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
Accuracy of Tissue and Sonication Fluid Sampling for the Diagnosis of Fracture-Related Infection: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal
Jolien Onsea, Melissa Depypere, Geertje Govaert, Richard Kuehl, Thomas Vandendriessche, Mario Morgenstern, Martin McNally, Andrej Trampuz, Willem-Jan Metsemakers
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 173-181. doi:10.7150/jbji.27840
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Research Paper
Cytotoxicity evaluation of chlorhexidine gluconate on human fibroblasts, myoblasts, and osteoblasts
James X. Liu, Jordan Werner, Thorsten Kirsch, Joseph D. Zuckerman, Mandeep S. Virk
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 165-172. doi:10.7150/jbji.26355
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Research Paper
Qualitative Alpha-defensin Versus The Main Available Tests For The Diagnosis Of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Best Predictor Test?
Giovanni Riccio, Luca Cavagnaro, Wassim Akkouche, Giuliana Carrega, Lamberto Felli, Giorgio Burastero
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 156-164. doi:10.7150/jbji.26401
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Research Paper
Analysis Of The KLIC-score; An Outcome Predictor Tool For Prosthetic Joint Infections Treated With Debridement, Antibiotics And Implant Retention
Sean DX Duffy, Nathanael Ahearn, Elizabeth SR Darley, Andrew J Porteous, James R Murray, Nicholas R Howells
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 150-155. doi:10.7150/jbji.21846
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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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