TITLE

PERIPROSTHETIC INFECTION: WHAT ARE THE DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGES?

AUTHOR(S)
Parvizi, Javad; Ghanem, Elie; Menashe, Sarah; Barrack, Robert L.; Bauer, Thomas W.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2006 Supplement 4, Vol. 88-A, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on periprosthetic infection which is one of the most challenging complications of total joint arthroplasty. Periprosthetic infection treatment differs vastly from the treatment of aseptic loosening. It is also informed that the indicators of periprosthetic infection based on joint fluid analysis.
ACCESSION #
23614848

 

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