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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-14T18:27:11-0400
The problem of interest is that we are looking for new antibiotic treatments for bone and joint infections. Treatment for bone and joint infection is not standardized, which allows a wide ...
Bone and joint infection (BJI) are bacterial infections that can occur after surgery (nosocomial infections) or de novo. They constitute a public health problem in Western Countries . Thes...
Staphylococcus aureus represents the leading pathogen implicated in bone and joint infection (BJI), usually requiring prolonged combination antimicrobial therapy, which may be particularly...
Daptomycin is a cyclic lipopeptide that has been proposed as an alternative therapeutic option in patients with prosthetic joint infection caused by Staphylococcus or Enterococcus species ...
Due to the emergence of multidrug-resistant micro-organisms in patients with bone and joint infection (BJI), the prescription of off-labeled antibiotics seem to be more and more common as ...
Managing infections of the first metatarsophalangeal joint can be demanding because many patients present with late-stage infection and partial or total amputation of the first ray or the phalanx coul...
Can Higher Postoperative Blood Glucose Levels Lead to Periprosthetic Joint Infection?: Commentary on an article by Michael M. Kheir, MD, et al.: "Postoperative Blood Glucose Levels Predict Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty".
Perioperative hyperglycemia has many etiologies, including medication, impaired glucose tolerance, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, or stress, the latter of which is common in patients postoperatively....
Bone and joint infections include septic arthritis, prosthetic joint infections, osteomyelitis, spinal infections (discitis, vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess) and diabetic foot osteomyelit...
The joint that is formed by the distal end of the RADIUS, the articular disc of the distal radioulnar joint, and the proximal row of CARPAL BONES; (SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; triquetral bone).
Gram-negative rods widely distributed in LIZARDS and SNAKES, and implicated in enteric, bone (BONE DISEASES), and joint infections (JOINT DISEASES) in humans.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.
Bone in humans and primates extending from the SHOULDER JOINT to the ELBOW JOINT.
The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)