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Oral amoxicillin-clavulanate for treating diabetic foot infections.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2019 Jun 12;21(6):1483-1486. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.13651DOI Listing
June 2019

Outcome After Surgical Treatment of Calcaneal Osteomyelitis.

Foot Ankle Int 2019 May 28;40(5):562-567. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100718822978DOI Listing
May 2019

Exanthema associated with Capnocytophaga canimorsus bacteremia.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 May 12;82:104-105. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.03.006DOI Listing
May 2019

Idiopathic bone marrow edema with joint effusion - a differential diagnosis to infectious osteomyelitis.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 May 11. Epub 2019 May 11.

Orthopaedic Surgery, La Tour Hospital, Meyrin, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.05.007DOI Listing
May 2019

Four versus six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections after implant removal: a randomized trial.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2019 May 18. Epub 2019 May 18.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkz202DOI Listing
May 2019

Principles and practice of antibiotic stewardship in the management of diabetic foot infections.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2019 Apr;32(2):95-101

University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000530DOI Listing
April 2019

Remission in diabetic foot infections: Duration of antibiotic therapy and other possible associated factors.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2019 02 21;21(2):244-251. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.13507DOI Listing
February 2019

Should antibiotic prophylaxis before orthopedic implant surgery depend on the duration of pre-surgical hospital stay?

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2018 8;7:131. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

3Infectiology, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-018-0421-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223050PMC
November 2018

Muscular Versus Non-Muscular Free Flaps for Soft Tissue Coverage of Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis.

World J Plast Surg 2018 Sep;7(3):294-300

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/wjps.7.3.294DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6290312PMC
September 2018

Is There an Association Between Smoking Status and Prosthetic Joint Infection After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty?

J Arthroplasty 2018 07 23;33(7):2218-2224. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Division of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2018.02.069DOI Listing
July 2018

Native septic arthritis is not an immediate surgical emergency.

J Infect 2018 Jul 6;77(1):47-53. Epub 2018 May 6.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals; Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals; Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2018.02.015DOI Listing
July 2018

Particularities of Staphylococcus Lugdunensis in orthopaedic infections.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2018 03 22;50(3):223-225. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

a Orthopaedic Surgery Service , Geneva University Hospitals , Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2017.1374553DOI Listing
March 2018

[Management of septic arthritis].

Rev Med Suisse 2018 Mar;14(597):516-521

Service des maladies infectieuses, HUG, 1211 Genève 14.

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March 2018

An Overview on Diabetic Foot Infections, including Issues Related to Associated Pain, Hyperglycemia and Limb Ischemia.

Curr Pharm Des 2018 ;24(12):1243-1254

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612824666180302145754DOI Listing
January 2018

[Infection of chronic wounds in elderly patients].

Rev Med Suisse 2017 Nov;13(582):1938-1944

Service de médecine interne et de réhabilitation, Hôpital des Trois Chêne, HUG, 1226 Thônex.

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November 2017

Enterococci in orthopaedic infections: Who is at risk getting infected?

J Infect 2017 10 1;75(4):309-314. Epub 2017 Jul 1.

Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Service of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.06.008DOI Listing
October 2017

Staphylococcus aureus versus streptococci in orthopaedic infections.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2017 09 3;49(9):716-718. Epub 2017 May 3.

d Orthopedic Surgery Service , Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2017.1318219DOI Listing
September 2017

Staphylococcus aureus soft tissue infection may increase the risk of subsequent staphylococcal soft tissue infections.

Int J Infect Dis 2017 Jul 6;60:44-48. Epub 2017 May 6.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2017.05.002DOI Listing
July 2017

One- vs 2-Stage Bursectomy for Septic Olecranon and Prepatellar Bursitis: A Prospective Randomized Trial.

Mayo Clin Proc 2017 07 8;92(7):1061-1069. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Medico-Economic Control, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Infection Control Program, Medico-Economic Control, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; WHO Collaboration Center on Patient Safety, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2017.03.011DOI Listing
July 2017

A case report of CT-diagnosed renal infarct secondary to syphilitic aortitis.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 07 26;17(1):520. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

Division of Internal Medicine, Hôpital Neuchâtelois, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2624-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5530486PMC
July 2017

Are antibiotic-resistant pathogens more common in subsequent episodes of diabetic foot infection?

Int J Infect Dis 2017 Jun 24;59:61-64. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland; Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2017.04.012DOI Listing
June 2017

Clinical features of anaerobic orthopaedic infections.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2017 Feb 31;49(2):137-140. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

b Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine , Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2016.1225979DOI Listing
February 2017

Clinical and epidemiological differences between implant-associated and implant-free orthopaedic infections.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2017 Feb 14;27(2):229-231. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00590-016-1879-3
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February 2017

Factors Associated With Treatment Failure of Infected Pressure Sores.

