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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27329580/intraoperative-diagnosis-of-periprosthetic-joint-infection-using-a-novel-alpha-defensin-lateral-flow-assay
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Maximilian F Kasparek, Michael Kasparek, Friedrich Boettner, Martin Faschingbauer, Julia Hahne, Martin Dominkus
BACKGROUND: The present study investigates the novel Synovasure periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) lateral flow test device for detection of alpha-defensin and attempts to determine its diagnostic accuracy for the intraoperative diagnosis of PJI and compares it to frozen section. METHODS: Forty consecutive patients, who underwent revision surgery, between September 2014 and September 2015 were included. The patients underwent 29 revision total knee arthroplasties and 11 revision total hip arthroplasties...
May 27, 2016: Journal of Arthroplasty
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26545577/%C3%AE-defensin-accuracy-to-diagnose-periprosthetic-joint-infection-best-available-test
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Salvatore J Frangiamore, Nicholas D Gajewski, Anas Saleh, Mario Farias-Kovac, Wael K Barsoum, Carlos A Higuera
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to test the accuracy of a single synovial fluid biomarker, α-defensin, in diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection in revision total hip and revision total knee arthroplasty. METHODS: A total of 102 patients comprising 116 revision total hip arthroplasty and revision total knee arthroplasty procedures performed between May 2013 and March 2014 were prospectively evaluated. Cases were categorized as infected or notinfected using Musculoskeletal Infection Society criteria...
February 2016: Journal of Arthroplasty
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25672257/%C3%AE-defensin-as-a-predictor-of-periprosthetic-shoulder-infection
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Salvatore J Frangiamore, Anas Saleh, Matthew J Grosso, Mario Farias Kovac, Carlos A Higuera, Joseph P Iannotti, Eric T Ricchetti
BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in revision shoulder arthroplasty can be challenging because of the indolent nature of the common offending organisms. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic utility of synovial fluid α-defensin levels in identifying PJI of the shoulder. METHODS: Thirty patients evaluated for painful shoulder arthroplasty were prospectively enrolled and underwent revision surgery (n = 33 cases). Cases were categorized into infection (n = 11) and no-infection (n = 22) groups on the basis of preoperative and intraoperative findings...
July 2015: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
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