Bone and Joint Infections

Bone and Joint Infections

by Clayton R Perry

Hardcover(New Edition)



In this unique book, a highly respected expert in the field of bone and joint infection has summarized years of clinical research. Well-illustrated throughout with over 150 radiographs and line diagrams, this text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the topic, from both a medical and a surgical viewpoint. This is a reference that surgeons can rely on for information on basic science through to postoperative management.

About the Author:
Clayton R Perry MD is Associate Professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853171321
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

[MD] - Associate Professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Historical perspective     1
Prior to the discovery of the microbial basis of infection     1
Following the discovery of the microbial basis of infection     4
Basic science     9
Microbiology     9
Antibiotics     13
Host response to infection     19
Classification and pathophysiology     26
Acute and chronic osteomyelitis     26
Infections of the spine     32
Infected lower extremity in the diabetic     34
Acute and chronic septic arthritis     35
Septic arthroplasties     38
Diagnosis and evaluation     42
History and physical examination     42
Radiographic evaluation     43
Hematologic studies     48
Microbiological studies     49
Nonoperative management     56
Antibiotic therapy - systemic     56
Antibiotic therapy - local     61
Maximizing the physiologic status of the patient     67
Electrical and magnetic fields     69
Hyperbaric oxygen     71
Operative management of osteomyelitis     76
Debridement     76
Manipulation ofvascularized soft tissue     80
Manipulation of vascularized bone     89
Antibiotic spacers and pumps     91
Autogenous cancellous bone grafting     93
External fixation     97
Internal fixation     104
Operative management of infected joints and arthroplasties     116
Infected joints     116
Infected arthroplasties     124
Specific clinical problems     137
Focal osteomyelitis with the bone in continuity     137
Infected fractures     139
Infected nonunion of long bones     141
Infected segmental defects of long bones     156
Nonunion with latent osteomyelitis     165
Infection of lower extremity in the diabetic patient     169
Acute septic arthritis     170
Chronic septic arthritis     171
Infection in a patient with hemaglobinopathy     173
Infected arthroplasties     175
Index     183

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