Infected total knee arthroplasty. A protocol for management.

All cases of deep wound infection following total knee arthroplasty presented to the senior author between April 1977 and February 1984 were reviewed in an attempt to develop a protocol for salvaging a functional, painless knee. Two of 23 knees were eliminated because of extensive soft tissue loss. The remaining 21 infected total knee arthroplasties were… CONTINUE READING