Periprosthetic Knee Infection: Ten Strategies That Work

@inproceedings{Parvizi2013PeriprostheticKI,
  title={Periprosthetic Knee Infection: Ten Strategies That Work},
  author={Javad Parvizi and Priscilla Ku Cavanaugh and Claudio D{\'i}az-Ledezma},
  booktitle={Knee surgery & related research},
  year={2013}
}
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most serious complications following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The demand for TKA is rapidly increasing, resulting in a subsequent increase in infections involving knee prosthesis. Despite the existence of common management practices, the best approach for several aspects in the management of periprosthetic knee infection remains controversial. This review examines the current understanding in the management of the following aspects of PJI… CONTINUE READING

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