The impact of patient and surgical factors on the rate of infection after primary total knee arthroplasty: an analysis of 64,566 joints from the New Zealand Joint Registry.

@article{Tayton2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of patient and surgical factors on the rate of infection after primary total knee arthroplasty: an analysis of 64,566 joints from the New Zealand Joint Registry.},
  author={E. R. Tayton and C. Frampton and G. Hooper and S. Young},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={98-B 3},
  pages={
          334-40
        }
}
  • E. R. Tayton, C. Frampton, +1 author S. Young
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The bone & joint journal
  • AIMS The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for prosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). PATIENTS AND METHODS The New Zealand Joint Registry database was analysed, using revision surgery for PJI at six and 12 months after surgery as primary outcome measures. Statistical associations between revision for infection, with common and definable surgical and patient factors were tested. RESULTS A total of 64 566 primary TKAs have been recorded on the… CONTINUE READING
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