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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27892627/withdrawn-pulp-management-for-caries-in-adults-maintaining-pulp-vitality
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REVIEW
Hiroshi Miyashita, Helen V Worthington, Alison Qualtrough, Alphons Plasschaert
BACKGROUND: There is a range of treatment options for the management of the pulp in extensively decayed teeth. These include direct and indirect pulp capping, pulpotomy or pulpectomy. If the tooth is symptomatic or if there are periapical bone changes, then endodontic treatment is required. However, if the tooth is asymptomatic but the caries is extensive, there is no consensus as to the best method of management. In addition, there has been a recent move towards using alternative materials and methods such as the direct or indirect placement of bonding agents and mineral trioxide aggregate...
November 28, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891409/distal-femur-locking-plate-the-answer-to-all-distal-femoral-fractures
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Jagandeep Singh Virk, Sudhir Kumar Garg, Parmanand Gupta, Vivek Jangira, Jagdeep Singh, Sudhir Rana
INTRODUCTION: Good results have been published by researchers with distal femur nail, dynamic condylar screw and even addition of a medial plate to a distal femur locking plate for treating distal femur fractures. By this study, we explore the capability of a distal femur locking plate to counter distal femur fractures of extra- articular, partial or intra- articular nature. Positive results have been published by various groups from all over the world. AIM: To study the functional and radiological outcome of distal femoral fractures in skeletally mature patients treated by open reduction and internal fixation with distal femur locking plate...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27886355/acetabular-spacers-in-2-stage-hip-revision-is-it-worth-it-a-single-centre-retrospective-study
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Giorgio Burastero, Marco Basso, Giuliana Carrega, Luca Cavagnaro, Francesco Chiarlone, Carlo Salomone, Gabriele Papa, Lamberto Felli
PURPOSE: The aim of this work is to evaluate an acetabular antibiotic loaded bone cement spacer in 2-stage revision surgery as a potential approach able to reduce complications during the inter-stage period (i.e. dislocation, acetabular wear), as well as simplify 2-stage hip revision surgery and improve hip biomechanics. METHODS: We performed a retrospective comparative study and evaluated clinical, radiological and surgical data of 71 patients affected by periprosthetic hip infection who were treated with 2-stage exchange...
November 25, 2016: Hip International: the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Research on Hip Pathology and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27855203/elution-and-mechanical-strength-of-vancomycin-loaded-bone-cement-in-vitro-study-of-the-influence-of-brand-combination
#4
Sheng-Hsun Lee, Ching-Lung Tai, Szu-Yuan Chen, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Yu-Han Chang, Pang-Hsin Hsieh
Antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) is widely used in orthopaedic surgery for both prevention and treatment of infection. Little is known about the effect of different brand combinations of antibiotic and bone cement on the elution profile and mechanical strength of ALBC. Standardized specimens that consisted of one of the 4 brands of bone cement and one of the 3 brands of vancomycin were fashioned, producing 12 combinations of ALBC. Two dosages of vancomycin in 40g bone cement were used to represent the high (4g vancomycin) and low (1g vancomycin) dose groups...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27823759/are-antibiotic-nails-effective-in-the-treatment-of-infected-tibial-fractures
#5
Rachel M Reilly, Thomas Robertson, Robert V O'Toole, Theodore T Manson
BACKGROUND: Antibiotic-impregnated cement nails are used to treat postoperative deep infections after primary intramedullary nail insertion for the treatment of tibial fractures. Few data exist regarding the efficacy of this treatment strategy. We hypothesized that such treatment with antibiotic nails results in a high rate of infection clearance at intermediate follow-up. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review at our Level I trauma center. Patients who received intramedullary nails to stabilize tibial fractures (from 2000 to 2011) and subsequently required antibiotic nails to treat deep postoperative infection (n=55) were considered for study inclusion...
