Joint Replacement
1. Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty and Costeffectiveness of Decolonization Programme

Hosseinali Hadi; Mahmood Jabalamoli; Abolfazl BagheriFard; Ehsanollah Ghaznavi-Rad; Ahmadreza Behrouzi; Ali Joorabchi; Amir Azimi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 554-559

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.26735.1709

Abstract
  Background: Periprosthetic joint infection is a devastating complication of total joint arthroplasty. It seems that thepatient’s skin, nose, throat, and urine are important sites for microbial colonization. Colonization with staphylococcusaureus, especially methicillin resistant increases the risk ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
2. Increased Risk of Heterotopic Ossification Following Revision Hip Arthroplasty for Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Jorge Manrique; Pouya Alijanipour; Snir Heller; Michael Dove; Javad Parvizi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 486-491

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.31741.1834

Abstract
  Purpose: To investigate whether surgery for PJI of the hip, the number of procedures and their duration contribute to risk of HO formation. Methods: 56 patients with hip PJI undergoing one-stage (10) or two-stage (46) exchange arthroplasty were matched to 112 patients undergoing revision arthroplasty ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
3. The Zeitgeist of Challenging the Evidence. A Perspective on the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Hangama C. Fayaz; Jesse B. Jupiter

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 32-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7934

Abstract
   Background: The economic burden of the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is high and the treatment of PJI has a high degree of international controversy. Several papers have declared the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection (ICMPJI) to be the "flawless ...  Read More