Department of Osteoarticular infection surgery @ Ospedale Galeazzi - Sant'Ambrogio

The Operative Unit of Reconstructive Surgery and Osteoarticular Infections (C.R.I.O.) is specialized in the treatment of infections of hip and knee prostheses and, in general, of complications of orthopaedic surgery. The Department, which was established at tIstituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in 2008, is made up of a team of medical specialists in Orthopedics and Traumatology led by Dr. Antonio Pellegrin. 

CRIO is a highly specialized center offering patients suffering from osteoarticular infections an advanced, valid and effective diagnostic and therapeutic pathway, thanks also to the collaboration with the Radiology Services and the Analysis Laboratory, equipped with the most innovative technologies available, as well as the constant collaboration with Infectious Disease Consultant. All the above advantages contribute to earlier and more effective surgical treatment associated with improved quality of life for patients.

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Conditions we take care of at this Department

This type of service is aimed at patients with acute and/or chronic peri-prosthetic infection, infectious osteoarthritis, acute and/or chronic osteomyelitis, infection in the aftermath of osteosynthesis and finally in patients with infected pseudo-arthritis.

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Meet our team

Head physician

Antonio Pellegrini

Orthopedic surgeon
Antonio Pellegrini

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