The management of an infected total knee arthroplasty.

November 20, 2016 at 8:42 pm

The Bone & Joint Journal. October 2015 V.97-B 10 Suppl A P.20-29.

Gehrke T1, Alijanipour P2, Parvizi J2.

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1Helios Endo-Klinik, Holstenstr.2, 22767 Hamburg, Germany.

2Rothman Institute, 125 S 9th St Ste 1000, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

Abstract

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most feared and challenging complications following total knee arthroplasty. We provide a detailed description of our current understanding regarding the management of PJI of the knee, including diagnostic aids, pre-operative planning, surgical treatment, and outcome.

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Entry filed under: Bacteriemias, Antimicrobianos, Resistencia bacteriana, Infecciones osteo-articulares-musculares, Infecciones nosocomiales, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis, Infecciones sitio quirurgico, Infecciones relacionadas a prótesis, Epidemiología, Update, Health Care-Associated Infections, Biología Molecular, FIEBRE en el POSTOPERATORIO. Tags: .

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