Relevance of Metal Carcinogenicity for Orthopaedics: Controversies and Concerns
This EFORT Webinar will focus on potential carcinogenicity of metal containing implants in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. The objectives of this Webinar are:
– to inform Orthopaedic Surgeons about the classification of cobalt as a carcinogen on EU level and potential consequences for surgeons and manufacturers
– to summarize current knowledge on the carcinogenic potential of metal particles released from arthroplasty implants
– to announce related activities within the “EFORT Implant, Patient and Staff Safety Initiative (IPSSI)” directed towards this issue
This Webinar is organised by EFORT independent of any commercial educational support and hosted by M-Events.
Event details: https://efortnet.conference2web.com/#!webinars/59875/details