Editor-in-chief: Dr. Heinz Winkler, Osteitis Zentrum, Privatklinik Döbling, Heiligenstaedter Strasse 57-63, A-1190 Wien, AUSTRIA. 
  • News: 37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 6-8th September 2018. Please visit http://ebjis2018.org/ for details.
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  • 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) publishes papers of highest quality in all areas of orthopaedic infections. JBJI is a publication of European Bone and Joint Infection Society. Types of articles:

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

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Research Paper
Diagnosis Of Persistent Infection In Prosthetic Two-Stage Exchange: PCR analysis of Sonication fluid From Bone Cement Spacers
Sandrine Mariaux, Ulrika Furustrand Tafin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 218-223. doi:10.7150/jbji.23078
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Research Paper
Influence of Sonication on Bacterial Regrowth from Antibiotic Loaded PMMA Scaffolds - An In-vitro Study
Martin Clauss, Esther Laschkolnig, Susanne Graf, Klaus-Dieter Kühn
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 213-217. doi:10.7150/jbji.22382
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Research Paper
Effect of Sonication on the Elution of Antibiotics from Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)
Anne Kummer, Ulrika Furustrand Tafin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 208-212. doi:10.7150/jbji.22443
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Research Paper
Managing persistent wound leakage after total knee and hip arthroplasty. Results of a nationwide survey among Dutch orthopaedic surgeons
Frank-Christiaan Wagenaar, Claudia A.M. Löwik, Martin Stevens, Sjoerd K. Bulstra, Yvette Pronk, Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Rob G.H.H. Nelissen, Rudolf W. Poolman, Walter van der Weegen, Paul C. Jutte
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 202-207. doi:10.7150/jbji.22327
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Research Paper
Treatment of Cavitary Bone Defects in Chronic Osteomyelitis: Biogactive glass S53P4 vs. Calcium Sulphate Antibiotic Beads
Albert Ferrando, Joan Part, Jose Baeza
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 194-201. doi:10.7150/jbji.20404
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Research Paper
Osteomyelitis of the Pelvic Bones: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment
Maria Dudareva, Jamie Ferguson, Nicholas Riley, David Stubbs, Bridget Atkins, Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 184-193. doi:10.7150/jbji.21692
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Research Paper
Are There Benefits In Early Diagnosis Of Prosthetic Joint Infection With Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction?
Christian Lausmann, Akos Zahar, Mustafa Citak, Julian Brañes, Stefan Schmidl, Lars Frommelt, Thorsten Gehrke, Matthias Gebauer
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 175-183. doi:10.7150/jbji.22062
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Review
The Classification of Long Bone Osteomyelitis: A Systemic Review of the Literature
Andrew J. Hotchen, Martin A. McNally, Parham Sendi
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(4): 167-174. doi:10.7150/jbji.21050
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Short Research Communication
Case Report - Infection of Total Knee Arthroplasty Treated with One-Stage Surgery and Linezolid
Adriana Macedo Dell'Aquila, Cesar Janovsky, Moises Cohen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 163-166. doi:10.7150/jbji.19574
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Short Research Communication
Gonococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection
Ian Gassiep, Bradley Gilpin, Joel Douglas, David Siebert
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 160-162. doi:10.7150/jbji.20791
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Review
Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, Urinary Catheters and Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Joint Replacement: A Position Paper of the Expert Group 'Infection' of swissorthopaedics
Parham Sendi, Olivier Borens, Peter Wahl, Martin Clauss, Ilker Uçkay
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 154-159. doi:10.7150/jbji.20425
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Research Paper
Epidemiological, Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics of Patients with Post-Traumatic Osteomyelitis of Limb Fractures in Southwest China: A Hospital-Based Study
Jiachen Peng, Youliang Ren, Wenbin He, Zhengdao Li, Jin Yang, Yi Liu, Zhonghui Zheng, Stephen L. Kates, Edward M. Schwarz, Chao Xie, Youjia Xu
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 149-153. doi:10.7150/jbji.20002
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Short Research Communication
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Sacroiliac Joint Septic Arthritis in an Adult Patient Treated with Daptomycin
Ramy Rashed, Fizan Younis
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 143-148. doi:10.7150/jbji.18358
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Short Research Communication
Brucella melitensis prosthetic joint infection
Domenica Flury, Henrik Behrend, Parham Sendi, Matthias von Kietzell, Carol Strahm
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 136-142. doi:10.7150/jbji.18408
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Research Paper
Treatment Challenges of Prosthetic Hip Infection with Associated Iliacus Muscle Abscess: Report of 5 Cases and Literature Review
Joshua M. Lawrenz, Nathan W. Mesko, Carlos A. Higuera, Robert M. Molloy, Claus Simpfendorfer, Maja Babic
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 127-135. doi:10.7150/jbji.16429
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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 Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 122-126. doi:10.7150/jbji.17129
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