The Second International Consensus Meeting on Prosthetic Joint Infection concluded in Philadelphia last week after reaching consensus on hundreds of questions debated by delegates from more than 80 countries. Co-chairs Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, AAHKS Research Committee Chair, and Thorsten Gehrke, MD, brought together experts in nine fields of joint replacement including hip and knee. “After the reviewers made each recommendation, the assembled throng generally voted in agreement. The results eventually will be compiled into a book of guidelines,” according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Full story.

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