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Scientific Module "Materials in Medicine"

The module gives the medical background for relevant problems of the subprojects. This includes relevant disease patterns, latest forms of treatment, difficulties and latest developments in the fields of implants, biomaterials as skin or bone replacement.
The course will take place in Dresden from 14 to 16 December 2011.


14 December 2011
13:50 – 14:00

Prof. Jan Simon, Prof. Stefan Rammelt

 14:00 – 15:00
Wound healing: Challenges and new developments
Prof. Jan Simon
 15:00 – 16:00
Burn injuries:Principles of surgical treatment
Prof. Stefan Rammelt
 16:30 – 17:30
New skin substitutes for temporary and permanent coverage
Prof. Jan Simon
19:00 – 21:00 Get together with fireside discussion on clinical cases
PD Wolfgang Schneiders, Dr. Matthias Schulz


15 December 2011
09:00 – 10:00
Dental implants from ancient Egypt to present day
Prof. Uwe Eckelt
10:00 – 11:00
Critical size defects in the skull and mandible: Current concepts
Dr. Ronald Mai
11:00 – 12:30
Workshop: Resorbable dental implants
Dr. Anne Demmrich, Dr. Ronald Mai, Prof. Uwe Eckelt
13:30 – 14:30
Accomodating bone and gingiva: Special requirements for oral implants
Prof. Dr. U. Eckelt, Dr. Matthias Schulz
14:30 – 15:30
Bone substitute materials in orthopaedic applications: State of the art and outlook
PD Wolfgang Schneiders


16 December 2011
09:00 – 10:00
Trauma surgery: Tasks for the 21st century
Prof. Hans Zwipp
10:00 – 11:00
Bone remodelling around Titanium implants: Basic principles in long bones
Prof. Stefan Rammelt
11:00 – 12:00
Reconstructive surgery after complex trauma to the lower extremity
Prof. Hans Zwipp
12:00 – 13:30
Workshop: Sawbones
Prof. Hans Zwipp, Prof. Stefan Rammelt, Dr. Sebastian Rehberg
13:30 – 14:00
Evaluation of the module


12 January 2012
09:00 – 10:00
Final written examination


Venue: Medizinisch-Technisches Zentrum ofr TU Dresden, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, Library, Fiedlerstraße 42

credit points: 2 (graded)

Please register by 25 November 2011 by sending an e-mail to Anja Pohl.