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The Alpha-defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infections Is Not Affected by Prior Antibiotic Administration

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® July 2016, Volume 474, Issue 7, pp 1610–1615 The Alpha-defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infections Is Not Affected by Prior Antibiotic Administration Authors Alisina Shahi Javad Parvizi Gregory S. Kazarian Carlos Higuera Salvatore Frangiamore Joshua Bingham Christopher Beauchamp Craig Della Valle Carl Deirmengian Open AccessSymposium: Proceedings of the 2015 Musculoskeletal Infection Society First Online: 10 February 2016 …

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Does “6-Clicks” Day 1 Postoperative Mobility Score Predict Discharge Disposition After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties?

Does “6-Clicks” Day 1 Postoperative Mobility Score Predict Discharge Disposition After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties? Mariano E. Menendez, MD, Charles S. Schumacher, MD, David Ring, MD, PhD, Andrew A. Freiberg, MD, Harry E. Rubash, MD, Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD The Journal of Arthroplasty. Volume 31, Issue 9, September 2016, …

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Discharge Destination After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Postdischarge Outcomes and Placement Risk Factors

Discharge Destination After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Postdischarge Outcomes and Placement Risk Factors Aakash Keswani, BA, Mitchell C. Weiser, MD, John Shin, BS, Andrew J. Lovy, MD, Calin S. Moucha, The Journal of Arthroplasty.  Volume 31, Issue 9, September 2016, Pages 1866–1872.e1   Abstract Background Given the …

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Total hip replacement: increasing femoral offset improves functional outcome

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery September 2016, Volume 136, Issue 9, pp 1317–1323 Total hip replacement: increasing femoral offset improves functional outcome N. D. Clement,  R. S. Patrick-Patel,  D. MacDonald,  S. J. Breusch   Abstract Introduction The aim of this study was to assess the independent effect of radiographic measures of implant position, relative to pre-operative anatomical …

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A protocol avoiding allogeneic transfusion in joint arthroplasties

A protocol avoiding allogeneic transfusion in joint arthroplasties You-Sung Suh,  Jae-Hwi Nho,  Hyung-Suk Choi,  Yong-Chan Ha,  Jong-Seok Park,  Kyung-Hoi Koo Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery September 2016, Volume 136, Issue 9, pp 1213–1226 Abstract Introduction Arthroplasties of hip and knee are associated with blood loss, which may lead to adverse patient outcome. Performing arthroplasties in Jehovah’s …

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Pintar la piel dos veces reduce el riesgo de infeccion

Single vs Repeat Surgical Skin Preparations for Reducing Surgical Site Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Study Tiffany N. Morrison, MS, Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, Mayank Taneja, MBBS, Fatih Küçükdurmaz, MD, Richard H. Rothman, MD, Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS * The Journal of Arthroplasty 31 (2016) …

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