Oral Abstract Session:
94. Hearts and Bones
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 250-262

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

Topical Category: C2. Bone and joint, skin and soft tissue

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Sandra Nelson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital


8:30 AM
Identification of a distinctive virulence phenotype for endocarditis-associated clonal complex 22 MRSA isolates with reduced vancomycin susceptibility
Helene Marbach ; Eve Boakes ; Steven Lynham ; Malcolm Ward ; Jonathan Otter, PhD ; Jonathan Edgeworth

8:45 AM
Transthoracic (TTE) and Transesophageal (TEE) Echocardiography (ECHO) after Antibiotic Therapy for Infective Endocarditis (IE): An Outcomes-Based Analysis of Post-Treatment Imaging
Kirsten M. Schutte, MD ; James Steckelberg, MD ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Walter R. Wilson, MD ; Lawrence J. Sinak, MD ; Abinash Virk, MD

9:00 AM
Outcomes after Surgery for Infective Endocarditis in Patients with Active Injection Drug Use
Nabin Shrestha, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Jennifer Jue, MD ; Syed Hussain, MD ; Jason Jerry, MD ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD ; Jose Navia, MD

9:15 AM
Assessment of SPECT/CT and MRI for Diagnosis of Biopsy Proven Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis
Kavita Bhavan, MD, MPH ; Kenrick Lam ; William Erdman, MD ; Lawrence Lavery, DPM ; Gaurav Thakral, MD ; Javier Lafontaine, MD

9:30 AM
Implementation of a Standardized Treatment Protocol for Spinal Implant Infections Reduces Infection Relapse
Makeda Robinson, MD ; Sanjiv Baxi, MS ; Marie Grill, MD ; Brian Schwartz, MD ; Catherine Liu, MD

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S. Nelson, None

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