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Arthroplasty infection by staphylococcus

Michael P Palmer, Rachael Melton-Kreft, Laura Nistico, N Louisa Hiller, Leon H J Kim, Gregory T Altman, Daniel T Altman, Nicholas G Sotereanos, Fen Z Hu, Patrick J De Meo, Garth D Ehrlich
BACKGROUND: Preliminary studies have identified known bacterial pathogens in the knees of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) before arthroplasty. AIMS: The current study was designed to determine the incidence and types of bacteria present in the synovial fluid of native knee joints from adult patients with diagnoses of septic arthritis and OA. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients were enrolled between October 2010 and January 2013. Synovial fluid samples from the affected knee were collected and evaluated with both traditional microbial culture and polymerase chain reaction-electrospray ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (molecular diagnostics [MDx]) to prospectively characterize the microbial content...
October 17, 2016: Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers
A Deny, C Loiez, V Deken, S Putman, A Duhamel, J Girard, G Pasquier, C Chantelot, E Senneville, H Migaud
: Factors that predict the occurrence of a surgical site infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are not well known; however this information could be used to modify the recommended antimicrobial prophylaxis. We carried out a retrospective study of S. aureus infections on orthopedic implants to determine: (1) whether epidemiological factors can be identified that predict a MRSA infection, (2) the impact of these factors as evidenced by the odds ratio (OR). HYPOTHESIS: Risk factors for a MRSA infection can be identified from a cohort of patients with S...
October 12, 2016: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
Valérie Zeller, Delphine Dedome, Luc Lhotellier, Wilfrid Graff, Nicole Desplaces, Simon Marmor
BACKGROUND: Concomitant infections of several prostheses are very rare, serious events that pose particular medical and surgical therapeutic challenges. This study was undertaken to describe epidemiologic, clinical, and microbiological characteristics of concomitant multiple joint arthroplasty infections, their treatments, and outcomes. METHODS: Retrospective (January 2000 and January 2014), single-center, cohort study in a referral center for bone and joint infections...
November 2016: Journal of Arthroplasty
Tennison L Malcolm, Le Don Robinson, Alison K Klika, Deepak Ramanathan, Carlos A Higuera, Trevor G Murray
Protocols for the screening and decolonization of Staphylococcus aureus prior to total joint arthroplasty (TJA) have become widely adopted. The goals of this study were to determine: (1) whether implementation of a screening protocol followed by decolonization with mupirocin/vancomycin and chlorhexidine reduces the risk of revision compared with no screening protocol (i.e., chlorhexidine alone) and (2) whether clinical criteria could reliably predict colonization with MSSA and/or MRSA. Electronic medical records of primary patients undergoing TJA that were screened (n = 3,927) and were not screened (n = 1,751) for Staphylococcus aureus at least 4 days prior to surgery, respectively, were retrospectively reviewed...
2016: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Leo A Whiteside, M E Roy
BACKGROUND: Two-stage revision surgery for infected total hip arthroplasty (THA) is commonly advocated, but substantial morbidity and expense are associated with this technique. In certain cases of infected THA, treatment with one-stage revision surgery and intraarticular infusion of antibiotics may offer a reasonable alternative with the distinct advantage of providing a means of delivering the drug in high concentrations. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: We describe a protocol for intraarticular delivery of antibiotics to the hip through an indwelling catheter combined with one-stage revision surgery and examine (1) the success as judged by eradication of infection at 1 year when treating chronically infected cemented stems; (2) success in treating late-onset acute infections in well-ingrown cementless stems; and (3) what complications were associated with this approach in a small case series...
August 10, 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
J M Barbero, E Montero, A Vallés, M A Plasencia, J Romanyk, J Gómez
OBJECTIVE: Most publications about prosthetic joint infections (PJI) are referred to elective prosthesis and they exclude arthroplasties due to hip fracture. METHODS: We conducted a descriptive study about prosthetic joint infections after joint fracture in Alcalá de Henares Hospital (Madrid) between 2009 and 2014 and we compared with elective prosthetic infections in the same period. RESULTS: There were 30 PJI after hip fracture and 14 elective PJI...
October 2016: Revista Española de Quimioterapia: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Quimioterapia
Scott M Sporer, Thea Rogers, Linda Abella
BACKGROUND: Deep infection after elective total joint arthroplasty remains a devastating complication. Preoperative nasal swab screening for Staphylococcus aureus colonization and subsequent treatment of colonized patients is one proposed method to identify at-risk patients and decrease surgical site infections (SSIs). The purpose of this study was to determine whether a preoperative staphylococcus screening and treatment program would decrease the incidence of SSI in elective joint arthroplasty patients...
