Adult posttraumatic osteomyelitis of the tibia

Jon T. Mader, Michael W Cripps, Jason H. Calhoun

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis results from trauma or nosocomial infection from the treatment of trauma that allows organisms to enter bone, proliferate in traumatized tissue, and cause subsequent bone infection. The resulting infection is usually polymicrobial. The patient may be classified using the May and the Cierny-Mader classification systems. The diagnosis is based on the isolation of the pathogen(s) from the bone, or blood cultures. Appropriate therapy of posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis includes adequate drainage, thorough debridement, obliteration of dead space, stabilization when necessary, wound protection, and specific antimicrobial therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-21
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Issue number360
StatePublished - 1999

Fingerprint

Osteomyelitis
Tibia
Bone and Bones
Wounds and Injuries
Debridement
Cross Infection
Infection
Drainage
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Cite this

Adult posttraumatic osteomyelitis of the tibia. / Mader, Jon T.; Cripps, Michael W; Calhoun, Jason H.

In: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, No. 360, 1999, p. 14-21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{d2e4f8a3cf144547aef4778c5130ec4a,
title = "Adult posttraumatic osteomyelitis of the tibia",
abstract = "Posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis results from trauma or nosocomial infection from the treatment of trauma that allows organisms to enter bone, proliferate in traumatized tissue, and cause subsequent bone infection. The resulting infection is usually polymicrobial. The patient may be classified using the May and the Cierny-Mader classification systems. The diagnosis is based on the isolation of the pathogen(s) from the bone, or blood cultures. Appropriate therapy of posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis includes adequate drainage, thorough debridement, obliteration of dead space, stabilization when necessary, wound protection, and specific antimicrobial therapy.",
author = "Mader, {Jon T.} and Cripps, {Michael W} and Calhoun, {Jason H.}",
year = "1999",
language = "English (US)",
pages = "14--21",
journal = "Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research",
issn = "0009-921X",
publisher = "Springer New York",
number = "360",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Adult posttraumatic osteomyelitis of the tibia

AU - Mader, Jon T.

AU - Cripps, Michael W

AU - Calhoun, Jason H.

PY - 1999

Y1 - 1999

N2 - Posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis results from trauma or nosocomial infection from the treatment of trauma that allows organisms to enter bone, proliferate in traumatized tissue, and cause subsequent bone infection. The resulting infection is usually polymicrobial. The patient may be classified using the May and the Cierny-Mader classification systems. The diagnosis is based on the isolation of the pathogen(s) from the bone, or blood cultures. Appropriate therapy of posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis includes adequate drainage, thorough debridement, obliteration of dead space, stabilization when necessary, wound protection, and specific antimicrobial therapy.

AB - Posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis results from trauma or nosocomial infection from the treatment of trauma that allows organisms to enter bone, proliferate in traumatized tissue, and cause subsequent bone infection. The resulting infection is usually polymicrobial. The patient may be classified using the May and the Cierny-Mader classification systems. The diagnosis is based on the isolation of the pathogen(s) from the bone, or blood cultures. Appropriate therapy of posttraumatic tibial osteomyelitis includes adequate drainage, thorough debridement, obliteration of dead space, stabilization when necessary, wound protection, and specific antimicrobial therapy.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0033036577&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0033036577&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

SP - 14

EP - 21

JO - Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

JF - Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

SN - 0009-921X

IS - 360

ER -