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2018 Final ICM Document

Hi all,  final 2018 ICM document is available on website and ICM Philly apps.

Please visit the following link to access it

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Paper of the week: Alpha Defensin, Leukocyte Esterase, C-reactive Protein, and Leukocyte Count in Synovial Fluid for Pre-operative Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection.

Alpha Defensin, Leukocyte Esterase, C-reactive Protein, and Leukocyte Count in Synovial Fluid for Pre-operative Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection.
Elena De Vecchi, Carlo Luca Romanò, Roberta De Grandi, Laura Cappelletti, Francesca Villa, and Lorenzo Drago.
International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology 32 (2018): 205873841880607.
doi:10.1177/2058738418806072.

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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.

Please request your book by emailing infectionconsensus2018@gmail.com

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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