New Definition for Periprosthetic Joint Infection: From the Workgroup of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society

  • Javad Parvizi
  • Benjamin Zmistowski
  • Elie F. Berbari
  • Thomas W. Bauer
  • Bryan D. Springer
  • Craig J. Della Valle
  • Kevin L. Garvin
  • Michael A. Mont
  • Montri D. Wongworawat
  • Charalampos G. Zalavras
Symposium: Papers Presented at the 2010 Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society

Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank the following individuals for their involvement and invaluable input throughout the development of this document: Robert Barrack MD, Keith Berend MD, Sandra Berrios-Torres (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Kevin Bozic MD, John Esterhai MD, Ryan Fagan (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Thomas Fehring MD, Terry Gioe MD, Teresa Horan (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Steven Kurtz PhD, Bas Masri MD, Arvind Nana MD, Douglas Osmon MD, John Segreti MD, and Mark Spangehl MD.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javad Parvizi
    • 1
  • Benjamin Zmistowski
    • 1
  • Elie F. Berbari
    • 2
  • Thomas W. Bauer
    • 3
  • Bryan D. Springer
    • 4
  • Craig J. Della Valle
    • 5
  • Kevin L. Garvin
    • 6
  • Michael A. Mont
    • 7
  • Montri D. Wongworawat
    • 8
  • Charalampos G. Zalavras
    • 9
  1. 1.The Rothman Institute of Orthopaedics at Thomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Infectious DiseasesMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anatomic PathologyThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthoCarolina Hip and Knee CenterCharlotteUSA
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryRush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  6. 6.Department of OrthopaedicsUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA
  7. 7.Center for Joint Preservation and ReplacementRubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of BaltimoreBaltimoreUSA
  8. 8.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryLoma Linda University Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  9. 9.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Southern California, LAC+USC Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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