The first convention on innovative mini-invasive techniques to treat Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

On April, 11th, Shanghai Bio-lu Biomaterials organized the first convention on innovative mini-invasive techniques to treat Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head (ANFH) in Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center. With special guest-speakers Pr. Wang Zhen from Xian Xijing Hospital and Pr. Sun Wei from Beijing China-Japan Friendship Hospital, and over one hundred orthopedic surgeons from Chinese and French hospitals, Pr. Lu Jianxi presented his new BioRod mini-invasive technique, as an innovative alternative to traditional methods such as joint replacement.

The surgeons presented their own clinical cases and shared their experience of the BioRod. This product has been shown to be effective in treating a wide range of ANFH, ranging from early stage II to collapsed stage III cases. With over 250 operations, the success rate of the BioRod is over 95%, imposing itself as an effective implant to restore the quality of life of the patients.

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Meeting with Nobel Prize winner Pr. Jules Hoffmann

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On February 22nd, Pr. Jianxi Lu and Pr. Jules Hoffmann met in Strasbourg to discuss about different projets and scientific cooperation. Knowing each other for more than 25 years, they enjoyed the opportunity to debate about their respective point of view on the progress of medical research in both France and China.

Pr. Hoffmann was awarded of both the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and the Shaw Prize for his discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity. Hoffmann is a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the French Academy of Sciences, the Academia Europaea, the European Molecular Biology Organization, the United States National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Fondation Écologie d’Avenir and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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