December 2016: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803231/the-use-of-high-dose-dual-impregnated-antibiotic-laden-cement-with-hemiarthroplasty-for-the-treatment-of-a-fracture-of-the-hip-the-fractured-hip-infection-trial
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A P Sprowson, C Jensen, S Chambers, N R Parsons, N M Aradhyula, I Carluke, D Inman, M R Reed
AIMS: A fracture of the hip is the most common serious orthopaedic injury, and surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most significant complications, resulting in increased mortality, prolonged hospital stay and often the need for further surgery. Our aim was to determine whether high dose dual antibiotic impregnated bone cement decreases the rate of infection. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A quasi-randomised study of 848 patients with an intracapsular fracture of the hip was conducted in one large teaching hospital on two sites...
November 2016: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27798203/analysis-of-linezolid-and-tigecycline-as-candidates-for-local-prophylaxis-via-antibiotic-loaded-bone-cement
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T Nichol, T J Smith, R Townsend, I Stockley, R Akid
OBJECTIVES: To assess the Gram-positive-specific antibiotic linezolid and the broad-spectrum antibiotic tigecycline for use in local antibiotic delivery via antibiotic-loaded bone cement. METHODS: Linezolid and tigecycline were added to Biomet bone cement at varying concentrations. Antibiotic elution over 1 week was quantified by HPLC-MS. The effect of wear on elution over 51 h was determined using a modified TE-66 wear tester. Eluted antibiotics were used to determine the MICs for a panel of clinically relevant bacteria...
October 21, 2016: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790583/comparative-assessment-of-antimicrobial-efficacy-of-different-antibiotic-coated-gutta-percha-cones-on-enterococcus-faecalis-an-invitro-study
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Vardhaman Mulchand Jain, Gundabaktha Nagappa Karibasappa, Arun Suresh Dodamani, Prashanth Kumar Vishwakarma, Gaurao Vasant Mali
INTRODUCTION: The major goal of endodontic treatment is to eliminate bacteria from the root canals and prevent re-infection. Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) has been attributed to be the most common organism for the endodontic treatment failures. The choice of endodontic material that have high antimicrobial efficacy can help in decreasing/avoiding growth of micro-organisms and facilitate the success rate of treatment. AIM: The present study was designed with an aim to evaluate the antimicrobial efficacy of antibiotic coated gutta-percha cones on E...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27770338/alteration-of-inflammatory-cytokine-production-in-primary-total-knee-arthroplasty-using-antibiotic-loaded-bone-cement
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Vajara Wilairatana, Peerasit Sinlapavilawan, Sittisak Honsawek, Noppachart Limpaphayom
BACKGROUND: The aim was to compare serum levels of interleukin-6 (SIL6), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP) and joint fluid IL-6 (JIL-6) level between total knee arthroplasty (TKA) that used bone cement (BC group) and antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC group). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-nine patients (40 TKAs) with a mean age of 69.6 years were non-randomly assigned to the BC or ALBC groups. Samples of SIL6, ESR, and CRP were collected at baseline and at 24 h, 72 h, and 4 weeks after surgery...
October 21, 2016: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27761578/one-stage-revision-of-an-infected-cementless-total-hip-replacement
#10
Michael G Ficklin, Michael P Kowaleski, Kevin A R Kunkel, Jonathan T Suber
A two-year-old, 44 kg dog with a right Helica cementless total hip replacement (THR) was radiographically diagnosed with implant loosening eight months after the index total hip replacement procedure. Subsequent synoviocentesis and synovial fluid culture revealed a methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative Staphylococcus spp infection of the right THR. A one-stage revision using a hybrid BFX cementless acetabular cup and CFX cemented femoral stem was performed. Vancomycin and micro-silver antimicrobial powder impregnated cement were used in the revision...
