Diakovere Annastift, Hannover, Germany
Michael Skutek, MD gathered expertise as an orthopedic surgeon in prevention and detection of surgical site infections both during his fellowship (Canada) and in daily life practice in an academic orthopedic center (Germany). His viewpoint combines the academic angle as well as experience as a practicing surgeon with >200 joint replacements per year. His research focuses on optimizing treatment and preventing of complications. Knowledge of potential risk factors and straight forward performance is a key to reduce SSI in obese and morbidly obese patients.