Marco D. Burkhard, MD; Ruben Loretz, MD; Ilker Uçkay, MD; David E. Bauer, MD; Michael Betz, MD; Mazda Farshad, MD, MPH The Spine Journal 2021; (3):370-376DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.10.015 Summary by Gregory…Read more
Paper of the Week: Perioperative Continuation of Biologic Medications Increases Odds of Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Patients With Inflammatory Arthropathy
Carlson VR, Anderson LA, Lu CC, Sauer BC, Blackburn BE, Gililland JM J Arthroplasty. 2021;36(7):2546-2550. DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2021.02.025 Summary by Mohammad S Abdelaal MD, MSc Multiple studies have identified inflammatory arthropathy…Read more
Paper of the Week: Is blood transfusion associated with an increased risk of infection among spine surgery patients?
He, Yu-Kun MM; Li, Hui-Zi MD; Lu, Hua-Ding MD, PhD Medicine: July 2019 - Volume 98 - Issue 28 - p e16287doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000016287 Summary by: Khoa Tran, BA Intraoperative blood…Read more
Tomás B. Corcoran, M.D., Paul S. Myles, D.Sc., Andrew B. Forbes, Ph.D., Allen C. Cheng, Ph.D., Leon A. Bach, Ph.D., Edmond O’Loughlin, M.Clin.Res., Kate Leslie, M.D., Matthew T.V. Chan, Ph.D.,…Read more
Paper of the Week: Development of antibiotic resistance in periprosthetic joint infection after total knee arthroplasty
Antonio Klasan; Arne Schermuksnies; Florian Gerber; Matt Bowman; Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann; Thomas Jan Heyse Bone Joint Journal. 2021 Jun;103-B(6 Supple A):171-176.DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.103B6.BJJ-2020-1923.R1 Summary by: Amer Haffar, BS Managing PJI after TKA…Read more