On March 21, 2023, at 14:30, Luoyang Orthopedic-Traumatological Hospital of Henan Province (Henan Provincial Orthopedic Hospital) and Paracelsus-Clinic Hanover-Langenhagen, the teaching hospital of the Hannover Medical School in Germany, jointly held the Sino-German Joint Replacement International Webinar 2023. Prof. Siebert, Medical Director of Paracelsus-Clinic Hanover-Langenhagen and Head of the Department for Orthopedics and Sports Traumatology, Germany, was invited to give a lecture and exchange on the topic of knee replacement revision. Vice President Cao Xiangyang of the hospital delivered the welcome speech, Prof. Sun Yongqiang chaired the webinar, Director Liu Yuwen, Director Chen Ke, Director Zhang Hong of the Disciplinary Construction Office, Prof. Ye Ye, the interpreter of the Webinar and fellow orthopaedic surgeons attended the webinar.
Prof. Siebert was invited to give a lecture on Revision arthroplasty of the knee in the elderly - Avoiding pitfalls, a highly specialized and challenging topic. The lecture focused on preoperative planning, prevention and management of complications, postoperative consultation with the multidisciplinary team, and postoperative physical and mental rehabilitation for revision on TKA for the elderly. The participants discussed post-operative delirium in the elderly in the light of Prof. Siebert's lecture, followed by two case discussions with the hospital's hip and knee replacement and revision team and discussed with Prof. Siebert for his insights.
Upon the closure of the webinar, Director Zhang Hong of the Disciplinary Construction Office gave a closing speech and thanked Prof. Siebert for his inspiring lecture and the participative discussion of the guests. Prof. Siebert expressed his delight in attending the Sino-German Joint Replacement International Webinar 2023 held at Luoyang Orthopedic-Traumatological Hospital of Henan Province. Both parties hope that there will be more opportunities for in-depth disciplinary discussions in the future.
Once again, we would like to thank President Yi Wengang, Vice President Cao Xiangyang and Director Zhang Hong for their great support for this webinar. The webinar was a great success.