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J Bone Jt Infect. 2017 Jan 1;2(1):1-2. doi: 10.7150/jbji.9465. eCollection 2017.

Local Antimicrobial Treatment in Orthopaedic Surgery.

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1
Rothman Institute, Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA.
2
Vice President, Musculoskeletal Infection Society of North America, Rochester, MN 59963-0422, USA.
3
Osteitis Centre, Privatklinik Döbling, Vienna, Austria.
4
Past President of EBJIS, Euopean Bone and Joint Infection Society, ZA La Piece 2, 1180 Rolle, Switzerland.

Abstract

The purpose of this special issue of Journal of Bone and Joint Infection is to provide orthopaedic surgeons with basic science explanations as to how these local antimicrobials work, clinical evidence that supports these local treatments, and the role of these local treatments against biofilm.

KEYWORDS:

local antimicrobial; orthopaedic surgery

Conflict of interest statement

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interest exists.

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