October 20, 2016: Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology: V.C.O.T
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27759881/endodontic-procedures-for-retreatment-of-periapical-lesions
#11
REVIEW
Massimo Del Fabbro, Stefano Corbella, Patrick Sequeira-Byron, Igor Tsesis, Eyal Rosen, Alessandra Lolato, Silvio Taschieri
BACKGROUND: When primary root canal therapy fails, periapical lesions can be retreated with or without surgery. Root canal retreatment is a non-surgical procedure that involves removal of root canal filling materials from the tooth, followed by cleaning, shaping and obturating of the canals. Root-end resection is a surgical procedure that involves exposure of the periapical lesion through an osteotomy, surgical removal of the lesion, removal of part of the root-end tip, disinfection and, commonly, retrograde sealing or filling of the apical portion of the remaining root canal...
October 19, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27739567/single-stage-revision-for-periprosthetic-hip-infection-using-antibiotic-loaded-impaction-graft
#12
Ayman M Ebied, Adel I Elseedy, Osama Gamal
BACKGROUND: Staged revision for periprosthetic infection of the hip is an accepted and widely used technique by many surgeons. However, single-stage exchange of the hip prosthesis remains an attractive option to others because of the advantages of reduced morbidity, shorter treatment time and hospital stay in addition to the reduced cost of treatment. HYPOTHESIS: Single-stage revision for periprosthetic hip infection can achieve excellent results if a specific protocol for patients' selection and management is followed...
October 10, 2016: Hip International: the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Research on Hip Pathology and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27725834/impact-of-some-ecological-factors-on-fecal-contamination-of-drinking-water-by-diarrheagenic-antibiotic-resistant-escherichia-coli-in-zagazig-city-egypt
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Ahmed Elsadek Fakhr, Maha Kamal Gohar, Amal Hassan Atta
Fecal contamination of drinking water is a major health problem which accounts for many cases of diarrhea mainly in infants and foreigners. This contamination is a complex interaction of many parameters. Antibiotic resistance among bacterial isolates complicates the problem. The study was done to identify fecal contamination of drinking water by Diarrheagenic Antibiotic-Resistant Escherichia coli in Zagazig city and to trace reasons for such contamination, three hundred potable water samples were investigated for E...
2016: International Journal of Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672013/what-is-the-diagnostic-accuracy-of-aspirations-performed-on-hips-with-antibiotic-cement-spacers
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Jared M Newman, Jaiben George, Alison K Klika, Stephen F Hatem, Wael K Barsoum, W Trevor North, Carlos A Higuera
BACKGROUND: Periprosthetic joint infection is a serious complication after THA and commonly is treated with a two-stage revision. Antibiotic-eluting cement spacers are placed for local delivery of antibiotics. Aspirations may be performed before the second-stage reimplantation for identification of persistent infection. However, limited data exist regarding the diagnostic parameters of synovial fluid aspiration with or without saline lavage from a hip with an antibiotic-loaded cement spacer...
September 26, 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27661057/enchondroma-in-the-distal-phalanx-of-the-finger-an-observational-study-of-34-cases-in-a-single-institution
#15
Hui Lu, Qiang Chen, Hu Yang, Hui Shen
UNLABELLED: The goal of our study was to report the clinical presentation, treatment, and complications of enchondroma in the distal phalanx of the finger. This was a retrospective study of 34 patients (19 women and 15 men) who underwent surgery between May 2004 and September 2012 for enchondroma in the distal phalanx of the finger. The average age of the patients was 39.38 ± 10.97 years old (range 14-59). The presenting symptoms and imaging features were recorded. The surgical procedure was performed under regional or general anesthesia...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27644427/successful-treatment-of-chronic-osteomyelitis-in-children-with-debridement-antibiotic-laden-cement-spacer-and-bone-graft-substitute
#16
Federico Canavese, Marco Corradin, Ahmad Khan, Mounira Mansour, Marie Rousset, Antoine Samba
PURPOSE: Chronic osteomyelitis and infected nonunion are relatively rare conditions in pediatric patients and are more frequently seen in developing countries. Although relatively rare, they are medically and surgically challenging. Here we report a novel surgical technique used to manage five patients with chronic osteomyelitis of long bones. METHODS: Five skeletally immature patients with chronic osteomyelitis and infected nonunion of the long bones were treated surgically between 2010 and 2014 by a combination of resection of necrotic infected bone, debridement of surrounding soft tissue, and application of antibiotic-laden cement spacer inducing periosteal membrane before final bone reconstruction...
