Anaerobic prosthetic joint infection.

@article{Shah2015AnaerobicPJ,
  title={Anaerobic prosthetic joint infection.},
  author={Neel B. Shah and Aaron Tande and Robin Patel and Elie F. Berbari},
  journal={Anaerobe},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={1-8}
}
In an effort to improve mobility and alleviate pain from degenerative and connective tissue joint disease, an increasing number of individuals are undergoing prosthetic joint replacement in the United States. Joint replacement is a highly effective intervention, resulting in improved quality of life and increased independence [1]. By 2030, it is predicted that approximately 4 million total hip and knee arthroplasties will be performed yearly in the United States [2]. One of the major… CONTINUE READING
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