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The Embers that Keep Smoldering: A Case-Based Multidisciplinary Approach to Prosthetic Joint Infections


Oct 5, 2019 10:30am ‐ Oct 5, 2019 11:45am


Credits: None available.

Description

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the accuracy and yield of clinical presentation, blood-tests and synovial fluid-tests in the diagnosis of indolent prosthetic joint infections
  • Identify the high-yield imaging characteristics of prosthetic joint infections and their mimics
  • Discuss the indications for and limitations of surgical management of prosthetic joint infections

Speaker(s):

  • Angela Hewlett, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Sandra Nelson, MD, Director, Musculoskeletal Infectious Disease and OPAT Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Douglas Osmon, MD, ID consultant, Mayo Clinic
  • Steven Schmitt, MD, FIDSA, Staff Physician, Cleveland Clinic
  • Claus Simpfendorfer, Cleveland Clinic
  • Kenneth Urish, MD, PhD, Director, AAD Group;Assistant Director, Magee Bone and Joint Center;Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

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