Apr 30th, 2017 - Infection of the musculoskeletal system is a common clinical problem. Differentiating soft tissue from osseous infection often determines the appropriate clinical therapeutic course.
Elie F. Berbari
Sep 14th, 2015 - Native vertebral osteomyelitis (NVO) in adults is often the result of hematogenous seeding of the adjacent disc space from a distant focus, as the disc is avascular [1, 2]. The diagnosis of NVO can often be delayed several months and may initially be misdiagnosed and mismanaged as a degenerative process [3, 4].
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Beaman FD et. al.
May 5th, 2017 - Infection of the musculoskeletal system is a common clinical problem. Differentiating soft tissue from osseous infection often determines the appropriate clinical therapeutic course. Radiographs are the recommend initial imaging examination, and although often not diagnostic in acute osteomyelitis, can provide anatomic evaluation and alternative diagnoses influencing subsequent imaging selectio...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Berbari EF, Kanj SS et. al.
Jul 31st, 2015 - These guidelines are intended for use by infectious disease specialists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with native vertebral osteomyelitis (NVO). They include evidence and opinion-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with NVO treated with antimicrobial therapy, with or without surgical int...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Safdar NM et. al.
Nov 5th, 2018 - Imaging plays in important role in the evaluation of the acutely limping child. The decision-making process about initial imaging must consider the level of suspicion for infection and whether symptoms can be localized. The appropriateness of specific imaging examinations in the acutely limping child to age 5 years is discussed with attention in each clinical scenario to the role of radiography...
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; Diaz-Ledezma C, Higuera CA et. al.
Feb 26th, 2013 - The lack of agreement regarding what constitutes successful treatment for periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) makes it difficult to compare the different strategies of management that are used in clinical practice and in research studies. The aims of this study were to create a consensus definition for success after PJI treatment, and to provide a universal, multidimensional framework for rep...
The Journal of Infection; Donald PR
Jun 15th, 2011 - To review literature regarding osteo-articular tuberculosis (OATB) and make recommendations made for the chemotherapy of children. Key words bone tuberculosis, joint tuberculosis, tuberculosis of the spine, tuberculous osteomyelitis were used to search Pubmed and further references obtained by cross referencing and searching the indices of known papers. Results were tabulated regarding regimens...