Proceedings from the 2018 International Consensus Meeting on Orthopedic Infections: prevention of periprosthetic shoulder infection

Grant E. Garrigues, Benjamin Zmistowski, Alexus M. Cooper, Andrew Green, ICM Shoulder Group

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Abstract

The Second International Consensus Meeting on Orthopedic Infections was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in July 2018. Over 800 international experts from all 9 subspecialties of orthopedic surgery and allied fields of infectious disease, microbiology, and epidemiology were assembled to form a consensus workgroup. The following proceedings on the prevention of periprosthetic shoulder infection come from 16 questions evaluated by delegates from the shoulder section.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S13-S31
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2019

Keywords

  • antibiotic prophylaxis
  • antibiotic-impregnated cement
  • chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)
  • Cutibacterium acnes
  • MRSA
  • periprosthetic shoulder infection
  • Prevention
  • shoulder arthroplasty

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