The Infected Implant by Heino KienapfelThe Infected Implant by Heino Kienapfel

The Infected Implant

byHeino KienapfelEditorKlaus-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 functional

impairment, long lasting disability, or even permanent handicap.

This problem may also have socioeconomic implications. Infection

commonly results in prolonged use of antibiotics, multiple operations,

complications, extended rehabilitation and long lasting followup

visits with additional costs for the health care provider.

This book covers contributions from international experts who came

together in Potsdam, Germany, at the invitation of Professor Heino

Kienapfel, MD PhD, of the Department of Special Orthopaedic

Surgery 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:139 pagesPublished:August 7, 2009Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540928359

ISBN - 13:9783540928355

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Table of Contents

The Importance of European Registers in Respect to Infections in Arthroplasty.- Increasing Incidence of Infected THA in Norway Despite Improved Antibiotic Prophylaxis.- Update from the Swedish Arthroplasty Registers with Special Reference to Infections.- Status and Prospect of an European Arthroplasty Register (EAR).- The Infected Implant - Microbiology and Clinical Strategies.- Infection of Joint Prosthesis and Local Drug Delivery.- Clinical Strategy for the Treatment of Deep Infection of Hip Arthroplasty.- Infection after Total Knee Artroplasty: Diagnosis, Management Strategies and Outcomes.- Spacer Management in Periprosthetic Infections.- Observational Study of Bone Cement with Two Antibiotics in Revision Arthroplasty of Knee and Hip.- Treatment of an Infected Joint Prosthesis: Difficult Challenge for an Orthopedist Surgeon.- Low-Grade Infection and Multiresistant Gram-Positive Cocci.- Antibiotic Strategies in Septic Arthroplasties.- Introduction: Revision Cemented Versus Uncemented.- Cemented revision THA.- Pro Uncemented Revision.- The Infected Implant: Revision One Stage Versus Two Stage - Introduction To Crossfire Session.- One Stage Revision - Favourite Option?.- Advantages of Two-Stage Revision Arthroplasty.