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The Journal of Arthroplasty – Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Prosthetic Joint Infection 2018

Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Prosthetic Joint Infection 2018 available at The Journal of Arthroplasty.

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2018 ICM Document availability updates

The final version of the ICM document/book is almost ready. The book is available free for all delegates. Please pay shipping charges only.

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Paper of the Week: Pathogen elimination by probiotic Bacillus via signalling interference

Pathogen elimination by probiotic Bacillus via signalling interference

Pipat Piewngam, Yue Zheng, Thuan H. Nguyen, Seth W. Dickey, Hwang-Soo Joo, Amer E. Villaruz, Kyle A. Glose, Emilie L. Fisher, Rachelle L. Hunt, Barry Li, Janice Chiou, Sujiraphong Pharkjaksu, Sunisa Khongthong, Gordon Y. C. Cheung, Pattarachai Kiratisin & Michael Otto

Nature volume 562, pages 532–537 (2018)
Link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0616-y

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Paper of the week: Evaluation of Lipocalin-2 as a Biomarker of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Evaluation of Lipocalin-2 as a Biomarker of Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Andrea Vergara, Mariana J. Fernández-Pittol, Ernesto Muñoz-Mahamud, Laura Morata, Jordi Bosch, Jordi Vila, Alex Soriano, Climent Casals-Pascual
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2018.09.047

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Paper of the week: What Is the Role of Repeat Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Hip Infection?

This weeks paper of the week is about role of repeated aspiration in hip joint infection.

What Is the Role of Repeat Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Hip Infection?
Jeffrey D. Hassebrock, MD, Michael G. Fox, MD, MBA, Mark J. Spangehl, MD, Matthew R. Neville, MS, Adam J. Schwartz, MD, MBA
The Journal of Arthroplasty
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2018.09.001