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

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The Second International Consensus Meeting on Orthopedic Infections was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in July 2018. More than 800 experts from all 9 subspecialties of orthopedic surgery and allied fields of infectious disease, microbiology, and epidemiology were assembled to form the International Consensus Group. The shoulder workgroup reached consensus on 27 questions related to culture techniques, inflammatory markers, and diagnostic criteria used to evaluate patients for periprosthetic shoulder infection. This document contains the group's recommendations and rationale for each question related to evaluating periprosthetic shoulder infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Garrigues, GE; Zmistowski, B; Cooper, AM; Green, A; ICM Shoulder Group,

Published Date

  • June 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 6S

Start / End Page

  • S32 - S66

PubMed ID

  • 31196514

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-6500

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1058-2746

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jse.2019.04.016


  • eng