Editor-in-chief: Dr. Heinz Winkler, Osteitis Zentrum, Privatklinik Döbling, Heiligenstaedter Strasse 57-63, A-1190 Wien, AUSTRIA. 
  • 37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 6-8th September 2018. Please visit http://ebjis2018.org/ for details.
  • High quality reviews or mini-reviews from leading experts are particularly welcome and they will be processed in high priority.
  • Theme Issue Local Antimicrobial Treatment in Orthopaedic Surgery”. Editors: Dr. Antonia F. Chen and Dr. Heinz Winkler.
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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI) publishes papers of highest quality in all areas of orthopaedic infections. Types of articles:

  • Research papers
  • Short research communications
  • Reviews and mini-reviews
  • Commentaries, opinions

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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Research Paper
Combined Staining Techniques for Demonstration of Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm in Routine Histopathology
Louise Kruse Jensen, Nicole Lind Henriksen, Thomas Bjarnsholt, Kasper Nørskov Kragh, Henrik Elvang Jensen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 27-36. doi:10.7150/jbji.22799
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Research Paper
Outcomes and Risk Factors for Polymicrobial Posttraumatic Osteomyelitis
Luciana Souza Jorge, Patrícia Silva Fucuta, Maria Gabriele L. Oliveira, Marcelo Arruda Nakazone, Juliana Arruda de Matos, Alceu Gomes Chueire, Mauro José Costa Salles
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 20-26. doi:10.7150/jbji.22566
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Research Paper
Costs and renumeration of osteomyelitis treatment involving free flaps: implications of return to theatre
Rebecca Shirley, Janka Fazekas, Martin McNally, Alex Ramsden
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 15-19. doi:10.7150/jbji.22186
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Research Paper
Lower activation of caspase-1 by Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections compared to commensals
Emeli Månsson, Berolla Sahdo, Åsa Nilsdotter-Augustinsson, Eva Särndahl, Bo Söderquist
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 10-14. doi:10.7150/jbji.21567
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Research Paper
Antibiotic Prophylaxis and DAIR Treatment in Primary Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, A National Survey in The Netherlands
Ewout S Veltman, Dirk Jan F Moojen, Rob GHH Nelissen, Rudolf W Poolman
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 5-9. doi:10.7150/jbji.20259
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Short Research Paper
Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates from nares and prosthetic joint infections are mupirocin susceptible
Lavin Salih, Staffan Tevell, Emeli Månsson, Åsa Nilsdotter-Augustinsson, Bengt Hellmark, Bo Söderquist
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(1): 1-4. doi:10.7150/jbji.22459
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Research Paper
Diagnosis Of Persistent Infection In Prosthetic Two-Stage Exchange: PCR analysis of Sonication fluid From Bone Cement Spacers
Sandrine Mariaux, Ulrika Furustrand Tafin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 218-223. doi:10.7150/jbji.23078
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Research Paper
Influence of Sonication on Bacterial Regrowth from Antibiotic Loaded PMMA Scaffolds - An In-vitro Study
Martin Clauss, Esther Laschkolnig, Susanne Graf, Klaus-Dieter Kühn
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 213-217. doi:10.7150/jbji.22382
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Research Paper
Effect of Sonication on the Elution of Antibiotics from Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)
Anne Kummer, Ulrika Furustrand Tafin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 208-212. doi:10.7150/jbji.22443
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Research Paper
Managing persistent wound leakage after total knee and hip arthroplasty. Results of a nationwide survey among Dutch orthopaedic surgeons
Frank-Christiaan Wagenaar, Claudia A.M. Löwik, Martin Stevens, Sjoerd K. Bulstra, Yvette Pronk, Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Rob G.H.H. Nelissen, Rudolf W. Poolman, Walter van der Weegen, Paul C. Jutte
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 202-207. doi:10.7150/jbji.22327
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