Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting

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Meeting News

Alpha-defensin lateral flow test yielded excellent sensitivity, specificity for PJI

September 4, 2019
NEW YORK — The alpha-defensin lateral flow test yielded excellent sensitivity and specificity for periprosthetic joint infection and had a…
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Rifampin intolerance seen in 23% of patients with orthopedic infections

August 12, 2019
NEW YORK — Among 75 patients who began rifampin therapy in conjunction with other medications to treat staphylococcal prosthetic joint…
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Reinfection not linked with vancomycin, impaction grafting for infected THA revision

August 8, 2019
NEW YORK — Infection eradication and limited stem migration occurred at 2-year minimum follow-up in patients who underwent staged total hip…
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Study: Antibiotic cement is not cost effective for infection prevention in TKA

August 7, 2019
NEW YORK — According to a presenter at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting, routine use of antibiotic-loaded…
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Mental health conditions present in 22.6% of patients who undergo septic TKA revision

August 4, 2019
NEW YORK — There was a greater prevalence of mental health conditions among patients undergoing septic revision total knee arthroplasty…
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Arthroplasty for septic arthritis linked with 12.4% prosthetic joint infection rate

August 3, 2019
NEW YORK — Male gender, a diagnosis of diabetes and having native septic arthritis are factors that put patients with septic arthritis who…
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Better guidelines needed to manage postoperative spine infection

August 2, 2019
NEW YORK — Compared to the literature available about how to manage acute and chronic infection in the total joint arthroplasty, few guidelines…
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VIDEO: Patients on biologics for rheumatoid arthritis had higher rates of Staphylococcus aureus

August 3, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — At the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting, Andy O. Miller, MD, infectious disease specialist at…
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Study showed variation in time to incubation among culture samples

August 3, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Results presented here showed variability in the time to transport, process and incubate culture samples, with almost half of…
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Next-generation sequencing less commonly identified P. acnes vs routine culture

August 2, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Propionibacterium acnes from primary shoulder surgery was less commonly identified with next-generation sequencing compared…

Meeting Calendar

Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting

August 2, 2019 - August 3, 2019

  • Location: New York