Editors-in-chief (appointed by European Bone and Joint Infection Society and MusculoSkeletal Infection Society):
Parham Sendi, M.D., FIDSA, Associate Professor at the University of Bern, Bern; lead physician, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. European Bone and Joint Infection Society
Elie F. Berbari, M.D., FIDSA, Professor and Chair of the Infectious Diseases division, Mayo Clinic college of medicine, Rochester, MN, USA. Musculoskeletal Infection Society
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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI), as a scientific publication of European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) and MusculoSkeletal Infection Society (MSIS), publishes publishes papers of highest quality in all areas of orthopaedic infections. Types of articles include research papers, short research communications, reviews, case reports, and letters.


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Research Paper
Results and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) after One-Stage Revision for Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip: A Single-centre Retrospective Study
Jesse W.P. Kuiper, Christine M.E. Rustenburg, Jore H. Willems, Steven J. Verberne, Edgar J.G. Peters, Rachid Saouti
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 143-149. doi:10.7150/jbji.24366
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Research Paper
Cerclages after Femoral Osteotomy Are at Risk for Bacterial Colonization during Two-Stage Septic Total Hip Arthroplasty Revision
Viktor Janz, Georgi I. Wassilew, Carsten F. Perka, Michael Müller
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 138-142. doi:10.7150/jbji.24819
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Research Paper
Limited Predictive Value of Serum Inflammatory Markers for Diagnosing Fracture-Related Infections: results of a large retrospective multicenter cohort study
Paul Bosch, Janna van den Kieboom, Joost D.J. Plate, Frank F.A. IJpma, R. Marijn Houwert, Albert Huisman, Falco Hietbrink, Luke P.H. Leenen, Geertje A.M. Govaert
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 130-137. doi:10.7150/jbji.26492
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Research Paper
Antibiotic resistance profiles of deep surgical site infections in hip hemiarthroplasty; comparing low dose single antibiotic versus high dose dual antibiotic impregnated cement
Ben Tyas, Martin Marsh, Tamsin Oswald, Ramsay Refaie, Catherine Molyneux, Mike Reed
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 123-129. doi:10.7150/jbji.22192
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Research Paper
Prosthesis retention after an infected hip prosthesis: hip fractures versus primary total hip prosthesis, data from 1998 - 2015
Lieke M.A. de Vries, William C. Neve, Jeroen Steens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 118-122. doi:10.7150/jbji.23952
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Review
Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infection with Debridement, Antibiotics and Irrigation with Implant Retention - a Narrative Review
Ricardo Sousa, Miguel Araújo Abreu
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 108-117. doi:10.7150/jbji.24285
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Research Paper
The use of Tranexamic Acid in Total Elbow Replacement to Reduce Post-Operative Wound Infection
Syed Mannan, Mohammed Ali, Lukasz Mazur, Mei Chin, Ahmed Fadulelmola
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 104-107. doi:10.7150/jbji.25610
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Research Paper
A Retrospective Analysis of Deep Surgical Site Infection Treatment after Instrumented Spinal Fusion with the Use of Supplementary Local Antibiotic Carriers
Daniël M.C. Janssen, Maud Kramer, Jan Geurts, Lodewijk v Rhijn, Geert H.I.M. Walenkamp, Paul C. Willems
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 94-103. doi:10.7150/jbji.23832
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Research Paper
Careful interpretation of the wound status is needed with use of antibiotic impregnated biodegradable synthetic pure calcium sulfate beads: Series of 39 cases
Aditya Menon, Rajeev Soman, Camilla Rodrigues, Sanjay Phadke, Vikas M Agashe
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 87-93. doi:10.7150/jbji.22684
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Research Paper
Long-term Conventionally Dosed Vancomycin Therapy In Patients With Orthopaedic Implant-related Infections Seems As Effective And Safe As Long-term Penicillin Or Clindamycin Therapy. A Retrospective Cohort Study Of 103 Patients
Jacomien Aleman, Dirk Jan F. Moojen, Marc L. van Ogtrop, Rudolf W. Poolman, Eric J.F. Franssen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 82-86. doi:10.7150/jbji.20279
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Postscript
Postscript to The History of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society
Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 80-81. doi:10.7150/jbji.26471
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History
The History of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)
Geert H.I.M. Walenkamp
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 73-79. doi:10.7150/jbji.22291
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Research Paper
Antibiotic Containing Bone Substitute in Major Hip Surgery: A Long Term Gentamicin Elution Study
Mindaugas Stravinskas, Malin Nilsson, Peter Horstmann, Michael Mørk Petersen, Sarunas Tarasevicius, Lars Lidgren
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 68-72. doi:10.7150/jbji.23901
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Review
Current therapies in treatment and prevention of fracture wound biofilms: why a multifaceted approach is essential for resolving persistent infections
Krystle A. Blanchette, Joseph C. Wenke
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(2): 50-67. doi:10.7150/jbji.23423
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Research Paper
Effects of Local Application of Nano-silver on Osteomyelitis and Soft Tissue Infections: An Experimental Study in Rats
Bahattin Kemah, Gökçer Uzer, Yalçın Turhan, Burak Özturan, Bülent Kılıç, Bilge Sümbül Gültepe, Ayşe Bahar Ceyran, Selim Ertürk, Burak Aksoylu, Özlem Şenaydın, Korhan Özkan
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 43-49. doi:10.7150/jbji.22121
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Research Paper
Diagnosis of Persistent Infection in Prosthetic Two-Stage Exchange: Evaluation of the Effect of Sonication on Antibiotic Release from Bone Cement Spacers
Sandrine Mariaux, Ulrika Furustrand Tafin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 37-42. doi:10.7150/jbji.23668
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