Arthroscopic treatment of septic arthritis. Surgical technique and results

In a retrospective study we evaluated 22 patients suffering from septic arthritis, who were treated arthroscopically. We operated 15 male and 7 female patients with an average age of 38.1 years (4–70). There were 16 knee joints, 3 elbows, 2 shoulder and one hip. Arthroscopic therapy was indicated when the typical clinical signs and bloodchemical… CONTINUE READING