Fractures and linked health disorders are going to increase in the future due to an ageing society. The project “Baltic Fracture Competence Centre” (BFCC) will set up local fracture registries at five hospitals around the Baltic Sea Region and link them together in one transnational fracture registry.

This first transnational registry will support hospitals and companies in the Baltic Sea Region in identifying needs and potentials for innovation within fracture management. Furthermore, clinicians will support the innovation process by identifying clinical needs.

As a future platform for fracture management BFCC will start collaboration between industry and hospitals by carrying out three demonstration pilots.


Database entry: Supporting BFCC's visibility and project transparency

The BFCC project now has an entry in the database of the German Network for Healthcare Research (Versorgungsforschung Deutschland’).

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Infection management with CERAMENT™ antibiotic portfolio

An implant-related infection is one of the most challenging complications in orthopedic and trauma surgery, since it often leads to multiple revisions as well as extensive systemic antibiotic treatment with potentially serious side effects and bacterial resistance.

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