Asist. Univ. Dr. Dragos Apostu

Doctor in stiinte medicale

Ariile de interes medical:

  • Chirurgia genunchiului
  • Artroplastia de sold
  • Traumatologie osteo-articulara
  • Chirurgia gleznei si a piciorului

Expertiza profesionala:

  • Artroscopie de genunchi
  • Artroplastie primara totala de genunchi
  • Artroplastie primara totala de sold
  • Osteotomie de tibie
  • Traumatologie sportiva
  • Traumatologia membrului inferior
  • Traumatologia membrului superior
  • Inflitratii intraarticulare

Competenta in:

  • Chirurgia artroscopica a genunchiului
  • Artroplastia de genunchi
  • Artroplastia de sold
  • Tratamentul traumatismelor osteoarticulare

Cursuri postuniversitare si stagii de pregatire in strainatate:

  • Stagiu de pregatire in artroplastia totala de genunchi – Prof. Dr. Samih Tarabichi
  • Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai (Emiratele Arabe Unite).
  • Stagiu de pregatire in artroplastia minim invaziva a soldului – Prof. Dr. Filippo Randelli
  • IRCCS Policlinico San Donato [ 20/11/2017 – 22/11/2017, Milano (Italia).
  • Lector invitat in cadrul a 6 cursuri si congrese de specialitate.

Participare la peste 40 de cursuri si congrese, dintre care cele mai reprezentative sunt:

  • 2020: Artroplastia totala de genunchi – primara si de revizie (Stolzalpe, Austria);
  • 2019: Congresul Academiei Americane a Chirurgilor Ortopezi (Las Vegas, Statele Unite ale Americii);
  • 2018: Congresul Academiei Americane a Chirurgilor Ortopezi (New Orleans, Statele Unite ale Americii);
  • 2017: Aboduri si osteosinteza in Ortopedie si Traumatologie (Graz, Austria);
  • 2017: Chirurgia gleznei si a piciorului (Iasi, Romania);
  • 2017: Congresul Academiei Americane a Chirurgilor Ortopezi (San Diego, Statele Unite ale Americii);
  • 2016: Congresul Intenational de Artroplastie (Dubai, Emiratele Arabe Unite);
  • 2016: Artroplastia de genunchi (cazuri dificile) (Berlin, Germania);
  • 2016: Congresul Academiei Americane a Chirurgilor Ortopezi (Orlando, Statele Unite ale Americii);
  • 2014: Principiile tratamentului chirurgical al fracturilor (Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia);

Publicatii

Autor in cadrul a 32 de articole de specialitate. Dintre cele mai importante enumeram:
 

  • Dragos Apostu, Ondine Lucaciu, Alexandru Mester, Daniel Oltean-Dan, Dan Gheban, Horea Rares Ciprian Benea. Tibolone, Alendronate and Simvastatin enhance implant osseointegration in a preclinical in vivo model. Clinical Oral Implants Research. 2020
  • Dragos Apostu, Ondine Lucaciu, Daniel Oltean-Dan, Alexandru-Dorin Muresan, Cristina Moisescu-Pop, Andrei Maxim, Horea Benea.The Influence of Thyroid Pathology on Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk: A Review. Diagnostics 10, 149. 2020
  • Dragos Apostu, Horea RC Benea, Denisa Beldean, Daniel Oltean-Dan, Zsolt Gabri, Alexandru Mester, Ioan Cristescu. The influence of component positioning on total hip replacement biomechanics. Human and Veterinary Medicine. 2020.
  • Dragos Apostu, Ondine Lucaciu, Alexandru Mester, Daniel Oltean-Dan, Mihaela Baciut, Grigore Baciut, Simion Bran, Florin Onisor, Andra Piciu, Roxana D Pasca, Andrei Maxim, Horea Benea. Systemic drugs with impact on osteoarthritis. Drug Metabolism Reviews. 2019.
  • Dragos Apostu, Horea Rares Ciprian Benea, Denisa Beldean, Danieal Oltean-Dan, Zsolt Joseph Gabri, Alexandru Mester, Ioan Cristescu. The Influence of Component Positioning on Total Hip Replacement Biomechanics. Maedica. 2019;14:8.
  • Daniel Oltean-Dan, Gabriela-Bombonica Dogaru, Maria Tomoaia-Cotisel, Dragos Apostu, Alexandru Mester, Horea-Rares-Ciprian Benea, Mihai-Gheorghe Paiusan, Elena-Mihaela Jianu Aurora Mocanu, Reka Balint, Catalin-Ovidiu Popa, Cristian Berce, Gyorgy-Istvan Bodizs, Alina-Mihaela Toader, Gheorghe Tomoaia. Enhancement of bone consolidation using high-frequency pulsed electromagnetic short-waves and titanium implants coated with biomimetic composite embedded into PLA matrix: in vivo evaluation. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2019.
  • Alexandru Mester, Dragos Apostu, Lidia Ciobanu, Andra Piciu, Ondine Lucaciu, Radu Septimiu Campian, Marian Taulescu, Simion Bran. The impact of proton pump inhibitors on bone regeneration and implant osseointegration. Drug Metabolism Reviews. 2019
  • Apostu D, Lucaciu O, Mester A, Benea H, Oltean-Dan D, Onisor F, Baciut M, Bran S. Cannabinoids and Bone Regeneration . Drug Metabolism Reviews. 2019;doi:10.1080/036002532.2019.1574303.
  • Mester A, Ciobanu L, Taulescu M, Apostu D, Lucaciu O, Filip GA, Feldrihan V, Licarete E, Ilea A, Piciu A, Oltean- Dan D, Scurtu I, Berce C, Campian RS. Periodontal disease may induce liver fibrosis in an experimental study on Wistar rats. J Periodontol. 2019;doi:10.0002/JPER.18-0585.
  • MS Hasanain, D Apostu, A Alrefaee, S Tarabichi. Comparing the Effect of Tourniquet vs Tourniquet-Less in Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasties. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2018. doi:10.1016/j.arth. 2018.02.013.
  • Dragos Apostu , Ondine Lucaciu, Cristian Berce, Dan Lucaciu, Dan Cosma. Current methods of preventing aseptic loosening and improving osseointegration of titanium implants in cementless total hip arthroplasty: a review. Journal of International Medical Research. 2017;0(0):1-16.
  • D Apostu, O Lucaciu, GDO Lucaciu, B Crisan, L Crisan, M Baciut, F Onisor, G Baciut, RS Campian, S Bran . Systemic drugs that influence titanium implant osseointegration. Drug Metabolism Reviews. 2017.

Participare la studii clinice

  • 2020: Efectele medicamentelor sistemice asupra procesului de osteointegrare al implanturilor din titan.
  • -    Director de proiect in cadrul grantului PN-III-P1.1-PD-2019-0124 – Ministerului Educatiei si Cercetarii.
  • 2016 – 2017: Viking Therapeutics – studiu clinic de faza II.

Premii

  • 2020 - Premiul Universitatii de Medicina si Farmacie pentru “Tineri cercetatori – Discipline Chirurgicale”;
  • 2019 - Premiul Universitatii de Medicina si Farmacie pentru “Tineri cercetatori – Discipline Chirurgicale”;
  • 2017 - 2020: 8 premii acordate de catre Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii din cadrul Ministerului Educatiei si Cercetarii.

Membru in societati medicale

  • Academia Americana a Chirurgilor Ortopezi (AAOS) – din anul 2016.
  • Societatea Europeana de Traumatologie Sportiva, Chirurgia Genunchiului si Artroscopie.
  • Societatea Romana de Ortopedie si Traumatologie.