Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Has the Era of the Biomarker Arrived?

@inproceedings{Deirmengian2014DiagnosingPJ,
  title={Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Has the Era of the Biomarker Arrived?},
  author={Carl A Deirmengian and Keith W Kardos and Patrick Kilmartin and Alexander Cameron and Kevin Schiller and Javad Parvizi},
  booktitle={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains a serious clinical challenge. There is a pressing need for improved diagnostic testing methods; biomarkers offer one potentially promising approach. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We evaluated the diagnostic characteristics of 16 promising synovial fluid biomarkers for the diagnosis of PJI. METHODS Synovial fluid was collected from 95 patients meeting the inclusion criteria of this prospective diagnostic study. All patients were… CONTINUE READING
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