Welcome to PRO⁠-⁠IMPLANT Foundation

Your partner in the management of implant and surgical infections


Stay updated with the latest information on PRO-IMPLANT activities, events, projects and more.

Key activities

Our passion is research, education, global networking and treatment of patients with implant and surgical infections.

Research. Coming Soon!
We are committed to highlight the role of biofilms and implant infections by supporting innovative and independent, preclinical and clinical research projects. Particular fields of interest are novel diagnostic techniques biomarkers for infection, biofilm-active antibiotics, multiresistant pathogens, bacteriophage treatment and more.
Our various formats of educational events (workshops, symposia and conferences, online events) aim to support learning, teaching, networking and disseminating the latest evidence, knowledge and innovative ideas in the management of implant and surgical infections among healthcare professionals.
Global Networking. Coming Soon!
Connect globally – act locally! We connect you in a worldwide network of experts, so we can together share, advance, and practice best medical care to our patients. Various exchange programs are designed to connect and support knowledge transfer, including observerships, discussion forums and fellowships.
Clinical Decision Tools
Two useful and easily accessible clinical decision tools were developed to assist your daily clinical practice. The Pocket Guides (as paper, PDF and soon App) are designed to provide general recommendations for most clinical situations. The interactive online Consultation Portal enables patient-adapted, individualized interactive recommendations through our interdisciplinary experts.

Find your next Online Seminar

Meet, discuss and exchange experience virtually with world’s leading experts in the field of periprosthetic infections – interdisciplinary advanced online seminars

Find your next Workshop

Meet, discuss and exchange experience with world´s best experts in the field of implant and surgical infections – interdisciplinary advanced workshops

PRO-IMPLANT Pocket Guides

PRO-IMPLANT Pocket Guides provide practical guidance and evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of various implant and surgical infections. Since its introduction, the Pocket Guide become one of the most popular clinical decision tools worldwide, which are regularly updated.

Consultation portal

The PRO-IMPLANT Consultation Portal is our online service to physicians for the management of complex infections involving bones, joints, or implants. International experts assist you in the interactive online chat to establish optimal diagnosis, treatment and prevention of complex infections.



The PRO-IMPLANT Foundation Consultation Portal gives our team the necessary confidence to treat even complex cases of musculoskeletal infections. The fast and above all personal support via online consultation allows us to apply the PRO-IMPLANT diagnosis and therapy algorithm, which has been clinically proven over many years, to each patient individually. On behalf of our patients: "Many thanks to the entire PRO-IMPLANT team!

Dr. Bernd Preininger

Specialist for orthopaedics and traumatology

Warmbad-Villach, Austria