Familial Clustering Identified in Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND It is estimated that the cost to treat periprosthetic joint infection in the United States will approach $1.62 billion by 2020. Thus, the need to better understand the pathogenesis of periprosthetic joint infection is evident. We performed a population-based, retrospective cohort study to determine if familial clustering of periprosthetic joint… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00514

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