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EndoCert® certification

At the end of 2013 and again in March 2017, the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery was successfully certified as a Maximum Care EndoProsthetics Center in accordance with “EndoCert®

“EndoCert®” from the renowned certification institute ClarCert is the world’s first certification system for medical institutions in the field of joint replacement. It ensures constant high quality in endoprosthetic care and continuously develops it further. Certification was carried out according to the nationwide quality criteria of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädischen Chirurgie – DGOOC) and the Society and Professional Association for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (Gesellschaft und Berufsverbandes für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie – DGOU / BVOU).

The standards of these expert committees ensure the highest level of quality, specialization and competence in joint replacement surgery for patients and thus promote optimal treatment success.

Constant quality control

The Endoprosthetics Center is obliged to observe and continuously monitor various quality indicators according to the specifications of the specialist societies. The following and other quality indicators are recorded annually, comprehensively evaluated and reviewed once a year by two external experts admitted for certification.

Patients can see from the certificate awarded that the Endoprosthetics Center at the Nardini Klinikum Landstuhl has intensively dealt with the topic of artificial joint replacement in coxarthrosis and gonarthrosis and that the quality requirements set by the specialist society are met.

  • Fulfillment of minimum surgery numbers for quality assurance
  • At least 2 main/senior surgeons with a prescribed minimum number of surgeries per year
  • Surgery or first assistance is carried out by one of the main/senior surgeons during each surgery
  • Preparation of pre- and postoperative x-rays for diagnosis confirmation and assessment of implant quality
  • Preoperative prosthesis planning with special software using digitalized x-rays
  • Evaluation of the implant position in the bone on the basis of specific measuring parameters
  • Registration and evaluation of complications after surgery and during subsequent treatment
  • Monitoring patient satisfaction

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