Congress

Musculoskeletal Infections of the Hip & Knee

Preliminary Programme

08:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee amongst the exhibitors

Session 1: Diagnostics and work-up

08:45 Opening
08:50 Everything the surgeon needs to know about biofilm
09:05 Artifical joint aspiration
09:15 Cultures & sonication
09:25 Non-culture diagnostics I: PCR / NGS / synovasure
09:35 Non-culture diagnostics II: Intraoperative frozen section histopathology
09:45 The role of nuclear imaging in musculoskeletal infection
09:55 The minimum the surgeon needs to know about antibiotics
10:15 Cases / discussion

10:30 Coffee break amongst the exhibitors

Session 2: Non-implant infections

11:00 General treatment principles for fracture-related infection of hip and knee
11:15 Septic arthritis of the native knee
11:25 Septic arthritis of the native hip
11:35 Osteomyelitis of the femur and tibia adults
11:45 Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis
12:00 Pediatric musculoskeletal infections
12:15 Cases / discussion

12:30 Lunch amongst the exhibitors

Session 3: Periprosthetic joint infections

13:30 Orthopride data Belgium
13:40 One stage revision: how I do it
13:50 Getting everything out of your spacer
14:10 Second stage revision of the hip: how I do it
14:25 Second stage revision of the knee: how I do it
14:40 Dead space management
14:50 New concepts in the treatment of bone infections: bacteriophage therapy
15:00 Cases / discussion

Confirmed faculty

  • BORENS Olivier - Lausanne (CH)
  • GEURTS Jan - MUMC+ (NL)
  • GHIJSELINGS Stijn - UZLeuven
  • HERTELEER Michiel - UZLeuven
  • KONAN Sujith - UCLH (UK)
  • METSEMAKERS Willem-Jan - UZLeuven
  • SOMERS Jan - Jan Yperman
  • STEENACKERS Hans - KULeuven
  • VLES Georges - UZLeuven

Congress Venue

Faculty Club Leuven
Groot Begijnhof 14
3000 Leuven

Registration fees

BHS-BKS members
Early Bird until 15/01/2023: 120,00 EUR
Normal until 28/02/2023: 135,00 EUR
Late as of 28/02/2023: 150,00 EUR

Non-members
Early Bird until 15/01/2023: 160,00 EUR
Normal until 28/02/2023: 200,00 EUR
Late as of 28/02/2023: 240,00 EUR

Residents & Students
Early Bird until 15/01/2023: 85,00 EUR
Normal until 28/02/2023: 95,00 EUR
Late as of 28/02/2023: 105,00 EUR

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