The International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society is happy and proud to present another Focus Meeting that will take place in Humanitas University, Milan, Italy in December 2018. The focus of this meeting is quite provocative: “I am NOT Ready for Metal” and it is on a cutting-edge field regarding current state of art in growth factors, scaffolds, cells and other joint preservation techniques for OA. A topic that everybody will be more and more interested in the near future. The course is dedicated to both basic scientists and orthopaedic practitioners.
During the meeting, participants will get a deep overview on joint preservation techniques, and also exposed to practical tips and tricks on their application. International renowned specialists and opinion leaders (clinicians and basic scientist) will give insights about what is coming from the bench, such as GFs and MSC application, biomarkers, unloading approaches, bone marrow edema, novel MR imaging methods and injectable biologic products. This Focus meeting will be enriched by RE-LIVE SURGERY SESSIONS, where innovative osteochondral and meniscal scaffolds, stem cells/bone marrow/adipose tissue concentrate techniques will be displayed. Hope to see you in Milan in December 2018!