Infection Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Garvin, Kevin L.; Konigsberg, Beau S.
June 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;6/15/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 12, p1167
Academic Journal
The article offers information on periprosthetic joint infection management and prevention following total knee arthroplasty. It says that periprosthetic joint infection is a formidable challenge for arthroplasty surgeons, in which scientists and physicians need to work diligently to lessen the occurrence of periprosthetic joint infections. Furthermore, interventions that can reduce the occurrence of the infection such as the administration of prophylactic antibiotics are discussed.


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