September 2016: Journal of Arthroplasty
Matthew Thoendel, Patricio R Jeraldo, Kerryl E Greenwood-Quaintance, Janet Z Yao, Nicholas Chia, Arlen D Hanssen, Matthew P Abdel, Robin Patel
Metagenomic whole genome sequencing for detection of pathogens in clinical samples is an exciting new area for discovery and clinical testing. A major barrier to this approach is the overwhelming ratio of human to pathogen DNA in samples with low pathogen abundance, which is typical of most clinical specimens. Microbial DNA enrichment methods offer the potential to relieve this limitation by improving this ratio. Two commercially available enrichment kits, the NEBNext Microbiome DNA Enrichment Kit and the Molzym MolYsis Basic kit, were tested for their ability to enrich for microbial DNA from resected arthroplasty component sonicate fluids from prosthetic joint infections or uninfected sonicate fluids spiked with Staphylococcus aureus...
August 2016: Journal of Microbiological Methods
George Grammatopoulos, Mitsuru Munemoto, Yusuke Inagaki, Yasuhito Tanaka, Nicholas A Athanasou
BACKGROUND: Distinction of aseptic from septic hip arthroplasty failure can be challenging. Some studies report an increased incidence of septic failure with metal-on-metal (MoM) hip arthroplasties. The Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS) have formulated criteria to facilitate the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). In this study, we determined the prevalence and histologic features of septic MoM hip failure. METHODS: Overall, 104 cases of failed MoM hip arthroplasty, classified as septic or aseptic by MSIS microbiological criteria, were analyzed...
April 12, 2016: Journal of Arthroplasty
A E González-Vélez, M Romero-Martín, R Villanueva-Orbaiz, C Díaz-Agero-Pérez, A Robustillo-Rodela, V Monge-Jodra
OBJECTIVE: Surgical site infection (SSI) represents 30% of all causes of health care-associated infection (HAI) and is one of the most dreaded complications in surgical patients. We estimated the excess direct costs of SSI using a matched nested case-control study in acute-term care at Ramon y Cajal University Hospital in Spain. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Cases were patients who developed a first episode of SSI according to the criteria established by the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network...
July 2016: Revista Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología
Elissa Rennert-May, Kathryn Bush, David Vickers, Stephanie Smith
BACKGROUND: Knee and hip replacements are an effective intervention for improving quality of life. Rates of these surgeries in North America are growing, coinciding with increasing obesity and an aging population. METHODS: Alberta Health Services' infection prevention and control program collects data prospectively on surgical site infections (SSIs) after primary total hip and knee arthroplasty completed in Alberta, Canada. We reviewed all SSIs within 180 days of surgical procedures between March 1, 2012, and June 30, 2014...
May 6, 2016: American Journal of Infection Control
Giovanni Balato, Tiziana Ascione, Massimo Mariconda, Pasquale Pagliano
A 73-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis presented to our institution with infection of her right total hip arthroplasty. On admission, a draining sinus tract over the hip and a palpable mass in the left lower posterior region of the neck were detected. The contrast CT scan showed a large abscess in the trapezius muscle and multiple abscesses involving muscle of the neck and right shoulder. Intraoperative specimens from the muscle abscess were positive for presumably the same methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that sustained the prosthetic joint infection...
2016: Le Infezioni in Medicina
G Balato, T Ascione, D Rosa, P Pagliano, G Solarino, B Moretti, M Mariconda
Eighteen patients undergoing two-stage exchange arthroplasty for infected total hip or knee arthroplasty using gentamicin-loaded bone cement spacers (80g bone cement, 2 g gentamicin and 2 g clindamycin) were studied. The concentration of gentamicin eluted from the spacers was assessed on samples of blood, urine, and drainage fluid that were collected from each patient at set intervals during the 48 hours following the first-stage surgery. The hip and knee cement spacers showed similar curve of release over the first postoperative hours (early peak followed by slow release), but the mean gentamicin concentration in the drainage fluid was higher in patients with hip spacers compared to patients with knee spacers (30...
