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Prosthetic Joint Infection

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25 Jun 2019

systemic pathogen-targeted antibiotic therapy for 4 weeks after complete implant removal may have similar clinical remission rate compared to antibiotic therapy for 6 weeks in patients with orthopedic implant infections (J Antimicrob Chemother 2019 May 18 early online)

3 Jun 2019

glucocorticoid 10 mg/day associated with increased risk of prosthetic joint infection up to 1 year in adults with rheumatoid arthritis having elective total hip or knee arthroplasty (Ann Intern Med 2019 May 21 early online)

20 Mar 2019

perioperative doxycycline plus cefazolin may not reduce positive Propionibacterium acnes culture compared to cefazolin alone in patients having shoulder arthroplasty (J Bone Joint Surg Am 2018 Jun 6)

20 Mar 2019

perioperative doxycycline plus cefazolin may not reduce positive Propionibacterium acnes culture compared to cefazolin alone in patients having shoulder arthroplasty (J Bone Joint Surg Am 2018 Jun 6)

22 Jan 2019

combination of alpha defensin lateral flow test and synovial fluid CRP test may help detect and rule out periprosthetic joint infection in patients with joint pain after knee or hip arthroplasty (J Bone Joint Surg Am 2018 Jul 18)

22 Jan 2019

Synovasure alpha defensin lateral flow test appears to have high specificity but may have low to moderate sensitivity for detecting periprosthetic joint infection in patients having knee or hip revision arthroplasty (J Bone Joint Surg Am 2018 May 2)

11 Sep 2017

review of using nuclear medicine imaging wisely in diagnosing infectious diseases (Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 Winter)

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