TITLE

Infection Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Garvin, Kevin L.; Konigsberg, Beau S.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;6/15/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 12, p1167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
62084868

 

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