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Implant-related infections in hand surgery are dreaded complications, potentially leading to loss of finger joint function or amputation. Knowledge about the clinical presentation and treatment concepts of these infections is limited. The aim of this study is to present a consecutive series of patients with implant-related infections of the finger joints and wrist.
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Name: Surgical infections
Implant-related infections are associated with impaired bone healing and osseointegration. In vitro antiadhesive and antibacterial properties and in vivo antiinflammatory effects protecting against bo...
Despite significant advancements in surgical protocols and biomaterials for orthopedics, peri-prosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains a leading cause of implant failure. Staphylococcus aureus nasal c...
Implant dentistry is progressing based on extensive scientific results including preclinical and clinical studies. Researchers and clinicians have focused on implant designs and surface characteristic...
The definition criteria and clinical characteristics of implant-associated infection (IAI) caused by Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) spp. are poorly known. We analyzed microbiologically pro...
Physicians are increasingly caring for immunocompromised individuals owing, in part, to the improved treatments and the increased life expectancy in these patients. Presentation of a patient with hand...
We test the working hypothesis if 4 weeks of systemic antibiotic treatment in implant-related orthopaedic infections is non-inferior to 6 weeks after complete removal of the infected impla...
Peri-implant infections are severe complications after internal fracture fixation surgery. Detection of causative agents of orthopedic implant-associated infections (OIAI) is demanding. Se...
Patients with fractured anterior teeth indicated for extraction will be recruited to the study. After Extraction of the tooth the socket will be evaluated and if eligible for immediate imp...
Patients with remaining root or fractured teeth indicated for extraction in the esthetic zone will be recruited to the study. After extraction of the tooth implant will be placed immediate...
Patients with hopeless teeth in the esthetic area requiring immediate implant restoration will be recruited to the study. Patients will be divided into two groups; a group will receive imm...
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Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).
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