Mediclinic City Hospital’s Orthopaedic team cordially invites you for an informative webinar session to discuss evidence based management of cartilage injury of the knee.
A CME ACCREDITED PROGRAMME
Date: 24th June 2020
Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Cartilage lesions of the knee are commonly found during routine arthroscopy. These lesions may cause pain, swelling, mechanical symptoms, and functional impairment. In this webinar session, Prof. Dr. Karl will discuss the current modalities such as stem cell simulation, cell implantation by (cell-free) scaffolds, and the role of growth hormones and / or cytokines for the treatment of these frequent present cartilage lesions
The programme will benefit orthopaedic physicians and surgeons, physiotherapists and chiropractors
Prof. Dr. Karl Fredrik Almqvist
Consultant Orthopaedics, Knee Surgery & Sports Traumatology
Prof. Dr Karl is an internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon with main interest in Sports medicine and knee pathologies (conservative treatment, ACL/ meniscal cartilage surgery and Knee replacement). He is trained at the University of Ghent in Belgium and worked at the Ghent University Hospital where he was Head of Clinic, Department of Physical Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Prof. Dr. Karl has published extensively and written a number of book chapters. He is a regular speaker at international meetings and is on the editorial board or is a reviewer for the major sports orthopaedic journals.
To join the webinar session, please email to Ahmed.Kamil@mediclinic.ae. Only registered participants will be sent the webinar link.