Presidential Guest Lecture 1
Donnerstag, 22. Februar • 14:05–14:25 • Hörsaal
“Fast- track-surgery“ – evolution or revolution in perioperative management
Henrik Husted (Kopenhagen, DK)
Henrik is head of the arthroplasty dep at Copenhagen University hospital Hvidovre. As a Chief consultant he has performed 1000s of hip and knee arthroplasties including 100s of bilateral simultaneous and revisions. Henrik has developed fast track hip and knee arthroplasty focusing on improving patient outcomes and safety while reducing hospital stay. Henrik succesfully defended his doctoral thesis on fast track hip and knee arthroplasty in 2012, has published > 90 studies, written book chapters and given presentations in many countries. Henrik has many ongoing projects in various research areas, i.e.: reduction of pain, reduction of complications, outcome improvement, tribology, blood management, mobilisation, information and economic aspects of arthroplasty. Since 2015, Henrik is clinical ass professor at Copenhagen University. Henrik is also employed as a consultant at Lærerstandens Brandforsikring (LB) since Jan 2015, a consultant at Patientskadeankenævnet (since 2011), a consultant at Popermo (since 2008) and a member of Biomets international board on Health Care Initiatives (Rapid Recovery, since 2008). Henrik has also been employed at Københavns privathospital (2010–2015), Hamlet private hospital (2000–2010) and Arbejdsskadestyrelsen (2003–2008).
Presidential Guest Lecture 2
Freitag, 23. Februar • 13:35–13:55 • Hörsaal
Current trends in the management of infections
Javad Parvizi (Philadelphia, PA/US)
Javad Parvizi MD, is James Edward Professor of orthopedic surgery at the Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is director and vice chairman of research. His clinical practice involves reconstruction of complex pelvis, hip, and knee conditions with special emphasis on joint preservation and periprosthetic joint infection. He has performed over 1000 joint preservation and 5000 joint arthroplasty procedures. He performs around 600 surgical procedures per year. He is a member of numerous National and International Societies and has served in leadership roles in a large number of national committees. He chaired the workgroup of the MSIS workshop that proposed the MSIS definition of PJI in 2010 that has been adapted by the Center for Disease Control as the definition of PJI. He was the president of Musculoskeletal Infection Society in 2013 and as part of his presidential initiative held the International Consensus Group (ICG) on Periprosthetic Joint Infection that brought together over 300 world experts on PJI from 52 countries and 130 different societies. He is the associate editor for the Journal of Arthroplasty, and a member of various editorial boards for orthopedic journals. He has received wide recognition for his clinical and basics science research including numerous awards from The Hip Society, The Knee Society, The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, The MSIS, and numerous other organizations. He was given the best researcher of the year award in 2011 by the Arthritis Foundation. He has authored over 550 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 120 book chapters, and is the editor of 16 text books in orthopaedics.