October 2015: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
Anna Rienmüller, Olivier Borens
BACKGROUND: With improved diagnostic methods and longer prosthesis indwelling time, the frequency of diagnosed Propionibacterium prosthetic joint infections (PJI) is increasing. Data on clinical, microbiological, radiological and surgical treatment are limited, and importance of this organism in PJI is probably underestimated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed patients with PJI caused by Propionibacterium spp. diagnosed at our institution between 2000 and 2012...
May 2016: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
Gregory N Nelson, Daniel E Davis, Surena Namdari
BACKGROUND: Although many case series have been published on the treatment of shoulder periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), few provide direct comparison of outcomes. This systematic review synthesizes the available English literature on shoulder PJI to quantify treatment effectiveness. METHODS: The PubMed and Embase databases were searched in April 2014. Keywords included "shoulder replacement infection" and "shoulder arthroplasty infection." Of 663 titles, 55 manuscripts underwent full-text review after application of exclusion criteria...
August 2016: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Lintao Bi, Jun Li, Zhenxia Lu, Hui Shao, Ying Wang
Infection is one of the most severe complications of total knee prosthesis implantation. The present study reported the case of a 74-year-old female that developed a Staphylococcus epidermidis infection following a cemented total knee arthroplasty. A routine blood test revealed neutropenia and anemia, while S. epidermidis was detected in the peripheral blood and bone marrow. In the present case, S. epidermidis infection led to acute arrest of hematopoiesis (AAH), also known as aplastic crisis, which is the temporary cessation of red cell production...
March 2016: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
Dirk Zajonz, Almut Zieme, Torsten Prietzel, Michael Moche, Solveig Tiepoldt, Andreas Roth, Christoph Josten, Georg Freiherr von Salis-Soglio, Christoph-E Heyde, Mohamed Ghanem
BACKGROUND: Modular mega-endoprosthesis systems are used to bridge very large bone defects and have become a widespread method in orthopaedic surgery for the treatment of tumours and revision arthroplasty. However, the indications for the use of modular mega-endoprostheses must be carefully considered. Implanting modular endoprostheses requires major, complication-prone surgery in which the limited salvage procedures should always be borne in mind. The management of periprosthetic infection is particularly difficult and beset with problems...
2016: Patient Safety in Surgery
Simon Marmor, Thomas Bauer, Nicole Desplaces, Beate Heym, Anne-Laure Roux, Olivier Sol, Julie Rogé, Florence Mahé, Laurent Désiré, Philippe Aegerter, Idir Ghout, Jacques Ropers, Jean-Louis Gaillard, Martin Rottman
We developed and evaluated a multiplex antibody detection-based immunoassay for the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections (PJIs). Sixteen protein antigens from three Staphylococcusspecies (Staphylococcus aureus,Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Staphylococcus lugdunensis) (8 antigens),Streptococcus agalactiae(4 antigens), and Propionibacterium acnes(4 antigens) were selected by comparative immune proteomics using serum samples from PJI cases versus controls. A bead-based multiplex immunoassay that measured serum IgG against purified, recombinant forms of each of the 16 antigens was developed...
April 2016: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Michele Vasso, Alfredo Schiavone Panni, Ivan De Martino, Giorgio Gasparini
PURPOSE: The aim of the present paper was to determine (1) the incidence of failure (defined as the persistence or the recurrence of the infection), (2) the incidence of prosthesis (or even limb) loss (defined as the final need for an arthrodesis, resection arthroplasty or amputation) and (3) what factors could influence the failure in patients treated with a two-stage reimplantation for periprosthetic knee infections caused by resistant bacteria. METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed 29 total knee arthroplasties infected by resistant bacteria in 29 patients who underwent a two-stage revision...
February 1, 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
Kenneth L Urish, Peter W DeMuth, Brian W Kwan, David W Craft, Dongzhu Ma, Hani Haider, Rocky S Tuan, Thomas K Wood, Charles M Davis
BACKGROUND: The continued presence of biofilm may be one cause of the high risk of failure observed with irrigation and débridement with component retention in acute periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). There is a poor understanding of the role of biofilm antibiotic tolerance in PJI. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: (1) Do increasing doses of cefazolin result in decreased viable biofilm mass on arthroplasty materials? (2) Is cefazolin resistance phenotypic or genotypic? (3) Is biofilm viability a function of biofilm depth after treatment with cefazolin? (4) Is the toxin-antitoxin system, yoeB expression, associated with antibiotic stress? METHODS: Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus biofilm was cultured on total knee arthroplasty (TKA) materials and exposed to increasing doses of cefazolin (control, 0...
July 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
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