Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the Musculoskeletal Infection Society. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from MSIS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about the evaluation of culture-negative PJI with next-generation sequencing

August 1, 2018
PHILADELPHIA At the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting, Karan Goswami, MD, discussed a study that evaluated…
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Treatment success rates of PJI varied by definition of success

August 1, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Depending on the definition for success of periprosthetic joint infection treatment, results presented at the Musculoskeletal…
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VIDEO: Chen says increased soft tissue thickness impacts PJI rates after TKA

July 31, 2018
PHILADELPHIA At the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting, Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, discussed a study that found…
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Spacer exchange prior to two-stage exchange for PJI yielded lower reimplantation success rates

July 31, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with periprosthetic joint infection experienced worse outcomes when they underwent debridement and spacer exchange…
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Megaprostheses for TKA yielded significant complications among septic patients

July 30, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty experienced significant complications when a megaprosthesis was used for septic…
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Patients with PJI had low correlation coefficients for ESR, CRP

July 30, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Results presented at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting showed patients with periprosthetic…
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After irrigation and debridement, patients with acute hematogenous PJI yielded high failure rate

July 30, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with acute hematogenous periprosthetic joint infection experienced a higher failure rate when undergoing irrigation and…
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Researchers recommend knee fusion to treat infection after first failed TKA two-stage exchange

August 27, 2013
PHILADELPHIA – Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania created a decision tree of treatment options following a failed two-stage…
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Study finds decreasing rates of multiple PJIs

Orthopedics Today, September 2013
PHILADELPHIA — The prevalence of developing a second periprosthetic joint infection in patients who have had multiple arthroplasties was found…
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Study finds decreasing rates of multiple PJIs

August 23, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — The prevalence of developing a second periprosthetic joint infection in patients who have had multiple arthroplasties was found…