Susan Goodman, MD, on Prosthetic Joint Infections in Rheumatic Diseases

 

In this podcast, Susan Goodman, MD, from Hospital for Special Surgery, discusses her research about the clinical and microbiological features of total hip and total knee arthroplasty prosthetic joint infections (PJI) in patients with rheumatic diseases, the impact of delayed diagnosis of PJI, and more.

 

Susan Goodman, MD, is a rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery and a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, New York.

 

Reference:

Goodman S, Kapadia M, Miller A, et al. Clinical features of prosthetic joint infections in patients with rheumatic diseases vs osteoarthritis [abstract 2123]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019;71(suppl 10). Presented at: 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2019; Atlanta, GA. https://acrabstracts.org/abstract/clinical-features-of-prosthetic-joint-infections-in-patients-with-rheumatic-diseases-vs-osteoarthritis/. Accessed January 2, 2020.

 

For more on rheumatic diseases, visit the Specialty Site.

 

 

Published in partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery

 

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