Editor-in-chief: Dr. Heinz Winkler, Osteitis Zentrum, Privatklinik Döbling, Heiligenstaedter Strasse 57-63, A-1190 Wien, AUSTRIA.  Executive Board Member and Immediate Past President, European Bone and Joint Infection Society
  • News: 36th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society will be held in Nantes, France, 7-9 September 2017. Please visit http://www.ebjis2017.org for details.
  • new High quality reviews or mini-reviews from leading experts are particularly welcome and they will be processed in high priority.
  • new 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) is an official publication of European Bone and Joint Infection Society. JBJI is a peer-reviewed journal publishing papers of highest quality in all areas of bones and joints research.

Types of articles:

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

Latest articles:


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Research Paper
Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics of Bacteroides Prosthetic Joint Infections
Neel Shah, Douglas Osmon, Aaron J. Tande, James Steckelberg, Rafael Sierra, Randall Walker, Elie F. Berbari
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(3): 122-126. doi:10.7150/jbji.17129
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Review
Candida Prosthetic Joint Infection. A Review of Treatment Methods
Fernando Cobo, Javier Rodríguez-Granger, Antonio Sampedro, Luis Aliaga-Martínez, José María Navarro-Marí
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 114-121. doi:10.7150/jbji.17699
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Research Paper
"Combined Diagnostic Tool" APPlication to a Retrospective Series of Patients Undergoing Total Joint Revision Surgery
Enrico Gallazzi, Lorenzo Drago, Andrea Baldini, Ian Stockley, David A. George, Sara Scarponi, Carlo L. Romanò
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 107-113. doi:10.7150/jbji.18308
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Short Research Communication
A Rare Case of Osteomyelitis Caused by Haemophilus Parainfluenzae
Fernando Cobo, Gemma Jiménez, Javier Rodríguez-Granger, Antonio Sampedro, Luis Aliaga-Martínez
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 104-106. doi:10.7150/jbji.17387
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Review
Spondylitis transmitted from infected aortic grafts: a review
Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, Thekla Antoniadou, Leonidas Dimopoulos, Marcos Liontos, Vasilios Igoumenou, Georgios N. Panagopoulos, Efthymia Giannitsioti, Andreas Lazaris, Andreas F. Mavrogenis
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 96-103. doi:10.7150/jbji.17703
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Research Paper
Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder with Proximal Humerus Osteomyelitis, Treated by Ilizarov Shoulder Arthrodesis
John Kendall, Martin McNally
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 90-95. doi:10.7150/jbji.17083
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Research Paper
Bone Inflammation, Bone Infection and Dental Implants Failure: Histological and Cytological Aspects Related to Cement Excess
Marco Tatullo, Massimo Marrelli, Filiberto Mastrangelo, Enrico Gherlone
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 84-89. doi:10.7150/jbji.17507
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Research Paper
Efficacy of Antibiotic Suppressive Therapy in Patients with a Prosthetic Joint Infection
Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Jasperina M. Nijman, Greetje A. Kampinga, Sander van Assen, Paul C. Jutte
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 77-83. doi:10.7150/jbji.17353
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Research Paper
Which Orthopaedic Patients Are Infected with Gram-negative Non-fermenting Rods?
Omid Jamei, Shpresa Gjoni, Besa Zenelaj, Benjamin Kressmann, Wilson Belaieff, Didier Hannouche, Ilker Uçkay
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(2): 73-76. doi:10.7150/jbji.17171
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Review
Hyaluronic Acid and Its Composites as a Local Antimicrobial/Antiadhesive Barrier
C.L. Romanò, E. De Vecchi, M. Bortolin, I. Morelli, L. Drago
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 63-72. doi:10.7150/jbji.17705
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Review
Allograft Bone as Antibiotic Carrier
Heinz Winkler, Peter Haiden
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 52-62. doi:10.7150/jbji.17466
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Review
Ceramic Biocomposites as Biodegradable Antibiotic Carriers in the Treatment of Bone Infections
Jamie Ferguson, Michael Diefenbeck, Martin McNally
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 38-51. doi:10.7150/jbji.17234
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Review
Therapeutic Use of Antibiotic-loaded Bone Cement in the Treatment of Hip and Knee Joint Infections
Konstantinos Anagnostakos
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 29-37. doi:10.7150/jbji.16067
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Review
Local Intra-wound Administration of Powdered Antibiotics in Orthopaedic Surgery
Andrew N. Fleischman, Matthew S. Austin
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 23-28. doi:10.7150/jbji.16649
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Review
Use of Chlorhexidine Preparations in Total Joint Arthroplasty
Jaiben George, Alison K Klika, Carlos A Higuera
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 15-22. doi:10.7150/jbji.16934
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Review
Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Using Antimicrobials: Dilute Povidone-Iodine Lavage
John A. Ruder, Bryan D. Springer
J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017; 2(1): 10-14. doi:10.7150/jbji.16448
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