Antibiotics picIn 2015 several interesting articles on PJI were published. Stay updated and read current evidence, latest recommendations and new  developments in this highly dynamic field.

The following articles in English and German are available for personal use in PDF.


In English here:

  • Maiolo EM et al. Antigungal activity against planktonic and biofilm Candida albicans in an experimental model of foreign-body nfection, J Infect 2015 (in press)
  • Chan M et al. A retrospective study of deep sternal wound infections. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2015 (in press).
  • Kapadia BH et al. Periprosthetic joint infection. Lancet 2015.
  • Jiranek A et al. Surgical Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infections of the Hip and Knee: Changing Paradigms? J Arthroplasty 2015, 30:912–918.
  • Huotari K et al. The incidence of late prosthetic joint infections. Acta Orthopaedica 2015, 86:321-325.
  • Gbejuade HO et al. The role of microbial biofilms in prosthetic joint infections. Acta Orthopaedica 2015, 86: 147-158.
  • Maillet M et al. Is prosthesis retention effective for chronic infections in hip arthroplasties? A systematic literature review. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2015, 34:1495–1502.
  • Krenn V et al. Revised histopathological consensus classification of joint implant related pathology. Pathology – Research and Practice 2014, 210:779–786.
  • Enayatollahi MA et al. Diagnosis of infected total hip arthroplasty. Hip Int 2015; 25:294-300.
  • Kunutsor SK. Re-Infection outcomes following one- and two-stage surgical revision of infected hip prosthesis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 2015, 10:e0139166.
  • Siqueira MBP et al. Chronic suppression of periprosthetic joint infections with oral antibiotics increases infection-free survivorship. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2015, 97:1220-1232.

In German here:

  • Renz N et al. Die Implantat-assoziierte Infektionen. Der Chirurg 2016 (in revision).
  • Renz N et al. Infektionen nach osteosynthetischer Frakturversorgung: Konzepte zur Diagnostik und Behandlung. Swiss Medical Forum 2016,16: (in press).
  • Renz N et al. Management periprothetischer Infektionen des Kniegelenks. Der Orthopäde 2016, 45: (in press).
  • Lieb E et al. Eine Verkürzung der Behandlungsdauer von periprothetischen Infektionen durch ein Fast-Track-Konzept ist ökonomisch unmöglich. Z Orthop Unfall 2015, 153:618-623.
  • Kleber C et al. Antibiotikaprophylaxe in der Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie – was, wann und wie lange applizieren? OP-Journal 2014, 8-10.
  • Kleber C et al. Komplikationsmanagement bei infizierter Osteosynthese Therapiealgorithmus bei periimplantären Infektionen. Der Chirurg 2015, 86:925-934.
  • Bericht vom Gift-Tag (Hasenöhrl N). Diagnostik und Management von Protheseninfektionen. JATROS 2015, 4:20-24.
  • Renz N et al. Sonikation in der Diagnostik periprothetischer Infektionen Stellenwert und praktische Umsetzung. Der Orthopäde 2015, 44:942-945.
  • Renz N et al. Periprothetische Infektionen: Aktueller Stand der Diagnostik und Therapie. Orthopädie & Rheuma 2015, 18:20-28.

In French here:

  • Renz N. Infections après traitement par ostéosynthèse d’une fracture. Swiss Medical Forum 2016, 16

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