ORTHOPEDIC

Prosthetic Joint Infection: Prevention Update

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Figure 5.1 Comparison of 4% chlorhexidine gluconate to placebo (From Webster and Osborne [29], with permission) Figure 5.2 Comparison of 4% chlorhexidine to nonmedicated soap (From Webster and Osborne [29],…

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Prosthetic Joint Infection: Diagnosis Update

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IDSA criteria One or more of the following are present: 1. Indistinguishable microorganism isolated from two or more periprosthetic fluid or tissue samples AND/OR 2. Sinus tract communicating with the…

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Epidemiology of Prosthetic Joint Infection

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Figure 2.1 Trends in hip (left) and knee (right) replacement surgery , 2000–2014, selected European countries (OECD Health Statistics) (From OECD/EU [3], with permission) Most of the information about the…

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Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

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Figure 4.1 Algorithm of surgical management of patients with periprosthetic joint infection Other authors prefer to classify PJI according to the pathogenesis of the infection in early postoperative (symptoms beginning…

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Prosthetic Joint Infection: Guidelines and Recommendations Update

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Trisha Peel (ed.)Prosthetic Joint Infectionsdoi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65250-4_6 6. Prosthetic Joint Infection: Guidelines and Recommendations Update Trisha Peel1   (1) Department of Infectious Diseases, Monash University and Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia    …

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New Implants and Techniques in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: True Percutaneous Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (pTLIF) with the Posterolateral Transforaminal Endoscopic Approach

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Fig. 7.1 Different fabrics of percutaneous interbody cages (a) B-Twin expandable implant (b) standard PEEK interbody cage (c) Opticage model G2 (d) Opticage model G3 7.2 The Posterolateral Transforaminal Approach…

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Expandable Cages and Minimal Invasive Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine for Anterior Column Reconstruction

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Fig. 13.1 Twenty-seven-year-old female, L3 burst fracture 4 months before, neurologically intact. Anterior column mechanical incompetence is seen in lateral view standing X-ray (a) and CT scan (b). Reconstruction is…

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