On June 18, the Sino-German Video Conference on Valgus Knee TKA & Inauguration Ceremony of the Sino-German Orthopedics Communication Center kicked off in the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College. Prof. Chen Yongsong, President of the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, attended the meeting and delivered a welcome speech, and Prof. Graichen, Medical Director of Asklepios Orthopedic Clinic Lindenlohe, Orthopaedic professor of Goethe University Frankfurt, was invited to share a scientific lecture online, talking about his experience on the complexity of TKA in Valgus Knees. Prof. Hu Jun, the academic leader of Orthopaedics Department of the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, presided over the conference, which many other orthopaedics experts in Shantou area also attended.
Prof. Chen Yongsong delivered a welcome speech
Prof. Hu Jun chaired the conference
With a purpose of deepening the academic exchanges, broadening our horizons, and building a professional, distinct and high-level discipline, the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, works together with Asklepios Orthopedic Clinic Lindenlohe to establish a Sino-German Orthopedics Communication Center. President Chen Yongsong and Prof. Hu Jun jointly unveiled the Sino-German Orthopedics Communication Center, with Prof. Graichen participating the inauguration ceremony online. In the future, two sides will strengthen mutual cooperation through this international platform for sharing knowledge, networking with fellow colleagues and making progresses together. As one of Europe's largest clinic operators in Germany, this is the first time that Asklepios has established a communication center in China, which is of great importance for both sides.
President Chen Yongsong and Prof. Hu Jun attended the inauguration ceremony
After the inauguration ceremony, Prof. Graichen shared his experience in total knee arthroplasty surgery for valgus knee, introducing in detail the type, anatomy, pathology and surgical options for valgus knee. During the discussion session, attendees onsite actively discussed with Prof. Graichen about the sliding distance in osteotomy and the handling of bone defect, ect.
Prof. Hu Jun expressed his sincere thankfulness to Prof. Graichen for his wonderful academic sharing. Although the COVID-19 imposed great difficulties and challenges on us, but academic exchanges will never stop. The Orthopedics Department of the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College will further strengthen international academic exchanges and broaden horizons through the Sino-German Orthopedics Communication Center, and will conduct extensive and in-depth exchanges with the Asklepios Orthopedic Clinic Lindenlohe in the fields of joint surgery, spine surgery, traumatic orthopedics, bone tumor and pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine, basic orthopedic research, personnel training and discipline construction.
Introduction of the Asklepios Kliniken organisation and Asklepios Orthopedic Clinic Lindenlohe
With its approximately 160 healthcare facilities, including more than 100 clinics throughout Germany and a workforce of more than 47,000 employees, Asklepios is among Europe's largest clinic operators. Established 1985, the health group has remained in family ownership and dedicated to the principles of its founder to this day, namely to offer its patients the highest standards of innovative medical care. Asklepios clinics and other medical facilities are located in 14 of the 16 federal states of Germany. They treat over two million patients each year.
Asklepios Orthopedic Clinic Lindenlohe is an orthopedic hospital. Today the clinic has 140 beds and 8 beds with post-operative monitoring and ventilation technology. Every year it cares for over 4,000 inpatients and around 10,000 outpatients.
the FOCUS Rating Top National Hospital
Endoprosthetics Center for Maximum Care
The Olympic Training Center Bavaria
KTQ certification, the Cooperation for Transparency and Quality in Healthcare (Kooperation für Transparenz und Qualitätim Gesundheitswesen–KTQ)