Welcome to PRO⁠-⁠IMPLANT Foundation

Your partner in the management of implant and surgical infections


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„Digital Dialog“ on the Management of PJI organized by Aesculap Akadmie
Infections in orthopedics and trauma surgery represent an increasing challenge in clinical practice. During the event, new and innovative concepts in the diagnosis and therapy of bone, joint and implant infections will be presented and critically discussed. The use and effectiveness of antibiotics against biofilms is a central topic: How are periprosthetic infections treated? How […]
Be part of our FIRST Online Seminar!
Our renowned and highly valued Workshop on Periprosthetic Joint Infections (PJI) format goes online. A series of 6 modules will give you the opportunity to refresh and deepen your knowledge around prevention, diagnosis and combined surgical and antibiotic treatment in the complex field of Periprosthetic Joint Infections.  
Discover our variety of Pocket Guides FOR FREE!
Discover one of our most popular clinical decision tools – the PRO-IMPLANT Pocket Guide! It is an evidence-based recommendation for diagnosis and treatment of implant and surgical infections. Since it’s first introduction in 2015, we have developed 9 additional Guides. Each is available in different languages and formats like pdf. and printed. All pdf. formats […]

Key activities

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

Supporting 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

04 November - 09 December 2020

Online Seminar on Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI)


The online seminar on The Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) provides the most recent information about successful management of prosthetic joint infections. An interdisciplinary team of world’s leading experts will share with you their longstanding experience and practical approach about prevention, diagnosis and combined surgical and antibiotic treatment. The seminar is a mix of lectures by world leading expert scientists in the domain and case discussion.


Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz

Dr. Nora Renz

Assist. Prof. Dr. Rihard Trebše, Ph.D

Prof. Dr. Olivier Borens

Dr. Daniel Pérez Prieto

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

Due to current situation - No Workshops will take place in 2020

Dates for 2021 will be announced here soon!


Our on-side workshops on the Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) provide an up-to-date information and a practical approach to manage successfully periprosthetic joint infection. We cover prevention, diagnosis and combined (medical and surgical) treatment, with particular emphasis on the interdisciplinary approach and efficient modern concepts. The courses are a mix of lectures by expert scientists in the domain, interactive case discussion and practical (hands-on) 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