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. 2015 Oct;97-B(10 Suppl A):20-9.
doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B10.36475.

The Management of an Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty

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The Management of an Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty

T Gehrke et al. Bone Joint J. .

Abstract

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most feared and challenging complications following total knee arthroplasty. We provide a detailed description of our current understanding regarding the management of PJI of the knee, including diagnostic aids, pre-operative planning, surgical treatment, and outcome.

Keywords: Irrigation and Debridement; One-stage revision; Periprosthetic Joint Infection; Total Knee Arthroplasty; Two-Stage revision.

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