Orthopedic implants have been widely used to restore the function of load-bearing joints, reducing pain and improving the life quality of millions of people every year. These devices are, however, prone to microbial infection, which remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in modern Healthcare. The development of novel approaches to confer the surfaces of orthopedic implants with anti-infective properties is, therefore, in great demand.
Poster presented during the AMiCI Workshop for Early Career Investigators (ECIs) and Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM). Riga, Latvia, 7th of March 2019