Salvage of infected total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Salvage of infected total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Aaron Glen Rosenberg and B. A. Haas and Regina M Barden and D. Marquez and Glenn C Landon and Jorge O. Galante},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Between 1981 and 1986, 25 patients with 26 infected total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) were treated with complete debridement of the knee, prosthetic removal, and six weeks of intravenous antibiotics, followed by insertion of a new prosthesis. The patients were followed for 12-57 months (average, 29 months). There was no evidence of residual infection at… CONTINUE READING