Ann Surg 2016 08;264(2):399-403

*Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland†Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland‡Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland§Division of Medical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001497DOI Listing
August 2016

Associations of diabetes mellitus with orthopaedic infections.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2016 11;48(1):70-3. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

a From the Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva , Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/23744235.2015.1082620DOI Listing
July 2016

Body mass and weight thresholds for increased prosthetic joint infection rates after primary total joint arthroplasty.

Acta Orthop 2016 5;87(2):132-8. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

a Division of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery , Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva , Geneva , Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17453674.2015.1126157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4812074PMC
July 2016

Antibiotic Prophylaxis During Dental Procedures in Patients with Prosthetic Joints.

J Bone Jt Infect 2016 20;1:42-49. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery and Interdisciplinary Septic Surgical Unit, Kantonsspital Baselland Liestal, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/jbji.16318DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5423560PMC
July 2016

Staphylococcus aureus versus Streptococcus pyogenes in hand infection.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 20;47(10):747-8. Epub 2015 May 20.

From the Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva , Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/23744235.2015.1049463DOI Listing
May 2016

Diabetic foot infections: recent literature and cornerstones of management.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2016 Apr;29(2):145-52

aService of Infectious Diseases bOrthopedic Surgery Service cService of Diabetology and Endocrinology, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland dDivision of Medical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000243DOI Listing
April 2016

Factors related to outcome of early and delayed prosthetic joint infections.

J Infect 2016 Feb 19;72(2):255-7. Epub 2015 Oct 19.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.10.004DOI Listing
February 2016

Administration of antibiotic agents before intraoperative sampling in orthopedic infections alters culture results.

J Infect 2015 Nov 15;71(5):518-25. Epub 2015 Aug 15.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.08.002DOI Listing
November 2015

Diabetic foot infections: what have we learned in the last 30 years?

Int J Infect Dis 2015 Nov 13;40:81-91. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Division of Medical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2015.09.023DOI Listing
November 2015

Septic Tenosynovitis of the Hand: Factors Predicting Need for Subsequent Débridement.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Sep;136(3):338e-343e

Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland; and Oxford, United Kingdom From the Hand Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva; and the Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000001510DOI Listing
September 2015

The role of anaerobes in diabetic foot infections.

Anaerobe 2015 Aug 2;34:8-13. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Infectious Diseases Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland; Division of Medical Sciences (Infectious Diseases), University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2015.03.009DOI Listing
August 2015

Letter to the editor concerning the review of Prof. Sheldon L. Kaplan "Recent lessons for the management of bone and joint infections"--Bacteriostatic or bactericidal agents in osteoarticular infections?

J Infect 2015 Jul 6;71(1):144-6. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.02.014DOI Listing
July 2015

In diabetic foot infections antibiotics are to treat infection, not to heal wounds.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2015 Apr 3;16(6):821-32. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

University of Geneva, Geneva University Hospitals and Medical School, Service of Infectious Diseases , 4, rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14 , Switzerland +41 22 372 33 11 ;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14656566.2015.1021780DOI Listing
April 2015

Increased risk of joint failure in hip prostheses infected with Staphylococcus aureus treated with debridement, antibiotics and implant retention compared to Streptococcus.

Int Orthop 2015 Mar 4;39(3):397-401. Epub 2014 Sep 4.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-014-2510-zDOI Listing
March 2015

Do diabetic foot infections with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus differ from those with other pathogens?

Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2014 Dec 5;13(4):263-72. Epub 2014 Oct 5.

Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1534734614550311
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December 2014

Are there clinical variables determining antibiotic prophylaxis-susceptible versus resistant infection in open fractures?

Int Orthop 2014 Nov 21;38(11):2323-7. Epub 2014 Jun 21.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00264-014-2395-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-014-2395-xDOI Listing
November 2014

Preoperative asymptomatic bacteriuria and subsequent prosthetic joint infection: lack of a causal relation.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Nov 29;59(10):1506-7. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Service of Infectious Diseases Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu604DOI Listing
November 2014

Performance of Gram and Acridine-orange staining in hand phlegmon.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2014 Oct 24;67(10):1451-2. Epub 2014 May 24.

Hand Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopeadic Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2014.05.025DOI Listing
October 2014

In vivo interactions of continuous flucloxacillin infusion and high-dose oral rifampicin in the serum of 15 patients with bone and soft tissue infections due to Staphylococcus aureus - a methodological and pilot study.

Springerplus 2014 7;3:287. Epub 2014 Jun 7.

Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Geneva University Hospitals and Medical School, 4 Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland ; Department of Infectious Diseases, Tours University Hospital, Tours, France.

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http://springerplus.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/2193-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2193-1801-3-287DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4072877PMC
July 2014

Gram and acridine orange staining for diagnosis of septic arthritis in different patient populations.

