Experts from the fields of orthopedics, rheumatology and physical medicine are contesting in the interdisciplinary training program at the “Arthrosis, Cartilage & Rheumatism” day, organized by the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Orthopedics of the Danube University Krems. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Nehrer, Head of the Center and Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medicine, is the scientific director of the event.

Digital analysis methods for Arthrosis

The conference “Arthrosis, cartilage & rheumatism” organized by the Danube University Krems on April 22nd, 2017, covers these two diseases. The focus is on the cartilage, which also plays a central role in the articular joint problems mentioned. Accordingly, current findings on the diagnosis and treatment of cartilage defects form the main topic of the scientific program, for which the Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medicine of the Danube University Krems, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Nehrer, responsible. Operative and conservative treatment options for articular diseases caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatism are further focuses. An overview of the differential diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases is the conclusion of the series of lectures. In parallel workshops, the topics “Arthrosis prevention by movement therapy” as well as “Radiological determination of the arthrosis degree” are dealt with.

Joint pain can have many causes: osteoarthritis and rheumatism are particularly common.

The day “Arthrosis, cartilage and rheumatism” is organized by the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Orthopedics of the Danube University Krems. The event is under the patronage of the Karl Landsteiner Institutes for autoimmune diseases and rheumatology as well as for regenerative medicine on the movement apparatus, arthroscopy and cartilage research. In addition to physicians of various disciplines, ergotherapy and physiotherapists as well as nursing staff are expected.

Information: 3rd day of arthritis, cartilage & rheumatism.
Orthopedics / Rheumatology / Physical Medicine
Date: Saturday 22 April 2017
Location: Eagle HomeOne, Eschenbachgasse 9, 1010 Vienna
Contact: + 43-800-201-208,
Congress fee: 144 euros normal / 120 euros reduced

3rd Expert Conference on Arthrosis, Cartilage and Rheumatology