with knee, hip or shoulder prosthetic joint infection (PJI). This study randomizes patients with a two-stage exchange into 2 groups: standard treatment (6-10 weeks until re-implantation) versus "fast-track" treatment (short interval of 2-3 weeks). Read more
Workshop on PJI in April in Romania
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation supports a Workshop on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) on 22nd of April, 2015 in Bucharest, Romania. This workshop (in English) is organized in collaboration with different institutes and societies from Romania and the Charité – University Medicine Berlin to address prevention, diagnosis and treatment of PJI. Read more
Raising Public Awareness
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation is planning various activities to better inform patients with PJI and their relatives. In preparation are information brochures in local languages, a dedicated educational website and short video interviews with patients.
Our clinical and research teams work for you!
European Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort
PRO-IMPLANT Foundation is going to launch the European Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort (EPJIC), to evaluate the outcome regarding infection, function and patient life-quality. The aim of EPJIC is to improve and standardize the management of prosthetic joint infection (PJI) and evaluate new diagnostic and treatment concepts. In addition, a global databank and biobank will be established.
First study centers are being recruited in Austria, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom - please check EPJIC website for updates.
If you are interested in participation, please contact our Project Manager, Mrs. Alessandra Catalina Bardelli.
The foundation has also created a presence on LinkedIn. You are kindly invited to follow us on LinkedIn to get updates and developments from around the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation.
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