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ALLMedicine™ Joint Infections Center

Research & Reviews  187 results

Sepsis and Total Joint Arthroplasty.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocl.2021.08.008
The Orthopedic Clinics of North America; Patel KM, Mears SC et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - The number of annual total joint arthroplasties (TJA) is increasing. Periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) occur when there is infection involving the prosthesis and surrounding tissue, which has the potential to develop into sepsis if left untrea...

Outcomes After Resection Arthroplasty Versus Permanent Antibiotic Spacer for Salvage Tr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2021.10.016
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; Xiao M, Money A et. al.

Nov 15th, 2021 - Although revision to new components is favored following shoulder periprosthetic joint infections (PJI), implant exchange is not always feasible. In certain cases, definitive treatment may be retainment of an antibiotic spacer or resection arthrop...

Effect of an Intensified Antibiotic Stewardship Program at an Orthopedic Surgery Depart...
https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2021.040
Surgical Infections; Feihl S, Querbach C et. al.

Nov 12th, 2021 - Background: Institutional programs such as antibiotic stewardship (ABS) programs offer possibilities to monitor and modify antibiotic usage with the aim of reducing antibiotic resistance. In orthopedic units that treat peri-prosthetic joint infect...

Prosthetic joint infections and legal disputes: a threat to the future of prosthetic or...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8578522
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology : Official Journ... Basile G, Gallina M et. al.

Nov 10th, 2021 - Prosthetic joint infections (PJI) represent one of the major problems in orthopedic prosthetic surgery. The incidence of PJIs varies according to the site of intervention, and different published case studies report occurrence at 0.5 to 3.0% in th...

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News  8 results

Tobacco Use Is a Risk Factor for Prosthetic Joint Infection After Total Hip Arthroplasty
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/943542

Jan 6th, 2021 - Takeaway Tobacco use was associated with an increased risk of developing prosthetic joint infections (PJIs), particularly deep infection or infection requiring revision surgery in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA).

Commentary to "CDC Will Soon Issue Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection"
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/102573/infectious-diseases/commentary-cdc-will-soon-issue-guidelines-prevention?channel=264
Nodzo SR

Sep 11th, 2015 - Analyzing the Guidelines: It Can't All Be Level I The demand for total joint arthroplasty continues to rise, resulting in a steady increase in the number of primary total hip and knee replacements every year. Unfortunately, as these numbers rise,.

First Guidelines for Managing Prosthetic Joint Infections
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/775917

Dec 10th, 2012 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America has published a set of clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and management of prosthetic joint infections (PJIs). The guidelines, the first on the subject issued by the society, call for close ...

First Guidelines for Managing Prosthetic Joint Infections
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/775917

Dec 10th, 2012 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America has published a set of clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and management of prosthetic joint infections (PJIs). The guidelines, the first on the subject issued by the society, call for close ...

Daptomycin Studied for Bone, Joint Infections : The drug's off-label use may be less likely to cause drug resistance due to long-term therapy.
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/25057/infectious-diseases/daptomycin-studied-bone-joint-infections-drugs
Family Practice News; Diana Mahoney

BOSTON — Daptomycin may effectively treat gram-positive bone and joint infections and may be less likely than standard antimicrobials to cause drug resistance as a consequence of long-term therapy, Michael S. Finney, M.

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