The Infected Implant by Heino KienapfelThe Infected Implant by Heino Kienapfel

The Infected Implant

EditorHeino Kienapfel, Klaus-Dieter Kühn

Paperback | August 7, 2009

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Musculosketal infections are potentially devastating for the patient,his family and the health care services, as they may lead to functionalimpairment, long lasting disability, or even permanent handicap.This problem may also have socioeconomic implications. Infectioncommonly results in prolonged use of antibiotics, multiple operations,complications, extended rehabilitation and long lasting followupvisits with additional costs for the health care provider.This book covers contributions from international experts who cametogether in Potsdam, Germany, at the invitation of Professor HeinoKienapfel, MD PhD, of the Department of Special OrthopaedicSurgery and Traumatology of the Centre of Joint Arthroplasty,Auguste Viktoria Clinics Berlin.The focus of this book is the state of the art of:-Antimicrobial Resistances: Facts and Statistics- Arthroplasty Registers in EU: Status and Development- Microbiology in Arthroplasty- Strategies in Antibiotic Treatment- Spacer Management: Clinical Experiences and Requirements- Biofilm Creation: Low Grade Infection- Revision: Cemented vs. Cementless- Revision: One-stage vs. Two-stage treatment
Title:The Infected ImplantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:149 pagesPublished:August 7, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540928359

ISBN - 13:9783540928355

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Table of Contents

The importance of European registers in respect to infections in arthroplasty.- Update from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register.- Update from the Swedish Arthroplasty Register.- Status and prospect of an European Arthroplasty Register?- The infected Implant-microbiology and clinical strategies-Introduction.- Infection and local drug delivery.- Clinical strategies in hip arrthroplasty infections.- Clinical strategies in knee arthroplasty infections.- Pros/cons of spacer management.- What would you do?- Treatment of an infected joint prosthesis : difficult challenge for an orthopedist surgeon.- Low Grade infection and MRSA.- Antibiotics strategies in septic arthroplasties.- Cross fire session: cemented vs. uncemented revision.- Advantages of cemented revision.- Advantages of uncemented revision arthroplasty.- Revision one-stage vs. two-stage Introduction.- One-stage vs. two-stage revision.- Advantages of Two-stage revision Arthroplasty.