Perioperative Testing for Joint Infection in Patients Undergoing Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
- The Risk of Revision After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Among Statin Users. Thillemann, Theis M.; Pedersen, Alma B.; Mehnert, Frank; Johnsen, Søren P.; Søballe, Kjeld // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 5, p1063
Background: Statins have been associated with beneficial effects on bone metabolism and inflammation in both experimental and clinical studies. The association between statin use and the risk of revision after primary total hip arthroplasty has not been examined. Methods: We identified 2349...
- Complication of Dimple creation. Saraf, Sanjay; Pillutia, Ramesh // Indian Dermatology Online Journal;2010, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p42
A letter to the editor is presented in which an infection suffered by a female of 27 years of age after a dimple creation surgery is discussed.
- Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 2, p524
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Current Concepts Review: Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection," by Thomas W. Bauer and colleagues in the 2006 issue.
- Commentary on an article by Gaetano J. Scuderi, MD, et al.: "Identification of a Novel Fibronectin-Aggrecan Complex in the Synovial Fluid of Knees with Painful Meniscal Injury". Vidal, Armando F. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2/16/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 4, following p414
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Identification of a Novel Fibronectin-Aggrecan Complex in the Synovial Fluid of Knees with Painful Meniscal Injury," by Gaetano J. Scuderi.
- High Medium-term Survival of ZweymÃ¼ller SLR-PlusÂ® Stem Used in Femoral Revision. Panagiotis Korovessis; Thomas Repantis // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Aug2009, Vol. 467 Issue 8, p2032
AbstractÂ Â Revision after failed THA resulting from loosening of the femoral component can be challenging even for experienced surgeons. Aseptic loosening usually is associated with some degree of bone loss. We asked whether the ZweymÃ¼ller SLR-PlusÂ®, along with allograft...
- Three cases of Kingella kingae infection in young children. Costers, Michiel; Wouters, Carine; Moens, Pierre; Verhaegen, Jan // European Journal of Pediatrics;2003, Vol. 162 Issue 7/8, p530
Describes three cases of Kingella kingae infection in young children who were hospitalized. Importance of proper handling of synovial fluid; Consideration of K. kingae as an occasional normal inhabitant of the upper respiratory tract; Susceptibility of K. kingae to most antibiotics; Correct...
- X Marks the Spot: Cosmetic Surgery Gone Awry. Zachary, Dalila; Rosas, Donovan; Chan, Florence; Tashima, Karen // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Dec2009, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p416
The article presents a case study of a 21-year-old woman with complaints of intermittent fever. It notes that the patient had undergone buttocks augmentation through hydrogel buttock injections, where most of the injections were administered to the right buttock. The physical examination reveals...
- Mycobacterium abscessus and Lipotourism. Chen, Lin H. // Travel Medicine Advisor;Aug2008, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p44
IN MARCH 2004, AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST IN New York queried the Emerging Infections Network (EIN) listserv about treatment of a patient with M. abscessus wound infection following abdominoplasty in the Dominican Republic. A second physician with a similar patient saw this message and...
- Two-stage revision for prosthetic joint infection: predictors of outcome and the role of reimplantation microbiology. Bejon, P.; Berendt, A.; Atkins, B. L.; Green, N.; Parry, H.; Masters, S.; Mclardy-Smith, P.; Gundle, R.; Byren, I. // Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Mar2010, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p569
Objectives: We describe rates of success for two-stage revision of prosthetic joint infection (PJI), including data on reimplantation microbiology.