Int Orthop 2014 Jun 5;38(6):1283-90. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-014-2284-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4037514PMC
June 2014

Does colonization with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus protect against nosocomial acquisition of methicillin-resistant S. aureus?

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 May 19;35(5):527-33. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/675825DOI Listing
May 2014

Treatment challenges associated with bone echinococcosis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2014 Mar 11;69(3):821-6. Epub 2013 Nov 11.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkt429DOI Listing
March 2014

Images in clinical medicine. Evolution of a diabetic foot infection.

N Engl J Med 2013 Dec;369(23):2252

University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMicm1211053DOI Listing
December 2013

Epidemiology of adverse events and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea during long-term antibiotic therapy for osteoarticular infections.

J Infect 2013 Nov 12;67(5):433-8. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Service of Rehabilitation, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2013.07.017DOI Listing
November 2013

Remission rate of implant-related infections following revision surgery after fractures.

Int Orthop 2013 Nov 20;37(11):2253-8. Epub 2013 Sep 20.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-013-2092-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3824899PMC
November 2013

No need for broad-spectrum empirical antibiotic coverage after surgical drainage of orthopaedic implant infections.

Int Orthop 2013 Oct 7;37(10):2025-30. Epub 2013 Jun 7.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-013-1924-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3779563PMC
October 2013

Pathogen-driven decision for implant retention in the management of infected total knee prostheses.

Int Orthop 2013 Aug 22;37(8):1471-5. Epub 2013 May 22.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-013-1923-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3728396PMC
August 2013

Short parenteral antibiotic treatment for adult septic arthritis after successful drainage.

Int J Infect Dis 2013 Mar 22;17(3):e199-205. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2011.12.019DOI Listing
March 2013

High proportion of healthcare-associated urinary tract infection in the absence of prior exposure to urinary catheter: a cross-sectional study.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2013 Feb 7;2(1). Epub 2013 Feb 7.

Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, 4 Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://aricjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2047-2
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3598194PMC
February 2013

Chronic osteomyelitis.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2012 Oct;14(5):566-75

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11908-012-0286-0DOI Listing
October 2012

Wound dehiscence and stump infection after lower limb amputation: risk factors and association with antibiotic use.

J Orthop Sci 2012 Sep 6;17(5):588-94. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00776-012-0245-5DOI Listing
September 2012

Should the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage status be used as a guide to treatment for skin and soft tissue infections?

J Infect 2012 May 1;64(5):513-9. Epub 2012 Feb 1.

Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2011.12.023DOI Listing
May 2012

Efficacy of a combined oral clindamycin?rifampicin regimen for therapy of staphylococcal osteoarticular infections.

Scand J Infect Dis 2011 Dec 15;43(11-12):962-7. Epub 2011 Sep 15.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2011.608082DOI Listing
December 2011

Duration of post-surgical antibiotic therapy for adult chronic osteomyelitis: a single-centre experience.

Int Orthop 2011 Nov 12;35(11):1725-31. Epub 2011 Feb 12.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-011-1221-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3193950PMC
November 2011

Occurrence of fever in the first postoperative week does not help to diagnose infection in clean orthopaedic surgery.

Int Orthop 2011 Aug 25;35(8):1257-60. Epub 2010 Sep 25.

Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, 4 Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-010-1128-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3167428PMC
August 2011

Comparison of vacuum-assisted closure device and conservative treatment for fasciotomy wound healing in ischaemia-reperfusion syndrome: preliminary results.

Int Wound J 2011 Jun 15;8(3):229-36. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-481X.2011.00773.xDOI Listing
June 2011

Noninfectious wound complications in clean surgery: epidemiology, risk factors, and association with antibiotic use.

World J Surg 2011 May;35(5):973-80

Orthopedic Surgery Department, Geneva University Hospitals & Medical School, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00268-011-0993-y
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May 2011

Postoperative serum pro-calcitonin and C-reactive protein levels in patients with orthopedic infections.

Swiss Med Wkly 2010 19;140:w13124. Epub 2010 Nov 19.

Orthopedic Surgery Service, Geneva University Hospitals, 4, Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, CH.

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http://doi.emh.ch/smw.2010.13124
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February 2011

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July 2010

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June 2010

Two consecutive deep sinus tract cultures predict the pathogen of osteomyelitis.

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May 2010

Infectious olecranon and patellar bursitis: short-course adjuvant antibiotic therapy is not a risk factor for recurrence in adult hospitalized patients.

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May 2010

Gram-negative versus gram-positive prosthetic joint infections.

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March 2010

Low incidence of haematogenous seeding to total hip and knee prostheses in patients with remote infections.

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November 2009

Use of serum antistreptolysin O titers in the microbial diagnosis of orthopedic infections.

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