Study Groups (SG)

Building Shared Knowledge Worldwide

Study Groups (SG) are solicited or spontaneous groups of experts,

with a particular interest in a specific field of musculo-skeletal or implant- or biofilm-related infections.


Prof. Mahmoud HAFEZ
Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of the Orthopaedic Dept,

October 6th University, Cairo - EGYPT

Deputy Chairman

Prof. Insa BAMBA

Professor of Orthopaedics

University "Félix Houphouët-Boigny", Abidjan - Cote d'Ivoire 


Osteoarticular Tuberculosis

Research on Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Socio-Economical Aspects of OA-TB

Study Group Leader: Prof. Vikas Agashe, MD


External Fixation for the Management of Musculo-Skeletal Infections

Focused on finding basic rules and standards for the management of osteomyelitis and septic nonions, this Study Group is chaired by Dr. Nikolay Klyushin, Director of Clinic on Infectious Osteology in Kurgan, Russia.

Study Group Leader: Nikolay Klyushin, MD


D-Dimer Serum Marker of Fracture Healing and Osteoarticular Infection

Based on growing evidences for D-Dimer sensitivity to the severity of bone insult, this SG focuses on the role of D-dimer serum levels as a biomarker for fracture healing and osteoarticular infections.

Study Group Leader: Marcelino Gomez, MD, PhD


This SG focuses on the effects and safety of antimicrobial coating technology with iodine to prevent and reduce infections in orthopaedic and trauma surgery.

Study Group Leader: Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD, PhD


Osteomyelitis definition and principles of management

This SG is working on finding a common definition of osteomyelitis and on the identification of the basic principles for treatment.

Study Group Leader: Andreas Tiemann, MD

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