September 19, 2016: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631323/lyophilized-allogeneic-bone-tissue-as-an-antibiotic-carrier
#17
Débora C Coraça-Huber, Christoph G Ammann, Michael Nogler, Manfred Fille, Lars Frommelt, Klaus-Dieter Kühn, Christian Fölsch
The rising number of primary joint replacements worldwide causes an increase of revision surgery of endoprostheses due bacterial infection. Revision surgery using non-cemented implants seems beneficial for the long-term outcome and the use of antibiotic-impregnated bone grafts might control the infection and give a good support for the implant. In this study we evaluated the release of antibiotics from fresh-frozen and lyophilized allogeneic bone grafts. Lyophilized bone chips and fresh frozen bone chips were mixed with gentamicin sulphate, gentamicin palmitate, vancomycin, calcium carbonate/calcium sulphate impregnated with gentamicin sulphate, and calcium carbonate/calcium sulphate bone substitute material impregnated with vancomycin...
December 2016: Cell and Tissue Banking
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27620468/microbial-resistance-related-to-antibiotic-loaded-bone-cement-a-historical-review
#18
Lucy C Walker, Paul Baker, Richard Holleyman, David Deehan
PURPOSE: The use of antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) has a range of indications for use in orthopaedics. It has the advantage of delivering high loads of antibiotics to a targeted site, thereby avoiding the side effects associated with systemic administration. However, there is concern that the use of ALBC may precipitate the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. METHODS: This review focuses on (1) the published research using both animal and human models examining the association between ALBC and the induction of microbial resistance (2) the mechanisms by which antimicrobial resistance develop (3) the research pertaining to specific classes of antibiotics commonly used in orthopaedic practice (4) the recent developments in calcium sulphate beads, nanoparticles and chitosan, as alternative antimicrobial treatments for periprosthetic joint infections...
September 12, 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27600633/antibiotic-loaded-bone-cement-reduces-risk-of-infections-in-primary-total-knee-arthroplasty-a-systematic-review
#19
A Schiavone Panni, K Corona, M Giulianelli, G Mazzitelli, C Del Regno, M Vasso
PURPOSE: Antibiotic-loaded bone cement has been widely used for the treatment of infected knee replacement, but its routine use in primary TKA remains controversial. The aim of this systematic review was to analyze the literature about the antimicrobial efficacy and safety of antibiotic-loaded bone cement for its prophylactic use in primary TKA. METHODS: A detailed and systematic search of the Pubmed, Medline, Cochrane Reviews and Google Scholar databases had been performed using the keyword "total knee arthroplasty" "total knee replacement" "total knee prosthesis" and "antibiotic-loaded bone cement" with no limit regarding the year of publication...
October 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27582374/a-novel-multi-barrier-drug-eluting-calcium-sulfate-biphasic-calcium-phosphate-biodegradable-composite-bone-cement-for-treatment-of-experimental-mrsa-osteomyelitis-in-rabbit-model
#20
Surajit Mistry, Subhasis Roy, Nilendu Jyoti Maitra, Biswanath Kundu, Abhijit Chanda, Someswar Datta, Mathew Joy
This article discloses the development of an effective and versatile technology to prepare a novel antibiotics-loaded biodegradable composite bone cement to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal (MRSA) osteomyelitis and reports its detail in vitro characterization, drug loading efficiency, physico-mechanical properties, drug elution in simulated body fluid (SBF) and human plasma, merits and demerits over poly-methyl methacrylate (PMMA) cement. Chronic osteomyelitis in rabbit tibia (42) was induced by MRSA and composite cement was implanted to evaluate its safety and efficacy over PMMA cement and parenteral treated animals with histopathology, radiographs, bone/plasma drugs concentration, and SEM for 90days...
October 10, 2016: Journal of Controlled Release: Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society
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