Depending on the definition for success of periprosthetic joint infection treatment, results presented at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting showed a variation in treatment success rates.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased disease severity among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings presented at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, in Chicago.
Research into the effect of even lower aspirin doses on venous thromboembolism would be helpful.
Research showed no benefit to skin patch and lymphocyte transformation testing to identify metal allergy in patients.
Results from a recently published study demonstrated MRSA-colonized patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty had a significantly increased risk of surgical site infection compared with non-MRSA carriers.