PJI-One stage Exchange – The New Golden standard?
The method of choice in the management of chronic infections is the exchange arthroplasty. The exchange arthroplasty can be performed either in a one- or in a two-stage setting. Since the first implantation of mixing cement into bone cement in 1970s, the ENDO-Klinik followed until now in over 85% of all infected cases the one-stage exchange arthroplasty for the management of PJI. The one-stage exchange arthroplasty delivers diverse advantages.
In this session orthopaedic surgeon will gain following insights:
- Diagnostic setup for detecting a PJI
- Indications and contraindications for one-stage exchange
- Tips and tricks of performing a one-stage exchange
- Research Update of one-stage exchange
MD Professor Leading Chief Physician
Joint Surgery, Endo Clinic Hamburg
Medical Director, Endo Clinic Hamburg
Mustafa Citak, MD
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Endo Clinic Hamburg
Research and Fellowship Director
Lecturer at the Ruhr University Bochum