Surgical Management of Surgical Site Infections in Orthopaedics

Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 4 | Issue 2 |  July-Dec 2019 | page:17-25 | Dr. Sitaram Prasad, Dr. Gautam Zaveri

Author: Dr. Sitaram Prasad [1], Dr. Gautam Zaveri [2]

[1] Department of Plastic Surgery, Fortis & Zen Hospitals, Mumbai.
[2] Department of Spine Surgery, Jaslok, Fortis & Zen Hospitals, Mumbai.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Gautam Zaveri
Department of Plastic Surgery, Fortis & Zen Hospitals, Mumbai


Surgical site infections are a source of great misery to both patients and surgeons. The management requires a multipronged approach specially in orthopaedics. The current chapter outlines the various methods of source control when dealing with musculoskeletal infections.
Keywords: Surgical site infections, orthopaedics, management


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How to Cite this article: Prasad S, Zaveri G. Surgical Management of Surgical Site Infections in Orthopaedics. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics July-Dec 2019;4(2):17-25.

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Management of Infected Non – Unions

Vol 2 | Issue 2 |  July – Dec 2017 | Page 25-31 | John Mukhopadhaya

Authors: John Mukhopadhaya [1]

[1]Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement, Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. John Mukhopadhaya
Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement,
Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India.


Infected nonunions are difficult problems to tackle. The treatment is often multistaged and involves high expenses and has major impact on both patient as well as surgeons. Understanding of the basics of infected non-union including etiopathology, diagnostic criteria and management algorithms is helpful in successfully managing this complication. This article provides a basic overview of infected nonunions along with new methods of management including Masquelet technique and techniques of managing bone gaps
Keywords: infected non-union, diagnosis, management


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How to Cite this article:  Mukhopadhaya J. Management of Infected Non-unions. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics July-Dec 2017; 2(2):25-31

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