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Alpha defensin lateral flow test yielded high specificity, limited sensitivity for PJI

May 24, 2018

Proper IV self-infusion may reduce infection risk in patients with hemophilia

May 24, 2018
Educating patients with hemophilia on the proper use of IV self-infusion may significantly reduce the risk of periprosthetic joint infection after joint replacement…
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Risk calculator identified several risk factors for development of PJI after TJA

May 23, 2018
A validated, preoperative risk calculator identified several risk factors for the development of periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty. These…
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A 12-year-old boy with a 1-month history of left hip pain

Orthopedics Today, May 2018
Lucas G. Teske, MD; Allston J. Stubbs IV, MD
A 12-year-old boy with a past medical history of left iliac crest bone graft for pharyngoplasty/cleft palate repair performed 5 years prior to presentation arrived at…
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Review Article

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Procalcitonin as a Marker of Postoperative Orthopedic Infections

Orthopedics, May/June 2018, Volume 41 Issue 3
Procalcitonin is a serologic marker that increases in response to inflammatory stimuli, especially those of bacterial…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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VIDEO: Poor outcomes in patients with acute, traumatic wound dehiscence who undergo TKA

March 6, 2018
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