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Anchor, suture removal of infected rotator cuffs did not improve remission rate

April 8, 2020
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Benzoyl peroxide may reduce presence of C. acnes on the shoulder

Orthopaedics Today Europe, April 2020
Published results showed use of benzoyl peroxide five times on the skin of the shoulder reduced the presence of Cutibacterium acnes and may reduce the risk of…
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Alpha-defensin lateral-flow test yields high sensitivity, specificity for periprosthetic joint infection

April 2, 2020
The alpha-defensin lateral-flow test showed a high sensitivity and specificity in detecting periprosthetic joint infection prior to revision total joint arthroplasty…
In the JournalsPerspective

Surgical jacket, bouffant use may not prevent surgical site infections

March 24, 2020
Use of surgical jackets and bouffants during surgery may be neither beneficial nor cost-effective in preventing surgical site infections, according to published…
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The Effects of Timing of Soft Tissue Coverage on Outcomes After Reconstruction of Type IIIB Open Tibia Fractures

Orthopedics, September/October 2019, Volume 42 Issue 5
High-energy open fractures of the tibia are frequently associated with tissue loss, wound contamination, and…
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VIDEO: Presenters said antibiotic-eluting ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene yielded promising results for infection treatment

April 13, 2018
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