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Periprosthesis joint infection

Maria Bruna Pasticci, Paolo Di Filippo, Leonella Pasqualini, Antonella Mencacci, Carlo Pallotto, Lisa Malincarne, Franco Baldelli
INTRODUCTION: Prosthetic joint infections are severe complications of joint implants. Further complications arise when polymicrobial and/or multidrug-resistant microorganisms are involved. Currently, there are limited data on the management of these infections and on the tolerability of long-term treatment with daptomycin, ceftazidime and colistin. CASE PRESENTATION: A 55-year-old Caucasian woman who had a right hip prosthesis removed 1 year prior because of infection was admitted for prosthesis reimplantation...
2014: Journal of Medical Case Reports
Shi-Ming Shen, Bin-Yao Mao, Cui Wang, Tao Huang, Xue-Wen Jia, Lin-Shan Gao, Yong-Jian Chen
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the short-term results of humeral head replacement for the treatment of four-part proximal humeral fractures or fracture-dislocations. METHODS: Twenty-five patients (11 male and 14 female)with four-part proximal humeral fractures or fracture-dislocations underwent humeral head replacement. The average age was 68.2 years (ranging from 56 to 77 years). All cases were followed up and evaluated the clinical results including pain, function and range of motion of shoulder with Neer scoring system...
May 2008: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
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