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ICM Document Update: Volume 1 of Português (Brasil) translation available online

Volume 1 of Português (Brasil) translation available online at the following link.  Volume 1 is composed of Parts I (General Assembly) and Part II (Hip and Knee), with 553 pages plus the Prologue. ICM Português (Brasil) translation

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ICM Document Update: Chinese Translation Available Online

ICM Chinese translation is available online at the following link ICM Chinese document

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Paper of the Week: Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial.

Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial. Benkabouche M, Racloz G, Spenchbach H, Lipsky BA, Gaspoz JM, Uçkay I. J Antimicrob Chemother 2019 May 18. Doi: 10.1093/jac/dkz202. Summary and editorial by Dr. Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker For several decades, osteoarticular infections after implant removal have been treated with… Continue reading Paper of the Week: Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial.

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The 23 Greatest Research Priorities in Musculoskeletal Infection

By Dr. Edward Schwarz Musculoskeletal infections (MSKI) remain the bane of orthopaedic surgery, resulting in grievous illness and inordinate costs that threaten healthcare systems. As prevention, diagnosis and treatment remain largely unchanged over the last fifty years, a 2nd International Consensus Meeting on MSKI (ICM 2018) was completed on July 25-27, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA,… Continue reading The 23 Greatest Research Priorities in Musculoskeletal Infection

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Paper of the week: Risk factors associated with periprosthetic joint infection after total elbow arthroplasty

Paper of the week: Risk factors associated with periprosthetic joint infection after total elbow arthroplasty. Somerson JS, Boylan MR, Hug KT, Naziri Q, Paulino CB, Huang JI. Shoulder Elbow. 2019 Apr;11(2):116-120. doi: 10.1177/1758573217741318. Summary by Dr Sreeram Penna This is a retrospective registry study of patients who had total elbow arthroplasty (TEA). Data was obtained… Continue reading Paper of the week: Risk factors associated with periprosthetic joint infection after total elbow arthroplasty