• Antibiotic-loaded bone cement in prevention of periprosthetic joint infections in primary total knee arthroplasty: A register-based multicentre randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (ALBA trial) 

      Leta, Tesfaye Hordofa; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Dale, Håvard; Hallan, Geir; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Dyrhovden, Gro Sævik; Westberg, Marianne; Wik, Tina Strømdal; Jakobsen, Rune Bruhn; Aamodt, Arild; Röhrl, Stephan Maximillian; Gøthesen, Øystein Johannes; Lindalen, Einar; Heir, Stig; Ludvigsen, Jarle; Bruun, Trond; Hansen, Ann Kristin; Aune, Knut Erik Moen; Warholm, Marianne; Skjetne, John Petter; Badawy, Mona; Høvding, Pål; Husby, Otto Schnell; Karlsen, Øystein Espeland; Furnes, Ove Nord (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction The current evidence on the efficacy of antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) in reducing the risk of periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) after primary joint reconstruction is insufficient. In several European ...
    • Early Response in Cellulitis: A Prospective Study of Dynamics and Predictors 

      Bruun, Trond; Oppegaard, Oddvar; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Langeland, Nina; Skrede, Steinar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background: Skin and soft tissue infections are common reasons for medical care. Use of broad-spectrum therapy and costs have increased. Assessment of early treatment response has been given a central role both in clinical ...
    • Increased cytotoxicity and streptolysin O activity in group G streptococcal strains causing invasive tissue infections 

      Siemens, Nikolai; Kittang, Bård Reiakvam; Chakrakodi, Bhavya; Oppegaard, Oddvar; Johansson, Linda; Bruun, Trond; Mylvaganam, Haima; Svensson, Mattias; Skrede, Steinar; Norrby-Teglund, Anna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis (SDSE) has emerged as an important cause of severe skin and soft tissue infections, but little is known of the pathogenic mechanisms underlying tissue pathology. Patient samples ...