Christmas Charity Project 2012

We ask for your support for our this year's Charity Project "prostheses with metal allergy intolerance". In our fundraising campaign we want to deal with, especially in recent years in connection with the arthroplasty and more intense discussion on "allergy". Allerien against such as nickel, cobalt or chromium are relatively common in Germany. Metal allergies can also cause an intolerance to an inserted endoprosthesis. Real scientific evidence is there not! The Department of Dermatology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU) has been a worldwide unique specialized center for exactly this issue and is valid throughout Europe as a reference address. With sophisticated genetic testing of biomarkers in the blood new methods to be developed to accurately identify those patients who can develop a true metal intolerance.