Sir John Charnley said “joint sepsis will be the major hurdle in our way in the future”. His words are still valid. Periprosthetic joint infection is one of the most catastrophic complications in orthopedic surgery. Prevention is crucial. Join us for an interactive, lively and informative discussion regarding 2 of the most controversial intraoperative procedures to prevent PJI. Thinking BIG, two Bigs RCT of these issues will start in the future.


  • Intraoperative Irrigation solutions
  • Antibiotic loaded cement

Joan Minguell Monyart
Head of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service (COT) since 2016
University Hospital
Vall d’Hebron
Barcelona, Spain

Ernesto Guerra, MD
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
University Hospital Vall d’Hebron
Barcelona, Spain